WONDER #2588: Who Invented Kindergarten?

Question 1 of 3

Which of the following did NOT play a role in the development of kindergarten?

  1. Friedrich Froebel
  2. Susan Blow
  3. Margaret Schurz
  4. Thomas Edison

Question 2 of 3

In German, kindergarten means...

  1. “first year of school”
  2. “garden of children”
  3. “playtime”
  4. “group of children”

Question 3 of 3

What was the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Kindergarten is the best year of school for most children.
  2. Susan Blow lived a long life and had many great accomplishments, including inventing kindergarten.
  3. Most kids during the 18th century didn’t get enough playtime.
  4. Kindergarten was invented by Friedrich Froebel and became popular all over the world as a way for kids to learn through play.

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