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Get others "on board" with play!  Live trainings starting June 12th, 2023.  Sign up to attend or receive training recordings!

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, always trust your cape, 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 level up their own side hustle and make money in their sleep!

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 parents/guardians, documentation guide, wall print downloads and more!

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FREE Play Idea Lists!

Download this free resource to spice up your play environment!  Ideas for messy play, sensory play, cutting practice, bringing the indoors out and the outdoors in and an interactive song list that we love!


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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