Bones are a fascinating topic for kids. They are the unseen mystery that provide strength and structure for our bodies so we don’t flop around like a boneless chicken! Learn about our skeletons in your classroom with some fun facts about bones.
Challenge your classroom or your kids to find 100 different bones in their bodies. Find the smallest ones, the largest bones, and bones that have twins.
Fun facts about bones for kids:
The skull is like a helmet that protects the brain.
Bones don’t stop growing until you are around 20 years old.
A giraffe and a human both have 8 bones in their neck.
The ribs make a shield around the heart and lungs.
There are 206 bones in the human body.