The Rescue of Child-Soul

The Rescue of Child-Soul

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...alone he would grow weary during these years. And Froebel, knowing the wants of change-loving childhood, has provided plays which have the attraction of colour added to them. THE SEVENTH GIFT. " Quadrangular and triangular tablets for laying figures." Some of these being painted bright scarlet and others brown, they form a pleasing variety. This gift is to be introduced with the four preceding gifts. Upon examination of the material, its connection with those gifts will readily be seen; for instance, the box of quadrangular tablets, as being like the sides of the cube, would be most properly introduced with the third gift, which is composed of the eight small cubes. In the "Paradise of Childhood" there are given, for the seventh gift, patterns for making, --"Forms of Life..".. 50 "Forms of Beauty..".. 138 "Forms of Knowledge ..". 105 This gift gives exercise to the instinct of activity, the instinct of invention and imitation, and the rhythmic instinct. In the chain of experiences, this gift, representing surface, is one link removed from the idea of a solid, advancing towards the idea of a point, represented by a dot. The next link in the chain would be a line; this is represented in THE EIGHTH GIFT. " The staffs or wands for laying figures." With this gift, forms of life, beauty, and knowledge may be made. Patterns are given for 128 forms of life alone. The line is also represented by THE NINTH GIFT. "Whole and half rings for laying figures." Curved lines make the variation in this gift from the one preceding it. The idea of the line is continued in THE TENTH GIFT. " Drawing." The instinct of imitation now receives much intensified exercise. The materials are, first, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574796
  • 9781236574794