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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.

"I really like the activities the team does with my children at Bright Horizons. They are creative and plan interesting lessons and activities for them. My kids always enjoy themselves when they go there. "

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

Sorting Household Objects

You Will Need:

Items found around the house


Start the activity by asking your child to help you put away laundry. He can sort it into different groups: light/dark clothes, white/colored socks, winter/summer clothes, or each family member’s clothes. Another time, ask your child to help you sort groceries: paper products, dairy products, meats, produce, canned foods, etc. Further challenge him by asking him to sort canned foods into fruits and vegetables. Next, get rid of the pile of shoes by the front door! Ask your child to match each pair of shoes and then sort by color, size, and purpose (i.e. athletic, work, dress up). After doing the dishes, ask your child to help sort the clean silverware before putting it away (spoons, forks, serving utensils, etc.). You can also work with your child to reorganize his art supplies. Ask, “How can crayons and markers be sorted?” (broken, whole, width, length, color, type) and have him sort them into different cups.


Have your child help decide how to sort and categorize things.

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