Dazzling STEM Excavation

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  • Plaster dig site
  • 8 crystals
  • Drawstring pouch
  • Digging tool
  • Brush

The Dazzling STEM Excavation kit allows kids to become miners in search of beautiful and sparkly gemstones. Provided is a mound of rocky earth that kids can begin chiseling through to unearth eight wonderful crystals. These gorgeous crystals can then be treasured and stored by kids that have their own special rock and gem collection. They will learn all about STEM minerals while adding some beautiful pieces to their bedroom. This is a safe game with minimal mess.


  • Product Dimensions: 6.75 x 2.25 x 6.75 inches
  • Item Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Recommended Age: 5 years and up

Our SmartKidsPlanet initiative began in 2017 when 3 geeky and dedicated parents saw a gap in the children’s toys and games market. An opportunity was spotted while we struggled to find toys and games for our kids which enriched their minds and guided them toward science, art, math and construction. The trio then knew that their paths were set, establishing an online shop with a comprehensive range of intelligent toys for babies, children and young teenagers.

With offices based in California, our SmartKidsPlanet team enjoys a daily growth in our presence within the children’s educational toys market. We love our new place in life, and we love helping young minds with their growth and skill development, all while having as much fun as possible.


We ship all our products directly to you from our warehouses located in multiple locations in the West and East Coasts.

Processing Time: All orders placed after 2 PM EST will be shipped the next business day. Orders placed after 2 PM EST Friday will be shipped on Monday. 

Orders are shipped and generally arrive within 2 to 3 business days after the order is processed. Tracking information will be sent via email once your order has been processed. The tracking number may not become active for 24 - 48 hrs.

Kindly take note that due to our business utilizing multiple warehouses within the United States, orders of more than one item may arrive as separate deliveries at different times. 

Orders made to PO BOX may take up to 12 days. Additionally, we do not ship to military bases. Hawaii and Alaska

Customer Reviews

Based on 102 reviews
Floyd Hoff
Not bad...

My daughter wanted a kit for everyone in the family for her birthday so I bought two of these and two nat geo kits. Turned out to be a good combination with a good variety of stones.

Al DiCarlo JR
Impressed!! Girls 5, 7 & 8.5 LOVE it!

Seriously a great purchase! I have three girls and each of them worked for over 9 minutes each on her kit. My quiet, reserved 8.5 year old was the most enthusiastic and diligent, examining each discovery with the included magnifying plastic glass, looking up the stones in the booklet, and recoding the information on the included collection display (parent assistance is definitely necessary for this part bc there are tabs that need to be inserted on the collection card).

Dren Ledger
My kids ages 3-12 all really enjoyed this kit. They took turns "mining", and were thrilled with a...

This is the best gem mining dig I have gotten yet. The Smithsonian gem dig was horrible with very very small gems. This kit on the other hand has very very nice sized gems. Somehow I had accidentally ordered 2 sets and I did not want to send it back. It was perfect. My son and I each got out own brick to excavate. It was so much fun. He got impatient with how long it wa staking and I keep trying to tell him that's how it goes but finally he got me impatient as well lol. So I grabbed two flat head screwdrivers and went to town. Mine ended up with 1 gems, his 8.

Juan Vargas
Fun activity, well worth the money!

My kids ages 3-12 all really enjoyed this kit. They took turns "mining", and were thrilled with all of the crystals they found. The plaster was really messy, so it would be great to do this outside, or just cover your area and be ready to clean up after (and change clothes- we all had plaster powder all over us). Despite the mess, this was a fun and educational project. It went well with learning about rocks and minerals. All of my kids enjoyed it, and we found well more than 8 crystals.

Laurey Jacobson
Great "independent" Activity for my 5 year old

Anyone looking for an activity that'll keep your little ones independently occupied (without the constant "Mommy/Daddy"...) NEEDS to have this in the toy closet. It's definitely an outdoor activity, since the plaster makes dust. And it's obviously a one time use, at least an hour of play, who can beat it? The tool that comes with it has a serrated edge on one side (like a dull butter knife) and a little mallet on the other side. He used it like a saw. Seriously, he's doing it now and has been at it long enough for me to empty dishes, load dishes :)




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