Definition of Kindergarten

1. Noun. A preschool for children age 4 to 6 to prepare them for primary school.

Generic synonyms: Preschool



Definition of Kindergarten

1. n. 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.

Definition of Kindergarten

1. Noun. An educational institution for young children, usually between ages 4 and 6; nursery school. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kindergarten

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kindergarten

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kindergarten (current term)
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Literary usage of Kindergarten

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1. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1879)
"kindergarten of Mise Wood ward's Seminary, Mur- Beacon Street ... J. Miss Alston's kindergarten, Newark, NJ kindergarten of Glens Falls ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"kindergarten —Continued Nature study in the kindergarten. MD Plympton. ... Kind M 29:53-6 О '16 Place of the kindergarten in the education of the child. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace, Charles George Herbermann (1922)
"Other foundations in the Diocese of Roermond are: nurs- ing home for the aged and kindergarten, at Helden Panningen; elementary schools, kindergarten, ..."

4. American Journal of Education (1881)
"O. kindergarten in Family School in 1864, 650. Allston. ... Some aspects of the kindergarten, 595-616. Blue, In color and music, 096. Body, and its health, ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1886)
"From 1873 to 1886, the number of kindergarten children in this country ... The kindergarten system is now old enough and strong enough to speak for itself. ..."

6. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1894)
"Mi*s Laura Ebel, kindergarten of Jewish Training School . ... Mise Eva B. Whitmore, Superintendent Chicago Free kindergarten Association. Chicago. INDIANA. ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1889)
"..Longman* Whitaker's How to Use Wix.d-working Tools 1 50- d> 15 +W 10 li +SS 1 50 Heath +50 Woodward's Manual Training School Heath +Ï 09 kindergarten AND ..."

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