Kids Fun Facts

Kids are naturally very curious and always want to learn more. Wherever and whenever you are, with them, it always questions, they want to know why, when, where, and how something is or isn’t happening. Kids’ activities should include some outdoor fun facts as a way to help with memory and imagination.

Kids Fun Facts – Daily Teasers 

As much as they want to know it all, learning can be a bit challenging for them sometimes, so it’s important to find new and exciting ways like using cartoons would encouraging them to learn.

Try these kids’ fun facts with them, and maybe they’ll actually enjoy learning for once. Wouldn’t that be great? You can even discuss them over dinner or lunch when you have their full attention. 

Kids’ fun facts entail fascinating animal fun facts; that hippopotamus produces milk that is pink? Did you know that a kangaroo cannot walk backward?

They are all fun facts that would amaze them and make learning more interesting! 

Are you ready? Let’s go!

Kids fun facts

  • Octopuses have blue blood and nine brains
  • The human nose can detect and recognise three trillion different scents
  • Emperor penguins can last 27 minutes underwater and can dive as deep as 500m.
  • French fries originated in Belgium, not France.
  • The world’s heaviest carrot grown by Christopher Qualley in the USA weighed 10.7kg (or 22.44 lb).
  • All babies are born with blue eyes.
  • There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year.
  • ‘Arachibutyrophobia’ is the fear of getting peanut bar stuck to the roof of your mouth.
  • Hummingbirds can fly backwards.
  • The world’s tallest man was Robert Wadlow from Michigan, America. He measured 8 feet and 2 inches (or 272cm)
  • A jar of Nutella sells every 2.5 seconds.
  • Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
  • A prawn or shrimp’s heart is in their heads.
  • A bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the sun.
  • A bolt of lightning is five times hotter than the sun.
  • It won’t be possible to walk on planets like Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn or Uranus as they don’t have a solid surface and are made of gases mostly.
  • A group of frogs is called an army.
  • There may have been four different Ice Ages, where the world was completely covered in ice, not just one.
  • Every step you take uses 200 different muscles in the body.
  • When you grow up you’ll have 32 teeth
  • There is a tree called the Idiot Fruit, it grows in Australia’s Daintree rainforest
  • Owls can’t move their eyeballs
  • No words in the dictionary rhyme with the word orange.
  • There are more stars in the sky than grains of sand on Earth.
  • Dogs can smell 100,000 times better than humans.
  • An average yawn lasts six seconds.
  • The opposite sides of the dice always add up to seven.
  • Only male toads croak
  • Monkeys can go bald in old age, just like humans.
  • A pet hamster can run up to 8 miles a night on a wheel.
  • Frogs drink water through their skin.
  • A Tiger’s skin is striped, like it’s fur.
  • More than 480million people have played Monopoly.
  • You can not talk and inhale or exhale at the same time… try it!
  • Number four is the only one with the same amount of letters.
  • Apples float on water!
  • A dog’s nose is like a human finger print – unique to its owner.
  • Dogs’ hearing is 10 times better than a human’s.
  • Your nose and ears continue growing for your entire life.
  • About 70% of an adult’s body is water.
  • Kangaroos can’t walk backwards.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its whole brain.
  • The shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • Pigs can’t look up into the sky – it’s physically impossible.
  • The sun looks super close but it would take 70,000 years in our fastest spaceship to reach it.
  • Most insects hatch from eggs.
  • Water covers 70% of Earth
  • A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out
  • A hippopotamus can run faster than a man
  • It is impossible to lick your own elbow
  • Slugs have four noses
  • It would take only one hour to drive to space
  • Horses and cows sleep while standing.
  • There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on a beach
  • Caterpillars have 12 eyes!
  • As well as having unique finger prints, we all have unique tongue prints
  • You might think that stars are all the same, but each star is a different colour depending on their temperature.
  • Tomatoes and avocados are actually fruits, not vegetables
  • The Queen has two birthdays
  • Australia has the most amount of reptiles in the world (over 750 different species!)
  • It is illegal to stand within 90 metres of the Queen without socks on
  • The average star is between 1 and 10 billion years old (although some are even older!)
  • Bees are found everywhere in the world apart from Antarctica.
  • There are more than 1,000 kinds of bats in the world.
  • The festive tradition of the Christmas tree dates back thousands of years to the Romans and Ancient Egyptians.


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