Welcome to Bright Horizons at Fourth and Madison

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Leslie Wells

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 206-487-3213


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 Program

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


Meet Our Teaching Team

Lisa K.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love that babies are curious, observant, and ready to learn - both through concrete experiences and watching their friends and teachers.

Teaching since: 1984

Alma G.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I like nourishing children's minds and seeing them accomplish everything they can.

Teaching since: 1979

Judy G.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: I think children are authentic, loving humans eager to discover the world we live in.

Teaching since: 1980


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.

“Linda is amazing. She takes her time to get to know each babies idiosyncrasies. It’s amazed us how well she has gotten to know our son, and we feel so lucky to have him in her care all day.”


Stephanie & Shawn

“Edna has our son every morning. She is so sweet and he is always happy to see her. She makes drop off so much easier knowing he is in such great hands.”


Stephanie & Shawn

“Hi Adriana, You are so friendly with kids.The kids miss you even when they are home.Thanks for taking so gud care of kids.You guys rock.”



“Miss Kami, Thanks for taking so good care of our kids. You are special.i know it takes so much patience to take of all kids.You guys really rock.”



“Miss Adriana, Kiara loves you.She enjoys going to class. When y”




Upcoming Events for Families

1st Day of Summer Camp

June 29 | 7am-6pm

Join us for the first day of our summer program!

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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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