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From the T: The center is located right off the Red Line T Stop for South Station. Once at the South Station stop, proceed toward the street level, Atlantic Ave./Summer St. One Financial Center is directly across the street to South Station. Proceed into the lobby through the revolving doors and walk toward the left corner of the lobby by the Starbucks. Take the right hand side elevator to the 2nd floor and turn right out of the elevator. Driving Directions: Take 93 toward Boston. Proceed off the South Station/Chinatown exit. Follow signs to Atlantic Avenue/South Station. One Financial center is at the cross street of Atlantic Avenue and Essex Street (rear of the building). You may park in the garage by Essex Street to drop off your children at the center. The center will validate the $5 parking fee within a 25 minute time period once per day. Take the garage elevator to the 2nd floor and turn right out of the elevator to face the center door.

Bright Horizons at One Financial Center

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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.

"Thank you so much for all that you do for the children, families and staff. Bright Horizons has been a second home for our three daughters, and our family, for nearly 10 years now! The teachers have contributed tremendously to our daughters' growth and development, and the feeling of leaving your children with people they adore is incredibly comforting."

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.

Learning at Home

Setting the Table

You Will Need:

Silverware and napkins

Directions:

Explain to your child how to set the table, and then set it with your child. After the first few times, your child might be able to do it herself. . Ask your child how many people will be at the table and how many of each item she needs.

Tip:

Helping at mealtimes is a wonderful way to spend time together when you have chores to accomplish. Don't worry too much about correctness of placement - focus more on the concept that each person gets one plate, one cup, etc.


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