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Title & Description
Time to Complete
Group Size
Brushing Flossing  & Rinsing

Children learn easy, everyday ways to prevent tooth decay.

5 Minutes
Entire class
Flouride,Checkups and Healthy Eating

Children learn simple steps to a lifetime of good dental health.

5 Minutes
Entire class
Facts about Teeth

Children learn an assortment of background information about teeth.

5 Minutes
Entire class
Title & Description
Time to Complete
National Academic Standards
Group Size
Crest Eggsperiment 

Teach students the effect of Crest toothpaste on teeth.

Five to six days, 10 minutes per day
Entire class
Tooth Decay in an Apple

Demonstrate to students that tooth decay and cavities are the results of a process that begins on the enamel of teeth.

15 minutes per day; minimum 2 days
Science: Science As Inquiry
Groups of two or three students
Role Playing: A Visit to the Dentist

Students understand the importance of dental checkups and the roles of the dentist and hygienist.

30 minutes
Entire class
Flossing Practice With an Egg Carton

Reinforce the importance of flossing while students learn and practice proper flossing technique.

20 minutes
Small groups or entire class
Tooth Chain

Children write their name and the date on a picture of a tooth; then string all pictures together to create a tooth chain.

5 minutes
Entire class
Lost Tooth Holder

Reinforce creativity and art skills, and connect an art project to the dental-health lessons.

30 minutes
Individuals, small groups or entire class
Tooth Pillow

Reinforce creativity and art skills, and connect an art project to the dental-health lessons.

30 minutes
Individuals, small groups or entire class
Guess the Nutritious Food

Reinforce scientific deduction and prediction, as well as the dental-health lessons, and encourage the students to eat healthy foods.

15 minutes
Small groups or entire class
Tooth Model

Children color a picture of a mouth that is labeled with all the teeth names.

15 minutes
Entire class
Title & Description
Time to Complete
National Academic Standards
My Teeth Are Healthy

Children fill in the blanks to make a journal about healthy teeth.

30 minutes
Math: Language and Operations; English: Language Structure and Conventions
Captain ToothPaste's Healthy Teeth Rules

Children fill in the blanks, then color, cut and staple the pages to make a mini-book about healthy teeth.

1 hour
English: Vocabulary, Sequencing
Princess Rinse's Healthy Teeth Word Search

Children help Princess Rinse find words in a word-search puzzle.

20 minutes
Parts of a Tooth/Tools in a Dentist's Office

Name the parts of a tooth, then name tools in the dentist's office.

15 minutes
Fantastic Flosser's Healthy Eating for Healthy Teeth

Children look at pictures of foods and decide if they are healthy or unhealthy for teeth.

15 minutes
Review What You Know About Healthy Teeth

Children fill in ten blank spaces to finish sentences about healthy teeth.

10 minutes
English: Vocabulary, Language Conventions
How I Lost My Tooth

Children circle the picture that best completes each sentence to tell about losing their teeth.

5 minutes
Geena's Math Puzzle

Add the numbers in each shape in the picture; then color the shapes using a color key.

15 minutes
How Animals Use Their Teeth

Children color the animals and match each to the description of its teeth.

10 minutes

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