Today we have super interesting unicorn facts for kids of all ages (or anyone who loves the mythical creatures) that I bet you don’t know. Our unicorn facts for kids can be downloaded and printed as a pdf to decorate, color or paint…glitter definitely should be involved! We are exploring all the mystical powers that surround the word unicorn with these fun facts.
Magically Awesome Unicorn Facts For Kids
Whether you’re celebrating National Unicorn Day which occurs on April 9 of each year or whether you just love unicorns, you will love all these unicorn facts! Did you know a baby unicorn is called a foal or a sparkle? Click purple button to download the pdf version of our facts about unicorns:
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Get ready because you are about to learn 20 fun facts about unicorns that you didn’t know before…
What Is A Unicorn?
A unicorn is a magical creature with mystical powers. A unicorn looks like a horse with a long horn on its head. It is said to be very gentle and only let good people ride it. Unicorns look like a majestic horse…but with a single horn:
- A unicorn horn is like a narwhal tusk but on a horse’s forehead.
- Unicorns are often depicted with a white body, blue eyes, and the color of hair is usually shades of blues, purples, and greens.
- Unicorns are the national animal of Scotland
- Unicorns are often represented in a coat of arms wrapped with a golden chain
- Hunt of the Unicorn is a series of tapestry art created in the late 1400s
Types of Unicorns
- Winged unicorn
- Sea unicorn
- Chinese unicorn
- Siberian unicorn
Fun Unicorn Facts To Share With Your Friends
- A unicorn is a mythical creature similar to a horse with a single long horn.
- The word unicorn means “one-horn”
- Unicorns are typically described white, but actually, they can be of any color!
- Unicorns do not have wings.
- When a unicorn has wings, they are called Pegasi.
- Unicorns represent innocence, purity, freedom, and power.
- The Ancient Greeks were the first ones to write about unicorns.
- Unicorns are also mentioned in many Asian and European myths.
- Unicorns are thought to be good and pure creatures with magical powers.
- Their horns have powers to heal wounds and sickness and to neutralize poison. How cool, they have healing power!
- Legends say that unicorns are difficult to catch.
- Unicorns love eating rainbows.
- When two unicorn families meet, they travel happily together for weeks.
- The Unicorn’s eyes are Sky Blue or Purple.
- Unicorn absorbs its energy through its horn.
- If you touch a pure White Unicorn, you will find happiness forever.
- The Unicorn is thought to hold the power to divine truth.
- A baby unicorn is called a foal, just like a baby horse.
- But sometimes, baby unicorns are called “sparkles” too!
- The unicorn is the official animal of Scotland.
Bonus! Just like you, unicorns love to play games with their friends, such as hide-and-seek and tag!
More Facts About Unicorns
- Did you know that Unicorns are also a symbol of purity? They would often appear in folklore to young pure hearted maidens.
- Unicorns are also symbols of good luck as well in so mythos.
- There are movies and books based on Unicorns. One of the most popular being The Last Unicorn.
Unicorn facts are a fun ice breaker when meeting new friends at school. You can print out these unicorn information and facts sheets and give them to your friends and family.
Download the Unicorn Facts PDF Files here
This unicorn fact sheet can be downloaded and printed on regular 8 1/2 x 11 paper or sized within the printer settings to be smaller or bigger.
Do Unicorns Exist?
Unicorns are mythical creatures, so there is no scientific evidence that they exist. However, many people believe that unicorns are real, and there are many stories and legends about them. Some people believe that unicorns live in forests, while others believe that they live in other worlds. There is no one right answer to the question of whether or not unicorns exist, as it is a matter of personal belief.
Why are Unicorns so Popular?
Unicorns are popular because they are beautiful, magical creatures. They are often seen as symbols of purity, innocence, and hope. Unicorns are also popular because they are associated with magic and fantasy. Many people enjoy reading stories and watching movies about unicorns, and they may even collect unicorn-themed items.
Why do Unicorns have a Horn?
There are many reasons why unicorns are said to have a horn. Some people believe that the horn is a symbol of purity and innocence. Others believe that the horn is a source of magic. Still others believe that the horn is used to protect unicorns from harm.
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What’s your favorite fact? Let us know in the comments!