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Fall 2014 Fossilicious Moving Sale
August 18, 2014


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Table of Contents

  • Huge Moving Sale 40% off EVERYTHING!

  • Free Fossils For Schools And Kids' Organizations!

  • Teachers' Corner- Plate Tectonics

  • Feathered Dinosaurs

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Huge Moving Sale 40% off EVERYTHING!

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California Here We Come!

Not since the summer of 2007 has Fossilicious had a blow-out sale like this one. That was the last time Fossilicious relocated its home base. We’re on the move again; this time to California…and we don’t want to move the mountain of rocks, minerals, fossils and books that make up our unique inventory of Earth Treasures for children, teachers, and YOU, our loyal customers.

40% off through September 10 on EVERYTHING!

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Free shipping on orders over $20.00.


Sandbox Fossils...

For Teachers, Schools and other 501C3 organizations that work with children. We are overstocked with sandbox fossils! See this:

Sandbox Fossils

We are giving these Sandbox Fossils away to qualifying organizations. Really!

Your oganization qualifies if you work with kids and if donations to your organization are tax deductible (501c3).

Here is what to do to get 8 pounds of sandbox fossils for FREE!
  • Friend fossilicious on Facebook. Go to Fossilicious Facebook page
  • Send an email to info "at" fossilicious "dot" com with your name, the name of your organization, a contact email address and the following 2 things:
    • A thank you letter printed on your organization's letterhead stating the donation of 8 pounds of sandbox fossils valued at $10 per pound for a total donation of $80.00. Please sign and date your letter.
    • $12.35 for postage to ship the fossils to you. Your fossils will arrive via USPS in a medium flat-rate box. You can send a check or money order to cover postage.

Once we receive the thank you letter and paid postage, your sandbox fossils will be on their way!

That’s it. Free Fossils!

Fossil requests will be handled in the order that they are received. If we receive more requests than we can fill immediately, we'll contact you by email to let you know your place on the waiting list for the next free fossil give away. Your text caption goes here. You can change the position and width of the caption from the block settings tab.



Make 2014/2015 your strongest Earth Science year EVER!

This month’s feature:

Plate Tectonics

San Andreas Fault, California

Our students love earth science! I think that the fascination comes from both the unique beauty that is part of that study, and also the magnitude of force that continues to create the surface. In our Montessori lessons, we strive to create BIG impressions that will inspire students to look further into a related area of study.

One of the best ways I know to trigger a child’s memory of a lesson is to include food. This month’s lesson does just that, while learning about transform faults. This lesson is always a hit, but it took on particular interest when we were looking forward to a week in San Francisco.

I always have several tectonic maps available during the lesson, so students can see real life examples of where the particular type of fault or subduction is taking place.

These mini lessons are fun, but they also lead children to ask more questions. By looking at the map, children can find all the volcanoes in the Pacific “Ring of Fire,” more inspiration for learning. They begin to wonder about the different ways the plates are coming together or moving much food for thought.

Be sure to use a chocolate frosting, or tinted black, for making the “road” extra realistic. If you can accompany your lesson with photos from recent quakes that show the result of their power, all the better. Enjoy!

See The Complete Lesson Plan


feathered dino "Sinusonasus figure 001" by Conty - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons -

Feathered Dinosaurs Commonplace?

Siberian discovery suggests feathered dinosaurs may have been more common than previously suspected.

Read More Here


Did I mention the big Moving Sale?

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We don't usually have sales at fossilicious. We try to keep our prices low everyday. But this is different. We have many tons of rocks and educational materials to move to California!

Please Help Lighten Our Load!

Something you've had your eye on?

Special items on your wish list?

Birthday presents to buy?

It's not too early for Christmas shopping: fossils and rocks never spoil!

Do you like saving money?

This is the time to buy!



Written by Doug and Claudia Mann
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