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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…

EXPLORE YOUR WORLD

Birds

10 facts about emperor penguins

Learn all about these brilliant birds of Antarctica!
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
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General History

Yuval Noah Harari Interview!

We chat to this famous thinker about ancient humans, tech, money, stories and more…
  • QUIZ

    Who is the longest-reigning British monarch?
Egypt

Tutankhamun facts!

Discover the secrets of the ancient ‘Boy King’…
Space

Facts about Mars

How much do you know about the Red Planet?

Did you know?

If you could touch your brain it would feel like toothpaste.

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Monarchy

10 fun facts about King Charles III

From speaking Welsh to diving around historic shipwrecks, discover our top ten facts about this ruler…
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
General Animals

Hedgehog Facts!

Get the lowdown on one of our planet’s cutest critters with our fascinating hedgehog facts!
Monarchy

15 fun facts about Queen Elizabeth II

From inventing a new dog breed to publishing her first Instagram post, discover our favourite facts about this ruler…
Space

Tim Peake interview!

We caught up with awesome astronaut, Tim Peake, about life in space…
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 Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…
General Animals

10 facts about pandas!

Find out all about these brilliant bears!
General History

10 facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
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!
Physical Geography

10 amazing Amazon facts!

Get ready to rumble in the jungle!
General Animals

10 terrific tiger facts!

Check out these seriously-fierce feline facts!
General History

World War 1 facts

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

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 lion facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
General Animals

10 facts about polar bears!

Discover these brilliant beasts of the Arctic…
Greece

10 facts about Ancient Greece

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
General Animals

10 top cheetah facts!

Join us in a thrilling chase with the fastest land mammal on Earth…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic rainforest facts!

Join us on a tropical trip…
Romans

10 facts about the Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
General Science

15 Facts About The Human Body!

Cool things about our bodies…
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
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