Bright Beginnings

Bright Beginnings


Please share with your clients and friends and others in the field of disabilities about this great AquAbility Fundraiser!
Speaker on Autism and Transitioning into Adulthood with Autism. October 23.
Kerry Magro, PhD. Also book-signing.

See link for info and tickets!

Help support AquAbility's therapeutic aquatic programs and hear Kerry, who will share about the challenges of education, independence, and transitioning into Adulthood with Autism.
Sharing this post from one of my preschool parents!
I am inspired by great teachers who see the gifts within the children they teach! ❤This.
This is so sweet.

“Discovering a love of learning
and the fun of friendship” Bright Beginnings is dedicated to providing a friendly, safe and fun learning environment where children grow in confidence, independence, and self esteem while developing friendships and gaining a respect for themselves and the world around them.

Operating as usual


A Talk that All Parents Need to Hear

A short Ted talk shared by a BB parent that is worth a listen. 😍

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 07/01/2021

Final day of BB summer camp 2021 went with a big splash. See y'all in the fall. Happy trails until we meet again and enjoy summer break.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/29/2021

Today the children were very focused on individual lessons and activities. We did a water xylophone. Tomorrow we will splash and play in the water to wrap up our BB summer camps.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/29/2021

H2-Oh! Who Loves Water? Water week started today. We had a water exploration table, talked about the water cycle and did experiments.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/25/2021

Day 3 and 4 of Science Fun. Next week is H2Oh! Who loves water? Water play, cycle, experiments and its importance for all of us.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/22/2021

Day 2 of Science Fun included making "mixtures" like flubber (borax and Elmer's glue) and homemade bubbles (dish soap, glycerine, water). Our first attempt at flabbergasted was a "fail" or you could say we flubbed. Haha! I had a really old and generic tube of white glue I thought would work (green), and it did not. Take two (blue) was with real Elmer's and it worked very well. We talked about how in science mistakes or even "fails" are also something we learn a lot from. We also got some photos and video of our balloon rocket which we tried again today because it ia so fun.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/21/2021

Today was our introduction to science fun with our third week of BB summer camp. We discussed the meaning/definition of science, learned some basic science terms and big words like hypothesis, observation, prediction and comparison. We did 4 basic experiments starting with predictions about whether various objects would float or sink, then filling a balloon over a bottle, building a hover craft and not pictured was a balloon rocket. The children were very patient with each other as we took turns with each activity.

[06/20/21]   Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/17/2021

Art from the Start was a lot of fun this week! Wednesday's project was inspired by Monet's "Bridge over Water Lilies" or is it "Water lilies and Japanese Bridge"? I found it under a few names and he painted the scene and variations of it a lot. Today we studied Pointillism and Georges Seurat. We also worked on a Father's Day gift which I will have to wait to post, just in case. Today we visited my neighbor Gayle who has a beautiful garden and knows a lot about flowers. She shared her knowledge and gave us a tour. It bridged last weeks study of dirt, worms, gardens, flowers with this week's topic of art and artists. We noticed that Gayle has many of the same flowers described in Monet's garden. What a great community to live in!

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/15/2021

Todays art was inspired by Concentric Circles by Kandinsky and a little Matisse influence as he did a lot of cut and paste art.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/14/2021

BB summer camp "Art from the Start" started today. We learned about Georgia O' Keefe and did a large scale water color flower inspired by her work. Some collage and weaving art. We also checked our experiments from last week and had some fun outdoors.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 06/09/2021

Week one of BB camp already wraps up tomorrow. Here are highlights from Let's Dig in the Dirt. Day one, filled the worm farm and talked compost. Day two, planted seeds, read a The Seed Song, learned poem "This is my Garden" and started a seed experiment. Also found more worms. Day three, built a terrarium, including gathering dirt and moss. Also started a flower experiment. Whew! Busy days here at Bright Beginnings!! 😊⚘🧤🪣🔍🐜🪱🐝🪲🦋

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 05/21/2021

That's a wrap! Happy trails to my 2021 rising Kindergarten students and see you in the fall to my 4 returning preschoolers. I will see many of them in June at summer camp, too. It has been a great year. 05/10/2021

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms!

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 04/22/2021

Happy Earth Day 2021

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 04/09/2021

Another busy morning with a spring craft, birthday celebration, visit from three chicks (4 weeks old, twice the size as Tuesday's) and outdoor fun.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 04/06/2021

We had 5 chirpy, friendly, soft, Rhode Island Red chick's visit the classroom today. Thank you to Kashton and his family. They were so sweet and a first for the BB classroom. These are 10 days old +/-.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 04/02/2021

Happy Spring and Happy Easter weekend! We made these bunny bags and collected some eggs today. Yesterday, we colored hardboiled eggs and tasted one at snack time. Spring time fun.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 03/17/2021

Happy St Patrick's Day! 🌈🍀🎵🇮🇪


A beautiful day for some fun with the parachute.


Our Cat in The Hat project 2021. These make me happy.

Our Cat in The Hat project 2021. These make me happy.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 02/13/2021

Happy Valentine's Day 2021! We celebrated our friendship today with a busy day from start to finish. Decorating bags, making cards, finishing our frames, delivering valentines, books, two games and a snow filled outdoor playtime. Whew! So busy l didn't get photos of everything. Have a great long weekend.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 02/03/2021

It is time to schedule a tour if you are interested in our 2021/2022 school year for your 3-5 year old. Open enrollment begins in March, and a waitlist has been started for potential openings. Call or text 208-860-4882
More information
Some photos from January and early February.

Photos from Bright Beginnings's post 01/28/2021

We have had little to no snow in the Treasure Valley this year. No worries, this month Bright Beginnings made "snow" of our own. Tomorrow is our last "Jammies in January" Friday, wear PJs and share a favorite book.

[12/31/20]   May 2021 bring more peace, joy, health and hope to each of you and to our world!


Jingle Bells 2020

Jingle Bells: by our 2020 class.


Frosty the Snowman

Merry Christmas! Enjoy the BB children singing Frosty the Snowman for us.


Merry Christmas 🎄 Happy Hanukkah 🕎 and seasons greetings to all my Bright Beginnings Montessori families/students past and present!

We celebrated by having a book exchange, making these adorable Rudolf headbands, wrapping handmade gifts for our families, decorating cookies and singing some of our favorite songs to our families today. ❤


The girls got creative with the sensorial materials today! 😄 and some other fun photos.


This cool design was created by two of our Bright Beginnings children today. Space X inspired? Future architects? Endless creative possibilities with Montessori materials.


Our Veteran's Day project. We aimed for 50 "stars" but that proved to be a challenge.


Happy Veteran's Day! Thank you veterans!


Happy Halloween!


I am thankful for generous neighbors who continue to donate great things to Bright Beginnings when their children outgrow them! This picnic table is our newest donation and all 6 children fit. 😀 ❤

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Jingle Bells 2020
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Thousand Springs
Meridian, ID

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm
Thursday 9am - 12pm
Friday 9am - 12pm
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