Making sure children are taught the importance of maintaining dental health is crucial. Giving kindergarteners the right tools and information about brushing their teeth can help them fight off the “bad guys” in their mouths and ensure the success of their oral care.
Keep reading for brushing teeth lesson plans for Kindergarten students.
When focusing specifically on teeth brushing lesson plans for kindergarteners, focus on teaching the following topics:
Incorporating educational lessons by using activities, games, crafts, and rhymes into your lessons plans on brushing teeth can help children learn lasting oral care habits, build fine motor skills, and keep children attentive and having fun.
Here are a few ways to teach children how to properly brush their teeth:
Kool Smiles has a variety of dental experts who focus on preventative education and accessible dental care. Our dental offices will give you the tools you need to take into your classroom or home.
We offer a number of resources to educators:
Visit our website to download lesson plans for kids in grades K–5. Give us a call to find out how Kool Smiles can help deliver effective oral health education to your school.
American Dental Association: http://www.nj.gov/health/fhs/oral/documents/smilesmarts_curriculum.pdf
Teaching Heart: http://www.teachingheart.net/teeth.html
Lesson Plans Page: http://lessonplanspage.com/peopenwidebrushinsidedentalhygienek3-htm/
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