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Letter Writing & Decoration Inspiration: Trivia

Are you looking for topics to write about? Check out these fun trivia facts written by Ellen, one of our fantastic volunteer coordinators. These trivia facts are a great way to get started writing, and the seniors love reading about them!

Thank you to our Facebook volunteers - Paula, Audrey, Sonja, Anne, and Gina for sending in photos of your heartwarming letters and cards!


The largest snowflake ever recorded was 15 inches wide.

Japan has the most centenarians (people 100+ years old) per capita of any country.

Mozart composed his first piece of music when he was only five years old.

Bamboo can grow 3 feet in 24 hours.

Honey is the only natural food which never spoils.

Venus is the only planet to spin clockwise.

More people speak Mandarin Chinese than any other language.

The Earth has more than 3 trillion trees.

An average cloud weighs about a million pounds.

Over 10 billion doughnuts are made in the US each year.

The ice cream cone was invented during the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair.

Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee each day-enough to fill 38 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

By the age of ten, American children use up 720 crayons each.

There are 403 steps from the foundation to the top of the torch in the Statue of Liberty.

Daisies grow on every continent except Antarctica.


As always...HAPPY WRITING!


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