Archaeology & Paleontology Kits

Beautifully detailed molds. Fill the see-through molds with paper mbchi, let dry and pop out. Decorate with paint. Excellent results! Projects can be simple or detailed. Great for any age. 5 designs. Ages 5+.

I Dig It! Fossils Real Fossils Excavation Kit from Thames & Kosmos

  • Recommended for ages 7 years and older
  • Dig animal fossils and fossilized tree resin out of the plaster block
  • Learn about fossils, including their names, what makes them special, how they were formed, and how to preserve and display them
  • Includes a snail fossil, stony coral fossil, snail aggregate fossil, fossilized shark tooth, and fossilized resin, plus the tools to excavate them

    GeoSafari® Fossil Excavation Kit, Get ready for some awesome, paleontological, fossil-finding fun! Provides hands-on experience with scientific tools and concepts, rewards kid's natural, scientific curiosity and is perfect for STEM learning.

    • Includes hardened sand block with eight fossils to excavate, rock hammer, chisel, brush, and magnifying glass
    • Fossils include a Mosasaurus tooth, trilobite, shark tooth, shark vertebra, gastropods
    • Recommended for ages 7-12

    Learn all about rocks with the Rocks, Gems & Geodes kit from Klutz. Designed for ages 8 years and older, this kit teaches kids everything they need to know about the property of rocks and how to grow their own geode. Includes an instruction book with clear, step-by-step instructions, and a labeled tray to keep your rocks organized and ready to display. Promotes STEM/STEAM learning.

    Kit contains: 5 detailed lesson plans, 14 reproducible worksheets, 1 full-color poster, 20 rock and mineral specimens, 10 streak plates and 4 hand magnifiers.

    Light-Up Rock & Gem Collection kit from Klutz

    • Recommended for ages 8 years and older
    • Kit includes 32-page book with rock facts, experiments, and more; 29 rocks and gems; display light; 3 acrylic stands; 6 glue dots; magnifying glass
    • Use this kit to start or expand a rock collection
    • Build a color-changing light-up display with an agate slice: use it as a lamp, or study the stones up close with the included magnifying glass
    • Learn fun facts about each rock in the fully colored 32-page book including 6 experiments and activities with easy-to-find ingredients from home
    • Measures 8" x 11.75" x 1.75"

    Learn all about rocks with the Rocks, Gems & Geodes kit from Klutz. Designed for ages 8 years and older, this kit teaches kids everything they need to know about the property of rocks and how to grow their own geode. Includes an instruction book with clear, step-by-step instructions, and a labeled tray to keep your rocks organized and ready to display. Promotes STEM/STEAM learning.

    Klutz Jr. My First Rock & Gem Collection kit from Klutz Press

    • Recommended for ages 4 years and older
    • Includes 8 real rock samples with easy-to-read field guide
    • Treasure chest-shaped dig kit (hammer and tool included) with bonus mystery rock!
    • Decorate rocks from home with included paint, brush, and googly eyes
    • Measures 9.75" x 2" x 10"

    Kids will love the Chip Away Diamond kit from Schylling Toys. Use the hammer and chisel to mine for your hidden stone or genuine diamond. Each box contains one of 6 collector's specimen (Red Onyx, Picture Jasper, Black Line Jasper, Tiger Eye, Volcano Rock, and Rose Crystal) or a real diamond! You have a 1 in 24 chance to uncover a diamond. Recommended for ages 5 years and older.

    Geosafari® Jr. Dino Discovery Dig Triceratops, Roar into endless prehistoric play with six layers of dino-tastic activities in one awesome, volcano-shaped box! Excavate dino bones and assemble a complete, articulated dinosaur skeleton, uncover a hidden mystery gem, make your own fossil molds, learn fun facts about your favorite dinos, and more! Inspires imagination and creativity. Recommended for ages 4-12

    Discover amazing volcanic reactions with the Volcano Making Kit. This 9.5cm tall solid volcano comes with mold and plaster to decorate and create your own volcano. This kit can be used over and over and is a fun project for families to do together! Recommended for ages 7+. Includes:

    • Solid plastic volcano mold (assembly required)
    • 2 fine quality plaster mix
    • 1 bag of baking soda
    • 1 paint strip of six colors
    • 1 stirrer
    • 1 sheet of fun graphics for decoration
    • 1 set of instructions with Volcano Science, Fun Facts, and Recipe for Eruptions