Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Froebel Gifts

The Froebel Gifts are a range of educational materials designed by Friedrich Fröbel (1782–1852). Fröbel advocated the importance of free play in childhood. Each gift (Gabe) was designed to be given to a child to provide material for the child's self-directed activity. These Gifts are a series of activity-based playthings ranging from simple sphere-shaped objects, through to geometric wooden blocks and more advanced Gifts pertaining to sewing, cutting, weaving and the modelling of objects in clay.

Gift 1 - Yarn balls
Gift 2 - Sphere Cylinder Cube
Gift 3 - Eight Cubes
Gift 4 - 8 Rectangular prisms
Gift 5 - Cubes & Prisms
Gift 6 - Caps, Columns & Bricks
Gift 7 - Paper Tablets
Gift 8 - Wood Laying Sticks
Gift 9 - Points

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