Welcome to Bright Horizons Early Learning Center of Sioux Falls

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Kay Ballard

M-F: 6:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 605-789-6239

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.
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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.

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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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School-Aged

Where children become engaged learners who take pride in academic achievement

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Summer Program

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

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Meet Our Teaching Team

Melanie C.

Cook

I love teaching because: I love children's uninhibited enthusiasm for learning and exploring.

Teaching since: 2005

Glenda J.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I am given daily opportunities to interact with children as they play and learn.

Teaching since: 1995

Laura S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They ask lots of questions, tell stories, are able to recall, extend comprehension, and show extended interest in activities.

Teaching since: 1989

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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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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.

“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. ”

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Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“THANK YOU TO ALL THE TEACHERS AND STAFF THAT HAVE DIRECTLY IMPACTED MY DAUGHTER, ESPECIALLY KITTENS, LADYBUGS AND BROWN BEARS AND ALL THE RESOURCES TEACHERS AND STAFF. YOU ARE ALL AMAZING!!! THANK YOU!!!”

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Cheryl

“It brings so much peace of mind knowing our daughter loves going to school. Bright Horizons welcomed her into their Toddler classroom with open arms, and ever since, she has flourished mentally and physically.”

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Ashley G. -Bright Horizons Parent

“The Kangaroo teachers are awesome! They are caring and nurturing but also challenge the kids to gain new skills and learn all the exciting things there is to know about our world. Quite often my daughter surprises me with something new she learned at daycare. Keep up the great work ladies!”

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Bryan

“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.”

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Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

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Upcoming Events for Families

Curriculum Night

September 4 | 4-6pm

See our classrooms, meet our teachers, learn about our curriculum & find out how your child's interests inspire learning

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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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