Welcome to School Notices
Get the inside track about your school,
school life, exclusive rewards, and
buy and sell to other independent
school parents Learn more.

You’ll never guess what?

Enjoy these fun, random, and fascinating facts with the whole family (or like us keep some up your sleeve to impress friends at your next dinner party!). Every day’s a school day…

You speak about 4,800 words a day

Pencil lead AND diamonds are made of the same thing. Both are pure carbon just formed under different pressures and temperatures

Grasshoppers existed before dinosaurs

Fruit flies were the first living creatures to be sent into space

The opposite sides fo the dice always add up to seven

Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family

Your foot and your forearm are exactly the same length

If you make a mistake writing with a pen, you can use the skin of a cucumber to erase it

If the human eye was a digital camera it would be 576 pixels

Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries

The sun is 330,330 time larger than the Earth

A group of owls is called a parliament

The Aztecs used chocolate as currency. People under Aztec rule could use cocoa beans to pay their taxes

The Amazon rainforest produces half the world’s oxygen supply

A rabbit’s teeth never stop growing

11% of people are left handed


Got the thirst for more? Test your knowledge with more fascinating facts here!


Other similar posts

Logged out | Log in