The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap
Pluto is the only planet in our solar system that has not been visited by a spacecraft
The only president buried in Washington, D.C. proper: Woodrow Wilson, who was laid to rest in the National Cathedral.
A Portsmouth, Ohio law ranks baseball players with vagrants, thieves and other suspicious characters.
It costs about 3 cents to make a $1 bill in the United States
It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
There has only been 193,000 metric tonnes of gold discovered to date.
Hitler and Napolean both had only one testical
During the winter, squirrels make waterproof nests in hollow trees.
Amazon ants (red ants found in the western U.S.) steal the larvae of other ants to keep as slaves. The slave ants build homes for and feed the Amazon ants, who cannot do anything but fight. They depend completely on their slaves for survival.
There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. However, about 2,000 of those languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers. The most widely spoken language in the world is Mandarin Chinese. There are 885,000,000 people in China that speak that language.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove.
The bible does not specify exactly how many wise men were sent to Bethleham.
In M&M candies, the letters stand for Mars and Murrie, the developers of the candy in 1941.
A million dollars'worth of $100 bills weighs only 22 pounds.
Lorne Greene had one of his nipples bitten off by an alligator while he was host of Lorne Greene's Animal Kingdom.
A fly always jumps backwards for a quick getaway when you try to hit it.
Wesley Snipes installed public telephones while struggling to become an actor in New York.
It is Texas law when two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.
The youngest actress to be nominated as best actress is Keisha Castle-Hughes who was nominated at just 13 years old
It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound.
The earliest known example of an organized market for equities dates from Rome, second century B.C
Including the 2000 World Series, there have been only three meetings between teams from the same city: 1906 (Cubs vs. White Sox), 1944 (Cardinals vs. Browns) and 2000 (Mets vs. Yankees).
IT............. Repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season.
The only president buried on the grounds of a state capitol: James Polk in Nashville, Tenn.
Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced.
The snail mates only once in it's entire life.
In Colorado, there are about 83,000 dairy cows
From all the states, Montana has the most different species of animals
A kangaroo can't jump unless it's tail is touching the ground.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, Gadsby, which contains over 50,000 words, not a single word contained the letter E.
The coliseum in Rome was used regularly for about 400 years
The cicada, a fly found in Africa, spends 17 years of its life sleeping; and only two weeks is awake during which mates and then dies.
On its trip around the sun, the earth travels over a million and a half miles per day.
There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.
Although not named in the New Testament, tradition names the two thieves crucified at the same time as Jesus as Dismas and Gestas.
Mr. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister.
The average life span of a moose is 15 to 25 years.
In the original movie 101 Dalmatians, there are exactly 6,469,952 spots on all 101 Dalmatians as they are shown in 113,760 frames of the film combined
8145. Animal Facts
The slime eel or hagfish feeds on dead and dying fish at the bottom of the sea. It goes into its victim through the mouth or eye socket and eats it away from the inside, leaving only a bag of skin and bones.
Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.
When former Texas Governor James Hogg was on his deathbed he made a special request that a pecan tree be planted at the head of his grave instead of a tombstone. The governor passed away on March 2, 1906, which is Texas Independence Day. The pecan tree is now the state tree of Texas
In the year 2000, there were approximately 11,000 injuries that were treated in a hospital in the U.S. that resulted from fireworks
Male feral rabbits urinate on the females to state their ownership.
There is a town in Texas called Ding Dong. In 1990, the population was only twenty-two people
The chances for a mother giving birth to quadruplets (four children) are almost 1 in 600,000.
A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs.
True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets
In 1785, the city of Paris removed bones from cemeteries to ease the overflow of dead people. They took these bones and stacked them in tunnels now known as the Catacombs. You can visit these tunnel attractions and work your way along long corridors, which are stacked with skulls and bones
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This is a lovely craft for younger children, who will enjoy both the hand painting and printing and the sticking on of stickers.