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About Dancing Bear’s Rocks and Minerals
Dancing Bear’s Rocks and Minerals is dedicated to providing unique, quality rock and mineral products with educational value. We feel it is important for children (and adults!) to experience the beauty and wonder of nature, by literally touching the earth. All our products are developed with this goal in mind: to provide educational material so children and adults alike can deepen their understanding and appreciation of the amazing natural substances of Mother Earth. We receive letters every week from children, parents, and grandparents thanking us for our work. We hear grateful reports that kids are breaking away from computer and TV screens and becoming more in tune with the physical earth.
About Dancing Bear
Dancing Bear has been in the rock, mineral, and fossil business for over thirty years. He and his former partner created a major distribution company that wholesaled rocks, minerals, fossils to retail stores all over the world. After selling that business and retiring, he began selling a few educational kits on eBay as a hobby. The response was so great that, by 2012, this little “hobby” had evolved into a whole new company. Dancing Bear’s Rocks and Minerals was born.
With a background in early childhood education, Dancing Bear has always been interested in young children and education. He’s had classroom experience with pre-school through third-graders and loves watching young eyes light up as, for example, when his lively hand puppets introduce youngsters to the wonders of nature.
Dancing Bear’s Rocks and Minerals has allowed Dancing Bear to combine and share his unique skill set by creating a one-of-a-kind, fun and educational product line.
Six Reasons to Buy the Dancing Bear brand
1. Most of the rocks and minerals are hand-sorted and the kits are produced in the USA, so you know you have a quality product when you buy Dancing Bear’s brand.
2. Most manufacturers spend up to half the cost of the product on fancy packaging, so for the same price, you get less quality and quantity of actual rocks and minerals. Dancing Bear’s brand spends less on packaging, thus you get more rocks and minerals for the money.
3. Dancing Bear’s brand supports the community and charities around the world. Our kits are assembled by the Pearl Buck Center, which offers people with disabilities and their families quality employment opportunities and supports them to achieve their goals . In addition, 10% of our profits are donated to charities around the world.
4. After 30 years in the rock and mineral business, Dancing Bear has developed meaningful human relationships with suppliers and owners of mines from all over the world. Thus, he has personal access to quality material for Dancing Bear’s products.
5. Most of Dancing Bear’s products have copyrighted educational material.
6. Dancing Bear’s brand cares about your experience…and listens! We respond to your feedback, both positive and negative. Because we welcome feedback, the rock and mineral activity kits have evolved over the last 4 years, aided by customer suggestions
7.100% Guarantee! If you are unsatisfied for any reason, contact us and we will address your concerns, and/or we will give you a refund for purchase price, including shipping.
Wishing you health, happiness, and continued wonderment!