For some, the memory of that special bond lasts a lifetime.
A retired Hamburg teacher, Hans Günther Loew grew up in a post-war abandoned Germany. He still remembers playing in the rubble of bombed homes. A photo taken on her first day at school in 1949 shows her strenuous efforts to appear normal.
“My mother sewed me a jacket from scraps of fabric. I wear used boots with knitted knee-high socks and I have a homemade school cone decorated with shiny foil. One,” he said, wondering how she managed to pull it off. I tried to save the cone, and she was making it without me knowing, even though we lived in a small, cramped apartment.”
After a short pause, he added softly, almost to himself.
Loewe collected dozens of antique school cones that are now in museums, as well as photographs documenting the tradition. He wrote a book about the history of this custom. This includes some very poignant school his cohn memories.
“The long-feared day dawned,” the 18th-century German memoirist quoted in Loewe’s book wrote of his first day at school. “Equipped with new textbooks, a large cone of raisins, and a 6-coin tuition, I set out on the sour road. [to school]While being escorted by the maid and shedding hot tears. ”
Then, just like now, starting school can spark a sense of anxiety in children. It helps you experience. I’m not completely used to school yet.
These transitions from one stage of life to another, if properly handled, represent “major turning points in children’s lives” and “challenges and opportunities for learning and growth at different levels.” ,” claim the review authors. Although the review does not mention a specific entrance ceremony, many societies have some form of significant day. However, in Japan, children are given a traditional randoseru, known as randoseru.