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DC Metro stations: Gallery Place/Chinatown; Mt Vernon Sq/Convention center; and Metro Center. Circulator bus also makes stops near our center. Building is located between 9th & 10th Streets and is a triangular building - one corner has Acadiana Restaurant, Starbucks at 2nd corner, our center is at 3rd corner on K Steet (corner of 10th and K Streets). Building's parking lot for free, 45 min. validated parking is accessed from K Street (back of building).

Bright Horizons Early Education and Back-up Center at East End

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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.

"Your staff is consistently outstanding. Our kids are always excited when they get the opportunity to go to Bright Horizons. "

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

Clean-up Classification

You Will Need:

Paper bags or storage boxes, descriptive labels that say things like, "Things with wheels," "People," "Animals," etc.

Directions:

Place an appropriate label on each storage container and introduce them to your child, pointing out which one is which. When it is time to clean up, ask your child to put toys in the appropriate containers. While your child is trying to decide which container to put a toy in, talk about its properties. Say things like, “Does a cow have wheels?”;  “What needs to go in this bag?”; “What is different about these toys?”; “Here is another car, where does it go?”

Tip:

Once your child recognizes each container and knows what goes in it, this activity can become more challenging if you use bags instead of the normal storage containers.


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