28
Feb

Gemstone Dig Kit Review

This was such a tease to my boys. They have been asking me daily if we can open the box.
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Product Description

* Excavate real quartz, tiger’s eye, and amethyst gemstones with this hands-on digging kit
* Kit includes digging tool, brush and magnifying glass & is a great way to start a rock & mineral collection
* Perfect gift for any kid aged 6-12 that is interested in rocks, science, geology, or paleontology
* The 12-page info guide is filled with cool science facts about gemstones and was written by teachers
* Activity booklet contains 10 wonderful puzzles and games for hours of extra fun and learning

Excavate 3 real gemstone specimens with this incredible hands-on excavation kit. Buried within a gemstone-shaped digging brick, your treasure hunter will dig out a real amethyst crystal, a quartz crystal point and a tiger’s eye specimen! This hands-on adventure science kit is a great way to start a rock and mineral collection and includes an excavation tool, brush, and magnifying glass. There’s also a wonderful full-color information guide (written by teachers) so that you can identify and learn about each gemstone. Plus there’s an activity booklet with 10 fun games, puzzles, and challenges to complete. This is a must-have gift for the rock hound or treasure hunter in your family!

AWARDS WON: Preferred Choice Award – Creative Child Magazine 2012 and Seal of Excellence – Creative Child Magazine 2012

My Review

My little  homeschooler’s LOVE Science and hands-on activities. They LOVE the Dr. Cool Kit’s so this one was just haunting them every day that I made them wait until I had time to sit down and video the fun. So on to the video:

As you can tell they had so much fun. I sped it up and cut some out because it really is something they enjoy for a while. They used the magnifying glass to inspect as they went along. They learned some tricks on how to use the tool better from big sister and my 7-year-old discovered that it was easier when it was wet too so you see him getting it wet with the brush while little brother was digging in. They love their gems and carry them around in their pockets to show everyone. As they were excavating their gems I was reading to them from the Adventure guide about the stories and information related to their particular gems and then we read about other ones. “Wow, we never want to own the Hope Diamond,”said my youngest son. Not that we could ever buy it anyhow, ROFLOL. Then when they finished digging out their gems they read more from the Adventure guide about the gems that go along with the different months and then started into the Activity guide, looking for the hidden objects and more.

Thanks again Dr. Cool for another fun, educational and hands-on kit! We had an awesome time spending our day excavating gems inside after coming in from playing in the snow. You can buy your own Dr. Cool kit Here: https://www.discoverwithdrcool.com/ and on Amazon.

Here are some more awesome Dr. Cool kits that were shown quickly at the end of the video:

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***”Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”) Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

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