Child’s Broom, Natural Corn Broom, Heirloom Quality
Child’s Broom, Natural Corn Broom, Heirloom Quality
Children love to copy their parents when they are little, and this old fashioned, real wooden broom —child sized broom!—lets them sweep along with you or during pretend play on their own.
Our Waldorf inspired, child's broom with a hardwood handle is about 34" long. Our master broom smith employs age-old techniques and uses real broom corn and machinery that is over 100 years old to make these amazing brooms.
In Waldorf preschools and kindergartens, you will often find child-sized brooms in the pretend play house section or set up near where the teachers sweep. Children in the preschool and kindergarten years love to pretend and also love to just be near their grown-ups as they play, often mimicking their actions, such as vacuuming, sweeping, cooking and doing laundry.
What we see as a house chore, young children still see as a fun pretend play game.
WHY THESE BROOMS ARE MORE THAN SPECIAL
These gorgeous, well-made, heirloom quality brooms for kids have been handcrafted the same way as a traditional, regular-sized broom. These gorgeous brooms have been made through six generations by a family of artisans in Pennsylvania. That’s well over 100 years! They even still use the same equipment and techniques as broom-makers of long ago, attaching beautiful natural and rainbow broom corn to a wooden handle and tying the broom corn with gorgeous knot work patterns.
This truly is an age-old craft being kept alive by skilled artisans. This broom is so pretty and well-made, it can be passed down to future generations or even used as a unique and pretty decor piece once your child outgrows pretend play. Great size as a hearth broom, too. (Don’t you wish they’d hang onto that pretend play even longer. The ages between 3 to 6 or 7 years is such a special, magical time for kids!)
- Handcrafted Kids Broom
- hard wood handle
- real broom corn
- natural and rainbow broom corn
- Approximately 34” long
- Includes removable hanging strap
- Ages 3 years and older
⚠️ WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
Shipping & Returns
Shipping & Returns
Order processing is typically 2 - 5 business days. We are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Shipping is connected directly to USPS and UPS and includes their live rates and shipping times.
Returns can be made for eligible items through the customer return portal within 30 days of purchase date.
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act
Alder & Alouette sells arts and crafts materials, as well as toys, games, and puzzles, in compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).
CPSIA addresses, among other things, lead, phthalates, toy safety, third-party testing and certification, imports, ATVs, civil and criminal penalties and SaferProducts.gov. You may view a pdf of the law here and learn more about the law here.
Conformitè Europëenne (CE)
Our products also meet the European Union's CE requirements.
The Conformitè Europëenne (CE) Mark is defined as the European Union's (EU) mandatory conformity marking for regulating the goods sold within the European Economic Area (EEA) since 1985. The CE marking represents a manufacturer's declaration that products comply with the EU's New Approach Directives. You can find out more about this requirement here.
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Q: Do you offer gift wrapping?
A: At this time, we do not offer gift wrapping.
Q: Do you sell gift cards?
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Q: An item I wanted to buy sold out during a sale. Do you offer rainchecks for the sale price?
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Discounts and Promo Codes
Q: I found a discount code for your shop online but it doesn’t work. Why?
Only Promo Codes and Discount Codes sent to you through official Alder & Alouette communication channels are valid. Promo and discount codes found on other websites that we do not own are not valid and have been transmitted or created without our knowledge or permission.
Q: May I cancel or change my order after it’s been placed?
A1. : Whether or not the cancellation is possible depends upon where your items are in the processing and shipping process.If you placed an order and then changed your mind, please contact us in writing via e-mail as soon as possible. firstname.lastname@example.org.
A2: Cancellation if Your Order Has Not Shipped Yet
If your order has already been processed, but not shipped, there will be a small restocking fee to cover the cost of the packing your order and the time. This fee will be deducted from your refund when we cancel your order. Currently, this fee is 3% of your purchase price.
A3: Cancellation if Your Order Has Already Shipped
If the order has already shipped, we are unable to cancel the order as it’s already on its way.
Q: Do you charge sales tax?
A: Currently, we only charge sales tax in Washington State. If you are in a state where sales tax is not charged, you are required to keep up with that purchase total and report it to your state under their State Usage Tax system.
Credit Card versus Debit Card
Q: Why do you recommend paying with a credit card instead of a debit card?
A: We recommend paying with a credit card instead of a debit card for a couple of reasons. Many credit cards offer extra insurance on products when purchased with a credit card. This is a nice, extra perk on your side in case the postal service or other delivery service loses or damages your package. We are not responsible for loss or damage caused by the shipping service.
In addition, because of internet fraud, some orders may be declined through our payment processor as a security feature to protect you based on certain filters, like address verification. If this happens and you used your debit card, your bank may put a hold on those funds until the transaction is no longer pending. This could take several days and during that time, those funds will not be available to you. We do not have control over this and unfortunately, cannot help you if this occurs. Using a credit card instead does not impact your bank account if your card is declined for any reason.
Q: Do you cover my package if it is lost, mis-delivered or damaged during shipment?
A: No, we do not cover your package if lost, mis-delivered or damaged during shipment by a shipping service. The shipping services we use are separate companies from us, and we relinquish our responsibility to them once they pick up your package and leave our facility.
Q: Do you ship Internationally?
A: Currently, we are only shipping to the United States and to Canada.
Q: Do you offer free shipping discounts?
A: Occasionally we may offer free shipping. When we do, you usually need to meet a price point and that range is somewhere between $129 to $199.
Q: What do you charge for shipping?
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Q: How long does it take to receive my order?
A: There are two different times that affect this answer: Processing Time and Shipping Time. Please see our shipping policy HERE.
Q: Will I receive a tracking number?
A: Once a shipping label has been created, you will receive a tracking number, though it may be the next business day before your package is actually picked up.
Q: How do I return or exchange a product?
A: See our Refund & Exchange Policy HERE for requirements and which items do not qualify for an exchange or return.
NOTE: We reserve the right to change our policies as needed and without warning or notice to you, the customer. Information on this page is not a guarantee.
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