Encyclopedia > Kindergarten

  Article Content

Kindergarten

The German expression Kindergarten usually refers to the first level of official education, according to the K-12 educational system. Kindergarten is usually administered in an elementary school.

Youngsters, usually aged 4-6 attend kindergarten to learn the finer points of meeting friends (and enemies), professional authority (in the form of a teacher), playtime, naptime, drawing, music, the basics of reading and writing, and various other activites.

The youngster continues to Grade 1 after Kindergarten.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Shoreham, New York

... is covered with water. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 417 people, 145 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density is ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 22.2 ms