Designed for smaller childcare centers

Home & Family Childcare Management Software

Home & Family Childcare Management Software

Home & Family Childcare Management Software

Playground is an affordable childcare app to help home & family childcare owners grow their business. Manage billing, attendance, food programs, family communication, and more.

Playground is an affordable childcare app to help home & family childcare owners grow their business. Manage billing, attendance, food programs, family communication, and more.

Playground is an affordable childcare app to help home & family childcare owners grow their business. Manage billing, attendance, food programs, family communication, and more.

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Join 48,000+ providers and families already on Playground

Join 48,000+ providers and families already on Playground

Family Childcare Classroom Management Software

Streamline day-to-day in the classroom by managing staff-to-child ratios, tracking early learning development, and storing family data.

In class

Live staff to child ratios

See immediately what your capacity and current ratio is. Run expected attendance reports to stay compliant.

Record child assessments according to your early learning framework

Work towards developmentally appropriate goals and share milestones with families.

Data storage

Immunizations

Run reports on immunizations that are overdue or coming due.

Allergies and medications

Store child allergy and medication information that you can access on-the-go at any time.

Birthdays

Keep birth records on file. Playground automatically shows you if any children have birthdays today.

Guardian and sibling information

Related guardians and enrolled siblings are attached to child profiles.

Custom child profiles

Record and store any data you'd like using custom fields. Run reports on children and pull these custom fields. You can have your registration form automatically populate each child's profile so you don't have to manually input data.

The best childcare management software for small in-home programs

Your home childcare deserves a simple app that grows as your business does

Full system setup

Once on board, you’ll have the option to work with a dedicated member of the Playground team to build your perfect system, from registration packets to family payment plans to communication preferences. We’ll work with you to configure your settings and tweak it until your system fits your business perfectly.

Full system setup

Once on board, you’ll have the option to work with a dedicated member of the Playground team to build your perfect system, from registration packets to family payment plans to communication preferences. We’ll work with you to configure your settings and tweak it until your system fits your business perfectly.

Dedicated team member

Every Playground family childcare is paired with a member of our Customer Experience team who have helped 48,000+ providers, staff, & families create a childcare management system they love.

Dedicated team member

Every Playground family childcare is paired with a member of our Customer Experience team who have helped 48,000+ providers, staff, & families create a childcare management system they love.

Playground Help Center

Forgot how to run an attendance report or adjust a discount? No worries. You, your staff, and your families have access to explore our knowledge base that includes 250+ training videos and step-by-step instructions for seamless guidance through the best childcare management software.

Playground Help Center

Forgot how to run an attendance report or adjust a discount? No worries. You, your staff, and your families have access to explore our knowledge base that includes 250+ training videos and step-by-step instructions for seamless guidance through the best childcare management software.

Partnership from Day 1

Kick-off call to create plan and system configuration

Partnership from Day 1

Kick-off call to create plan and system configuration

Don't settle for long response times and support bots

You deserve phenomenal support that grows as your business does

Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire

Playground’s response time is amazing! They're always available and my staff & families never have to wait to hear back.

Kaitlynn Snider

Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire

"Playground’s response time is amazing! They're always available and my staff & families never have to wait to hear back."

Kaitlynn Snider

Boys & Girls Club of the Mountain Empire

"Playground’s response time is amazing! They're always available and my staff & families never have to wait to hear back."

Kaitlynn Snider

Camp Fire Columbia

"Playground has made an effort to prioritize customer service and follow through on their promises."

Jonathan Myers

Camp Fire Columbia

"Playground has made an effort to prioritize customer service and follow through on their promises."

Jonathan Myers

Temple Isaiah Preschool

"Playground helped us put together a plan so that our parents and teachers felt prepared when we started."

Dr. Tamar Andrews

Temple Isaiah Preschool

"Playground helped us put together a plan so that our parents and teachers felt prepared when we started."

Dr. Tamar Andrews