Teeth brushing sensory bag preschool activity for Dental week

I love sensory bags! So I decided to make one for Dental hygiene awareness month which falls in February. Dental sensory bag is a great way to practice brushing teeth with the little ones.

Teaching preschool children about dental hygiene is important because it helps to establish good oral hygiene habits that will last a lifetime. Proper dental hygiene can help to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental problems. By teaching children about the importance of brushing teeth, using mouthwash, and visiting the dentist regularly, you can help to ensure that they have healthy teeth and gums now and in the future. Additionally, teaching children about dental hygiene can help to reduce their fear of the dentist and make visits to the dental office a more positive experience .Check out more such fun and easy Teeth Brushing activities for kids. 

This easy sensory teeth brushing activity is a great way to teach kids about how to clean their teeth properly.  This dental activity can be great fun classroom activity to inculcate good oral hygiene in preschoolers and kindergarteners. Let's get started to learn how to setup this easy sensory bag.

Supplies Needed:

  • Clear Sheet protector or Ziplock bag(Gallon)
  • Dry erase markers
  • Small sequence(I used tiny fruit sequences) 
  • Baby lotion(white)
  • Adhesive tape
  • Old toothbrush

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  • On a ziplock or a clear sheet protector draw a set of teeth using dry erase markers
  • Now add baby lotion to the ziplock bag
  • Add the tiny sequin to the bag
  • Before closing the bag make sure to get all the air out 
  • Seal the bag completely from all sides to avoid any spillage
  • Tape the sensory bag to the table so it doesn't move
  • Using a toothbrush, ask the kid to push the sequin away from the teeth
  • This Teeth brushing sensory bag is just perfect to teach kids to shoo away germs.

In order to keep our mouths clean, brushing our teeth is crucial. When we brush our teeth, we remove all the debris and germs we don't want, ensuring that our teeth remain sparkling and clear. Professionals advise children (and adults) to brush their teeth twice a day for two minutes each time, using toothpaste and a toothbrush, moving up and down in circular motions, and not forgetting the back teeth! It can be difficult to get young children excited about brushing their teeth, but we have some more fun dental hygiene activity and some suggestions to encourage them and help them get rid of the germs.

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