Sunday, December 18, 2016

Did You Know?- Elephants

Did you know that elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump???

Read more about elephants below!

Did You Know?- Digestive System

It takes food 7 seconds to go from the mouth down to the stomach.

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Did You Know?- Moose

Moose need to eat a lot of food.  Their stomach can hold up to 112 pounds of food at one time!

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Did You Know?- Height and Foot Length

Did you know that the width of your arm-span outstretched is the length of your whole body and that your forearm (from the inside of elbow to inside of wrist) is the same as the length of your foot???

How interesting is that?  Pretty cool, right?

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Did You Know?- Stone Pillows

Did you know that Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone?  OUCH!  That sounds painful!

Read more about their pillows by clicking here and read about the history of pillows HERE.

Would you want to sleep on a pillow like the one in the picture?  Why or why not?

Did You Know?- Hercules Beetle

Did you know that they Hercules Beetle can grow big enough to cover an adult human hand?  Would you want to hold one???

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Did You Know?- Dresses

Did you know that until about 1910, boys under the age of 6 years old used to wear dresses like girls? They really did!

Read about the history of children's clothing by clicking here.

Did You Know?- Moose

Did you know that moose need to eat a lot of food? Their stomach can hold up to 112 pounds of food at one time! WOW! That is A LOT of food!

 Learn more about moose using the links below:

Did You Know- Rats?

Did you know that rats laugh when you tickle them? I am pretty sure I will never tickle a rat! I find rats kind of creepy, but I know that some people love them.

 Read more about rats using the links below:

Did You Know?- Giraffes

Did you know that the giraffe is the tallest land animal in world? They are!

Read about giraffes below: