Discover The Kindergarten Difference

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Kindergarten at Bright Horizons

Kindergarten is an exciting step in your child’s elementary school journey. And Bright Horizons teachers offer the individualized attention needed for this important year. With age-specific curriculum and skill-building activities, we’ll make sure your child leaves us excited about learning…and confident about the big leap to first grade.

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Curriculum That Inspires a Love of Learning

Our research-based kindergarten program includes:

  • Low teacher-to-child ratios and a constant focus on children’s unique needs
  • Curriculum that teaches lifelong habits, including citizenship and social responsibility
  • Self-directed investigations, small group work, and teacher-directed assignments and activities
  • Handwriting, math, and reading enrichment programs
  • Safety, security, and cleanliness practices that meet or exceed all state, local, and national guidelines
  • Growing Readers: Ready to Read supports specific reading skill development, such as letter knowledge, phonological awareness, and comprehension as children expand their literacy experiences
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Signature Practices

Our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum focuses on the academic and social skills your child needs for success in school and in life, and includes:

  • Important Connections: Welcoming environments that encourage meaningful, engaging, and respectful interactions
  • Language Process: An emergent curriculum that incorporates each child’s interests and inspires children to be co-creators of their own learning
  • Social Skills: A focus on problem-solving, decision-making, creativity, negotiation, emotional intelligence, and collaboration
  • Open-Ended STEM Activities: Technology and materials for creating, engineering, tinkering, inventing, and innovating; and spaces for discovery and experimentation
  • Routines: Child-directed choice and school-age rituals to offer stability and boost independence
  • Guiding Principles: Experiences that motivate children to be leaders, appreciate the world and those who live in it, and connect with and give back to the larger community

Our Other Programs


Providing a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow


Empowering toddlers to be confident, successful, lifelong learners


Preparing children for school through academic and social learning

Kindergarten Prep

Advancing skills in core academic areas to ensure school readiness

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