National Geographic Gemstone Dig Kit REVIEW

National Geographic Gemstone Dig Kit REVIEW

In this post, we look at the National Geographic Gemstone Dig Kit that we were sent to review for British Science Week. We will also be reviewing the Crystal Garden Kit, the Dino Fossil Dig Kit, and the Shark Tooth Mini Dig Kit.

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National Geographic Gemstone Dig Kit REVIEW

The Gemstone Dig Kit

In this National Geographic set you will discover a clay shaped purple gemstone.

national geographic gemstone dig kit stem kit

Use the supplied digging tools to excavate three amazing gemstones, quartz, an amethyst, and a tiger’s eye from the clay. This National Geographic kit is a perfect hands-on STEM educational toy.

little e clay shaped purple gemstone national geographic gemstone dig kit review

What Will You Discover Inside The Box?

  • 1 gemstone digging brick
  • 2 archeological digging tools
  • 1 magnifying glass
  • A full-color gemstone learning guide
  • Digging instructions

Our Dig Kit Experience

This kit comes with three tools to help excavate the gemstones. The cutting tool helps you cut into the clay. The brush helps you to brush away the excess clay. Finally, the magnifying glass will help you search for those hidden gemstones.

little e gemstone clay national geographic gemstone dig kit review

The adults used the digging tools whilst the children used the brushes and magnifying glasses to search for the hidden items in the clay.

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Discovering the first two gemstones in the plaster was very easy. The last one hid very well. Soon we were the proud owners of three beautiful gemstones.

quartz amethyst tigers eye

Our Thoughts On This National Geographic Dig Kit

This National Geographic dig kit took us about thirty minutes to complete. That was with adult help so a child doing a dig on their own might take a little longer to complete. Everyone enjoyed this dig kit and the three gemstones are now proudly on display.

This kit also comes with a full-color gemstone learning guide. This gives you the chance to learn some amazing facts about gemstones of the world and their history. Also about the gemstones included in this kit.

Digging out the gemstones does get a little messy but this is clearly explained in the digging instructions. We placed paper down on our table to help protect it’s surface before we started digging.

DISCLOSURE – We received the National Geographic Gemstone Dig Kit as a gift. This was for the purposes of this post. We always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, and experiences of the products we receive.

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