Froebelian
Froebelian Froe*bel"i*an, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, Friedrich Froebel, or the kindergarten system of education, which he organized. -- n. One who teaches by, or advocates the use of, the kindergarten system. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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