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Practical Life - Care of the Environment
Age3 - 4
Materialssmall broom
dust-pan and brush

This activity teaches the child how to sweep the floor.


  1. step one
  2. 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.

Where to Buy

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Store Price
For Small Hands $10.95

Further Reading