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To help you have bigger teaching impact with less planning and prep time.

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The Membership

If you’re looking for more teaching tools, systems and support, come and join our membership. You’ll get unlimited access to all of Playdough to Plato’s centers and lesson plans PLUS exclusive members-only resources you can’t find anywhere else. You’ll have THOUSANDS of printable and digital teaching tools at your fingertips.

What are teachers saying?

I’m obsessed!

There are so many things I love about The Plato Pack! So many resources and the trainings are excellent. Malia has the best energy. She is so kind and positive! My students love all the fun activities! Also it makes differentiation so much easier!! Thank you Plato Pack. I’m obsessed!
LINDSEY D. (Kindergarten)

I thrived!

I’ve taught for 34 years and this past year was my most challenging by far. With the help of The Plato Pack, I not only survived, but I thrived! The vault made it so easy to find the lesson plans and centers I needed right away. And the trainings were always so helpful. I could go on and on. I’m a forever fan!

best investment!

I teach special education kids, 2nd and 3rd, at levels from pre-k to low 2nd. The Plato Pack was the best investment I ever made. So many resources! And I can always find exactly what I need in the vault because I can search by grade level, skill, theme, etc. I would sign up over and over again!
Hey there!

I’m Malia Hollowell.

I am a wife, mom, National Board Certified Teacher, Plato Pack founder, and lover of Starbucks drinks & bright red nail polish.

I’m so glad that you’re here!

My obsession is giving you the tools, strategies and support you need to make a massive teaching impact AND hold on to that work-life balance you crave. It’s time to have a wildly successful, happy school year.

I’m proud to spend my days supporting more than 547,000 educators around the world through this membership, trainings, and social media. I hope you’ll join us too!

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Join The Plato Pack to access…

  • The simple 4-step system that helps Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade teachers create more effective lesson plans and centers so you can have a bigger teaching impact with less planning and prep time.
    (Our members report saving an average of 10 hours a month! What could you do with that extra time??)
  • Unlimited access to EVERYTHING in the Playdough to Plato shop plus hundreds of other members-only teaching tools you can’t find anywhere else. You’ll be able to find exactly what you need, whenever you need it. The vault is a huge lesson planning time saver and makes differentiation a breeze!
  • Over 50 masterclasses taught by leading experts showing you step-by-step how to get the teaching results you want. Clock hour PD certificates are included so you can get credit along the way!
  • The most friendly, inviting and supportive teaching community for you to connect with.
  • Plus so much more: VIP events, giveaways, Q&A sessions…