HealthWorks! At Home: Dental Hygiene

HealthWorks! At Home: Dental Hygiene

 


 

Family/Class Activity

Let kids see the power of brushing teeth first-hand with this easy at-home activity.

All you need is:
· A hard-boiled egg
· Cup of dark soda
· Toothbrush and toothpaste

Steps:
1: Put the hard-boiled egg in a cup of dark soda and refrigerate overnight
2: After refrigerated, let the child use a toothbrush and toothpaste to brush the egg. It should return to its white color.
3: Teach how sugary drinks/food isn’t healthy for teeth. And how brushing teeth helps keep them healthy!

Physical Activity

Now that our teeth are sparking clean, let’s move! Get the family together to do these exercises:
Run in Place 10 times
10 Jumping Jacks
10 Elbow-to-Knees
(Follow along in the video above or lead your own exercise!)

Homework

Click this link to view and print a dental vocabulary worksheet.