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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

Meet Narwhal the ‘unicorn’ puppy

This abandoned pup has an unusual feature on his forehead…
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General Science

10 fascinating facts about hibernation

Snuggle up with these super hibernation facts
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General Geography

Forest Holidays

Win a Forest Ranger adventure worth £250!
  • QUIZ

    Who is the longest-reigning British monarch?
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Space

Join the Mars Mission!

Join the Mars Mission with the new LEGO® City Space range!
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General Geography

Five reasons to travel to Finnish Lapland

Visit this breathtaking snow-blanketed land with Activities Abroad.

Did you know?

Pelicans can hold 11 litres of water (the same as 32 cans of pop) in their bills.

General Geography

10 fabulous facts about Diwali!

Discover the fascinating festival of lights…
Countries

What’s it like to go to school in St Lucia?

Kick-off a new school term on the Caribbean Island of St Lucia…
Countries

St Lucia facts!

Explore this awesome Caribbean island…
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General Science

Light and lenses: 10 facts

Check out these 10 top facts about light and lenses
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Nature

COSTA RICA: Guardian of the Future!

This colourful Central American country might be tiny, but it’s a global leader in conservation!
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 tiger facts!

Check out these ten seriously fierce 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…
General Animals

10 Lion Facts!

It’s time for the lowdown on these fierce felines…
Sea Life

10 facts about great white sharks!

Learn all about the great white shark!
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!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
Physical Geography

10 Facts about Hurricanes!

Ten Facts about Hurricanes!
Space

10 Facts about Space!

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

10 top cheetah facts!

Meet one seriously fierce, fast and fur-ocious feline with these fascinating cheetah facts!
General Animals

10 facts about koalas!

Learn all about these cute critters…
Physical Geography

15 fantastic facts about rainforests!

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

Ocean facts!

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

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