Brush the Tooth
Activity for an individual child
Age group: 18-40 months
Duration of activity: 10 minutes
- 1 sheet yellow construction paper
- White tempera paint
- An old toothbrush
It is never too early to teach your child about the importance of good dental hygiene.
- Cut a tooth shape from the construction paper.
- Talk with your child about teeth and how when they are not brushed, they can develop decay and turn yellow.
- Let him use the toothbrush to paint the tooth with pretend toothpaste (white paint).
More on: Teething and Dental Care
From The Everything Toddler Activities Book Copyright © 2006, F+W Publications, Inc. Used by permission of Adams Media, an F+W Publications Company. All rights reserved.
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