Method

Many classic books about the Froebel Kindergarten method have been scanned into PDF format. Here is a list of titles we recommend for learning to use the Froebel Gifts & Occupations. Click the title to open/download the PDF:

Friedrich Froebel: His Life and Times by Peter Weston

The Education of Man [Die Menschenerziehung] by Friedrich Froebel
(edited/translated by William Nicholas Hailmann)

The Pedagogics of the Kindergarten
by Friedrich Froebel edited/translated by Josephine Jarvis

The Kindergarten Building Gifts by Elizabeth Harrison & Belle Woodson

The Kindergarten Guide: vol. 1 - The Gifts by Maria Kraus-Boelte & John Kraus

The Paradise of Childhood by Edward Wiebe

Daily Program of Gift & Occupation Work by Carolyn S. Bailey, Clara M. Lewis

Froebel's Gifts by Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora Archibald Smith

Froebel's Gifts [plain text] by Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora Archibald Smith

Froebel's Occupations by Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora Archibald Smith

Home Occupations for Boys and Girls by Bertha Johnston & Fanny Chapin

The Psychology of Froebel's Play-Gifts by Denton J. Snider

Symbolic Education by Susan Blow

The Songs & Music of Friedrich Froebel's Mother Play (Mutter und kose Lieder)
by Friedrich Fröbel, translated by Susan Blow

Third & Last Volume of Friedrich Froebel's Pedagogics of the Kindergarten by Josephine Jarvis

Kindergartens & Cultures [excerpt] by Roberta Wollons

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