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Froebel was one of the first to insist on the efficacy of drawing in the schools for aesthetic purposes alone. 34 U NCOVERING THE H ISTORY OF C HILDREN ’ S D RAWING AND A RT As a practitioner in the child-pedagogy paradigm, Froebelbegan to open new avenues for teaching but remained steadfast in his devotion to Rousseau. He desired to extend the commitments and exemplars of the child-pedagogy paradigm by supporting the early education of children rather than the noneducation of children until about twelve years of age.
His journal is important as well as interesting, for it reveals to the reader a father whose intent is to apply Rousseau’s theories to the education of his son with assiduous care but who is faced with the realization that he disagrees on many points. This journal shows a clear reflection of Pestalozzi’s educational principles which in many cases proved to be a reaction against Rousseau’s theories. Following the closure of Neuhof in 1781, Pestalozzi published his educational romance, Leonard and Gertrude.
As much as Froebel believed that art is an expression of man’s internal life he wrote: “So art has links with mathematics, language, the representation of Nature, and religion” (Lilley, 1967, p. 154). Froebel was also fascinated with child’s play, and it is to his credit that the study of this pastime has become known. He described play as a “coherent system, starting at each stage from the simplest activity and progressing to the most diverse and complex manifestations of it. The purpose of each one of them is to instruct human beings so that they may progress as individuals and as members of humanity in all its various relationships” (Lilley, 1967, p.