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Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 04/20/2012

#KinderDaze: Share your kindergarten memories

Ah, Kindergarten: literally, a “children’s garden.” Those were simple times. Backpacks. Lunch pails. Line leaders. Cupcakes for the teacher.

Saturday, April 21 marks the birthday of Friedrich Fröbel, who invented Kingergarten as a space to provide for the development needs specific to young children.

We want to you to share your Kindergarten memories using the hashtag #KinderDaze. Whether your memory is funny or poignant, general or specific, help us transport back to that point in time.
Kindergarten teacher Cathie Kerr works with her students in Michigan. (Daniel Mears - AP)

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By Michael Katz  |  02:41 PM ET, 04/20/2012

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