in the 1830s by charismatic German educator Friedrich Froebel.
Froebel’s (1782-1852) kindergarten was the most successful
this book tells its story.
Left: Wood and
forms for the
“The juxtaposition here of nineteenth-century kindergarten work with
the work of Braque, Klee, Mondrian, and Frank Lloyd Wright will
make you gasp. This is a revelatory book.” — The New Yorker
is the fi rst comprehensive book about the origin of kindergarten,
a revolutionary educational program for children that was created
system for teaching children about art, design, mathematics, and
natural history ever devised. Kindergarten changed the world, and
Dimensions: L 24cm x B 3cm x H 34cm