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 3: The Changing of the Seasons in the Child Garden
The Changing of the Seasons in the Child Garden
Observations of Children
Jenny was a 4-year-old child, acquiring English as a second language. She had a deep curiosity for living things in the garden and often studied mini-beasts in a magnifying ‘bug ...