30+ Cool Things to Do with Painted Rocks

Painted rocks have become one of the most addictive crafts for kids and adults! Here is a collection of super cool ways you can paint rocks and awesome things you can do with those painted rocks- including making rock jewelry, rock photo holders, inspirational painted rocks and more! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board! […]

Sorting Seasons Activity with Stones and Rocks

Make a hands-on seasons activity for kids using rocks or stones, wooden circles, and some stickers! Children can sort the picture stones onto the appropriate wooden circle depicting either spring, summer, winter or fall. Such a great way to encourage discussion about the differences between the four seasons! Follow our Creative Learning Pinterest board!   […]

Painted Rock Photo Holder Craft for Kids

This painted rock photo holder craft for kids is perfect as a homemade gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, and also makes a great summer camp craft! This creative craft using stones of various sizes can be adapted for just about any age. I’ll share tips for adapting this craft for each of the […]

Making Pet Rocks and Pet Rock Houses

This pet rock craft for kids is inspired by the children’s book, Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd Baylor. It’s a fun activity that combines creativity and the outdoors with a classic children’s book! Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!     In our most recent kindergarten after school class the kids created their […]

Science for Kids: Rock Exploration Center

Ignite your child’s curiosity in geology with a rock exploration center! Collect some rocks from outside and gather a few materials, and your’e ready to encourage all kinds of rock investigation. It’s such an easy and fun way to foster a love of science within young children! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     […]

12+ Children’s Books about Rocks

Here’s some of my favorite children’s books about rocks. You’ll find both fiction and nonfiction books perfect for any science unit on rocks and geology. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Integrating Literature into Science I strongly believe in the importance of integrating books and literature into any science unit. By having a selection of […]

Letter Stones

Are you looking for more letter activities for your children to play with at home? These are perfect~ letter stones! I am so in love with them! They are absolutely enjoyable to play with and were really easy and inexpensive to make. I saw this post on making story stones from Happy Hooligans and pinned […]