Finds a Unique Blend of Fun, Education, and e-Commerce for Kids and Parents

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The new Web site, uniquely combines the sale of rocks, minerals and other geology related toys with free educational information, free puzzles and free access to the siteÂ?s personal geologist. has become the new destination for kids and parents who want quality science toys and fun, easy-to-understand information.

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The days of informational versus e-commerce Web sites are fading fast with the launch of, where kids and parents can join together for a fun and educational Internet experience.

Recently launched, is a unique Web site that was designed specifically for kids who are interested in geology, rocks and minerals and parents who are looking for high-quality educational toys and games that are also fun for their kids.

The uniqueness of the site comes from a blend of the fun site design, free downloadable puzzles, and specially designed “Rockin’ Collections” of rocks and minerals, with access to free educational information about geology and paleontology and the ability for kids and parents to interact with the Web site’s personal geologist.

“Our site is specifically designed for kids because there are so many neat things about rocks and minerals that young kids can understand without gimmicks and without being bored,” says Tracy Barnhart, owner of the site. “Kids are fascinated by rocks and fossils and our mission is educating through fun products and a fun Web site.” is not just for elementary school children though; kids of all ages are encouraged to write in to the site through the “Ask-a-Geologist” feature for help with class projects or homework. Submitted questions are posted on the Web site so that kids can get their answer and others can benefit as well. Each question is answered by the Web site’s professional geologist who uses terms and concepts that children can understand.

Visitors to the site can also sign up for the “Mini Me Geology” newsletter which periodically sends out product information and special savings offers and publishes a monthly “Rockland Gazette” which contains articles about rocks and minerals, and related geology topics such as earthquakes and volcanoes. It also provides interviews with working geologists who discuss their jobs and their favorite aspects of geology.

“Because the site is geared for kids, we also offer free dinosaur tattoos with each order. We hope that the excitement of that little something extra in the box will make a child’s day a little more fun,” Barnhart said.

For additional information, contact Tracy Barnhart at 843-216-8189 or visit Mini Me Geology’s own “My Rockin’ Collections” are available for minerals, igneous rocks, metamorphic rocks and sedimentary rocks. Individual rock and mineral samples, crystal science kits, volcano making kits and dinosaur toys are also available through the Web site.

About Mini Me Geology:

Mini Me Geology is a division of Giverny, Inc. The company’s owner, Tracy Barnhart, who has been a geologist for more than 16 years, was inspired by her kids and their friends to develop a business concept which provides a unique blend of high-quality products with free educational information.


Tracy Barnhart

Mini Me Geology, a Division of Giverny, Inc.



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