Kids’ brains are like sponges for information! Take advantage of this and fill their brains with fun facts about the world. These facts are so interesting you won’t have to tell them the same thing twice before they learn it by heart. Print off these fun facts and start learning together!
Fun Animal Facts For Kids
Dolphin Fact: Dolphins disconnect half of their brain when they sleep. The other half of their brain stays active to stay alert to protect them, from predators. Dolphins love to kiss kids for fish!
Elephant Fact: The only animal in the world that can not jump are elephants. This is because of their mass. They are actually the largest living land animal on Earth! Other interesting notes about Elephants: they are family-oriented, extremely intelligent, have long memory spans. Finally they have and amazing trunk for breathing, smelling and holding things. Elephants like to stomp their feet!
Penguin Fact: Most species of penguins live in warm climates, not cold. Penguins waddle, swim, and sit on eggs.
Panther Fact: Panthers are leopards and jaguars with black color mutation. Panthers are dangerous because they can attack and have a deadly bite.
Bug Fact: Insects have been in existence for over 350 million years. Bugs are more scared of you than you are scared of them. Be nice to bugs!
Fun Geography Facts
Geography is the study of the world and its people. Getting your kids interested in Geography means making them global citizens.
Continent Fact: Alaska and Russia are only 2 miles apart.
Desert Fact: The world’s hottest desert is the Sahara Desert.
Country Border Facts: The longest shared border in the world is the one between the United States and Canada.
Volcano Fact: The largest active volcano in the world is Hawaii’s Mauna Loa.
Mountain Fact: The Andes located in South America is the world’s longest mountain range.
Science Facts For Kids
Capture their imagination by introducing your kids to the vastness of the universe.
Solar System Fact: The fastest-spinning planet in the solar system is Jupiter. Jupiter has a big red eye that is actually a never ending storm in its atmostphere.
Galaxy Fact: Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to Earth. 4.2 light-years away. It’s not a black hole that sucks things in. It’s another galaxy which also looks black!
Sun Fact: How hot is the sun? The sun is 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit. The Sun wakes you up in the morning.
Earth Fact: One million Earths could fit on the inside of the sun. Earth is a special planet – it’s where we live!
Star Facts: The standard star is old. Between 1 and 10 billion years old.
Biology Fact: Scientists have determined there are more than 10 million separate forms of life on earth.
Fun Food Facts For Kids
TV Food: The Cookie Monster does not eat cookies on television. He eats painted rice cakes!
Pineapple Fact: Pineapples take two and three years for them to grow to their full size.
Cashew Fact: They grow on cashew apples and have to be picked by hand, and roasted.
Food Menu Fact: The first menu was created in the 1700s in Europe. One item on the list was frog legs!
Ketchup Fact: Ketchup was once distributed as medicine to cure indigestion.
Fun History Facts For Kids
Syracuse Fact: In 1992, the government of Syracuse, NY, stated that any additional snowfall before Christmas Eve would be illegal. Little did they know, it’s out of their control.
U.S. President Abe Lincoln Fact: Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender and a wrestling champion
Lightbulb History Fact: Thomas Edison got a patent for the invention of the lightbulb in 1880. However, Warren de la Rue created the first bulb.
Brain Facts For Kids
Human Body Fact: Here’s a crazy fact about the human body! We are born with 300 bones, but as we grow, bones fuse together, therefore we only have 206 bones when we reach adulthood.
Baby Brain Fact: In the first year of life the human brain triples in its size
Brain Function Fact: The brain does not multitask. It simply cannot. We may think it does but, in reality, we switch back and forth between different tasks in a fast manner.
Sneezing Fact: You can’t sneeze with your eyes open.
Random Fun Facts For Kids
Most Expensive Book: Bill gates bought the world’s most expensive book for $30.8 million. The book was written by Leonardo Da Vinci.
How Many Books Are There? There are more than 129,000,000 books in the world.
Woman’s Heart Fact: A woman’s heart beats faster than the heart of a man.
Where Is Coke Not Sold? Can you imagine a world without Coca-Cola? Coca-Cola is not sold in North Korea, Russia, and Cuba.
Human Heart Fact: The human heart beats approximately 115,000 beats every day.
Earth Fact: 5% of the Earth’s crust is made up of pure Iron.
Human Nose Fact: When we lie, our nose gets warmer.
Learning Fact: Learning can be fun! If you have the right tools, you can obtain the proper knowledge you need to be successful. Check out our math learning resources per grade level where we share math worksheets, problems, songs, and games to keep learning math enjoyable and fun.
Need help learning a new subject? Take a look at our list of our tutor’s popular subjects to see how one can help you.