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THE CHILD AND CHILD-NATURE. By the Baroness Marenholtz
Bulow. With a few Illustrations. Third Edition, 38., " CONTENTS.- Introductory - Child-nature- The First Utterances of the ChildRequisites of Education-Early Childhood-Froebel's Method–The KindergartenThe Child's First Relations to Nature, to Mankind, to God.
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BY THE SAME AUTHORESS: HAND WORK AND HEAD WORK: Their Relation to one another. 38. CONTENTS.-On Labour and Kindergartens for the People-Establishment and Organi
zation of Kindergartens for the People-Training of Kindergarten Teachers“Transition Classes ”- The Kindergarten System and Industrial Schools Objections to the System answered.
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