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Fun Facts for Kids

Kids love fun and they are also fast learners. Most of them also do not like stereotyped classroom learning. On the other hand, they are highly inquisitive and have many questions. Parents can entertain them with some fun facts at leisure times or dinner tables. Here are some interesting fun facts for kids that can impress them.

  1. French fries are not only delicious but also very popular among kids. The usual size of the fries is 2-3 inches only. One of the top fun facts for kids is that the longest french fry in the world is mammoth-sized 34-inch stuff.
World’s longest french fry. photo source: buffalonews.com
  1. Wright brothers invented the modern aircraft. But one of the fun facts for kids is that they did fly together only once on May 25th in the year 1910. It was a 6-minute flight with Orville as a pilot and Wilbur as a passenger.
Wright brother’s aeroplane
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  1. Yuma, Arizona, boasts the most sunshine on the earth and is the sunniest place on the planet. It receives approximately 4000 hours of sunlight every year. The South Pole, on the other hand, only gets 182 days of sunlight every year. It has the least amount of sunlight on the world.
Yuma, Arizona, United States
  1. Moon remains extremely hot during the daytime with a temperature of 224 degrees Fahrenheit. However, it is also super cold at night with the temperature falling to -243 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Moon
  1. Sharks rarely attack humans and prefer to eat fish and other marine creatures. The majority of human attacks are either inadvertent or inquisitive bites caused by low water vision. This explains why there are so many bites compared to fatalities.
Shark
  1. On March 2, 1962, during the Philadelphia Warriors’ 169-147 victory over the New York Knicks, Wilt Chamberlain set the NBA record for most points scored in a single game by scoring 100 points in an NBA basketball game. This record, which was set in 1962, has not yet been broken.
Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points. photo source: nba.com
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  1. Some facts about the human anatomy can be great fun facts for kids. Kids will be amazed to learn that their noses can easily detect one trillion smells. A similarly surprising discovery is that human teeth are as strong as they are in the case of a shark.                                                                                         
  1. Crocodiles are incapable of sticking their tongues out. A crocodile’s tongue is immobile. It is held in place on the roof of the mouth by a membrane. Due to the fact that crocodiles spend so much time underwater, the tongue assists in closing the throat and protecting the animal’s airway.
Crocodile
  1. It is believed that the heart of a shrimp is placed on the top of its head. However, if we go by shrimp anatomy, the heart is placed on the thorax just after the head, but because the exoskeleton covering both the head and the thorax is the same, the thorax can be mistaken for still being part of the shrimp’s head.
Shrimp
  1. Pigs can’t look straight up at the sky since it’s physically impossible for them to do so. The architecture of their neck muscles and spine inhibits their head movement and prevents them from looking completely upwards. Even to stare directly above a tree top, a pig must take one or more steps back while lifting its head.
pig

Written by James

A BSc in Computer Science graduate with a strong interest in encyclopedia facts. I'm a passionate content writer with 10+ years' experience and enjoy creating useful content that can help others.

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