I photographed the rocks and printed them out for a simple matching activity. I’ve put the names on the back.
Here are some more cards by http://littleschoolhouseinthesuburbs.com/2012/06/minerals-classified-cards.html/
The above is available from Montessori Print Shop
I’m looking for something to explain the formation of Sedimentary, Igneous and Metamorphic rocks. I’ve seen some interesting activities for weathering and erosion as I’m looking.
Living Montessori Now have lots of ideas including washing and scrubbing rocks!
Little School House minerals classified cards for a selection of beautiful rocks and minerals to make into an activity.
This old display shelf is perfect for storing our collection. I just added a perspex cover.
You can also go on to look at Introducing Landforms.