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Brush the Tooth

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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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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