My children enjoyed studying rocks and minerals at various times during our homeschooling. Today, I’m sharing a roundup of Montessori-inspired activities and materials for a rocks and minerals unit study. You’ll find preschool through elementary level activities in this post. The hands-on activities are a great way to introduce the study of geology.
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Montessori-Inspired Rocks and Minerals Printables and Materials
Free Rocks and Minerals Packet from The Homeschool Den
Free Montessori 3-Part Cards: Famous Rocks Around the World from The Homeschool Den
Free Rocks and Minerals Classified Cards from Little Schoolhouse in the Suburbs
Free Rocks and Landmark Matching Cards from Carrots Are Orange
Rocks and Minerals Materials available for purchase from Montessori Services
Montessori-Inspired Rocks and Minerals Activities
Story Stones – Farm Animal Families Treasure Basket (post includes YouTube video)
Montessori Rocks and Minerals Lesson Planning Ideas from Montessori 21st Century Weblogs
Rocks and Minerals Exploration from How We Montessori
Scrubbing Rocks from Our Country Home
How We Explore Rocks in Preschool from Teach Preschool
Rock Unit from Inspired Montessori and Arts at Dundee Montessori
Rock Classification and the Rock Cycle from Montessori Beginnings
Rock Activities for Kids from Carrots Are Orange
R is for Rocks Unit (including How to Make a Rock with Kids) from Fantastic Fun and Learning
Rocks and Minerals Lapbook and Unit Study from Simply Necessary
Opening and Closing Activity with Smooth Rocks Added and Cards and Counters – on the Rocks from My Montessori Journey
Activities with Rocks from Montessori Spanish
Phonogram Rocks from Little Schoolhouse in the Suburbs
Rock Memory Game from Spell Outloud
Dinosaurs and Rocks from Montessori Mom
Semi Precious Rocks from The Learning Ark
Mineral Research from Inspired by Montessori
The Five Great Lessons of the Montessori Curriculum from Montessori for Everyone
Great Lessons Page from Miss Barbara
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