Fun Facts About Scotland

The Unicorn! And Scotland celebrates Nation Unicorn Day on April 9th! Be sure to check out our Unicorn Horn Headband craft on our Blog Pages! 

Loch Morar is the deepest lake in Scotland! And the monster who lives there, Morag, is a female and possibly around 30 feet long with rough brown skin and three large humps.  She has a snake like head and is said to have attacked two fishermen in August of 1969.

Braveheart was actually the nickname of Robert the Bruce and not William Wallace.

The UFO Capital of the world is the small Scottish town of Bonnybridge. With over 300 sightings of unidentified Flying Objects reported every year!

Scotland has over 700 islands and 660 of them are uninhabited.

by Dana Simpson

In this fourth volume of the series, join in the adventure as Phoebe and Marigold confront messy rooms, trouble at school, and a nasty case of “Sparkle Fever.” Follow the pair back to Camp Wolfgang, where their old pals Sue (a.k.a. “Monster Girl”) and Ringo, the lake creature, remind them that being weird is WAY more fun than being normal.

Edinburgh Castle for Kids: Fun Facts and Amazing Activities

by Moreno Chiacchiera 

Explore Scotland's most famous castle -- home to kings and queens, the site of historic battles, and probably the best-known place in Scotland. Published in partnership with history experts at Edinburgh Castle and Historic Environment Scotland, this fun, fact-packed book includes everything you need to know about the castle's 1000-year history: -- Its most famous residents and treasures -- Who attacked the castle, and who tried to defend it -- Its dank dungeons and the prisoners who tried to escape -- The terrible battles and incredible sieges -- The secrets and the mysteries Conveying fascinating facts through simple words and loads of historically accurate illustrations, Edinburgh Castle for Kids will appeal to a wide age range of young visitors from all over the world. Each section includes a fun activity -- mazes, doodling and colouring, spot the difference, untangle, search and find and join the dots. With a mix of brilliant facts and enjoyable activities, Edinburgh Castle for Kids is the ultimate guide for kids to Scotland's most famous landmark -- whether you've visited or not!

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