Froebel's Gifts

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Co-author: Kate Douglas Wiggin
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 48,409 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.2
LoC Category: HQ
Downloads: 468
Added to site: 2010.01.28
mnybks.net#: 26482
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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atisfactory basis for the classification of objects in general; while its indefiniteness and adaptability make it a useful medium for the expression of the child's vague ideas. With the ball we give first impressions of Unity, Form, Color, Material, Mobility, Motion, Direction, and Position. The ball songs and plays are used as the first exercises in language, singing, and rhythm.

5. As the kindergarten gifts are designed to serve as an alphabet of form, by whose use the child may learn to read all material objects, it follows that they must form an organically connected sequence, moving in logical order from an object which contains all qualities, but directly emphasizes none, to objects more specialized in nature, and therefore more definitely suggestive as to use.

"Each successive gift in the series must not only be implicit in, but demanded by, its predecessor;" so Froebel selects the ball, with its simplicity but great

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