University of Washington Children's Center at Harborview

Welcome to Our Center

Welcome! Our mission is to nurture your child’s growth and development and encourage a love of learning. Our World at Their Fingertips curriculum provides a unique learning experience for all ages and helps develop your child’s creative and intellectual side through art, science, and reading. The Growing Readers nook is a cozy place to nurture a love of books, and our shady outdoor area is the perfect space for play and exploration. We are confident our center will provide your child with all the essential tools needed to grow and thrive. Stop by for a tour and to meet our dedicated staff to learn more.

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Enrichments & Extracurricular Activities

Everyday Math

Enhanced exploration of early math concepts introduced through engaging activities and songs

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Handwriting Without Tears

Tools and extra exercises to practice putting A,B,Cs into print (preschool and above)

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Movement Matters

Yoga, balance, dance, climbing and more to support physical expression, interests, and skills

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Second Language

Games, art, and songs to introduce a new language, a new culture, and a new way to see the world

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Sign Language

ASL-inspired signs for our youngest learners to communicate before verbal skills take off

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STEM

Experimenting with tomorrow’s skills in activities that go beyond our regular curriculum

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Meet Our Center Team

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, including Capital Hill and the Central District, and many work at HMC. Located near I-5, Madison Street, and Broadway Ave. and next door to a city bus stop, we're easy to get to for drop-off and pick-up.

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Our Graduates

Children graduate Bright Horizons programs with the skills they need to succeed in private or public school. In surveys, kindergarten and first grade teachers report that Bright Horizons graduates are enthusiastic learners who are socially and academically ready for the years ahead.

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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.

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