Publication Date: February 28, 2023
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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
The latest addition to the best-selling Backpack Explorer series (455,000 in print) invites kids ages 4 and up to head out on a rock-collecting adventure. Colorful activity pages, along with the magnifying glass (included in book) challenge kids to search for and identify a variety of rocks, minerals, and fossils; learn introductory geology; stack, sort, and craft with rocks; and record their rock hunting finds using the fold-out log page and enclosed sticker sheets.
The latest addition to the best-selling Backpack Explorer series (455,000 copies in print) invites kids ages 4 and up to head outside and find, collect, and learn about rocks with this take-along activity book! Backpack Explorer: Rock Hunt is packed with prompts and activities, including: 12 interactive field guide pages introducing rock classifications (color, shape, size, texture); sensory scavenger hunts; hands-on outdoor creative activities; rock experiments; and discovery zone pages with facts about geology, landforms, igneous and metamorphic rocks, gems, fossils, and more. The book includes a real magnifying glass, stickers, and a log for recording rock finds, making it the perfect explorer guide for budding geologists, whether in a backyard, a city park, or a nature preserve.
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