Discover 25+ Global Play-Based Learning Environments

Join Our FREE Virtual Festival on July 26th & 27th! Have you ever wanted to see a school in Dubai? Or what play-based learning looks like in a NYC public school? On an island? How about a farm or forest school? We have so many programs that you will get to peek into! Get your FREE ticket to board the flight now!

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Hi!  I'm Kristen.

Preschool teacher turned early childhood education content and knowledge entrepreneur, podcaster, and keynote speaker! I am your shoot for the stars, risk taking, kick in the pants, hype girl. I am here to support early childhood educators in their journey to add more play to their teaching practice. As an added bonus, I also help early childhood educators with marketing strategies to leverage the knowledge they hold in their head to make money in their sleep!

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July 26th and 27th, 2024 we are taking you on a virtual tour around the globe to visit 30 play-based, early childhood programs across 3 continents and 9 countries!  

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Resources for every stage of your journey

Kristen offers courses on starting a program, play based learning & content entrepreneurship!
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Staff development days, virtual zoom trainings, conferences, workshops in the USA and abroad, Kristen offers many different types of speaking and training options!

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Letters for grown-ups, documentation guide, wall print downloads and more!

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Purchase Kristen's Check In Guide!

In this guide, you will get all of Kristen's tried and true daily check-ins that she (and the other teachers) used in their preschool classroom every day. Authentically build in literacy, math concepts, fine and gross motor skills, and more!

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FREE Planning templates!

This sample daily routine can help you plan your day for more play! Along with it is a blank planning template. Remember planning is about following the children's interests based on your observations of their play!


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Camp PLAY!

This digital course helps early childhood educators move from a more traditional approach to early childhood education to a play-based, child-centered approach.

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Get resources, motivation, templates and more when you sign up to join the Camp Play Mess Hall (my weekly newsletter delivered to your inbox)!