Practice Guide: Learning from Froebel

A six-part series looking at Froebel’s continuing importance as an early years educator and thinker, which makes links between Froebel’s approach and the EYFS, and demonstrates Froebel in action at Yellow Dot Nurseries.

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EYFS Best Practice - Learning from Froebel… the Gifts

In part one of their new series, Professor Tina Bruce explores ‘the Gifts’ and the theory behind them, while Jane Dyke reveals how this is being absorbed into the practice at her group, Yellow Dot Nurseries...

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EYFS Best Practice: Learning from Froebel… Occupations

Professor Tina Bruce examines the theory behind Froebel’s Occupations, and Jane Dyke reveals how it is being put into practice at her settings

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EYFS Best Practice: Learning from Froebel… Nature

Professor Tina Bruce examines the place of ‘Nature in learning’, while Jane Dyke explains how this is being put into practice at Yellow Dot

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EYFS Best Practice - Learning from Froebel… the symbolic life of the child

How symbolism through play, music and stories encourages children’s creativity. By Professor Tina Bruce and Jane Dyke

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EYFS Best Practice: Learning from Froebel… Nurture, family and community

The importance of family and genuine links to the community and beyond. By Professor Tina Bruce and Yellow Dot’s Jane Dyke

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EYFS Best Practice - Learning from Froebel… Intrinsic motivation

In the final part of this series, Professor Tina Bruce and Jane Dyke explore Froebel’s ideas about encouraging self-discipline