We know the holidays can be hectic, and sometimes you just want to distract your kids from technology and enjoy family time, so we have some lovely interesting history facts for kids! 🤩
1. The ancient Egyptians invented the 365-day calendar, which is still used around the world today.
2. The first Olympics took place in Greece in 776 B.C.
3. The Great Wall of China is over 13,000 miles long, making it the longest human-made structure in the world.
4. The ancient Romans built the longest aqueducts in the world to transport water from the mountains to the cities.
5. The ancient Mayans developed one of the most advanced civilizations in the world and were the first to use the concept of zero in mathematics.
6. The Eiffel Tower in Paris is the most visited paid monument in the world, with over 7 million visitors each year.
7. The construction of the Taj Mahal in India took over 20 years and was completed in 1653.
8. The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one still standing today.
9. The first telephone call was made in 1876 by the inventor Alexander Graham Bell.
10. The ancient Egyptians were the first to use ink, created from soot, gum and water.