Employing “experts from kindergarten to fifth grade,” it is sure to cause some chuckles.
Let's dream, that is, that a missile does not finally fall on an Israeli kindergarten, or that a bomb does not kill Haniya.
And many of them come in at a kindergarten-, first-, second-grade level in reading.
One day in kindergarten, she came home sobbing after being the target of racial insults from other children.
kindergarten Class MissingWhen a massive earthquake struck New Zealand last month, John McLaughlan dodged a bullet.
"No pinching" is as good a rule for the garden as for the kindergarten.
My papa is a doctor, and my mamma teaches a kindergarten school.
If you remember the cross-stitching of the kindergarten days, regular cross-stitching will be a simple matter.
This same Morning-glory is the subject of one of the kindergarten songs.
These selected stories have been used by teachers of the kindergarten and primary grades in the Indianapolis Schools.
1852, from German, literally "children's garden," from Kinder "children" (plural of Kind "child;" see kin (n.)) + Garten "garden" (see yard (n.1)). Coined 1840 by German educator Friedrich Fröbel (1782-1852) in reference to his method of developing intelligence in young children.
Kindergarten means a garden of children, and Froebel, the inventor of it, or rather, as he would prefer to express it, the discoverer of the method of Nature, meant to symbolize by the name the spirit and plan of treatment. How does the gardener treat his plants? He studies their individual natures, and puts them into such circumstances of soil and atmosphere as enable them to grow, flower, and bring forth fruit,-- also to renew their manifestation year after year. [Mann, Horace, and Elizabeth P. Peabody, "Moral Culture of Infancy and Kindergarten Guide," Boston, 1863]The first one in England was established 1850 by Johannes Ronge, German Catholic priest; in America, 1868, by Elizabeth Peabody of Boston, Mass. Taken into English untranslated, whereas other nations that borrowed the institution nativized the name (cf. Danish börnehave, Modern Hebrew gan yeladim, literally "garden of children"). Sometimes partially anglicized as kindergarden (attested by 1879).