The Broom, Mop & Dustpan Set are 1 of many essential items for the practical life component of the curriculum.
In “An Introduction to Practical Life – Montessori Guide” they state – “Practical Life activities are the activities of everyday life and they are involved in all aspects of life. The child observes these activities in the environment and gains knowledge through the real experience of how to accomplish life skills in a purposeful way.”
Not only do children learn responsibility to keep their work and living areas clean, the actions of sweeping, help develop gross motor muscles. An ideal tool to provide The Child with a means to enhance their independence and fulfill their need to take responsibility for their environment.
The mop is telescopic and is made from special cotton to absorb water effectively. The broom is also telescopic so that children of various heights are able to sweep. The set includes a dustpan and hand brush, as well as a dusting cloth.
Item code: CHP2615