It's National Kindergarten Day

Celebrate Our Early Childhood Educators
Posted on 04/21/2023
It's National Kindergarten DayEach year on April 21st, National Kindergarten Day honors the birthday of the man Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel (April 21, 1782 – June 21, 1852) who is credited with starting the very first Kindergarten class in Blankenburg, Germany, in 1837.

Frobel was a German teacher and a student of Johann Pestalozzi. Frobel laid a foundation for modern education, recognizing that children learn through play and experience.

The kindergarten classes fostered Frobel’s social experience for children and also allowed them to smoothly transition from home to school.

DeSoto ISD offers Pre-K3, Pre-K4 and Kindergarten classes to help its youngest school success integrate into the academic years.

The district enrollment for these grade levels is open online at:

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