There can be little doubt that the education of the very young provides an essential foundation for all that follows, and the nature of that education is critical. Stressing the importance of outdoor play, this book locates Froebelian practice in current practice, through a wealth of examples from contemporary settings. Early Childhood Practice brings together contributions from distinguished primary and early childhood practitioners, who show how they have used educational methods advocated by Froebel.
Chapter 9: Froebel's Mother Songs Today
Froebel's Mother Songs Today
Observation of a Child
Henry (three and a half) comes across the well-organised inside music area in the nursery. A set of graded chime bars is arranged on a stand with the highest bar at the top. This attracts Henry's attention and he reaches for two beaters ...