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Geology Activity Book For Kids: Hands-On Fun Exploring Rocks, Minerals, and the Earth's Surface (Paperback)
Help kids discover how mountains are formed and rocks are made with this interactive geology book for ages 5-7
Learning about rocks and minerals is a lot more fun when kids can get their hands dirty. This book on rocks teaches budding scientists all about planet Earth through 19 geological topics that feature hands-on experiments, on-page activities, and fascinating facts.
What sets this geology book apart from other rock books for kids:
Real-life experiments—Kids can see what it's like to be a geologist with simple yet fascinating experiments such as pulling core samples from a candy bar, growing crystals, and creating a volcanic eruption!
Earth-based activities—A variety of games, puzzles, and facts help young readers better understand geological concepts and build their scientific vocabulary.
Rock spotting—This is also a rock identification book where kids can learn how to identify the rocks and minerals being used in the world around them, from the kitchen to the classroom.
Inspire geology kids with this interactive exploring nature activity book—it's a standout among geology books for kids.
About the Author
MEGHAN VESTAL has created hands-on curricula for thousands of teachers and schools around the world and designed unique professional development opportunities for teachers.
"There's nothing like having a resource that's hands-on, visually exciting, engaging, and aligned to your state standards. You get exactly that and more with Geology Activity Book for Kids! It's one of a few books that allows students to connect with their surroundings in a practical way. Teachers—keep this resource on hand!" —Presley Grace Pustmueller, 3rd grade teacher
"This book needs to be in every household and classroom for the K-2 age range! It is not only educational but full of rigorous activities to engage any child. This is a foundational way to support their learning as they grow older and create in a student the desire to know the world around them in a new way. I can imagine children reading and completing this book will immediately see the world around them as they step outside and wonder, "Is that rock igneous?" or "What's inside this large boulder at the park?" Love this book!" —Brianne White, elementary teacher and content creator
"This book is a great addition for a kid to learn about their earth. It uses household items to explain terms that may be new to them, with a closing activity that varies throughout the book. This book could also be used by teachers with different demonstrations in the classroom or by a home schooler." —Donna Phillips
"As an elementary teacher and parent, I found this book to be perfect for in the classroom and at home geology experiments. Meghan's teaching expertise shines as she includes everything you'll need to keep the kids engaged in hands-on learning opportunities. My daughter can't wait to take this book on our hikes along the river." —Sarah Kachurchak, ECED educator and content creator at Little Learning Corner, LLC