Title: Catalogue of the Hampton Normal & Agricultural Institute, at Hampton, Virginia, for the academical year ..
Year: 1869 (1860s)
Authors: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
Subjects: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
Publisher: Hampton : Institute Steam Press
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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onal protection. Thechildren visit the shoemakers shop and watch him make shoes;then they sole a childs shoe, and make the bench and tools in clayand paper. The shoes of this and other nations are drawn andmodeled in clay. 2. The carpenter is the symbol of family protection. The dolls*house is shingled, ladders and work benches made, and bricksmodeled. Houses of different dimensions are built which developthe contrasting ideas, high and low, wide and narrow, large and small. 3. Soldiers and knights are symbols of state protection. Buglesand drums are modeled in clay, high walls and castles built, flagspainted, tents cut from paper, and soldier caps folded. Spring.—General subject: Awakening life. Special subjects : Wind and sun. 1. WTeather vanes are cut from cardboard for the churchsteeples already built. The making of paper boats, the folding andflying of paper pin-wheels, and flying kites are important activitiesin the free work of springtime. II A M l> T ON INS T I T U T E 65
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WmMBBm Wash Day in the Kindergarten 2. Birds and flowers. The appearance of the pussy willow isthe first sign of wakening life. Bird houses are made for the treesnear by, eggs are modeled, birds and crocuses painted, and scrap-books of spring pictures made. The hen with her family of chicksis provided with a coop and chicken yard. Baskets are woven forthe Easter eggs. The work culminates in appropriate Easter exer-cises. 3. Gardening.—Plants, flowers and berries are set out, andseeds planted. Simple wheelbarrows, and small tools of tin andwood are made with which to carry on the daily garden work.Stories of walks on the farm are expressed through drawings. Illustrative songs and stories, small house-keeping duties,rhythmic and carefully selected traditional games, ladder jumping]bean bags and seesaw are brought into the daily program. 66 CATALOGUE OF SPECIAL AGRICULTURE COURSE Requirements for admission same as for other graduate courses(See page 19). This course covers a period of
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