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12 plates 25 Park Place acute angles acute corners ball base-line bricks central form centre circle colors Connected Slat cut to match cylinder Designs developed direction divided dozen Steiger's Kindergarten dozen Weaving-Mats Education eight equal equilateral triangle exercises Fifth Gift forms of beauty forms of knowledge four sticks four triangles Fourth Gift Froebel's geometrical half half-circles half-rings hand heptagon hexagon horizontal inches long instance instruction joined kind Kindergarten Guide Kindergarten Paper Frames lower middle moved objects oblong obtuse-angled triangle Open Space opposite package containing 100 pentagon pillars play produced represent rhomboid rhombus right angle right to left right-angled scalene rings round Second Gift sides or edges Sixth Gift slanting slate slits 1 wide sphere star Steiger's Kindergarten Paper Stick-laying strips cut symmetrical tablets tertiary colors Third Gift thread Thread-Game tints and shades trapezium trapezoid trees turned upper vertical whole cube wooden zoid
Page 458 - ... be given to the children, is a science. Nothing but a long and careful study of the system and its actual workings can give such a knowledge of it as will enable a person to practice its peculiar mode of instruction or to fully understand its many important points.
Page 458 - Tl.e most essential part of the whole system is the methodical arrangement of the exercises and the games, and the explanations given by Froebel to those who are to conduct them. To know them all. is quite a study ; to apply them well, an art; to understand their significance, their effort, the order and manner in which they ought to be given to the children, is a science.
Page 1 - MATERIAL THE FIRST GIFT. The Balls. Aim: to teach color (primary: red, blue, yellow, and secondary or mixed: purple, green, orange), direction (forward and backward, right and left, up and down) ; to train the eye ; and to exercise the hands, arms, and feet in various plays. No. 1. A set of six worsted balls 9 of the rainbow or standard kindergarten colors, with strings.
Page 459 - ... well as salvation ; and children must be kept from this trial till their mental powers have grown equal to its dangers. Much of the success of the Kindergarten (invisible at the time) is negative, and consists in preventing harm.
Page 459 - To insure modesty I would advise the education of the sexes together; for two boys will preserve twelve girls, or two girls twelve boys, innocent, amidst winks, jokes, and improprieties, merely by that instinctive sense which is the forerunner of natural modesty. But I will guarantee nothing in a school where girls are alone together, and still less when boys are.
Page 1 - This is done by pointing ont, explaining, and counting the sides, corners, and edges of the rube ; by showing that the sphere, the cylinder, and the cube differ from one another in their several properties on account of their difference of shape ; by pointing out that the apparent form of the sphere is unchanged, however looked at, but that the apparent forms of both the cube and the cylinder vary according to the point from which they are viewed.
Page 459 - Greek increases. Latin decreases. Deka occurs in the English word decade, hekto in hecatomb, kilo in chiliad. " Being accustomed to the words mill, cent and dime, we shall find the words
Page 458 - The Kindergarten proper comprises three Divisions and the Elementary Department three Classes. These Divisions and Classes are arranged, according to the ages of the children, as follows : Kindergarten. Third Division, for children from 3 to 4 years old. Second Division, for children from 4 to 5 years old. First Division, for children from 5 to 6 years old.
Page 41 - Elements of Designing on the Developing System for Elementary School Classes, and for Families. 4 Parts, each containing 24 pages ruled in squares, with designs and space for copying, and for the compositions, combinations, and inventions of the pupil.