The experiences we have as young children shape the rest of our lives. We believe in the importance of play, learning through nature, practical hands-on learning and nurturing a child’s connection to their community.
Pioneering early childhood education
Friedrich Froebel was the inventor of kindergartens and a pioneer of early childhood education and care. Froebel’s work and writing changed the way we think about and value early childhood.
Find out about how the principles of his work are relevant to modern, mainstream early years educational practice.
News and events
Webinar: The wonder of woodwork with Pete Moorhouse
SOLD OUT! Our next Froebel Trust webinar exploring ways to introduce woodwork to young children.
New pamphlet: The wonder of woodwork
A new addition to the popular Froebel Trust free pamphlet series explores ways to introduce woodwork to young children.
To learn a thing in life and through doing is much more developing, cultivating and strengthening than to learn it merely through the verbal communication of ideas.