American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August 1782-1852. German educator who established the first kindergarten (1837), where he hoped to make learning a spontaneous, enjoyable experience for children.
- n. German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)
“_Herford_, The Student's Froebel; _Froebel_, Education of Man; _Quick_,”
“See Bowen's "Froebel," p. 26, for the full report of the visiting commission.”
“ A report that Froebel drew up for the Princess Regent of Rudolstadt in 1809, giving a voluminous account of the theory and practice pursued at Yverdon (Wichard's "Froebel," vol. i., p. 154).”
“It is given in full in Lange's "Froebel," vol. i., p. 401.”
“She happened to be the owner of See Line, the gallery that represents Eamon O'Kane, the artist behind the installation: "A History of Play Froebel Eames Studios.”
“These are inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mondrian, and Charles Eames who all played with Froebel blocks as children," she replied.”
“Not only the shapes, but the proportions of Froebel blocks are very different than Legos.”
“The second-level windows reveal the influence of one of the Froebel Gifts, that of rings and circular segments, three years before the famous Coonley Playhouse (S. 174) windows.”
“In the fall of 1856, Margarethe Schurz opened a kindergarten in her living room for Agatha and four young cousins, teaching them the songs and games she had learned from Froebel.”
“The value of education is something that Froebel championed, through plastic modes of play.”
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