Welcome to Child Development Center at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MN

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Jenna Farrell

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 651-662-5437

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.

Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Summer Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Donna O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them grow and building a connection with each one of them. I also love helping parents see and understand their child's milestones. And of course, I love to cuddle!

Teaching since: 1989

Julie B.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Everyday is a different adventure. I love watching as kids develop new skills and seeing the excitement as they do so. I also love the things they say. They have such a refreshing perspective of the world around them

Teaching since: 2012

April Rose C.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love how curious and creative children are. My favorite activities involve art. I love giving children an outlet to express how they are feeling.

Teaching since: 2015


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 Rocks

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.

“Hi Amanda, we really appreciate you and want to say thank you for all you do! Gabi has learned and developed so much in your classroom, not to mention she absolutely loves it! She is always excited for pre-school and loves her friends too!”


Jodee Duffy

“Hi Kelsey! Just want to tell you how much we appreciate you and what you do everyday! You truly care! From doing and communicating activities with Gabi and guiding her every day, even doing her hair we are lucky to have you in our life! Always a pleasure to see you at pick up! Thank you!”


Jodee Duffy

“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Hannah, we appreciate you and want to thank you too for all you do! Always a pleasure to see you at drop off and doing such a fabulous job during busy breakfast times! Gabi loves her classroom and we are lucky to have you there to help her grow!”


Jodee Duffy

“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent


Upcoming Events for Families

Summer Camp

June 8 6:30am - August 28 6:30am

Onsite frield trips, gues presenters and perfomances, weekly water play and so much more! Join us for Sumer camp!

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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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