Fun Stuff for Kids

This section is packed with jokes, riddles, tongue twisters and limericks for children – all accompanied by pictures that are guaranteed to make you rumble with laughter.

The ozone layer is a layer of concentrated…

The ozone layer is a layer of concentrated ozone gas about 24 km (15 miles) up in the atmosphere. It protects us from the Sun's harmful ultra-violet rays. However, this vitally important layer is being destroyed through the use of aerosol cans containing chloro-fluoro-carbons...

The earth has more than 600 active volcanoes…

The earth has more than 600 active volcanoes. Many of them are to be found on what is called the 'Ring of Fire' around the Pacific Ocean. The largest active volcano on the Earth today is the Mauna Lau, which is about 4168 metres...

“Help, Help. My baby’s fallen down the…

"Help, Help. My baby's fallen down the well." "Hold on. Here's a copy of Dr. Spock." "What good's that?" "It tells you how to bring up baby."

Without clouds and other constituents of…

Without clouds and other constituents of the earth's atmosphere, the surface of our planet would reach a temperature of 176 degree centigrade at the equator by day and 220 degree centigrade by night!

Can you name the three most important inventions…

Can you name the three most important inventions that helped man get up in the world? Elevator, escalator and alarm clock!

A worried passenger asked the ship’s captain…

A worried passenger asked the ship's captain: Do ships this size sink often? The captain said: No madam, never more than once.

Gajram: How did you like the parrot I sent…

Gajram: How did you like the parrot I sent you? Sompal: It was delicious. Gajram: You mean you ate it? I paid 500 rupees for that parrot, and it spoke seven different languages! Sompal: Then why didn't it say anything when...

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Why do Onions Make us Cry?

One of the earliest memories I have as a child is when I was approximately three or four years old. I remember watching my...

The Scent of an Enemy

It seems the fish were always a smart lot. Only, humans took some time to realise the fact. Some years ago, scientists had discovered...

The Exotic Peacock

Come monsoons, and we immediately think about the beautiful peacock, dancing in the rain, with its luscious tail spread out behind it. Undoubtedly one...

How do Ducks Stay in Water and not Get Wet?

When you get out of the swimming pool or bathtub, you are soaking wet. Had you been a duck, you would be swimming in...

Aristotle can’t remain Ignorant!

The Greeks were a passionately curious lot. When Alexander the Great set off in 334 BC on the famous expedition that took him over...