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Welcome to our Discover section! This is where you can discover some of the coolest facts for kids from around our planet. From animals and geography to science, nature and history, there are so many amazing facts for kids just waiting to be discovered by young explorers like you!

Uncover curious creatures from both land and sea, ancient mysteries and civilisations, incredible destinations and natural wonders – prepare to be wowed by our wonderful world.

Ready to explore, gang? Start your voyage of discovery by clicking around below. Beware! You’re about to unearth some pretty awesome stuff. Who knows what you might discover…

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Nature

15 fascinating facts about Sir David Attenborough

Check out some fascinating David Attenborough facts, from his very first documentary to his least favourite animal, below…
General History

Mary Anning facts

Discover the fossil hunter whose discoveries changed the world…
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Nature

11-year-old campaigns for Mary Anning statue

Evie wants to see her palaeontology hero recognised…
  • QUIZ

    Which of these countries is not an island?
General Animals

10 hopping fun rabbit facts!

Discover more about these adorable small mammals…
General Science

Human digestive system

You eat a meal. And then a bit later… you do a poo! But what happens in between?

Did you know?

A spider hears using tiny hairs on its legs.

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General Science

All about Engineering and Technology

Learn all about how these two disciplines affect our daily lives, and enter a fun engineering photography competition.
General History

International Women’s Day

Check out our round-up of inspiring female figures from history…
Monarchy

15 fun facts about the Queen

From inventing a new dog breed to publishing her first Instagram post, discover our favourite facts about the Queen…
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Countries

Activities Abroad

Lava lands and swimming with dolphins – enjoy an amazing family holiday to the Azores!
General Geography

Shrove Tuesday facts

Learn all about this worldwide religious festival…
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
Physical Geography

Structure of the Earth!

Join us on our journey to the centre of the Earth!
Countries

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General Animals

10 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce facts!
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
Physical Geography

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
General Geography

Ocean facts!

Take a deep breath and join us as we dive to the depths of the sea…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Egypt

How to Make a Mummy!

Discover how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies!
Physical Geography

Tsunami facts: check out the mighty wave!

Learn all about these mammoth forces of nature!

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