I was teaching my son triple digit subtraction (oh so fun) when I realized he had hit a wall. He couldn’t grasp the rules of where the numbers needed to go, the order, the borrowing, it was just a big mess of crazy. So I slowed things down and tried working with our manipulatives. That […]

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As a parent, it’s important that you know how to help your young reader self-select books outside of the classroom. Like any other skill, knowing how to choose the right books takes practice. The more she practices this skill, the more likely she will be able to make good reading choices on her own. First […]

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David Mackintosh is a delight. His style and color palette are just perfect. It is bold and graphic with fine details and there is always something interesting to draw the eye. We own all of David’s Author/Illustrator creations and adore their very specific humor. David Mackintosh is very clever in his approach to writing for […]

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It’s been quite a journey… It is always interesting going through change. There are glimmers of optimism and glimpses of goodness one moment, and complete uncertainty the next. All the while you have to hold on tight to the vision you have in your mind’s eye, and have faith that you are getting closer with […]

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Here at Playful Learning, we have been exploring, questioning, and digging deeper to figure out how we can benefit more families around the world. Our solution? Playful Learning Labs that Bring Education to Life… Behind the scenes, we’ve hired a team of super-star teachers who are busy designing and curating the world’s best lessons. These easy-to-use video […]

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