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Bright Horizons at Washington Boulevard Jersey City

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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.

To see what will be happening in the Preschool Room this month, click below:

March Preschool Activity Calendar



What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"We are so grateful for the wonderful care and education our daughter receives from all of the amazing teachers at Bright Horizons! She wakes up so excited to come to school each day and talks about all of her teachers when she comes home. Thank you for making her feel so loved."

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

Face Collages

You Will Need:

Magazines or photos, scissors, and glue sticks or glue and brushes

Directions:

With your child, find faces in magazines or duplicate photographs and cut them out. Talk about and respond to your child’s reaction to some of the faces. Ask what she’s thinking. Help her notice skin tones, glasses, hair attributes, etc. and expand on her recognition of physical differences.

Tip:

It's the process, not the product that is important. Children might cut up the pictures into small pieces, use too much or not enough glue, etc. It’s all about learning by experimentation!


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