Bright By Text

Welcome to Bright by Text

Bright by Text is brought to you by United Way for Greater Austin and is a project of Start Smart Texas and TEA. Please complete the information below to sign up for Bright by Text and receive high-quality, up-to-date information about child development right to your phone.

Bright by Text sends free activities, games and resources right to your cell phone. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include information on child development, language and early literacy, health and safety, behavioral tips, and more! Bright by Text is completely free to sign up, but message and data rates may apply.

Signup for Bright by Text


Text SMARTATX to 274448

Who it’s for…

Bright by Text is for anyone who cares for and loves a child between the ages of 0 and 8 — parents, grandparents, babysitters, aunties, uncles, neighbors, friends, teachers and more.