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.
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New release: Tina Bruce's new book on Friedrich Froebel
Sacha Powell, CEO, Froebel Trust celebrates the release of Tina Bruce's latest book, "Friedrich Froebel: A Critical Introduction to Key Themes and Debates"
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.