Rock collecting for kids

I spent a great deal of time one day recently trying to identify some of our rocks and minerals from our rock collection and have come up with a way to help the girls know what they are looking at:

So after looking online for to compare to, I was able to identify many of our minerals and so I put them in a divided craft box, and took a picture of them with labels on paper so they could know what they are looking at:

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Do you have an amateur rockhound?

Here’s some links to some great information about rocks and minerals:
A-Z’s Homeschooling: Rocks and Minerals

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