Bright by Three

Bright by Three (BB3) is a program that uses evidence-based learning tools to promote children’s healthy development through the most pivotal stages of growth. By providing simple, age-appropriate tips and resources, Bright by Three helps parents learn the importance of talking, reading and playing with their child every day.


Bright By Three: age-appropriate tips and resources

Bright by Three logoFrom listening to how parents and caregivers want to receive information, the proven Learning Games and BB3 resources will now be delivered via electronic devices: phone, I-Pad or computer.

Bright by Text sends free games, tips, and resources via text. Messages are targeted to a child’s age and include information on child development, language, early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips and more! Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to parents and caregivers of children prenatal to age eight.

Available in English and Spanish, the messages are comprised of research-based content from BB3 and partners such as PBS, Vroom and Sesame Street. Each message includes a link to a landing page with more detail, links to related resources, and often short modeling videos.  Bright by Text provides bite-sized doses of targeted messages based on your child’s age, delivering 3-5 weekly text messages.

How parents sign up

Text BRIGHT to 274448 and follow the prompts.
*Message and data rates apply.

Who is it for?

Parents, grandparents, babysitters, aunts, uncles, friends, teachers etc.

Want to learn more?

To learn more about the BB3 program, or to review online resources such as the Parent Handbooks for infants and toddlers:

Bright by Three web site

At UCHealth in Fort Collins and Loveland, BB3 will continue to be offered at the UCHealth Breastfeeding Support Groups at Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH) and Medical Center of the Rockies (MCR). A BB3 educator will review BB3 online resources and Bright by Text plus distribute Games to Grow tip cards.

  • Families can call 970.495.7528 for dates a Bright By Three educator will be present at these local groups.
  • You can also go to our “Events” page.
    • In the search box, type “Bright by Three” to see upcoming BB3 dates. Families who would like to meet with an BB3 educator can register through this site, or by calling 970.495.7528.