When it comes to kids, there is no end to their curiosity. Remember how your little one didn't even start speaking properly yet but had millions of questions to ask you? It's because kids have an intrinsic thirst and built-in capacity for more and more knowledge.
Consider your kid like a sponge, always thirsty for limitless knowledge and fun facts to share with their friends. They just want to absorb everything there is to know about almost anything and never gets tired of learning and asking questions. That is why we are here today with 63 incredible facts that will make your kids go WOW!
Whether you are stuck with your kid at home in lockdown or trying to homeschool your kid from an early age, these facts are a sure way to blow your little one’s mind away. With these fun facts, you can be the smarty pants of the family and can baffle your kid. It doesn't matter if you are at the seaside with your kids playing in the sea or standing in a queue at your kids' not-so-favourite supermarket; these facts will keep the curious minds satisfied and mesmerized. And who knows, you might even find their reactions to these fun facts quite amusing!
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You can even turn these fun facts kids trivia into a learning game where you can challenge your little ones to search for more amazing facts and then memorize them or note them down. You will be surprised to see your kid’s potential!
So, let’s get started!
Fact# 1: Everyone knows that the human brain is bigger than the human eye. But do you know that an ostrich's eye is actually bigger than its brain?
Fact# 2: It’s common to have muscles in your ear. What is uncommon is cats having 32 muscles in each ear.
Fact# 3: You know Los Angeles is a city of California. But do you know its full name is ‘El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula’?
Fact# 4: We all love almonds and peaches. But do you know that almonds and peaches belong to the same family of fruits?
Fact# 5: If you want your rubber bands to last longer than summertime, try refrigerating them!
Fact# 6: There are very few people on this planet who can lick their elbows with their tongues. (Try now to know if you are one of them).
Fact# 7: Not only does a cat's eyes glow in the dark, but its urine also has special chemicals that make it glow under black light.
Fact# 8: Just like every person on this planet has different fingerprints, the footprints and tongue prints are also different for different persons.
Fact# 9: Everyone is afraid of crawling insects. But do you know that in the course of an average lifetime, a person may eat around 10 spiders and almost 70 assorted insects unconsciously while sleeping?
Fact# 10: English dictionary comprises a wide variety of words. But there are only four words in the entire dictionary that end in “dous”. Can you guess what they are? (Hazardous, stupendous. tremendous, and horrendous)
Fact# 11: Of all the animals in this world, crocodiles are the only ones who cannot stick their tongue out.
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Fact# 12: The physical structure of pigs makes them unable to look up into the sky.
Fact# 13: If a person sneezes too hard, he is more likely to break a rib due to increased pressure in the chest cavity.
Fact# 14: We all love to listen to music and songs on our headphones. What we don't know is that wearing headphones for more than an hour can help the bacteria in the ear to multiply by 700 times.
Fact# 15: The toughest tongue twister in the English language is believed to be "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick". Try it!
Fact# 16: Most people tend to fall asleep only in seven minutes.
Fact# 17: In the entire English dictionary, ‘Dreamt’ happens to be the only word ending in the letters ‘mt’.
Fact# 18: We all know that tigers have striped skin. But do you know that they also have stripes skin? Google a furless tiger, and you will know!
Fact# 19: If you ever want to change a currency when you grow up, choose the dollar. There are almost 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
Fact# 20: We all have brains in our heads. But instead of a brain, the shrimp's heart is in its head.
Fact# 21: Shark is the only known fish that can blink with both eyes.
Fact# 22: Wondering which animal has the largest eyes in the world? It is the giant squid. In fact, their eyes are very creepy to look at.
Fact# 23: The longest word that can be typed using the left hand only is "Stewardesses." 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.
Fact# 24: While kangaroos cannot walk backwards, hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.
Fact# 25: There are 31,557,600 seconds in a year. Try to memorize the exact number!
Fact# 26: The record of growing the heaviest carrot in the world is Christopher Qualley in the USA. The carrot weighed almost 10.7 kilograms.
Fact# 27: There is an exact word in the dictionary for fear of getting a peanut bar stuck to the roof of your mouth. It is called ‘Arachibutyrophobia’. Do you have it?
Fact# 28: We all love Nutella but do you know that it is the most selling chocolate in the world? In fact, a jar of Nutella sells every 2.5 seconds all around the globe.
Fact# 29: The name of the tallest man in the world is Robert Wadlow. He belonged to Michigan, America and measured up to 272 cm or 8 feet and 2 inches.
Fact# 30: While everyone says that your height and other body parts stop growing after a certain age, the nose and ears are the only parts of the body that continue growing for a person's entire life.
Fact# 31: While walking, a human body uses a total of more than 200 different muscles.
Fact# 32: Most adult owls look creepy because they are unable to move their eyeballs.
Fact# 33: Monkeys go bald when they grow old, just like humans!
Fact# 34: Only male toad croaks.
Fact# 35: A group of frogs is called an army.
Fact# 36: An average human yawn lasts for less than six seconds. Next time, count!
Fact# 37: Frogs can drink or absorb water from their skins.
Fact# 38: You are going to have 32 teeth when you grow up.
Fact# 39: The origin of French fries in Belgium.
Fact# 40: All babies have blue eyes when they are born.
Fact# 41: Some lipsticks contain actual fish scales.
Fact# 42: The opposite sides of a dice always add up to seven.
Fact# 43: No word in the entire dictionary rhymes with the word orange.
Fact# 44: There have been four different ice ages up till now.
Fact# 45: A bolt of lightning is even hotter than the sun.
Fact# 46: Humans share 50 per cent of their genes with bananas.
Fact# 47: A dog's smelling power is better than humans. In fact, a dog can smell 100,000 times better than humans.
Fact# 48: Human heart is about the same size as a human fist!
Fact# 49: You cannot while talking. The inhaling and exhaling actions stop when one talks. Breathe. Try it!
Fact# 50: We all have heard that humans and kangaroo are alike in many aspects. But a kangaroo is unable to walk backwards.
Fact# 51: Cows and horses can fall asleep even while they are standing up.
Fact# 52: Slugs are the only animals that have four noses.
Fact# 53: There are more than a billion and trillions of stars in space. Even more than the grains of sand on all the beaches of this world combined!
Fact# 54: We all have a friend that runs fast. But do you know who runs faster than human despite being big? A hippopotamus.
Fact# 55: Most of the insect hatch from eggs.
Fact# 56: The human body is made up of 70 per cent of water, just like water covers almost 70 per cent of the Earth.
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Fact# 57: Peanut butter can be converted into a diamond.
Fact# 58: Apples float on the water.
Fact# 59: A tomato is actually a fruit and not a vegetable.
Fact# 60: We all know that caterpillars have a lot of legs. But they also have a lot of eyes. (12 to be precise)
Fact# 61: Australia has the most significant number of reptiles globally (over 800 different species!)
Fact# 62: Antarctica is the only place on this planet where no bees can be found.
Fact# 63: There are more than a thousand different kinds of bats in this world.
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