Kids Corner

2021 Springfield Rock, Gem and Mineral Show Rockhound-in-Training Winners!

15 Ways Kids Can Study Geology at Home

List of options for at home study from Earth Science Jr.

Discover The Fun Of Backyard Geology

A fun article with some good resources. If you are wondering how to get started, this is a good place to start.

DK Findout!

Doring Kindersley (DK) Kids module with quiz on rocks and minerals.

Every Rock Has a Story

YouTube playlist for Ethan Baxter’s weekly episodes.

Earth Science for Kids!

Large number of earth science modules from Ducksters.

Fossils, Facts and Finds

Everything Fossils is especially for kids, teachers, students, and homeschoolers who want to put some fun into their earth science classes. It is also for more advanced collectors who want to learn more about their specimens.

Home Science Tools

Kid-level rockhounding tools and kits.

Kids Love Rocks

Kids Love Rocks is a rock and mineral resource site for kids, their families, teachers and hobbyists. It’s a place where you can learn about rocks, gemstones and fossils; buy or download fun and educational activities; and begin or expand your very own rock collection.

Mini Me Geology

Rock and mineral kits, rocks and minerals, online tutoring, and puzzles for kids.


The science website for kids from the American Museum of Natural History.


Lessions on various geology aspects for kids.

Rocks for Kids

Articles by a Montessori teacher on rocks & minerals.