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 12: Bringing Together Froebelian Principles and Practices
Bringing Together Froebelian Principles and Practices
A great deal of practice is handed down from one generation of practitioners to the next. Often this is done without articulating and analysing the reasons why a particular way of presenting or offering experiences to children is habitual. ...