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Is Kindergarten German? Learn all about Kindergarten History!

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Is Kindergarten German? YES! the “Garden of Children” or Kindergarten, sprung from the mind of Friedrich Fröbel, based around the idea that young children are like flowers, or small plants, and with the right nurturing and care, they can grow to be productive adults. His education system for young people spread around world, and most […]

German Language Schools in America For Kids and Teens

How to Apply to German Universities- Resources and Tips for a Successful Application

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Studying abroad is a life changing experience. It opens our eyes to the rest of the world, and allows us to experience living in another place outside our regular comfort zone. And for many students.. it’s just flat out cheaper than studying at an American University. But getting over that first hurdle, trying to figure […]

Is Kindergarten German? Learn all about Kindergarten History!

Shopping for German School Supplies- It’s Much Different than California

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  My daughter, Katy, is spending a Semester studying in Berlin. I’m delighted that she will be sending us regular posts about life as a California Girl in Germany. This week… shopping for German School supplies. Apparently, it’s not the same as it is here in California…  All photos taken by Katy used with permission.  […]

Is Kindergarten German? Learn all about Kindergarten History!

German School Cones- Schultüte for the First Day of School, Buy them HERE

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  Back to school schultüte kinder cone The Schultüte tradition goes back to the early 1800s in Germany. On their first day of school, children traditionally receive a cone shaped bag or “Tüte” filled with treats and toys, to make starting real school just a little bit sweeter. Before the beginning of the School Year […]

Is Kindergarten German? Learn all about Kindergarten History!

Saturday means Deutsche Schule (German School)

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  For most American kids in the 1970’s, Saturday mornings meant eating Sugary Cereals while watching cartoons in pajamas. Not for me…every Saturday morning from the time I entered Kindergarten until I went to High School, I ate my Haverflocken (Oatmeal) or gekochtes Ei (soft boiled egg), then headed off to German School (Deutsche Schule). […]

Is Kindergarten German? Learn all about Kindergarten History!