Explorations Early Learning is dedicated to educating and supporting early learning professionals. You’ll find a growing selection of both live and on-demand on-line sessions as well as information on booking live trainings.

While this site focuses on trainings, much of our work is done on our Playvolution HQ site where we create and curate early learning information and resources for parents, caregivers, and advocates.

There, you’ll find:

Over 1600 Early Learning Podcast episodes

Over 2600 Early Learning Quotes

Over 3600 Early Learning Articles

And More


Speaking of podcasts, our early learning focused shows have been downloaded over 1,000,000 times by professional caregivers and parents around the world.

That Early Childhood Nerd

Each week host Heather Bernt-Santy and a member of the ECE Nerd Collective share and discuss a quote with a focus on effecting change in the early learning world.

TimberNook Tips

In this podcast, author and pediatric occupational therapist, Angela Hanscom and Jeff A Johnson discuss play and child development.

Child Care Bar & Grill

A humorous, informative, and slightly irreverent podcast for child care providers and other early learning professionals hosted by authors, speakers, and play advocates, Lisa Murphy and Jeff A Johnson.

Renegade Rules

Author Heather Shumaker is joined by Jeff A Johnson for weekly discussions of early learning issues through a renegade lens.