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The Modern Child and Toys

By Margaret Lowenfeld Toys are to a child what a grown-up is represented by his power of speech, his pen, pencil and typewriter, his motor car, his bicycle, his power of acting, co...

The Danger and Value of Curiosity

By Margaret Lowenfeld I feel it a great privilege to have the opportunity of speaking after two such excellent, fitting and really illuminating addresses, because my task is made ...

Child Psychotherapy and Margaret Lowenfeld

By Thérèse Woodcock Exploring Margaret Lowenfeld’s view of psychotherapy, particularly psychotherapy with children.

The Training of Child Psychotherapists

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Institute of Child Psychology was founded in 1928, under the name of the Children’s Clinic, at 10 Telford Road, London, W.10. Its purpose was to pro...

Topical Problems of Psychotherapy

By Margaret Lowenfeld The technical psychotherapeutic procedure called “The World Technique” arose gradually through direct psychotherapeutic work with children, in London. It ...

The Sensitive Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the profound discoveries of modern life is the dependence of temperament upon bodily structure. For long it has been accepted that certain bodily build...

Control of Heart Disease in Childhood

By Margaret Lowenfeld One of the most serious issues presented to practical medicine today is the problem of cardiac disease in the young. By the estimate of Dr. Carey Coombs the ...

Parents and Children

By Margaret Lowenfeld Quite a number of people are now beginning to realize that the question of emotional development lies somewhere near the real reason of the failure in educati...

Understanding the Child

By Margaret Lowenfeld Behind every child’s failure lies the failure of a parent and one of the most frequent causes of this tragedy is the gulf of misunderstanding between the ch...

The Nature of the Primary System

By Margaret Lowenfeld For the past twenty years, we have been studying children by methods the aim of which was to enable the children to talk, as it were, without the use of langu...

Children in English Culture

By Margaret Lowenfeld To form a relevant pattern, observations concerning a culture must emanate from a fixed standpoint whose general orientation is already known and against whic...

The Age of Danger and Delight

By Margaret Lowenfeld The second stage in development, that which comes between infancy and school years, is the period in life when sensations are at their keenest and emotions at...

History of the Clinic

By Margaret Lowenfeld The Clinic was opened by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld on 25th October, 1928, 1’n rooms on the ground floor in the house owned by the North Kensington WomenR...

Margaret Lowenfeld Day Conference

By Margaret Lowenfeld There is a spectrum of interest in play. An outer world there are outcome measures. Competence Coping Competence is domain specific. Capacity for effective ...

World Created from Toys in a Sand Tray

By Margaret Lowenfeld What you see in this case has never been displayed before. This treasure from a museum collection tells a story that hasn’t been told until now. But whi...

Helping the Child to Understand

By Margaret Lowenfeld In helping the child to understand, there are three points to bear in mind. A child comes into a world which is for his purposes peopled with three forces: ...

Chemical Composition of Colostrum and Early Milk

By Margaret Lowenfeld A very extensive literature has grown up during the past half century, on the subject of the chemistry of normal human milk. So vast has this literature becom...

Irrational Fears

By Margaret Lowenfeld Everyone feels afraid sometimes, for fear is a valuable part of human life; fear of accidents leads to caution in traffic- fear of fire to care with gas taps....

Playing and Learning with Poleidoblocs

Poleidoblocs are the coloured building bricks introduced by Dr Margaret Lowenfeld some 55 years ago, yet still sustain their popularity in many primary school classrooms. Many of t...
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