February is Dental Health Month!
At preschool we celebrated by...
** Reading books about teeth and going to the dentist
** Sorting foods that are healthy for our teeth and foods that are not healthy for our teeth.
(I got these great pictures ready to print and sort from a blog. I now cannot find the blog or post! If you know where they came from, please let me know...I would love to give credit!!!)
** We painted with toothbrushes. This was a BIG hit with my preschoolers. I gave them the 3 primary colors and they practiced mixing and making new colors. If we would have had more time, I would have loved to paint with floss as well.
** We also created BIG mouths with teeth showing. I got the printable from the Mailbox Magazine. We added white glitter to the teeth to make them sparkle. I am sorry I did not get a picture of this :(
Here are some great Dental Health ideas and printables from some of my favorite blogs:
--Monkeying Around: Dental Health Resources
-- Musings of Me: Dental Health Unit (this unit is huge and is FREE!)
--Preschool Playbook: More great Dental Health ideas!
--What the Teacher Wants: a 'tiny miny unit' on Dental Health