Did You Know?

  • Mickey Mouse was originally known as Mortimer Mouse, which sounded too pompous to Lilian Disney, wife of Walt Disney.
  • A Russian woman gave birth to 69 children that included 4 sets of quadruplets, 7 sets of triplets and 16 sets of twins.
  • An average child shares his/her birthday with 9 million other people.
  • Uterus grows up to 500 times that of its regular size during pregnancy.
  • An average toddler takes 176 steps in one minute.
  • On average a four year old asks 437 questions a day (many of them are- "why")
  • Jack is the most common name in children's nursery rhymes.
  • Barbie Millicent Roberts is Barbie's full name.
  • Walt Disney, the creator or Mickey Mouse, was actually afraid of mice.
  • Fathers usually determine the height to their child, and mothers the weight.
  • The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald's
  • Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy
  • The first non-human to win an Oscar was Mickey Mouse.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • Children are born with 300 bones, but by the time they become an adult, they only have 206.
  • Fingernails grow four times as fast as toenails.