The Montessori Sandpaper Globe is a sphere with 2 specific colorations and textures – easy blue cloth that represents water and difficult sandpaper (the shadeation varies, however usually it’s observed in brown or yellow) that represents land. The sandpaper globe is about on a timber stand in a manner that permits it to rotate on the identical attitude because the Earth. The cause of the Sandpaper Globe is to allow youngsters revel in thru their tactile sense the round form of the earth in addition to Earth’s composition of land and water. Montessori teaches geography so as from complete-to-parts. This manner that youngsters first find out about the complete earth, then its contentents, then the countries, and onward. This is to assist youngsters relate every component again to the complete.
This isn’t best critical for supporting youngsters apprehend geography, however it enables them apprehend that everybody on earth, irrespective of in which they’re located, is related to 1 another.