Welcome to Bright Horizons at Natick

Meet the Center Director

Lauren Glancy Shields

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 508-647-4076

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Our Educational Programs

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Infants

An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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Toddler/Twos

An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Preschool

Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Summer Camp

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Mishi J.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the look of pride on their face when they accomplish a task

Teaching since: 1990

Amanda S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch their minds go when they are exploring something new.

Teaching since: 2010

Jayne H.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being the one to make a difference in their lives

Teaching since: 2011

Michelle C.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love that children are unpredictable and I love learning from them!

Teaching since: 2014

Karina P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see them grow and accomplish new things.

Teaching since: 2016

Jevon R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Their imaginations are unmatchable and they're funnier than your favorite comic!

Teaching since: 2013

Bruna P.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing their growth each day and being apart of that growth

Teaching since: 2015

Whitney U.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love providing children with the tools they need to succeed and watch them achieve new goals.

Teaching since: 2014

Teresa C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They have so much energy and are very loving!

Teaching since: 2016

Karolyne D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love building a connection with them and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2014

Saumya S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to help each child discover his or her own strengths and talents and nuture those traits through my educational approach.

Teaching since: 2016

Brianna E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing them learn something new and watching them grow.

Teaching since: 2017

Emily G.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love seeing them laugh and learn! They get so excited about new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Kelian R.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see them grow and accomplish new things.

Teaching since: 2014

Rayanne S.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy working with children because watching them grow and learn brings joy to my heart.

Teaching since: 2017

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The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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Language Works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Works

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“We have noticed such a positive change in Hannah since joining Bright Horizons in March. Hannah loves Ms. Amanda so much and talks about her all the time at home. We are so grateful that we can send Hannah off to school each day knowing she is in good hands!”

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Hilary

“Miss Samantha - Thank you so much for watching over and taking great care of Simon. He's learning so much and loves being at school with his friends and teachers. We really appreciate the care and compassion you show and knowing he is in good hands makes the days easier for us. THANK YOU!”

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Amy

“Valentina just transitioned to daycare about a month ago and Ms. Michelle has made the transition really easy for us, she took all our worries away. Ms. Michelle is very thoughtful and is extremely nice to Valentina, she encourages her to eat; which have never been easy with her. Thank you Michelle!”

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Paola & Joe

“Miss Angie - Thank you so much for taking such great care of our little boy, Simon. It's amazing to see how much he has developed and grown over the last few months and much of that is due to your care and teaching! It makes the days easier knowing he is in great hands :) THANK YOU!”

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Amy

“Ms. Alexa has been super nice with our daughter Valentina. Our daughter just enrolled in daycare and Ms. Alexa has made her transition easy for us. Valentina is learning both English and Spanish and when she decides to speak in Spanish, Ms Alexa is there to help her. Thank you Ms. Alexa. We are really happy with you as one of her teachers”

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Paola & Joe

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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships

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