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Sandpaper Globe

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Sandpaper Globe
Social Studies - Geography
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Level Primary
Age 3 +
Materials Sandpaper Globe

Also called the Land and Water Globe.
This material introduces the child to the concept of the globe as a representation of the earth.

Presentation

  1. Step one
  2. Step two
  3. Step three

Points of Interest

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Material

Make Your Own

If you'd like to make a Land and Water Globe pillow, there is a lovely fabric available from Spoonflower designed by a Montessori homeschool mom. The finished globe is around 7"-8" (depending on how full you stuff it). The fabric is $12 with shipping.
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Source: Walk Beside Me

Where to Buy

Absorbent Montessori $22.00
Adena $15.09
Affordable Montessori $27.00
Albanesi $60.00 (not sandpaper)
Albanesi $60.00
Alison's $35.00 (not sandpaper)
Alison's $35.00
Bruins $50.00
E & O $89.00
ETC Montessori $50.00
IFIT $18.00
Juliana Group $78.12 (not sandpaper)
Juliana Group $47.88
Kid Advance $29.99
Mindset $38.85 (not sandpaper)
Mindset $38.85
Mindset $81.48
The Materials Company of Boston $55.00
Montessori Concepts $30.00
Nienhuis $64.20
Thinkamajigs $33.95
merocomontessori $32.5 (Continents Globe)

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