Today we have super interesting unicorn facts for kids of all ages (or anyone who loves the mythical creatures) that can be downloaded and printed as a pdf to decorate, color or paint…I am thinking that there needs to be some glitter involved! We are exploring all the mystical powers that surround the word unicorn.
Magically Awesome Unicorn Facts For Kids
Whether you’re celebrating National Unicorn Day which occurs on April 9 of each year or whether you just love unicorns, you will love all these unicorn facts!
What Is A Unicorn?
Before we get into all the magical facts you may be wondering what a unicorn is. In case you don’t know a unicorn is a magical creature with mystical powers.
It looks like a majestic horse…but with a horn of a unicorn:
- A unicorn horn is kind of like a narwhal tusk but on what appears like a horse’s forehead.
- They’re often depicted with a white body, blue eyes, and the color of hair is usually shades of blues, purples, and greens.
Types of Unicorns
Different parts of the world have different descriptions of unicorns.
- winged unicorn
- sea unicorn
- Chinese unicorn
- Siberian unicorn
Fun Unicorn Facts To Share With Your Friends
Unicorn facts are a fun ice breaker when meeting new friends at school. You can print out these unicorn information and facts sheets and give them to your friends and family.
Did you know a baby unicorn is called a foal or a sparkle?
Get ready because you are about to learn 20 fun facts about unicorns that you didn’t know before!
- A unicorn is a mythical creature similar to a horse with a single long horn.
- The word unicorn means “one-horn”
- Unicorns are typically described white, but actually, they can be of any color!
- Unicorns do not have wings.
- When a unicorn has wings, they are called Pegasi.
- Unicorns represent innocence, purity, freedom, and power.
- The Ancient Greeks were the first ones to write about unicorns.
- Unicorns are also mentioned in many Asian and European myths.
- Unicorns are thought to be good and pure creatures with magical powers.
- Their horns have powers to heal wounds and sickness and to neutralize poison. How cool, they have healing power!
- Legends say that unicorns are difficult to catch.
- Unicorns love eating rainbows.
- When two unicorn families meet, they travel happily together for weeks.
- The Unicorn’s eyes are Sky Blue or Purple.
- Unicorn absorbs its energy through its horn.
- If you touch a pure White Unicorn, you will find happiness forever.
- The Unicorn is thought to hold the power to divine truth.
- A baby unicorn is called a foal, just like a baby horse.
- But sometimes, baby unicorns are called “sparkles” too!
- The unicorn is the official animal of Scotland.
Bonus! Just like you, unicorns love to play games with their friends, such as hide-and-seek and tag!
Did you know that Unicorns are also a symbol of purity? They would often appear in folklore to young pure hearted maidens.
They are also symbols of good luck as well in so mythos.
There are movies and books based on Unicorns. One of the most popular being The Last Unicorn.
Download the Unicorn Facts PDF Files here
More unicorn activities from Kids Activities Blog
- This unicorn dip is so pretty and also very delicious.
- Free unicorn printables to get even more unicorn fun.
- Every little girl will want this Rainbow Barbie Doll.
- Unicorn food recipes to make with your kids.
- Easy unicorn slime recipe to play with the family.
- Fun unicorn matching game to print at home.
- I love that I can use this unicorn facts as coloring pages too – they are perfect unicorn party ideas for your young girl or boy!
What’s your favorite fact? Let us know in the comments!