Garden of Children series

What if the ideal early childhood method was the very first one, established over 180 years ago? What went wrong ... and why haven't most educators even heard about it?

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What ended the original play-based, child-centered, nature-based, STEM-focused, project method? The Garden of Children series examines the forces which led to the current academic preschool in America.


Learn the origin of kindergarten, and why attempts to return play to early childhood education have failed.


Understand the different early education methods currently available in the USA to make more informed decisions for your children.


Follow the threads of design education from Froebel to the Bauhaus, Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Eames, and today.

"Children should not be raised according to the current standards, but to possibly a better future condition of the human race."

Friedrich Froebel, inventor of Kindergarten


Garden of Children


72-minute pilot episode


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