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
Celebrating Froebelian women
To mark International Women's Day an article from Jane Read celebrating Froebelian women who chose - and choose - to challenge.
Webinar: Where are the babies?
Register now for this free webinar exploring exploring outdoor provision for children from birth to two.
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.