Rock Collecting

Have you ever used any of the following idioms?

  • as solid as a rock
  • between a rock and a hard place
  • be on the rocks
  • rock bottom

Rocks are everywhere. Many kids enjoy collecting rocks. I love rocks and I am a grown-up. My daughter loves to pick up rocks when we are traveling to various places. She tries to find unique rocks.

You can find rocks along the side of a quiet country road, by a river stream, in your backyard, or at the local park. You might even want to plan a rock hunting field trip if you get serious about rock collecting. Lots of people collect things–rocks, stamps, spoons, coins, dolls–just to name a few.

So think about teaching a unit on rocks.

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