"The little Gardener" (Der Kleine Gärtner)

"The little Gardener" (A 16) show a little girl pouring out water from a jug to the flowers. Behind her stands the gardener helping another child. In the centre of the picture is a tower. The frame of the picture is made of lilies and tulips, two of Fröbel's most beloved flowers. The tower and the waterjug with the sprinkler ar symbols of Virgin Mary and the Great Gardener is an old name of God. In "The Little Gardener" there are roses and tulips as a frame, in the garden grow sunflowers and holyhocks, all of them belong to the Virgin Mary.