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Brooms, Brooms, Brooms

Time

  • 10 to 20 minutes

Materials

  • Various kinds and sizes of brooms
  • A dustpan

Directions

  1. This is a clean-up activity that is both practical and interesting. Gather as many kinds of brooms as you can find, such as push brooms, kitchen brooms, whisk brooms, etc.
  2. Let your child choose an indoor or outdoor area to experiment together with the various cleaning tools, sharing your results and observations.

Extensions

  • Make a list of chores that work best when done with each broom.
  • Compare the function of brooms and hairbrushes.

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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