Do you have a wacky kiddo who loves random facts? We do! These are some of the facts that our kids have thought were hilarious! They didn’t believe they were true!
Random Facts that You Won’t Believe are True:
You fart on average 14 times a day, and each fart travels from your body at 7 mph.
One of the ingredients needed to make dynamite is peanuts.
The largest living organism in the world is a fungus, it is in Oregon, covering 2,200 acres and is still growing.
Kangaroos can not walk backwards.
Want chocolate smelling poo? There is a pill for that.
The shortest war in history lasted for only 38 minutes.
Sea Lions have rythmn. They are the only animal known to be able to clap in beat.
While you sleep you can’t smell anything, even really, really bad or potent smells.
Some tumors can grow hair, teeth, bones, even fingernails.
Your brain uses 10 watts of energy to think, and does not feel pain.
Glass balls can bounce higher than rubber ones.
The smallest country in the world takes up .2 square miles, it is the Vatican City.
Hippopotamus milk is pink.
Your fingernails grow faster when you are cold.
Applesauce was the first food eatten in space by astronauts.
Snails take the longest naps, some lasting as long as three years.
The average person spends two weeks of their life waiting at traffic lights.
Before 1913 parents could mail their kids to Grandma’s – through the postal service.
Don’t like mosquitos? Get a bat. They eat 3,000 insects a night.
A typical cough is 60 mph, a sneeze is often faster than 100 mph.
Some fish cough. Really.
Are you terrified that a duck is watching you? Some people are. That is Anatidaephobia.
Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.
There are 31,556,926 seconds in a year.
Cans of diet soda will float in water, regular soda cans will sink.
Birds can not live in space – they need gravity or they can not swallow.
Some perfumes actually have whale poo in them.
Your feet typically produce a pint of sweat every single day.
On Venus, the planet, it rains metal.
Baby koalas are fed poo by their parents after they are born, this helps them digest Eucalyptus leaves later in life.
Of all the oxygen you breathe 20% of it is used by your brain.
You can cut a pie into 8 pieces, with only three cuts.
If a Donkey and a Zebra have a baby, it is called a Zonkey.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll llantysiliogogogoch is the hardest to pronounce town – you can visit it in Wales.
A tsunami can travel as fast as a jet plane.
In a room with 23 other people, there is a 50% chance that two of the people in the room will share a birthday.
All babies are born with blue eyes.
When you look at a bright sky and see white dots, you are looking at your blood. Those are white blood cells.
Your small intestine is the largest internal organ in your body.
Love carrots? Don’t eat too many or you will turn orange.
Cows can walk up stairs, but not down them.
Tiger shark embryos begin attacking eachother before they are even born, in their mother’s womb.
The surface of Mars is covered in rust, making the planet appear red.
Want a Printable Version of our Random Fun Facts?
This fun facts for kids printable is perfect for use in the classroom, homeschool or just for silly fun.
For the Random Facts sheet, simply download & print: Random Facts for Kids
Printable Fun Fact of the Day Cards
Here at Kids Activities Blog, we thought it would also be fun to create some fun fact of the day cards with these interesting facts. Simply download and print the pages and then use scissors to cut along the dotted lines. Place the random facts in a jar on your table or take them along in a bag for fun while waiting.
You can use them daily as a fun fact of the day or as conversation starters at your dinner table. This is what this looks like:
Grab your cards here: Fun Fact of the Day Cards
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