The Froebel Trust offers an extensive range of inspiring resources, practical information and training designed to support early childhood educators, parents and carers and all those who work with young children.
Pamphlets and guides
Play and creativity are integral to child development and learning. Our free to download pamphlet series and resources explore themes and activities closely associated with Fr...
Watch short films and recordings from Froebel Trust webinars, conferences and special events - featuring the latest in early childhood education practice and research.
We offer a unique, highly respected series of short courses for educators and carers in nursery schools and early years settings all over the UK.
Froebel designed "Gifts" to encourage young children to make connections in their learning. The Gifts allow children to experiment and build on their knowledge and skills.
Children and nature
Celebrating the importance of connections and relationships between children and nature.
The Froebel Archive
A collection of rare books, photographs and artefacts linked to Friedrich Froebel's educational legacy.
Elinor Goldschmied & treasure baskets
Rediscovered Treasure - Elinor Goldschmied’s Treasure Basket An article from Anita M. Hughes
Support for educators
A list of organisations offering support and information for everyone interested in Froebelian practice, early childhood education and for those who are trained Froebelian edu...
Froebel Certificate Courses (University of Roehampton)
Courses designed to introduce the pedagogy of Friedrich Froebel.
MA Early Childhood Studies (University of Roehampton)
A postgraduate programme which draws on Froebel’s understanding of the transformative power of young children’s play on their thinking.
Froebel Certificate Course (University of Edinburgh)
A course which provides early years practitioners with insight into how a Froebelian approach can support young children to develop as confident learners.