Three Types of Rocks Sort: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic | Nature Curriculum in Cards


Three-part cards and sorting activity with three major groups of rocks – Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic. Rocks are often a great point of interest for lower elementary students. It is easily translated into a hands-on experience for children who enjoy looking up various types of rocks and learning their origin and proper name pronunciation.

The printable contains:

Classification poster
Three working mats that represent the three groups of rocks with 5 examples for each
matching pictures and label cards (for matching and reading activity matching the picture to the picture and the word to the word). Use picture cards for sorting activity.
Three label cards for sorting
Information cards for 3 groups of rocks: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic.
Student booklet: My Book of Rocks

This set is designed to complement Toysmith Rock Science Kit (affiliate link) with 15 specimens.

This printable is a part of the Nature Curriculum in Cards Series. 

The printable is suitable for children aged 5-8

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