Budding nature collectors will find plenty of hands-on, kid-friendly projects in this book. It's easy to come home from a walk in the wood or the beach with pockets full of shells, sticks, rocks, and other specimens, but the real fun is learning how to identify, display, and preserve these treasures. This book teaches young naturalists what to do with your finds once you get home. Kids will learn how to create personal field guides to keep track of their observations, how to clean and care for specimines and treasures. And it even covers what to look for and how to recognize really unique and fascinating samples to collect and study.