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Print out pictures of teeth and have them laminated. Then, use dry erase markers to draw sugar bugs and have the kids use a tooth brush to get them off. This activity was a huge hit with all the kids!!

Print out pictures of teeth and have them laminated. Then, use dry erase markers to draw sugar bugs and have the kids use a tooth brush to get them off. This activity was a huge hit with all the kids!!

apple teeth - fun treat for community helpers (Dentist)

Apple Teeth - Adorable and Healthy Halloween Treat

Easy DIY flossing activity for kids made from stock paper. 'Sugar bugs' removed with actual floss.

Easy DIY flossing activity for kids made from stock paper. 'Sugar bugs' removed with actual floss.

Use glitter glue, glitter and water to make these tiny toothbrush timers. It takes 2 minutes for the glitter to swirl and settle to the bottom. Kids can watch as they brush their teeth and they know when to stop!

Toothbrush Timer for Kids

Use glitter glue, glitter and water to make these tiny toothbrush timers. It takes 2 minutes for the glitter to swirl and settle to the bottom. Kids can watch as they brush their teeth and they know when to stop!

Adam ... Check out red bull ... I thought there would be more sugar in that!

Adam ... Check out red bull ... I thought there would be more sugar in that!

Poster showing amount of sugar in common drinks. [Details at http://colinpurrington.com/2015/vaccinating-kids-against-sugary-drink-addiction/]

Poster showing amount of sugar in common drinks. [Details at http://colinpurrington.com/2015/vaccinating-kids-against-sugary-drink-addiction/]


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Battle Of The Bulge

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Rethink your drink: Teaching nutrition to kids. Idea from Kid's Directory of Central Arkansas. Great visual aid for kids.and adults. Great idea for a bulletin board!

Dental Health Preschool Craft-- Brush Your Teeth!  Fun process art activity to use during a dentist or tooth theme week.

Brush Your Teeth! Preschool Craft

Dental Health Preschool Craft-- Brush Your Teeth! Fun process art activity to use during a dentist or tooth theme week.

Too Many Crafts, Too Little Time: Pre-K Week 6: Health and National Talk Like a Pirate Day

Too Many Crafts, Too Little Time: Pre-K Week 6: Health and National Talk Like a Pirate Day

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Dental health - use magazines. The little sad tooth says, "Sad tooth, sad tooth, full of tooth decay.  Sweets and soda pop made me this way."   The happy tooth says, "Happy tooth, happy tooth shiny and bright, brushing keeps me healthy and white."

Dental health - use magazines. The little sad tooth says, "Sad tooth, sad tooth, full of tooth decay. Sweets and soda pop made me this way." The happy tooth says, "Happy tooth, happy tooth shiny and bright, brushing keeps me healthy and white."

A real life example of just how much sugar is in Soda drinks.  This picture will make you drink more water often and less or no pop at all.  Sugary drinks linked to Cancer risk in women.

A real life example of just how much sugar is in Soda drinks. This picture will make you drink more water often and less or no pop at all. Sugary drinks linked to Cancer risk in women.