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Letters to the Friend of Children and Humanity

Pauline Hauthal
writes a charming account of her son, Otto playing with the fourth gift
Rosina Roos
describes the acceptance of Kindergarten after initial concern about allowing children to play
Ottilie de Liagre
observes that Froebel's Method should empower children to be lively and free, but immature people can degrade it into a mechanical routine

translated by Johannes Froebel-Parker, from the German "Mein Lieber Herr Froebel!, Briefe an der Kinder und Menschenfreund"

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