Get your children interested in the natural world this Christmas and help to pique their interest in nature.
Studying rocks, crystals and gemstones can be great fun, understanding how they form, how many millions of years old they may be, and what was on the earth with them at the same time can be fascinating for children of all ages, and adults too!
Unearth the budding paleontologist in your family and help them to learn all about how fossils are formed with this collection of fossils, some of which may be up to 7 million years old! The fossils are hand selected for their texture, color and overall appearance and could form the start of your child’s interest in the subject.
If pretty and sparkly stones are more to your child’s taste, then this collection of gemstones will delight and educate them. Help them to discover what each stone is called and how it is formed in the natural world, whilst admiring the beauty of each one.
To further educate your children in the world of gemstones, this book will explain all the different types of precious and semi-precious gemstone found all over the world.
If you like to conduct science experiments with your children to have fun and further their education, then this mineral kit could be just the stocking filler for you this Christmas. It contains 15 different minerals, along with a magnifying glass, nail to test for hardness and tile to investigate the color of the powdered residue from the minerals.
You don’t need to send your children down the mines to let them see how crystals are extracted from rocks. This crystal mining kit can be done in the comfort of your own home and children will marvel at how such beautiful crystals can come from such dull looking rocks and stones.
Speaking of crystals, how about growing one of your own! This amazing crystal growing kit comes in a variety of colors and you can grow your very own crystal with ease.
If you want to take your study of rocks and fossils out of the home, then we have books that will help you and your children to locate the best places to find interesting rocks and fossils and how to identify them.