Now that the everyone is beginning to come down from their Halloween candy sugar high, it’s time to think about brushing those teeth! It was tempting to pass out toothpaste at storytime this week. Maybe a thought for next year is to work with a local dentist… hmmmm…
A few months ago I created this sweet little flannel using a template from Making Learning Fun during my lunch hour which is perfect for a theme on dental health.
Similar to my Little Mouse flannel, the tooth hides behind one of the colored pillows. The children or child (when saying the rhyme you can insert a specific child’s name) guess which pillow they think the tooth is hiding behind. I created 10 different colored pillow even though only 6 are shown to give me lots of options.
A few favorite titles about teeth, tooth fairies, or dentists:
Alice the Fairy by David Shannon
Dear Tooth Fairy by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Mabel the Tooth Fairy and How She Got Her Job by Katie Davis
Maisy, Charley, and the Wobbly Tooth by Lucy Cousins
My Wobbly Tooth Must Not Ever Never Fall Out by Lauren Child
Silverlicious by Victoria Kann
Sweet Tooth by Margie Palatini
Pop on over to the Flannel Friday Round-up hosted this week by Anne for more fabulous ideas!