Date When Celebrated : This holiday is always April 21
It's Kindergarten Day. The first day at Kindergarten is a memorable, exciting, nervous, and anxious time for mother and child. Most children and mothers will never forget the first day at Kindergarten. Hopefully, it was a good experience for all!
Kindergarten Day is celebrated in honor of Friedrich Froebel. He was born on this day in 1782. In 1837, he started the first Kindergarten in Germany. It became popular quickly. Kindergartens were originally a 1/2 day to get children acclimated into learning, social interaction, and school, in a fun, yet educational manner. Kindergarten has evolved in most areas into a full time program. This is partly the result of increasing pressures on education, and partly due to the increase in working mothers in America.
Celebrate today with a trip down memory lane. Pull out the old pictures of you and/or your child's first day at Kindergarten.
Today's Favorite Movie: Kindergarten Cop
Origin of "Kindergarten Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
Flower of the Day: Giant Sunflowers
Recipe of the Day: Banana Nut Muffin
What happened on this Day? This Day in History
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