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Brush the Tooth

It is never too early to teach your child about the importance of good dental hygiene.

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 10 minutes

Materials:

  • 1 sheet yellow construction paper
  • Scissors
  • White tempera paint
  • An old toothbrush

It is never too early to teach your child about the importance of good dental hygiene.

  1. Cut a tooth shape from the construction paper.
  2. Talk with your child about teeth and how when they are not brushed, they can develop decay and turn yellow.
  3. Let him use the toothbrush to paint the tooth with pretend toothpaste (white paint).
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