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.

About 6 million tonnes of salt is made from…

About 6 million tonnes of salt is made from the sea every year. This is enough to build a salt version of the Great Pyramid in Egypt. In hot countries, people use a very simple method to collect salt from the sea. Huge, shallow...

Come on, Surabhi, eat your spinach- it’ll…

Come on, Surabhi, eat your spinach- it'll put colour in your cheeks.But I don't want green cheeks!

Customer: Do you call this a full meal? You…

Customer: Do you call this a full meal? You served me twice as much yesterday. Waitress: Where did you sit yesterday? Customer: By the window. Waitress: Oh, that's why. We do that for advertising purposes - it gives people passing by the impression that...

Sea cucumbers look harmless but they have…

Sea cucumbers look harmless but they have a dramatic way of fending off enemies. If a hungry fish comes too close, the sea cucumber shoots out streams of sticky threads which look like spaghetti. These entangle the attacker, giving the sea cucumber time to...

Grey whales spend the summer feeding in the…

Grey whales spend the summer feeding in the Arctic. Then they swim south along the Pacific coast to breed near Mexico, returning north in the spring. This is a round trip of 20,000 km (12,500 miles), about the same distance as a trip from...

Patient: Oh, I’m really nervous about my…

Patient: Oh, I'm really nervous about my heart operation. Surgeon: Don't worry, in all my experience as a heart surgeon, only one patient has died. Patient: How many patients have you operated on? Surgeon: You're my second.

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Lonely Kalu

Kalu was the only son of a farmer and his wife. "I wish I had a brother or a sister, to play with," he told...

A Friend in Need

It happened not very long ago. But when you're a snail, days move at snail's pace, too. So, if you were to ask our...

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...

Dress like an Egyptian

I am writing this as I am travelling in my time machine. I know how important it is to keep a diary of happenings....

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...