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How it Works

Teachers’ Lounge is a subscription-based, online resource for early childhood educators.


Inspiring Lessons

Choose from our extensive collection of lessons and units.


Useful Tools

Unlimited access to printable resources and online workshops.



Join a discussion group with other like-minded educators.

The future is bright!

Playful Learning is the magic that takes place when you meld a child’s natural sense of curiosity with thoughtfully planned learning experiences. Our interdisciplinary early childhood units provide everything you need to make your classroom sing. We know that teaching is one of the most challenging jobs in the world and our goal is to help you shine! 

What’s in a lesson?

Our ever-growing collection of educator created lessons are field tested and child-approved!

Browse our convenient unit bundles, or search for a single lesson by topic, subject, or age.

Each lesson page includes easy to use printables, directions for use, a list of materials, suggested book list, goals and standards, and links to related lessons and resources to enhance your curriculum.

Upload or view inspiring photos of lessons and units in use with the gallery tool!

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Take it to the next level

Refine the art of teaching with our: printable curriculum planners, supply lists, assessments, and inspirational photo galleries.

Join us in one of our online workshops as we cover classroom management, curriculum planning, observation and documentation, classroom design, and more!

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Find your tribe

Let’s talk shop! Our online discussion groups bring together like-minded educators to discuss all the big and little things that  come up in our daily lives with children.

A note from our founder  

Playful Learning’s curricula and teaching tools are thoughtfully developed, beautifully designed, and inspire both children and educators alike.”


—Emma Walton Hamilton

Author of Raising Bookworms: Getting Kids Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment