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|Social Studies - Geography|
Also called the Land and Water Globe.
This material introduces the child to the concept of the globe as a representation of the earth.
- Step one
- Step two
- Step three
Points of Interest
Control of Error
Variations and Extensions
- Polyhedral Maps in Paper - foldable paper globes to print
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.
Source: Walk Beside Me
Where to Buy
Absorbent Montessori $22.00
Affordable Montessori $27.00
Albanesi $60.00 (not sandpaper)
Alison's $35.00 (not sandpaper)
E & O $89.00
ETC Montessori $50.00
Juliana Group $78.12 (not sandpaper)
Juliana Group $47.88
Kid Advance $29.99
Mindset $38.85 (not sandpaper)
The Materials Company of Boston $55.00
Montessori Concepts $30.00
merocomontessori $32.5 (Continents Globe)
- Basic Montessori: Learning Activities for Under-fives by David Gettman, pages 188-189