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Germany: Where Did Kindergarten Come From?


Where Did Kindergarten Come From?

Type of activity: Games, Music, Stories, and More!
Audience age: 5-12
Duration: 60 min
Website:  germanyinusa.com/kef2020
Learning areas: Culture, Language, and Social Studies

Come visit our blog for games, music, stories and more, and learn about the history of this German word. In German, ’Kinder’ means ‘children’, while ‘Garten’ means ‘garden’. ‘Kindergarten’, therefore, means ‘a garden of, and for, children’. Nearly 200 years ago, a man named Friedrich Fröbel founded the first Kindergarten. His idea was to give young kids, who previously did not attend school, a place to learn and grow. In this spirit, we present to you a variety of digital activities for learning and discovery—as well as fun facts on Fröbel and Kindergarten!

Visit the Blog HERE!

2020-10-17 00:00:00 2020-11-29 23:59:59 America/New_York Germany: Where Did Kindergarten Come From? European Union Delegation in the US: Germany: Where Did Kindergarten Come From? Goethe-Institut Washington, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 03, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
October 17 - November 29, 2020

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