That this is so is due to the active imagination all children possess;
their minds are never idle..."
"...the cultivation of this side of child nature [is] a most important part of education.
...a rightly trained imagination meant capability to grasp religious truth,
and to realize what moral rectitude means."
It means moral virtue btw ;)
I got the quotes above from a PR article by E. A. Welldon titled
Froebel's Principles as Applied to the First years of Chlid-life
It's our first in his children's treasury that we're reading this year.
Well, actually Grandma happened to be in Thirsk, England...
and she brought home pictures to show us. We thought we'd share a few.
If not, just read and enjoy a few of his delightful animal tales. We are!