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Why not be a geologist for the day in celebration of Collect Rocks Day? If you’re the type of person who can’t resist picking up a pebble or two at the beach, or is always on the lookout for shiny minerals when they dig the garden, then this is a chance to make time for finding attractive stones and crystals. People of all ages can use Collect Rock Day as a chance to search for precious and beautiful rocks.

On this day, schools may wish to combine rock collecting with some learning around different rock types and how they are formed. For adults, Collect Rocks Day is the perfect opportunity for a trip to a fossil filled beach in search of rocky treasures, or why not experience something a little different and try panning for gold? There are endless exciting possibilities for celebrating Collect Rocks Day in a memorable way.