Online Dental Health Games for Kids

Online Dental Health Games for Kids

I can’t believe February is almost here!  While most people think of hearts and valentines when they think of February, another teaching focus that month for lower elementary is dental health.  Last year, I create a dental health unit to use with my son, who was five at the time.   I posted about some […]

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Parts of a Tooth Play-doh Model

Create a model of a tooth using play-doh. A great dental health activity for kids.

When I was teaching dental health to my son a couple of weeks ago, I wanted him to learn the basic parts of a tooth.  I wanted him to understand that there’s more to a tooth than what we can see in our mouths.  But I wasn’t sure how well as a 5 year old […]

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Dental Health: A Week-Long Unit for K-1

A week-long dental health unit for kindergarten and first grade. Detailed lesson plans include book suggestions, literacy and math activities, art, and more!

My kiddos are so excited that Valentine’s Day is this week!  We’re having a Valentine party on Tuesday with some other homeschool families (at Chuckie Cheese’s…thanks to our street still being icy!) and they just can’t wait. This month is not just about hearts and cupids, though.  It’s also National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Each […]

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Dental Health Craft for Kids

Students create a self portrait brushing their teeth, complete with puffy paint toothpaste!

Here’s a cute and fun craft to compliment your dental health unit this month: Have students create a self-portrait of them brushing their teeth! Materials needed: construction paper crayons, markers, and/or colored pencils scissors Elmer’s glue (liquid) glue stick shaving cream Directions: Using construction paper, students cut out the shapes for their face, hair, hand, […]

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