• Writing facts for kids

    Writing facts for kids

    Did you know that the first written records are more than five millenniums old? These old recordings were discovered in modern-day Iraq on flat pieces of Mesopotamia clay.  We can define writing as the use of symbols known to others to record language on a visual medium. The medium can also have other optical systems…

  • Reasons Why Your Canine Loves Licking You

    Reasons Why Your Canine Loves Licking You

    Owning a dog almost always comes with dog licks. Generally, dogs love to lick their human companions. But, why do they do this? There are different explanations by veterinarians as to why dogs to this act. Sometimes, it is harmless. We usually call this dog licking as dog kisses. Although, there are times when a…

  • Dinosaur Facts For Kids – Facts About Dinosaurs

    Dinosaur Facts For Kids – Facts About Dinosaurs

    Dinosaurs are a huge and a diverse group of reptiles that used to live on our planet a very long time ago; between 243 and 231 million years. They used to be a lot too, as their skeletons were found on many different spots on our planet and not only in a single region. Research…

  • Amazing Facts about the French Language

    Amazing Facts about the French Language

    French is one of the main languages of international communication. At the same time, if English was traditionally the language of the masses, French was always considered a privilege of the elite. Actually, French is worthy to study no less than English. It is also considered the language of art and culture, remaining the most…

  • Madagascar Facts for Kids | Fourth Largest Island in the World

    Madagascar Facts for Kids | Fourth Largest Island in the World

    Located on the shoreline of Southeast Africa in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is an island country. It consists of the main island of Madagascar as well as other small islands. It was separated from the Indian peninsula about 88 million years ago after the ancient supercontinent Gondwana was split up (135 million years ago). Its…

  • Galileo Galilei Facts for Kids | Father of Modern Physics

    Galileo Galilei Facts for Kids | Father of Modern Physics

    Galileo Galilei was a famous physicist, astronomer, mathematician and philosopher of Italy. During 14th and 17th centuries, he made some revolutionary discoveries in the field of physics and astronomy. Due to his remarkable achievements, Galileo is rightly regarded as the father of observational astronomy. In the field of astronomy, he discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter;…

  • Thailand Facts for Kids | Golf Capital of Asia

    Thailand Facts for Kids | Golf Capital of Asia

    Located at the heart of continental part of Southeast Asia, Thailand was previously known as Siam which means dark or brown. It shares borders with Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia. On 20 May 2014, the military of Thailand declared Martial Law and since then it has been ruled under National Council for…

  • Lincoln Memorial Facts for Kids | American National Monument

    Lincoln Memorial Facts for Kids | American National Monument

    Lincoln Memorial is a national monument of America. It was built to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th US President. Located in Washington D.C.’s National Mall, it is one of the main tourist destinations for people around the world. The memorial is built on Greek Doric temple style. Along with the statue of Lincoln, this building…

  • Netherlands Facts for Kids | Second Largest Exporter of Foods

    Netherlands Facts for Kids | Second Largest Exporter of Foods

    The Netherlands is a small yet thickly populated country of Western Europe. In the Caribbean Sea, there are three islands that also form part of this country i.e. islands of Saba, Sint Eustatius and Bonaire. The literal meaning of the word ‘Netherlands’ is ‘lower countries’. It is because of the lowland features of this country.…

  • Michael Jordan Facts for Kids | Greatest Athlete of 20th Century

    Michael Jordan Facts for Kids | Greatest Athlete of 20th Century

    Michael Jordan is a former American basketball player as well as a businessman. As a chairman of basketball team, he owns Charlotte Hornets. He played 15 seasons for Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls in NBA. In 1984, he was enrolled in the team of Chicago Bulls and soon after became a league star. He was…

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge Facts for Kids

    Sydney Harbour Bridge Facts for Kids

    It is a half-through arch bridge that connects the North Shore with Sydney central business district (CBD). Due to its unique design, it is often referred to as ‘The Coathanger’. The design of this bridge was conceived by Dorman Long and Co Ltd, a British firm based in Middlesbrough. On the opening parties of the…

  • Helen Keller Facts for Kids | American Author and Lecturer

    Helen Keller Facts for Kids | American Author and Lecturer

    Helen Keller was an American author, speaker and political activist. She earned the B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree and was the first deafblind individual to earn it. Though she could not hear or see anything, but with time she learned to communicate thanks to the fantastic works of her teacher as well as her companion,…

  • Elvis Presley Facts for Kids | The King of Rock and Roll

    Elvis Presley Facts for Kids | The King of Rock and Roll

    Elvis Presley was an American actor and musician. In the 20th century, he was by far the most important cultural icon who transformed the American culture and music in the 1950s. Scotty Moore was Presley’s guitarist and Bill Black his bassist and together they set the tone for rockabilly. In 1954, he started his music…

  • Rio de Janeiro Facts for Kids | The Marvelous City

    Rio de Janeiro Facts for Kids | The Marvelous City

    Simply known as Rio, it is the second most populous city of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is also the name of a Brazilian state and its capital city is of the same name. It is a very important city of Brazil where major companies of telecommunications, oil and mining have their central offices located. It…

  • Tower Bridge Facts for Kids | Hallmark of London

    Tower Bridge Facts for Kids | Hallmark of London

    Tower Bridge is a suspension bridge of London. It has been an iconic symbol of this city as it passes over River Thames. It is a bascule bridge, which means it is moveable and gives way to boat traffic when required thanks to the upward swing of the bridge. Its maintenance and ownership is under…

  • Bill Gates Facts for Kids | Richest Man on Earth

    Bill Gates Facts for Kids | Richest Man on Earth

    Bill Gates is an American entrepreneur, investor and computer programmer. Established in 1975, he is a pioneer of Microsoft Company. Microsoft became the largest software company in the world which is used in PC. Paul Allen was also one of the founders of this software. Bill served as the chairman and CEO of this company.…

  • Czech Republic Facts for Kids | Popular Beer-making Country

    Czech Republic Facts for Kids | Popular Beer-making Country

    It is a landlocked country of Central Europe. It shares borders with Slovakia, Germany, Poland and Austria. The three historical regions of Czech Republic are known as Czech Lands and include Bohemia, Moravia and Czech Silesia. The name of this country comes from the Slavic tribe of Czechs known as Čechové. On 1 January 1993,…

  • Louis Pasteur Facts for Kids | Father of Microbiology

    Louis Pasteur Facts for Kids | Father of Microbiology

    Louis Pasteur was a French microbiologist and chemist. He is known for his extraordinary works on pasteurization, vaccination and microbial fermentation. He investigated the causes as well as prevention of many diseases and thus his methods saved millions of lives around the world until today. He was the first scientist to develop vaccinations for anthrax…

  • Alexander Fleming Facts for Kids | Founder of Antibiotics

    Alexander Fleming Facts for Kids | Founder of Antibiotics

    Alexander Fleming was a Scottish biologist and botanist. He is famous for his remarkable discoveries of lysozyme (which is an enzyme) and antibiotic (Penicillin G). In recognition of his services in the field of medicine, he was awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology along with Ernst Boris Chain and Howard Florey. He did a lot of…

  • River Thames Facts – The Longest River in England

    River Thames Facts – The Longest River in England

    River Thames is the longest river in England and the second longest river in the United Kingdom with a length of about 215 miles. It flows through southern England, starting from Gloucestershire Cotswolds to North Sea. It passes through eight English counties and flow alongside some of the major towns and cities such as Oxford, Richmond, Kingston upon…