Contiene: Kindergartens have a long history. Relation of early childhood experience to later schooling and life itself. What are kindergarten children like?. Kindergarten children need each other. Scope and variety in language learning and use. Language environments. The meaning of play in children's lives. Play in the curriculum. Exploring the environment. The many purposes of block building and woodworking. Science experiences for children and teachers. The importance of art for all children. Music and rhythm in school life. Exposure to literature. Reading and writing. Mathematical experience in early childhood. Problems and pleasures of outdoor play. Classroom management. The meaning of discipline. Parents and teachers can learn from each other.