Welcome to Bright Horizons at Mercer Island

Meet the Center Director

Danielle Gibson

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 206-232-2035

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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

Janet K.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to be apart of children's early learning development.

Teaching since: 2013

Christine D.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I believe it is important to allow a child to learn and explore who they are as an individual.

Teaching since: 2007

Navita M.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to see children grow and be a part of that journey.

Teaching since: 2005

Ahlan A.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I am able to help them learn and grow.

Teaching since: 2016

Iana K.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I have the opportunity to impact them in a positive way.

Teaching since: 2015

Belen L.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to be apart of a child's growth and development.

Teaching since: 2013

Dianna L.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: we have the opportunity to learn from each other.

Teaching since: 2013

Brenna S.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love being a part of children's lives and helping them grow.

Teaching since: 2012

Holli S.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy helping them discover something new.

Teaching since: 2010

Lydia K.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to help children learn, explore, and grow.

Teaching since: 2005

Carina M.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: it is extremely rewarding.

Teaching since: 2009

Ida V.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: of the opportunity to spark a child's love of learning.

Teaching since: 2017

Deanna I.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I get to interact with enthusiastic children.

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.

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Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

“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

“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

“Thanks to all the hard working Maria (Cone!)I appreciate your dedication to my daughter and all kids in Two’s 1... Sofia loves you ... you are amazing!”

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Riham

“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

“Bright Horizons has created a wonderful environment for our children to grow and thrive. I am grateful knowing that my son is developing in a safe, healthy, and happy place surrounded by an outstanding staff. Your positive attitude and ability to connect with the kids makes every day better.”

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Allison Q. -Bright Horizons Parent

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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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