How to Choose the Best Rock and Mineral Kit for Your Children

Children of all ages love rocks and minerals. Mini Me Geology kits by Giverny, Inc are the perfect, educational products for anyone interested in science. Our Professional Geologist designs each kit series with different age groups, settings, and interests in mind. This guide will help you choose the best kit for your children and students based on their level and type of interest. The first step is to decide on a kit series. The following summaries will help you determine which kit series is most appropriate for your child or students.

10 Essential Specimens for Every Awesome Mineral Collection

Minerals are the building blocks of every rock in our world. Some minerals are so common that they form all over the world and others are so rare that you can only find them in a few places on Earth. We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 favorite samples for every mineral collection. Whether you collect for fun or teach science classes or homeschool your children, this list is a must.

Blue John’s Cavern Novel Now in eBook and Print!

Blue John’s Cavern is a new book from the owner of Mini Me Geology. Mixed with adventure and a little science fiction, this new novel is perfect for young readers.

Meet Selenite Gypsum – Our New Favorite Mineral!

Love, love, love, love! Did I mention how much I just love these new Selenite Sticks? Selenite is a form of the mineral Gypsum. When the long strands form together in groups, they take the form of these super, awesome, cute “sticks.”

Natural Mineral Crystals for Chakra Healing and Meditation

The use of natural mineral crystals in meditation and the healing of a body’s chakras date back hundreds of years. The body has seven major chakra centers through which we gain physical, emotional and spiritual energy. Many people believe that for optimum wellness, it is beneficial to have all of your chakra centers balanced, clear and energized. Each chakra focuses on a specific area of your body and is associated with a different color.

Some Rocks & Minerals May Be Ugly on the Outside but Beautiful on the Inside

t’s easy to pass by rocks and minerals while you are walking around but you never know what is lurking on the inside. Out in nature, the outside of most rocks and minerals look drab and dingy because of rain, wind, ice and snow that will wear away sharp points, dull the vibrant colors and cause cracks in the surface of the samples.

Carnelian is one mineral in particular which looks rather boring on the outside because of this weathering when you break it open to see a fresh surface, you can see vibrant orange colors and sometimes, a hidden surprise.

Use Rock Walks to Connect with Your Kids and Science

Looking for some fun time with the kids away from the television, phones and video games?

Try a “Rock Walk!”

Use these cool new tools to discover the name of your mineral!

As someone who loves rocks and minerals, finding a new sample is super exciting. Geologists use some very basic tools to help them determine the name of a rock or a mineral. Identifying a sample starts with discovering the names of the mineral or minerals, in the case of rocks. Mini Me Geology’s new Rock and Mineral Testing Kit has everything you need to get started with identifying your samples.

Moooom, I’m Soooo Booooooored!

Save summer boredom with the Rock Detectives kits!

Introducing Our Newest Addition to the Mineral Family: Carnelian

We are excited to announce that we have a new member of the Mini Me Geology mineral family and its name is Carnelian.