MOST POPULAR

ADVERTISEMENT
SURREY CRICKET 2022 BANNER

Discover

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

General Animals

Female wildlife rangers!

Meet the extraordinary women changing the face of conservation…
General Animals

10 giraffe facts!

Discover ten fascinating facts about giraffes!
General Geography

What is climate change?

We investigate…
  • QUIZ

    Who discovered gravity?
Sea Life

Jellyfish Facts!

Join us as we travel the oceans far and wide with these electric jellyfish facts!
General History

15 facts about the Victorians!

Head back in time to when Britain became the most powerful empire in world history…

Did you know?

Crabs are distant relatives of spiders.

Insects

Stag beetle facts!

Discover the secrets of Britain’s largest beetle…
Physical Geography

What is a bushfire?

Learn about what causes bushfires and how you can help those affected…
General Geography

Coral reef facts

Find out fascinating facts about amazing coral reefs…
General Animals

10 awesome dog facts!

Get the lowdown on these adorable animals…
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
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!
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!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
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…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

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

10 facts about the Colosseum!

Learn all about the Colosseum of Ancient Rome!
Sea Life

10 totally awesome facts about turtles!

Check out these turt-ally mad facts about turtles!
General Geography

10 facts about the Arctic!

Get ready for a chill!
National Geographic Kids Logo

    Sign up to our newsletter

    Get uplifting news, exclusive offers, inspiring stories and activities to help you and your family
    explore and learn delivered straight to your inbox.

    You will receive our UK newsletter. Change region

    WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

    Done

    Please confirm that you are an adult.

    By entering your email address you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and will receive emails from us about news, offers, activities and partner offers.

    You're all signed up!

    Back to subscription site

    Type whatever you want to search