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|Practical Life - Care of the Environment
|3 - 4
dust-pan and brush
This activity teaches the child how to sweep the floor.
- step one
- step two
Points of Interest
Control of Error
Variations and Extensions
- raking leaves
- using a push-broom
Make Your Own
Adult-sized brooms can have their handles cut short to be the right size for children. Just be sure that any rough edges are sanded down, or covered with heavy tape.
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|For Small Hands
- Basic Montessori: Learning Activities for Under-fives by David Gettman, pages 46-51
- Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Pre-School Years by Elizabeth G. Hainstock, page 34