Make Tooth Care Fun with Dental Health Month Activities
February is Children's Dental Health Month, and it gives parents the opportunity to introduce fun activities that teach tooth care to kids. Your children's teeth are important, and kids love to learn when learning is fun. Let's look at some activities to help you get the most out of Children's Dental Health Month.
Dental Health Month Activities for the Whole Year
There's no need to wait for February to roll around to teach about dental health. Your kids can enjoy fun activities throughout the whole year.
Color a Picture
The American Dental Association has several Children’s Dental Health Month activities posted online. This year the theme is keeping healthy teeth through "Sugar Wars."
Download everything from coloring sheets to puzzle books on this fun site. Kool Smiles also has free puzzle books and coloring sheets online.
Play a Game
Another free Children’s Dental Health Month activity is to play an online game.
Colgate has dozens of fun, interactive games on their website. Each is designed to help kids of all ages have fun and learn more about taking care of their teeth.
Make a Tooth Fairy Pillow
This activity idea makes losing baby teeth fun. A pillow can hold your children’s teeth and the prize left behind by the Tooth Fairy. It's a simple craft to make with your child.
Visit Kool Smiles Today
Teach your children that dental care is fun and schedule a dental appointment with Kool Smiles.
Our dental offices are designed with children in mind. They have brightly-colored, oversized waiting rooms for children, usually with playground areas. Plus, our dentists use a "tell, show, do" approach so that kids always know what's happening during their treatment.
We have more than 120 offices across the United States, and we're always accepting new patients. We're passionate about your child's dental health, and we'll be sure to share activities with them that will help them learn.
Scheduling a dental visit for your child is the ultimate Children’s Dental Health Month activity. Give us a call today or find the location nearest you to schedule your child's appointment.
Children's Oral Health: http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/children_adults/child.htm