Lessons for Little Learners

10. Changing notions of parenting and of the role of children in society were important, but the profitable production and marketing of educational materials required varied application of the ‘instruct and amuse’ formula suitable to infants, toddlers and older children. Little Lessons for Little Learners, In Words of One Syllable (1834?) by Mrs. Barwell is an example of such differentiation, in this case aimed at early learners.