Bright Horizons at South Lake Union

Bright Horizons at South Lake Union is committed to providing the highest-quality child care and early education in the world.

Welcome to Bright Horizons at South Lake Union. In each classroom, from Infants to Pre-Kindergarten, our highly skilled teachers provide the environment and experiences from which children learn and grow. The first few years of life are an extraordinary time that sets the stage for all the years that follow. Our program for learning, The World at Their Fingertips, creates developmentally appropriate educational environments that empower children to be confident, successful, lifelong learners.
Our READY for SCHOOL program is focused on comprehensive development of each child, preparation for success in school and life, and preparation for academic success.
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It's all about working together. Learn a few ways to help to build your parent-teacher relationships with your center.

Remember: Exploring the world through trial and error is an important way toddlers learn. Discover a few methods for keeping your patience with your little one here:

"Elementary school teachers shared their views on what they believe to be the most important school readiness factors for any child to succeed in a public or private school setting..." Find out if your child will be ready for school:

How to Teach a Child to Ride a Bike: Thoughts on Balance Bikes? | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

Get some helpful tips from our Bright Horizons Online Community that might help your little one start to ride a two-wheeler or a balance bike. I'm wondering what age kids are generally able to start training for and subsequently start riding a two wheeler. Any tips on how to do this? Also, does anyone have experience with balance bikes? The concept seems to make a lot of sense just wonder if they really help.

Our Kindergarten Prep classmates loved taking turns in their version of Grant Wood's "American Gothic."

ArtSmart helps children develop an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater, and dance, encouraging them to uncover their talents and express themselves artistically.

Preschool vs Pre-Kindergarten: Discover what you need to know about the difference between these stages here:

Introducing Art, Music, & Dance: Children's Books about Art | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

Help your child explore art, get jazzed about music, and dance like no one is watching. Our early education experts selected their favorite children’s books that celebrate art and music. Here are some of their recommended reads for every age group. #GrowingReaders Reading books about art is just one of the terrific ways to introduce kids to art, music & dance and encourage them to tap into their own creative side.

Language Development in Early Childhood: Speech and Language Games for Kids

Try some of these easy educational activities and learning games with your child to help jumpstart language development. Printer Friendly Speech development unfolds in a predictable sequence for most children, beginning with cries, grunts, and babbles in the first few months and progressing to those anticipated first words around a baby's first birthday. Parents tend to intuitively foster language development through ...

Fostering a Love of the Outdoors | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

Earth Day is the perfect day to get outside and explore! I am not an outdoorsy person, but ironically, I am raising one. As many moms and dads I'm sure can relate, it takes a lot of persuasion and most times ultimately tears, to get our toddler to come inside, no matter the weather.

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Learn more about STEM and then visit our incredible new STEM lab! Tuesday, April 25th at 11am PST

Trying to decide how to introduce your child to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)? Together with special guest, Dr. Anita Greenberg, CEO, and founder of Science Delights, we’ll explore the benefits of introducing #STEM to your child early, learn to help your child learn STEM at every age and stage, and bring it into your everyday life. Join us on April 25 at 2:00 pm for our live webinar, All About STEM Education: A Guide for Parents. Register here:




1275 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 6pm
Tuesday 7am - 6pm
Wednesday 7am - 6pm
Thursday 7am - 6pm
Friday 7am - 6pm
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