Welcome to Bright Horizons at Kirkland

Meet the Center Director

Rebecca Mettler

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 425-827-1200


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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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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Linda F.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy watching them learn and grow!

Teaching since: 1989

Olga M.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love exploring the world with them.

Teaching since: 1984

Irina B.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: "I love watching the children grow and discover new things. It is so fun to be a part of their growth. Also it is fun to talk, listen and have great ""conversations."""

Teaching since: 1997

Erin M.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy learning with them.

Teaching since: 1990

Emily M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: Every important life skill begins during childhood.

Teaching since: 2011

Chelsea R.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: Their energy, curiosity and positive nature is infectious and it is an absolute joy to watch them grow!

Teaching since: 2017

Sepideh T.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love children and their positive energy.

Teaching since: 2010

Emily G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching them learn and grow into individual people!

Teaching since: 2017

Sarah W.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children grow and explore the world around them!

Teaching since: 2010

Jillian L.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: They are so excited to learn and explore new things and have a smile on their face when they come to school!

Teaching since: 2017


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.

“Ira is a true gift! She helped ensure that our son had a great transition to childcare. She gave him love and care that has been unmatched.”



“We wanted to thank you ladies for being so kind and supportive of Madeline. From being able to notice when she's feeling a bit more "off" than usual, to giving her a big hug in the morning to help her settle in, your love and kindness helps her and us feel more comfortable. Thank you!”


Dan and Yuka

“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

“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

“Ashley is incredibly committed to building relationships and ensuring success for all children in her care. She has tons of positive energy and is willing to share positive notes even though she’s no longer our son’s teacher.”



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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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