Rocks, Minerals and Crystals for Kids
Collect and study rocks and minerals for kids like a pro rockhound.
Explore the earth science field of geology by collecting rocks and minerals for kids and adults. A rock collection often becomes a treasured box of memories, as well as a favorite science experience.
Not the laid-back collecting type? By purchasing a set of rocks and minerals for sale, your enthusiast can get going immediately! We have rock sets that let you test for color streak and hardness, magnetism, carbonates, and more.
Think rocks and minerals lack action? Get smashing with a rock pick, safety goggles, and a set of geodes to unlock unique mineral deposits or beautiful crystals!
Every rock has a life story and is formed through natural processes–they aren’t just ‘born’ the way you see them now. Discover the rock cycle with the three types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary. Learn how time, temperature, pressure, and erosion have worked to uniquely shape them all.
Looking for the perfect gift? Consider a complete set of rocks and minerals for kids or the Rock Hound’s Backpack Kit, complete with fact-filled field guides and more.
Use our free rock hound expedition guide (.pdf) for handy checklists and ideas!