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We are located within walking distance of the State St T-Station. Street parking is limited. Paid Parking is available at 60 State St Garage. By Car from I-93 South & North to 60 State St: Take exit 24A (from South) or exit 23 (from North). Follow signs for Gov Center. Upon exiting the tunnel, bear left at the light onto Surface Rd, passing Faneuil Hall Marketplace on your right. Turn right onto State St at the light (Old Town Trolley Tours on corner). Follow past a Dunkin Donuts on your left. You?ll approach a Starbucks on the right and just after you will see 60 State St on the right before the intersection with Congress St If looking for 60 State St Garage: take a right onto Merchants Row before the Starbucks. Drive past the Bertucci?s on your left and 60 State St Garage will be on left Walking from State St Station: Follow signs to exit at Old State House at intersection of State, and Congress Sts. Cross Congress St to the entrance of 60 State St. Bank of America on the 1st floor.

The Children's Place at Sixty State Street

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Our School-Age Program

Guiding children to experience their world and pursue their interests

We provide school-age child care for school holidays, school closing days, summer day camp or when there is a need for back-up or emergency care. In our school-age program, we provide children with the opportunity to live, learn and socialize in a relaxed setting outside of school.

We offer a wealth of enrichment activities that engage the interests of school-age children. You may find school-age children creating a magazine or a video, playing chess or shooting hoops, tutoring each other or forming a club. Teachers are there alongside, facilitating, guiding and understanding that learning does not have to take on the tone and texture of a school day but rather be filled with fun.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Back-up care is an extremely helpful benefit. It helps so much with the multiple teacher workdays and school holidays. Bright Horizons is a great place; my son always enjoys his time there. "

Our Curriculum Components

Engaging opportunities for play and discovery.

  • Language Works Tackling homework assignments, reading chapter books, engaging in long conversations with teachers and peers.
  • Math Counts Measuring weight, length, and volume, using math to solve problems.
  • Science Rocks Investigating forces of nature, developing hypotheses and conclusions, using computers, magazines, and books to explore the world.
  • ArtSmart Studying great artists, individual exploration of performance arts including dance, singing, musical instruments, and drama.
  • Our World Exploring diverse cultures, showing interest in finding solutions to issues of discrimination and injustice, becoming involved in service projects.
  • Well Aware Taking responsibility for a healthy lifestyle through regular exercise and healthy eating, participating in extracurricular activities including team sports and dance.

Teacher Spotlight

Just a few of our gold stars of the day.


Name: Ms. Melanie

I Teach: Preschool and School-age

Teaching Since: 2016

I love teaching children because: It warms my heart to see them learn and smile.

Favorite Children's Book: This is not my Hat

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Learning at Home

Home Grown Jungle

You Will Need:

Shallow pan or plate, fresh carrots, beets, or parsnips, mung seeds, small plastic animals, small stones

Directions:

With your child, cut the tops off of the carrots, beets, or parsnips, leaving about 1-2 inches at top. Eat the bottoms and place the tops on the pan or plate with a little water. Have your child sprinkle mung seeds in the water and place the pan/plate in a sunny location. Mung seeds should sprout, and the carrots and beets will grow into “trees,” creating a “jungle.” Arrange stones and plastic animals around the plants.

Tip:

Add water frequently, as the seeds and vegetables will absorb it. If the water gets cloudy, pour it out, rinse the pan and add new water. Mung sprouts are crunchy and good to eat. Talk about what kind of animals live in a real jungle.


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