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Central Loop is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle directly across the street from City Hall. We are located on the first floor. When you enter the building walk past security and the elevators. We are the first door on your right hand side. Please press the buzzer to be allowed in. There is limited pay-to-park in front of the building between 9am and 4pm; however, we do validate for 30 minutes of parking at the Self Park Garage (blue sign) which has an entrance on both Washington and Madison. This garage is closest to LaSalle Street, between LaSalle and Wells Street.

Bright Horizons at Chicago Central Loop (33 N. LaSalle)

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Our Infant Program

An exceptional place for your baby

Our space is built for babies on the move: look for bright mirrors, warm rugs, sensory tables, great books, and baskets filled with soft, natural materials. There are musical instruments, toys for pretend play, safe equipment and places to explore. You’ll have peace of mind knowing that our stringent safety, security, and cleanliness standards meet or exceed all state and local guidelines.

Even these youngest of children are encouraged to learn about their world through our individualized curriculum that invites exploration, celebrates each important milestone, and supports the transition from the sensory motor world of infancy to the increasingly social and self-directed world of toddlers.

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What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"The experience with Bright Horizons was great. Everyone was welcoming and I didn't have to think twice about leaving my son there. Having this facility available for my son is more than a blessing."

Our Curriculum Components

Engaging opportunities for play and discovery.

  • Language Works Listening to stories or classical music, one-on-one spoken interaction with caregiver.
  • Math Counts Counting through books, poetry, and songs.
  • Science Rocks Bubble blowing, interacting with nature through walks and outdoor exploration.
  • ArtSmart Finger (or feet) painting, experiences with textiles.
  • Our World Rich connections — via smiles and hugs — with the center community.
  • Well Aware Soft safe places that encourage rolling over, pulling up, crawling, and safely exploring.

Teacher Spotlight

Just a few of our gold stars of the day.


Name: Tecora Dureson

I Teach: Young Explorers

Teaching Since: 2017

I love teaching children because: I love working with children, it gives me so much joy to be able to share myself, my skills and talents with young children. My greatest gift in teaching is knowing that I am helping children learn.

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Learning at Home

Scarf Play

You Will Need:

One or two scarves of different textures and colors

Directions:

When your baby is feeling happy and playful, lay him on his back on the floor or bed and stand or sit next to him. Take one of the scarves and wave it over your baby’s body. Hold the scarf over the baby within his reach and encourage him to reach up for it. Then, hold it off to the side and see if he can turn his body toward it. Say things like, “Where’s Michael? Peek-a-boo, there you are”; “Whee, it’s soft”; “Can you reach it? Stretch…that’s it. Yeah!”

Tip:

Let your baby get used to the feel of the scarf before you put it over his face and pick up on his cues if he doesn’t seem to like it. If he’s not interested in peek-a-boo, continue holding it over his body instead.


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