Garland County
Garland County

Yea! We are one step closer to summer vacation! But do you think we have enough information to convince my mom to change her mind to Arkansas? What makes Garland County so special?  Why did we choose Ron Coleman's Crystal Mine?

Today I overheard my mom and dad talking about our summer vacation. They are still Aquariumarguing about where we are going to go.  Mom still wants to go to Utah and dad still wants to go to Arkansas.  I really want to go to Arkansas, too.  We must be missing something, but what?

familyI really need your help to find something that will persuade my mom to change her mind. Will you PLEASE help me?  I'm sure I can count on you.

If you click on the worksheet link below, you can keep track of what we learned.  Could you please write down the information on it so we can remember what we found? 

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If you need help with the worksheet, click on the link below for the worksheet example and instructions.

alligatorLet's go back through some websites to see if we can find what is missing.  Did you know that there is an Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo in Garland County? There is also a Science Museum there.  Click on these links to see what else in is Garland County, Arkansas.  Make sure to take notes of the ones you like best!

Travelers Guide to Arkansas: K-4 (Civics / Games/ History)science
Arkansas Kids
Magic Springs and Crystal Falls - Water and Theme Park
Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo
Mid-America Science Museum
Interactive Garland County Map
Extreme Fun Spot
Funtrackers Family Park
Hot Springs - Click on the "Do" link at the topextreme
National Park Aquarium - Hot Springs, Arkansas
Ron Coleman Mining
Lake Ouachita State Park
Things to do in Garland County

Maybe we should look up information on QUARTZ and CRYSTALS.

quartzWhat are Crystals?
Quartz Crystals - Arkansas
Clear Crystal Quartz -
The Quartz Page - Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas
About Quartz

What do you think? Put
together your information and list three (3) other things to do and why you want to do them. When you are finished, we'll go show my mom.

Ready? Is your worksheet all filled out?  Yes? Then let's go show my mom.  Click on the link below and let's see what she decides.