Saturday

Discovery through play

Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.

“Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.
On the other hand, that which we allow him to discover for himself will remain with him visible for the rest of his life.” Piaget.
Jean Piaget pphotograph
Jean Piaget in Ann Arbor 1958
Jean Piaget (1896 – 1980) was a Swiss developmental psychologist known for his studies with children. Find out more about Piaget's studies and life.

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The Wonder of Water for ideas on water play.





2 comments:

Jen said...

New follower! I just found your blog and love and agree with your philosophy, am enjoying your ideas, and appreciate the wonderful quotes. Thank you! I can't wait to see more and to get a chance to check out many of your older posts.

Lesley said...

Thank you so much Jen, I am so glad you have a similar philosophy... that's whats so great about blogging - finding and connecting with like minded people around the world and sharing ideas.

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