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.

The Time-Honoured Froebelian Tradition of Learning Out of Doors

The time-honoured Froebelian tradition of learning out of doors

This chapter focuses on Froebel's ideas about the role of outdoor environments and practice in his kindergarten for pre-school children in Thuringia, Prussia from 1837 up to his death in 1852. It explores how they were ...

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