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Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True
Mums NI
Written by Mums NI on Friday, 26 April 2019 Posted in: Fun Facts Friday

At Mums NI, we believe that education starts at home. We, as parents, are our children's Primary Educators. Together, we can inspire young minds and make learning fun!

In this Fun Facts Friday, we are going to find out about things that sound too weird to be true, but they are! So get your little ones and snuggle down for this fun fact mission to find out more about them.

Can monkeys make snowballs? Is it possible to be afraid of handwriting? Are daffodils poisonous?

Lets find out . . .

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True
Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 1


Snow Monkeys, also known as Japanese Macaques, make snowballs for fun

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 2


Some people have a fear of writing/handwriting. This fear is known as graphophobia.

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 3


A Skunk Cabbage is a plant that grows near swamps and wet woods. It blooms in the springtime and smells like rotten meat. Eurgh!

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 4


Daffodils and Tulips are poisonous to squirrels.

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 5


Another name for a tomato is wolf peach.

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 6


Some sand dunes making fascinating sounds that sound like singing, whistling, barking or even like a swarm of bees. 

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 7


A watermelon is 92% water!

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 8


J.K. Rowling is the author of the Harry Potter books. Her real name is Joanne Rowling and she doesn't actually have a middle name. J.K. Rowling is her pen name.

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 9


The Eiffel Tower in Paris can grow up to 6 inches during warm weather as the heat causes the iron to expand. Wow!

Fun Facts Friday - Weird But True

Fact 10


Do you like playing air guitar? Well, every August Finland hosts the Air Guitar World Championships! How cool is that?

We hope you enjoyed this week's Fun Facts Friday.

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