4 Tips to Make Your Kids Love Science with My Rockin Collection Rock & Mineral Kits

Rock and mineral kits are a beloved childhood toy. From our youngest geologists who pick up random rocks on the playground to older kids who explore outcrops in the woods, geology fascinates kids of all ages (and lots of adults too). Parents can use rock and mineral kits to elevate science in their kids minds and to promote other skills such as logical thinking and deductive reasoning in older kids and classifying and sorting in younger children.

Meet the Cave of the Crystals – Giant Selenite Crystal Cave in Mexico

The Cave of the Crystal or the Giant Crystal Cave is a fascinating selenite cave in Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. The cave was discovered in 2000 by miners who were excavating a new tunnel in the Naica Mine at a depth of approximately 300 meters (980 feet) below the land surface.

Happy 50th Birthday Earth Day!

Earth Day was born on April 22, 1970. Every year, on April 22nd, we celebrate the wonders of our Earth and all that it has to offer and everything that we can do to help preserve its beauty and resources.

What Mineral is My Birthstone and what are its Properties?

Crystals and gemstones have been associated with months of the year for almost 2,000 years. Today, we call them birthstones.

Free STEM Resources Available from Mini Me Geology

I built Mini Me Geology on the idea that science and fun should go hand-in-hand for kids. From the first day I started the business, I wanted to have a supply of free resources for students, teachers and home school parents to supplement their lessons and the use of our kits. Today, our company offers […]

The Best Sciences Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah, birthday or another special event, finding the perfect gift is part of the excitement. We know you want to give a great gift that is fun and unique. As parents, we often want gifts that are also “good” for children because they are healthy, engaging, or educational. For the adults […]

Rocks and Minerals We Love: GYPSUM MINERALS

Gypsum is one of the most unique minerals found in the world with beautiful samples forming in numerous countries and settings. Some minerals, like gypsum, have the fascinating ability to take on different shapes depending on the environment where they grow. The name Gypsum comes from the Greek word gypsos, which means plaster and mentions […]

Celebrate Easter & Earth Day Together This Year

Liven up this holiday season by filling those Easter baskets with 12 great mineral samples. In 2019, Easter and Earth Day are April 21st and 22nd. We created a group of 12 pretty and popular minerals samples that are sure to delight every kid in your life. Plus, becuase we know how great Easter candy […]

Get a Free Rock & Mineral Fun Book for Your Kids!

Mini Me Geology is proud to offer a free 53-page Rock and Mineral Activity Book for kids! Get your copy today.

Mini Me Geology’s Mineral Madness is the Perfect STEM Kit for Kids

Mini Me Geology is proud to announce their newest geology kit, Mineral Madness. With the importance of STEM education rising, we are dedicated to developing kits that allow children to explore science with quality hands-on samples, accessories and information. The Mineral Madness kit has fifteen (15) mineral samples, a white streak plate, and a mineral identification brochure.