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Quick Facts about Dinosaurs

Facts about Dinosaurs

1.Dinosaurs are extinct animals.They lived long ago on earth for over 150 million years before there were people.

2.Dinosaurs are not fictitious animals.Dinosaurs fossils are the evidence for its life on earth.

3.Dinosaurs are the largest land animals of all the time.

4.The fossils of these reptiles had been founded by paleontologists in all parts of the world.


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Dinosaur Drawing for Kids

5.All Dinosaurs are not giant creatures.Dinosaurs lived were in different shapes and sizes from large to tiny.

4.It seems wide variety of dinosaurs had lived on earth.Some had 3 horns,spikes,bony plates,bony armor over the body,all had big tail like other reptiles,some species had long neck like giraffe,razor-sharp teeth,huge jaws,curved claws,all had four legs.Its really dreadful to imagine Dinosaurs and they must ferocious hunters with these types of body structures.

5.Most type of dinosaurs are plant eaters and some are meat eaters.

6.All types of dinosaurs are not ferocious and some species are gentle in nature.

7.Dinosaurs are strictly land dwellers.The could not swim or fly.

8.Dinosaurs lay eggs in nest like some lizards do.

9.Today,we are talking about the shape,features and character of dinosaur which had lived millions of years ago and which we have never seen.Do you know how?The fossil remains(bones)of dinosaurs only helps scientists to learn this much about dinosaurs which we have never seen.

10.Giganotosaurus is the largest flesh-eating dinosaur and it weighs approximately 8 tons.





Hut Facts and Drawing For Kids

Hut Drawing For Kids
Easy Hut drawing


Hut is a small house.
It is made up of using logs,grass,mud,straw,bamboo,stick,leaves.The natural materials which is available around are used to make hut.In Africa huts are made using mud,straw and in India hut is built using logs,sticks and leaves.
Hut Drawing For Kids

Quick Facts about Ship

1.A large boat is called Ship.
2.A Ship/Vessel is used for travelling on water.
3.The floor of the ship is called Deck.
4.The main body of the ship is called Hull.(includes bottom,sides and deck).
5.Anchor is used to moor a ship to the sea bottom.

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Insects - Drawing,Facts and Rhymes

All about Insects for Kids

Insect Drawing and Facts about Insects.Check the links given below.

1.Insects Rhymes


2.20 Insects with Pictures for Kids

4.Butterfly 


5.Ant 

6.Bees
     

Quick Facts about Butterflies

Easy Drawings for Kids


Butterfly drawing 


butterfly drawing for kids


    Quick Facts about Butterfly
  • Butterflies are insects.
  • Butterflies Food : It sips nectar from flowers using its proboscis,a flexible tubular sucking organ or mouth part.
  • Butterflies have four wings and 6 legs.
  • Butterflies are cold-blooded,that is they take the temperature of their surroundings.
  • Butterflies have no eye lids.So they can't close their eyes and sleep or dream.Based on the temperature they stay active or inactive.Being inactive is considered rest or sleep for them.
  • Butterflies have taste receptors on their feet.
  • Butterflies have two eyes.
  • Butterflies have two antennae.It uses its antenna like a nose for breathing and smelling.
  • Life cycle of butterfly - 1.The butterflies lays eggs.

2.The caterpillars(larvae) hatches out from the eggs.
3.The caterpillar becomes a pupa or chrysalis.
4.From the pupa ,the adult butterfly emerges.
5.This life-cycle process is called metamorphosis.


Quick Facts about Bees

Quick Facts about Bees



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  1. Honey Bees lives in hive.You can see its hive in hollow trees.
  2. Bees has 6 legs and it is a insect.
  3. Bees makes buzzing noise.
  4. Honey Bees has 5 eyes.
  5. Honey Bees gives honey,wax and also greatly helps in pollinating crops.
  6. Bees eat nectar and pollen from flowers.
  7. Bees can fly for long distances in search of flowers.
  8. Bees communicate with other bees and informs about flower location by dancing.
  9. Worker Bees build honeycomb nest.It is a hexagonal shaped layer of wax cells.Queen bees will lay eggs on it.
  10. Honey bees has stings.Usually it uses it to defend  itself but sometimes it stings human also.In that case it is dangerous to both human and bees.
  11. If it sting us,we will be left with pain and that bee will also die.

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Quick Facts about Ants

Quick Facts about Ants

Draw Ant using circle and oval.


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Ant Facts 

1.Ant is a tiny insect known for its hard-working nature.Ants can lift up to 50 times their own weight.
2.Similes based on,
Appearance - as tiny as ants
Hardworking - as industrious as an ant
3.Ant has 3 pairs of legs.
4.Ant build ant hills and tunnels.
5.Ants have two long antennae on their head.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar : Facts and drawing

Easy Drawings for Kids

Draw Caterpillar using circles and ovals.


Caterpillar Drawing for Kids












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Tell  "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" story to your kids.100 percent your kids will love and enjoy this story.

About : "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" has sold 30 million copies worldwide,awarded many children's literature awards,translated in 40 languages. Over all the story is full of fun and educational.

Caterpillar Facts for Kids


  • Caterpillar is an insect.Like all other insects,caterpillar also walks with 3 pairs of legs.

  • Caterpillar eat constantly leaves and other plant parts.Finally grows as a big adult butterfly. 


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First Words in English

10 short three letter Rhyming words

  1. Ban - Prohibited
  2. Dan - is the ranking system to measure the judo , karate practitioners ability.
  3. Fan
  4. Man
  5. Ran
    10 short three letter Rhyming words
  6. Van
  7. Can - Container used to store food.
  8. Pan a metal container used for cooking food in.
  9. Tan - Yellowish Brown or Golden Brown,a skin color after exposure to the sun.
  10. Wan -  pale,weak,smiling,dull,dim

Queen Drawing For Kids

Easy Drawings for Kids


  1. Write a Big " U " to draw Queen's face.
  2. Draw Queen's crown using zig zag and curved lines.
  3. Sleeping line and standing line to draw Queen's hair
  4. Squiggly lines to decorate Queen's dress.
  5. Using square and triangle,you can draw dress of the queen.

Draw in front of kids.

Drawing is an easy way of teaching.

Ask them questions using this drawing.


  • How many fingers you are going to draw for your queen?
  • Which color frock you want your queen to wear?
  • You want your queen to have long hair or short hair?

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Elephant Drawing for Kids


Easy Drawings for Kids

If your kid knows to write the alphabet "C" ,"U" and "O",then don't hesitate,teach them to draw this easy elephant drawing.
ELEPHANT DRAWING FOR KIDS

Don't expect perfection.Allow them to scribble.Even if they never show interest, you keep on drawing in front of them.While you draw keep on telling,it's very easy,two ovals makes elephant eyes,two "C "s makes ears and " U" can make elephant body.

If you draw 10 times in front of them,they may try once or to your surprise they may start drawing.If they are not interested to hold the pencil,no problem,you don't let your energy down.

You draw and tell them about elephant.It has tail,ears,trunk,tusk and elephant stories.check this to get an idea.Complete facts about Elephants



Teaching kids drawing is not necessarily to make them artist.It has various hidden benefits in the brain development of your child.It increases the thinking ability of your kid.

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Must-Know Facts about Train



  1. Trains in India runs on electricity and  diesel.
  2. First part of train has engine/locomotive.The train driver and his assistant will be in this carriage.
  3. Next to engine, train is attached to large number of coaches/passenger cars/ carriages/bogies.
  4. Long-distance trains in India usually have 24 coaches.
  5. Each Coach is divided into many section called compartment.
  6. The last part of the train is caboose,a railway wagon used by people who work on the train.
    train
  7. How many wheels does a train have? A passenger car consist of two axles.4 wheels per axle.So totally a car has 8 wheels and multiply it with number of coaches to calculate the number of wheels in a train.
  8. A person who checks tickets on train is called Train conductor or TTE (Travelling Ticket Examiner).
  9. In some trains,there will be a pantry car,dining car,restaurant carriage.
  10. Brake Van is called luggage van attached at the end of the train.The train "Guard" will be in this carriage.He is the key person with overall in charge of train.After getting signals from guard,the train driver must operate the train.
  11. Train guard shows green flag to start the train and red flag to stop the train.And after sunset,guard uses lamps as signals.You can see him having two-way radios to communicate with driver/pilot and he blows the whistle to warn the passengers to board the train.
  12. For Kids,Trains will be in the railway station.
  13. Train runs on railroad track.
  14. Track consist of a pair of steel rail lines running parallel and is set in a fixed distance called gauge.Then you must have noticed horizontal beam connecting the two steel rails,it is called ties(made of wood or concrete).The ties are set into the ballast(a railroad bed made of coarse stones).
  15.  A level crossing is a place where a railway line crosses a road.


Why do the railway track has stones(ballast)around them?


To hold the rails in place,to prevent the growth of weeds over the track,helps in draining the rain water easily off the track,bear the load of ties/sleeper and prevent train from sinking to the ground,avoids noise and reduce jerk,gives elasticity to track structure.

Many routes are now broad gauge in India.If space between tracks is wider,it is broad gauge(5 ft 6 in),3 ft 338 in) metre gauge,2 ft 6 in) Narrow gauge.


The person who is in charge of railway station is called station master.After getting permission from station master,the guard give signal to pilot to start the train.


Different classes of Train Travel in India


*Second Class (General Compartment)2 coaches  behind the engine and 2 coaches at the end of the train will be allocated general compartment.No reservation needed to travel in second class.


*Sleeper Class (SL) - Each Coach can accommodate 72 passengers. Normally 12 Sleeper Class coaches are attached per train. You need a prior reservation to travel in sleeper coach. Reservations can be made from 2 months prior to the travel date.Each compartment has 8 seats 3+3 facing each other( Upper berth (UB), Middle berth (MB) and the Lower Berth (LB)) and 2 side berths.



*AC 3-Tier Sleeper (3A),AC 2-Tier sleeper (2A),First Class AC (1A), AC Chair car (CC), First Class (FC-no AC).In every category,there will be minimum 2 coaches.



*The fastest trains in India -  Rajdhani Express,Shatabdi Expresses 


Trains in India


*Super-Fast Trains - runs with average speed  55 kmph , levies super-fast charges,make few stops, and reach the destination in short span compared to Express Train.

*Express Train - do not stop at all stations.
*Fast Passenger - stop at almost all stations on their route.No AC coaches.
*Passenger train - offers only unreserved sitting (general compartments) accommodation.No AC coaches.
*Local or Suburban Train - Run within and around big cities.

*A monorail is a rail-based transportation  in which the track consists of a single rail, typically elevated and with the trains suspended from it.(over the bridge rail).the word mono means "single".

*A metro rail is the underground electric railway system.

Terms you must know


*Passenger name record (PNR) status to check the status of reservations.PNR number is a 10 digit number find on the top left corner of your ticket.For reservations with berth confirmed,coach and berth number will be mentioned in the ticket.If not ,you will get a ticket with RAC OR WC.

*Tatkal booking starts a day before,

*Reservation can be done 60 days before

*RAC - Reservation against Cancellation holder -This means you have only sitting accommodation and no reserved berth. But you can get berth if there is any cancellation.

*Waiting List (WL) - means BOTH berth and sitting accommodation is not GUARANTEED.

*RAC/WL tickets have two numbers WL10/WL 3.First number shows status of ticket wh
ile purchasing and second number shows current status.

*Cancellation of tickets and refund



Train Drawing for Kids

Draw Train using square,rectangle and circles.


train drawing for kids


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Tell based on the Age and understand of kids - Complete facts about Train.

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Easy Drawings For Kids

Easy to draw kids smiling,laughing and playing drawing using circle,triangle,semi-circle,oval and curved lines.

Learn to draw smiling kids face,with open mouth laughing kids face,with hands and leg movement playing kids.

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Tree Drawing For Kids

Easy Drawing for Kids

Tree drawing using triangle,curved lines,straight lines and zig zag lines.

Teach kids to draw from young age.Drawing develops the imagination and creative ability of a child.It helps in brain development.


Tree Facts for Kids

Take them to garden or anywhere outside show them different types of trees,plants,different color flowers,different types of leaves.They may or may not have observed.You show them and talk about different parts of plant and more which I have listed in my post 35 Must teach things about Plants and Trees 

Trees gives fresh air,shadow,fruits,vegetables,flowers and tell them quick facts which you can while drawing.Kids will grasp this way of learning quickly.

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Bird Drawing for Kids

Easy Drawing for Kids

Bird drawing using circle and semi-circle.


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Bird Facts for Kids

  1. Parts of a bird for kids (Show this drawing and teach bird parts)
  2. Talk about the different sounds made by birds
  3. Teach kids about nest,birds can be seen on walls,trees,story about birds
  4. 21 MUST-KNOW BIRDS(show different birds and teach their names)
  5. Group of Birds is called flock of birds
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Hen Drawing for Kids

Easy drawings for kids

Teach kids to draw Hen.Drawing will be fun to young mind,improves their creative skill.You can also teach kids using drawings.It helps them to understand and remember things easily.

First teach kids to draw basic shapes and different types of lines.Then introduce them easy drawings made of basic shapes.

Easy Hen Drawing and Hen Facts for Kids

Hen Facts for Kids
  1. Hen is a farm bird.
  2. Hen is female.It lays eggs.And its young ones are called as chicks.
  3. Also called as chicken.
  4. Red color crown in hen's head is called comb.
  5. Hen has eyes,ears,beak,and under it wattles,tail feathers,wings,toes with claws.
  6. Hen eats insects,worms,bugs,vegetables,fruits.
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Rat - Kids Drawing and Facts


Easy drawings for kids

Drawing helps in brain development.It increases imagination and creativity of a child.First teach kids to draw basic shapes and different types of lines.Then introduce them easy drawings made of basic shapes.

Draw Rat using  rectangle,triangle and lines.



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rat drawing for kids

Rat Facts for Kids


  1. Rat  has eyes,ears,four legs,tail,whiskers.
  2. Rat has sharp teeth and are specialized in gnawing electrical wire,wood,net etc
  3. Rat has sharp claws.
  4. Rat color - brown,black,white


Teach kids to draw,tell some facts and stories about them.In this way you can introduce new words and can convey more facts to them easily.


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Igloo- Kids Drawing and Facts

Igloo -Facts for Kids


  • What is an Igloo?
  1.  The term "Igloo" commonly refers to a snow house. 
  2.  Igloo or Aputiak is a snow house built commonly in dome-shaped structure keeps us warm inside.
  • Where you can find Igloos?
        In Arctic cold region  - Alaska,Greenland etc.


  • Who lives in Igloos?

         Igloo is a temporary winter home or hunting-ground dwelling of Canadian and Greenland Inuit (Eskimos).They are indigenous people of northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland, and eastern Siberia who traditionally lives by hunting seals and other Arctic animals,birds and fish.


Igloo - Easy Drawing for Kids



                  Drawing helps in brain development.It increases imagination and creativity of a child.First teach kids to draw basic shapes and different types of lines.Then introduce them easy drawings made of basic shapes.

This drawing can be drawn easily if a kid can draw sleeping(horizontal) line,standing(straight) line,slanting line and "u" shaped curves.


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10 Interesting Words to Pronounce

1.Schadenfreude (sha-den-ˌfroi-de) - Harm Joy

2.Capoeira (ca-poo-EH-ra ) -It is a Brazilian martial art and also a dance form

3.Sgraffito (skrah-fee-toh)- It is a form of decoration made by scratching through a surface,done mainly on walls,ceramics,pottery.

4.Sesquipedalian (ses-kwi-pi-dey-lee-uhn)- Used to describe the words which are very long
capoeira

5.Bewusstseinslage (be-vust-zins-lah-ge) - a state of consciousness

6.Chinquapin (ching-ku-pin), - a North American chestnut tree

7.Kakorrhaphiophobia (ka-ko-ra-fio-fobia) - abnormal fear of failure.


8.Equuleus (Eh·quu·le·us) - It is a constellation.It lies in the northern sky. Its name means “little horse” or “foal” in Latin.

9.Calliope (ka-lai-o-p)  - an American keyboard instrument resembling an organ

10.Edelweiss (e-del-vais) - a European mountain plant 

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