In celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month, we spent the morning brushing teeth all around the classroom which meant we had some serious small motor strengthening going on too! Mr. Big Mouth on the chalkboard needed lots of help keeping his teeth clean... All day long, his teeth kept getting stains on them but fortunately, someone would stop by and clean them up with a good toothbrushing. We tried a little toothbrush painting at the easel [...]
February is National Children's Dental month and we've been having all kinds of fun learning how animals have different types of teeth! To extend our study into science, we created elephant toothpaste... We began our study of animal teeth by reading our Scholastic Weekly Reader. The front cover of the Weekly Reader gave us a close up view of four different types of animal teeth. The children had fun trying to identify what type of [...]
Following up Dr. Seuss' "The Tooth Book" with a little tooth math and art in preschool!
A super simple and fun water play activity to promote dental care in the preschool classroom!