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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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Countries

Say goodbye to Big Ben’s bongs!

Britain’s most photographed building will fall silent for four years!
General History

Skara Brae facts!

Discover one of Britain’s most incredible pre-historic villages…
Stunt Double
General History

The life of Florence Nightingale

The founder of modern nursing, and the Lady with the Lamp…
  • QUIZ

    What is the largest species of bird?
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!

Did you know?

Koalas sleep for 20 hours a day.

Sea Life

Killer Whale Facts!

We get the lowdown one these magnificent marine mammals…
General History

World War 1 facts

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

The life of King Henry VIII

Check out the fascinating life of this fierce monarch…
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…
Countries

30 cool facts about China!

Join us on a voyage to the Orient…
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!
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

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

17 explosive volcano facts!

Check out some fascinating facts about volcanoes!
Insects

10 Facts About Honey Bees!

Find out all about our brilliant bees!
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

Join us on a tropical trip…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

They’re out of this world, gang!
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Geography

Ocean facts!

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

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
Sea Life

10 blue whale facts

Discover these gentle giants of the sea!
Insects

The Butterfly Life Cycle!

See the fascinating transformation from caterpillar to butterfly!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Greece

5 terrifying tales from Greek mythology

Meet the mythical monsters from Ancient Greece!

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