A school for young children, conducted on the theory that education should be begun by gratifying and cultivating the normal aptitude for exercise, play, observation, imitation, and construction; — a name given by Friedrich Froebel, a German educator, who introduced this method of training, in rooms opening on a garden.
I enjoyed playing house. Snack time cold milk and one graham cracker. Plus our teacher brought her dog in for a visit. What fond memories do you have from kindergarten?
Quotes on Kindergarten:
•“Nature was my kindergarten.” – William Christopher Handy
•“The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.” – Orison Swett Marden
•“All I really need to know… I learned in kindergarten.” – Robert Fulghum
•“Head Start is designed to ensure that all children – regardless of their family’s income, race, or ethnic background – are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.” – Lucille Roybal-Allard
•“I’m like the kid in kindergarten; I really do send valentines to everyone.” – Susie Bright