Definition of kindergarten
: a school or class for children usually from four to six years old
Recent Examples of kindergarten from the Web
The purge has affected almost every sector of Turkey’s professional classes, from the judiciary and military to academia, hospitals, kindergartens, businesses and diplomats.
Her grants also helped her to leave a positive legacy, aiding in the acquisition of kindergarten chairs for Edgewood Elementary in Michigan City as well as math manipulatives and S.T.E.M. exploration materials for Westville School.
Children’s Summer Reading: every school-age child, kindergarten through fifth grade will receive an official Super Reader backpack and passes to local attractions.
The new law fully funds all-day kindergarten classes across the state and provides more money for programs to help low-performing students.
His wife, Peng Liyuan, a famous People’s Liberation Army singer, visited a kindergarten.
STAR Academy plans to open in the East Lake community of Birmingham with 248 students in pre-K, kindergarten and first grade, in the 2018-2019 school year.
But the movement has also supported legislation that could give companies enormous sway in public schools, starting with kindergarten, with little public awareness.
School districts start teaching kids how to talk to law enforcement officers starting in kindergarten2.
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Origin and Etymology of kindergarten
German, from Kinder children + Garten garden
First Known Use: 1851See Words from the same year
KINDERGARTEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kindergarten for English Language Learners
: a school or class for very young children
KINDERGARTEN Defined for Kids
Definition of kindergarten for Students
: a school or a class for very young children
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