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preschool education:

see kindergartenkindergarten
[Ger.,=garden of children], system of preschool education. Friedrich Froebel designed (1837) the kindergarten to provide an educational situation less formal than that of the elementary school but one in which children's creative play instincts would be organized
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; nursery schoolnursery school,
educational institution for children from two to four years of age. It is distinguishable from a day nursery in that it serves children of both working and nonworking parents, rarely receives public funds, and has as its primary objective to promote the social
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Society does not provide safe nurseries for preschoolers and share the responsibility of bringing up physically and mentally healthy children and put the mothers liable only, Nida Jillani a Gynecologist said.
Shahin Dardashty, the CEO of UPD, said of the new preschooler product, "The surprise ball gives preschoolers a timeless shape to play with.
The stimulant known as Ritalin displays pluses and minuses in preschoolers receiving the drug for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the first large, long-term study of the drug's effects in such youngsters.
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[16] Preschoolers, on the other hand, are often more physically and emotionally developed.
The 115 residents in "Generations Growing Together" participate in on-campus Head Start classes for preschoolers, and three foster-care programs for children 6 to 20.
The conductor takes your preschooler through ever letter of the alphabet.
Moreover, an average preschooler plays on the computer for about 28 minutes a day (Gentile, 2004).
BELIEVE IT OR NOT In 2002, about 1 week before Halloween, 44 Texas preschoolers encountered the Halloween Candy Witch.
A teacher, an instructional aide or a speech and language therapist was assigned to a preschooler with moderate to severe delay.
Each of the mothers was the preschooler's primary caretaker.
WHAT YOUR PRESCHOOLER NEEDS TO KNOW: Read-Alouds To Get Ready for Kindergarten.