Lancaster Laboratories Child Care Center

Welcome to Bright Horizons! At Lancaster Labs, we recognize how important beginnings are in each child's development, and to each family. We provide a safe, nurturing and engaging environment where your child can learn and develop to their full potential.

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04/21/2018

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"Try to encourage their interest, always focus on what they, as individuals are drawn to, are curious about, or are focused on."

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brighthorizons.com 04/19/2018

Emergent Curriculum: An Approach to Early Education & Learning

Walk into a preschool classroom and you might notice groups of children engaging in different activities: a math lesson counting animal figures; a velocity experiment using race cars; a science-of-color exploration mixing paints. This is emergent curriculum in action.

brighthorizons.com Emergent curriculum is an early education approach where teachers design projects unique to a child or group of kids. Learn what makes it successful & find out if it is right for your child.

brighthorizons.com 04/12/2018

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

Try these intentional games for speech and language development for your infant, toddler, or preschooler from Bright Horizons’ educational experts.

brighthorizons.com Each child develops language at his or her own rate. Check out these language games for jumpstarting language acquisition.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 04/07/2018

Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

Get to know your preschool with these 4 important questions.

blogs.brighthorizons.com Sending your child to preschool soon? This mom shares the questions she wished she'd asked when deciding on the right school for her child.

brighthorizons.com 04/05/2018

How to Create Learning Opportunities with Pretend Play

You can encourage the use of everyday items — from fabric scraps to dishes — and inspire pretend play that will capture your child’s attention.

brighthorizons.com Everyday items offer children the opportunity to explore and grow. Learn easy pretend play experiences and fun games.

brighthorizons.com 03/29/2018

Child Development: Activities for Everyday Brain Development and Building

Try some of these brain-building activities with your child!

brighthorizons.com What fosters healthy brain development in children? Learn fun brain building activities for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 03/26/2018

A Survival Guide for Teething | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

As with all things, this too(th) shall pass.

blogs.brighthorizons.com Teething is a tough experience for both baby and mom & dad. Here are a few ways to make teething more tolerable for everyone.

brighthorizons.com 03/15/2018

Supporting Physical Developmental Milestones in Early Childhood

This guide may help if you're wondering when your child can throw a ball, start walking, or even ride a bike.

brighthorizons.com Learn about physical development milestones for your baby, toddler, preschooler, or school-aged child from Bright Horizons early education experts. Also, get tips on how to support the development of your child’s fine and gross motor skills.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 03/10/2018

When Your Spouse Travels for Work - Bright Horizons

Mom Melissa's husband travels often for work. She's sharing some of her thoughts about this lifestyle adjustment.

blogs.brighthorizons.com Melissa's husband travels a lot business. Here are her tips on how to make it work when your spouse or partner travels often.

brighthorizons.com 03/08/2018

How to Help Your Child Relieve Stress

Find out how spending extra time together, being outside, reading — and more — can help with stress relief in children.

brighthorizons.com Childhood stress – whether general or individualized – can be caused by many different factors and is very common. Bright Horizons early education experts explain how you can help your child relieve stress.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 03/03/2018

My Toddler Doesn't Want to Leave at Daycare Pick-up Time

Tame the toddler and ease the stress of those hard pick-up days.

blogs.brighthorizons.com How do you manage when your child isn't quite ready to go at daycare pick-up? Parents share their best tips for a smooth end-of-day routine.

brighthorizons.com 03/01/2018

Parenting Tips for a Simplified Parenting Philosophy

Use these parenting tips to adopt a simplified parenting philosophy.

brighthorizons.com Children and parents deserve peaceful, restorative experiences together. Get tips for simplicity parenting.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 02/24/2018

10 Boredom Busters for Kids | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

"Time to rally, dig into your bag of tricks and present some options."

blogs.brighthorizons.com How do you beat boredom in your house? The Family Room blogger Emily shares 10 boredom busters that she keeps in her mom bag of tricks.

brighthorizons.com 02/22/2018

Process Art for Children

Time to let your child get creative!

brighthorizons.com Process art is about the method behind the creation and allowing your child to explore art in an open-ended, unstructured way. But how do you get your child started with process art? Read tips from Bright Horizons early childhood education experts on how to introduce your child to process art.

brighthorizons.com 02/19/2018

Games for Kids: Old School Games to Play with Kids

Try out some of these old school games to encourage thinking and imagination.

brighthorizons.com Old School games are timeless and encourage thinking and imagination. Whether you are seeking a non-technological game for your children to play, need something to pass the time, or just want an inexpensive activity, this list created by Bright Horizons early childhood education experts is one you m...

blogs.brighthorizons.com 02/17/2018

How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends? - Bright Horizons

We asked our Family Room bloggers to share how they find time to catch up with friends while juggling busy schedules and the demands of work & parenthood.

blogs.brighthorizons.com Bright Horizons Family Room bloggers share how they maintain their friendships while juggling the many demands of working parenthood.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 02/10/2018

12 Ways to Make Your Child Feel Loved on Valentine's Day (& Every Day)

What are some ways you make your child feel loved on Valentine’s Day or any other day? ❤️

blogs.brighthorizons.com How do you make your child feel loved on Valentine's Day? Our blogger, Kate, shares 12 easy ways you can make February 14th special for your child.

brighthorizons.com 02/08/2018

Screen Time for Kids: Tips & Guidance for Consuming Digital Media

Screens are everywhere. How do you navigate the digital world with your little ones? Our experts have some ideas.

brighthorizons.com Digital media is an omnipresent part of our lives. Read these tips for safely using screen time as a tool to promote learning and innovation.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 02/03/2018

My Toddler's New Favorite Word: No - Bright Horizons

"Simple actions that were once met with excitement such as, 'Want to go outside?! Let’s put on our coats!' are now met with a shouted 'NO!' and a defiant stare." Sound familiar?

blogs.brighthorizons.com Has your toddler gone through the "no" stage? What strategies helped you when "no" became your child's new favorite word?

brighthorizons.com 02/01/2018

What Do Babies Think?

Newborns and infants know, and can do, more than we think.

brighthorizons.com Conventional wisdom would say that newborn babies and infants are relatively helpless. However, recent literature has shown that babies have cognitive abilities that far exceed our expectations. Learn from the Bright Horizons experts about the brain of a baby and what babies think.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 01/27/2018

Your Return from Maternity Leave: How to Set Yourself Up for Success - Bright Horizons

New parents, what made your return to work easier after having your baby? Plus, listen to episode 14 of The Work-Life Podcast for more helpful tips on preparing for leave.

blogs.brighthorizons.com No matter how long your leave is, stepping out of your career for any amount of time can be nerve-wracking. Here's how to plan for a successful return to work after baby.

brighthorizons.com 01/25/2018

Risk Taking in Early Childhood: When Is It Appropriate?

Negotiate a healthy balance of risk and safety with your child with these simple strategies for slowly letting out the reins.

brighthorizons.com When is it appropriate to give your child opportunities to practice independence and when does it make sense to set limits? Bright Horizons experts explore how to encourage healthy risk taking in young children while also maintaining a safe environment.

brighthorizons.com 01/18/2018

How to Reduce Separation Anxiety in Children

Is your child having a hard time when you drop them off? Or, are there tears at home whenever the sitter comes over and you have to head out?

brighthorizons.com Drop-off at the child care center or leaving your child at home with a caregiver can produce strong feelings of separation anxiety. Read tips from Bright Horizons experts on how to reduce separation anxiety in your baby, toddler, or preschooler for a smoother morning routine.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 01/13/2018

Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

Make sure these questions are on your list!

blogs.brighthorizons.com Sending your child to preschool soon? This mom shares the questions she wished she'd asked when deciding on the right school for her child.

brighthorizons.com 01/11/2018

The Value of Children's Play for Development

Find out how to encourage open-ended play with hands-on materials like blocks, ramps, balls, and even items in nature.

brighthorizons.com Bright Horizons experts provide a look into the importance and benefits of play for children. A child playing serves a purpose other than entertainment. Learn the stages of play, the importance of play for development, and get tips to make playtime more beneficial.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 01/06/2018

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If you're stuck inside, here are a few ideas to spark your child's creativity.

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brighthorizons.com 01/04/2018

The Benefits of Reading to Babies and Infants

Is reading to babies really that important? The answer might surprise you. Learn the importance and benefits of reading to babies and how to choose the best books for your infant.

brighthorizons.com Is reading to babies really that important? The answer might surprise you. Learn the importance and benefits of reading to babies and how to choose the best books for your infant.

blogs.brighthorizons.com 12/30/2017

10 Ways to Teach Kindness to Preschoolers | The Family Room - Bright Horizons

: How can you help encourage your kids to be kind from a young age? These 10 tips, from one of our most popular posts in 2017, on how to teach kindness to preschoolers offer some great places to start.

blogs.brighthorizons.com How can you help encourage your kids to be kind from a young age? These 10 tips on how to teach kindness to preschoolers offer some great places to start.

brighthorizons.com 12/28/2017

The Best Parenting Tips & Resources of 2017

Did you miss some of our articles the first time around? Maybe you just want to give them another go. Take a look at our compilation of your favorites from 2017.

brighthorizons.com As we near the end of 2017, we’re reminiscing on some of your favorite Bright Horizons parenting tips and resources. Check out the list today!

blogs.brighthorizons.com 12/23/2017

Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Looking for the best holiday gift for a working parent? Simply share some kind words of encouragement with them. This working mother explains why.

blogs.brighthorizons.com Looking for the best holiday gift for a working parent? Simply share some kind words of encouragement with them. This working mother explains why.

brighthorizons.com 12/14/2017

Teaching Diversity to Preschoolers in the Classroom and at Home

How? Our early childhood education experts say: be a gentle guide, be a good role model, and provide an open environment.

brighthorizons.com Read these tips and resources from Bright Horizons experts to help teach preschoolers about our diverse world.

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