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Our cross streets are 17th and 18th. Parallel streets are H and K. We are between the two exits from Farragut West Metro Station. Cafe Asia is diagonally across the street. We are a few blocks east of George Washington University, a few blocks south of Dupont Circle, and a few blocks north of the White House. I Street is a one way street heading west (toward 18th).

Bright Horizons at Washington DC I Street

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Our Preschool Program

Engaging children intellectually, physically, emotionally and socially

Our preschool classrooms focus on children’s newly emerging skills and advanced use of language, math, and scientific thought. Multi-disciplinary learning centers encourage individual skills and emerging interests in academics and creative expression.

Our curriculum stimulates each child’s innate curiosity and exploratory nature to prepare children for lifelong learning.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Thank you so much for taking care of our baby boy. Bright Horizons welcomed him into their classroom with open arms, and ever since, he has flourished mentally and physically. He always smiles when he sees you at drop off and we can tell he is happy. It brings so much peace of mind knowing our son loves going to school."

Our Curriculum Components

Engaging opportunities for play and discovery.

  • Language Works Talking, questioning, beginning to write and identify letters and numbers.
  • Math Counts Counting, sequencing, developing 1-to-1 correspondence.
  • Science Rocks Examining, comparing, planting, and caring for gardens.
  • ArtSmart Drawing, brush painting, exploring music, dance, and dramatic arts.
  • Our World Appreciating diversity, becoming environmentally conscious.
  • Well Aware Taking part in exercise and yoga, preparing and eating healthy foods.

Learning at Home

Family Culture Collages

You Will Need:

Construction paper, glue, scissors, markers, stickers, photographs, and small items (golf tees, barrettes, ruler, etc.)

Directions:

Talk with your child about your family’s culture and interests. Then, work with her to create a collage that reflects them. Talk with her about what should be on the collage and help her find and select the items or photographs.

Tip:

For each item or photograph your child chooses to include, write down her reason for choosing to put it in her collage. If she selects heavy objects to attach, you may need to provide heavier paper or cardboard for the base of the collage, or have her turn the project into a 3-dimensional sculpture. Keep small pieces away from younger children, as they may pose a choking hazard.


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