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The Time4Learning Playground

The Time4Learning Playground is a carefully selected suite of games, learning games, learning activities, educational games, and fun.

The Time4Learning Playground offers safe, online learning games for kids. Give your kids a safe, fun, motivating environment that is good for them.

Time4Learning’s educational games for kids reinforce concepts through age-appropriate lessons and fun learning. The animated characters, interesting content, and playful, game-show like format heightens interest and concentration in children in preschool, elementary school, and middle school.

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  • Top 100 2019
  • Safe4Kids
  • Cathy Duffy Top 100 2017
  • iParenting Media Award Winner

Safe for Kids

Online gaming can be a little too ugly for younger kids. Often times, game sites use online games to sell to the kids more complete versions of the games to get children to click-through on ads, or worst of all, to get users to install their “free games” which can fill computers with spyware and pop-ups. And many game sites provide a chat service as part of the game–certainly not appropriate for young children. If you are like most parents of children under 10, you would like to have your children play where it’s safe to click on any of the buttons. Young children deserve games designed to entertain and to teach, not to sell or to advertise.

Makes Learning Fun

There are some great kids’ games and sites out there. The Time4Learning Playground relies on a suite of licensed games as well as a white list of great online sites and activities like PBS Kids, BBC Interactive, Sesame Street, Pauly’s Playhouse, VeggieTales, and Starfall. The games and sites are carefully chosen and the navigation between them is a fun simple and safe interface. Time4Learning NEVER tries to sell more products to your children.

Father and son

My children's favorite part of the day is their time on Time4Learning. This is the easiest and most consistently productive curriculum we've used!

Girl on laptop

My kids can work independently or with my involvement. Time4Learning has enriched their education and simplified my life!


The Time4Learning Playground has fun games and the children love getting there and exploring it. The children quickly accept the stricture that they have to do their studies to get to the playground. Just like eating their meal before dessert. Or homework before TV. Time4Learning relies on and reinforces this basic principle. Children find this structure both comforting and motivating.

Good For Them

The Two Player Games section is one of the most popular parts of the entire Time4Learning service. These games are for two people to play together at the same computer. The Time4Learning Playground is mix of educational materials, edutainment, and “casual” games. They are designed to be fun but not all-consuming. The goal is entertainment, not addiction. We share many parents’ concern about overuse of electronic entertainment, particularly at a young age, and its risk of stunting social and physical development. In fact, the initial motivation behind the creation of Time4Learning was to establish a suite of appropriate games for kids and an automated method of managing their daily time on the computer.

Key Features of Time4Learning’s Home Education Program combines multimedia lessons, printable worksheets and graded activities in a student-paced environment that brings concepts to life. Math and language arts lessons are correlated to state standards. Science, and social studies are also provided to most grades.

Parents get access to lesson plans, printable worksheets, teaching tools (located in the Parent Dashboard), and detailed reporting.

Other key features of the program:

  • Students get individual logins and work on their own schedule and pace
  • Parents can set the grade level independently for each subject
  • The grade above and below are available in most grades for review and additional study
  • Detailed lesson plans available for parents who wish to review lesson contents
  • Access to an online playground that rewards and motivates
  • An automated system grades lessons and keeps reports for homeschool portfolio usage
  • Sign up and get started on the same day!

Time4Learning is entirely web based, so there is no software to download, no CDs and nothing additional to purchase. Students will be able to access the program 24/7 from any computer with an internet connection.

It has a low monthly price, offers a 14-day money-back guarantee and you stop, start, or pause anytime. Browse lesson plans, try the interactive lesson demos, read curriculum reviews, or view the curriculum overview to see what’s available.

PreK - 8th

  • Monthly, first student
  • ($14.95/mo for each additional PreK-8th student)

9th - 12th

  • Monthly, per student
  • ($14.95/mo for each additional PreK-8th student)

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