BrightPath Newtown Child Care Center

"We love BrightPath daycare. Educators are great, very professional and responsible." - Margaryta Terentyeva

BrightPath Newtown Child Care Center, formerly known as Educational Playcare Newtown, is your premier daycare Newtown, CT destination, conveniently situated at 2 Saw Mill Road, just a mile away from exit 9 off of I-84. Our Newtown daycare provides an exceptional child care environment, encouraging children to explore, learn, and thrive both indoors and outdoors.

At our early learning center, we are dedicated to nurturing the development of children from 6 weeks to 12 years old, accommodating up to 285 children. Our state-of-the-art daycare center blends child-led programming and an award-winning curriculum to meet the critical cognitive, social, and physical needs of your child. Located in Newtown, our center boasts spacious, well-lit classrooms adorned with vibrant interior features. Enveloping our facility, you'll find expansive playgrounds, offering ample room for outdoor play and the development of essential motor skills. At present, our transport offerings are specifically provided for students attending Head O’Meadow school, guaranteeing a secure and efficient travel experience for our young learners. Discover the best in Newtown daycare at BrightPath.

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Center Programs



(6 weeks to 12 months)

Our program nurtures recognition of familiar figures, motor skill development, and sensory exploration, among other enriching experiences.



(12 months to 33 months)

Our program encourages exploration, physical development, and communication to foster independence and emotional growth.



(33 months to 4.75 years)

We nurture preschoolers with theme-based, interactive learning and cultivate creativity, problem-solving, and independence through hands-on experiences.

Before & After
School Care

Before & After
School Care

(5.75 years to 12 years)

Our before & after-school program blends guided activities with self-play, fostering fun, learning, and growth with supportive staff and dedicated spaces.

Tuition and Openings at BrightPath Newtown

Center Offerings

CT Care for Kids
Healthy Meals & Snacks
Dance & Movement
Natural Playground
Qualified Educators

Our center proudly accepts CT Care for Kids. Our Center Director can provide more information regarding financial assistance and they can assist you with the process as well.

Our Yoga program enriches our preschool curriculum, fostering young minds and bodies for lifelong mental and physical well-being through fun, themed sessions.

All BrightPath centers are completely nut-free, and we work with families with children who have other food sensitivities and allergies to ensure their safety and well-being.

Our dance programs blend solid technique with fun and creative choreography, fostering both technical skill and expressive, individualistic style in our little ones.

Our music program offers a researched, systematic approach to nurturing children's social skills and musical development, including singing in tune and rhythmic coordination.

Explore and learn with our natural playgrounds, where adventure meets education in a landscape of fun.

Conveniently nestled amidst ample parking, our center ensures stress-free drop-offs and pickups for our valued families.

Our Educators are passionate about delivering early years education that empowers and inspires children to create their futures.

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Center Director

Julianna Fischer has dedicated fifteen years to the childcare industry, spending the last three years at BrightPath Newtown. With educational roots at The Williston Northampton School and Brevard College, Julianna brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to her role.As Center Director, Julianna thrives on providing families with a nurturing environment akin to a "home away from home." She cherishes building strong relationships with children, parents, and staff alike, fostering a sense of
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