13 How to Brush Your Teeth Activities [printables]


Teaching our kids how to brush your teeth, how to keep them clean, and proper ways to use a toothbrush, and tooth health is so important and hard to do as a parent.   Here are a few fun lesson ideas you can use to encourage healthy teeth and give those who need some extra teaching tips on how to brush teeth and keep them healthy and clean.  Most of them have a fun free printable to go with it. YAY!

brush your teeth properly free printable activities for kids

Teaching The Importance of Teeth Health

Teaching our kids the dramatic effects of tooth decay and how to take care of their baby teeth to prepare them for their permanent teeth is critical.  My boys are teenagers and getting them to use their toothbrush properly is still an issue… Ladies, the Struggle is Real!  {hanging head in shame}  I’m wishing these lesson ideas were handy and quickly printable when mine where toddlers.  Maybe my dentist bills wouldn’t be as high.  {L on forehead}

13. Alphabet Teeth cleaning activity for Toddlers


Here is a fun activity for preschoolers to learn about oral hygiene while working on their ABC’s! This FREE Alphabet Teeth Cleaning activity is very easy to prep!

Get the free printable here:  Alphabet Teeth Cleaning Activity for Toddlers

12. Free Printable Punch Cards

I Brushed My Teeth Punch Cards Free Printable

Stacy has created this super fun and interactive punch card. I love that there’s a boy and girl version. My tip would be to buy a small heart or tooth punch and keep it in each bathroom with the cards.

Print the free printable:  I Brushed My Teeth Punch Cards

11. Rotten Teeth Experiments

Brushing Kids Teeth Two Toothy Eggsperiments

Here is a great objective lesson teaching preschool and early elementary education aged children about the importance of teeth health and how to prevent rotten teeth.  With hands on activities it’s not only educational but fun! Perfect for a home-school lesson on why to brush your teeth or just as an afternoon activity on how what we eat and drink affect our teeth.

Get the lesson here:  Two Toothy Eggsperiments

10.  Brush Your Teeth Every Day Song and Activities

brush your teeth songs and activities free printables

Simply print out the freebies and then follow the instructions which use a cute little song to teach your kids how to properly brush their teeth and it makes is really fun and engaging.

Download the free printables here:  Brush Your Teeth Every Day Song

9.  How To Brush Your Teeth Tips

4 Tips On How To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

Here’s four common sense tips on how to get your child to brush their teeth which include set a good example, get the whole family involved, don’t let toothpaste get in the way, and positive reinforcement.

Learn more here:  How To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth

8. DIY Teething Guard for CribsMake your own crib railing teeething guard

If your child is still in their crib, you can help them protect their baby teeth in this unique way.  Check out Jane Marie’s teething guard she quickly made for her crib railing.  It’s such a brilliant idea.  I realize it’s not a printable and a little out of place i this post but I had this issue with my boys and I’m wishing I had made this for mine.  So I couldn’t resist showing it to ya. {high fives}

Get the free pattern here:  How to make your own crib railing teething guard

7.  How to Brush Your Teeth Sequencing Pack

How to Brush Your Teeth Sequencing Free Printable

This 43 page printable pack contains a variety of sequencing activities for children. Teaching sequencing to young children helps them understand how the events occur in a logical order which is a skill they need in the future.

Download the free printable pack here:  How to Brush Your Teeth Properly Lesson Pack

6.  Dental Health Worksheets for Teachers

How to Brush Teeth Properly Unit for Teachers

There are several printables to help teach kids prevent rotten teeth with fun activities and lessons like types of teeth, tooth book, the tooth fairy poem, my teeth chart to learn about teeth numbers, and even teeth cards. So many fun activities to do with your kids and encourage proper ways to brushing teeth.

Get the free printable worksheets here: Teeth Printables for Let’s Talk Teeth Unit

5.  The Tooth Fairy Printable Pack

The Tooth Fairy 103 Page Printable Preschool Kindergarten Educational Pack
103 Page Printable Preschool/Kindergarten Educational Pack  from a teeth brushing schedule to good/bad foods sorting, this printable pack has so many different activities. 103 pages of them to be exact! There are several different no prep worksheets as well to practice all those basic skills!

Get the free printable worksheets here:  The Tooth Fairy Printable Pack

4.  Tooth Decay and Brushing Teeth Game

How to teach your kids how to brush your teeth properly and take care of their teeth and a free printable game to play.  Learn how long should you brush and how to brush your teeth properly.

Get the brush your teeth game here:  Free Tooth Brushing Printable Game

3.  Healthy Teeth Printable Chart

"I Brushed My Teeth" Reward Chart 

Patti shares how she makes it fun for her young boys to learn how to brush your teeth with an adorable free printable. She has a cute tooth reward chart hanging up in the bathroom and every time they brush their teeth they get to place a check mark next to it. If they go a week without missing a day, then they get pick something out of our ‘fun’ jar at home creating healthy habits.

Get the free printable here:  “I Brushed My Teeth” Reward Chart 

2.  Reminder Bathroom SignsYou dont have to brush all your teeth printable

Haley has made a set of 8 vintage inspired bathroom printables to help remind our kiddos how to stay healthy.  They also double as cute bathroom decor.  I framed a bunch for my boys bathroom and I love them.  {snicker}

Get the free printable sign here:  You Don’t Have to Brush All Your Teeth 

Bathroom Art Prints-children's bathroom rules-kids bathroom decor

These are the bathroom printables I’m using for my boys bathroom and I love them.  If this is what you’re looking for, feel free to use this affiliate link to buy it on Etsy Bathroom Art Prints with Children’s Bathroom Rules.  This is the only affiliate link in this post.  I’ll get a tiny referral fee and it won’t cost you a penny more than if you searched for it on Etsy yourself.

It’s from Paper Llamas and she’s so easy to work with and the quality is great. They make me smile and bring a fun pop of color into a tiny bathroom.  I’ve used them in my boys bathroom in Ohio as well as now here in Texas.

1. Vinyl Teeth Brushing Chart for Kids

Silhouette vinyl teeth brushing chart free

Use a paper cutting machine like a Silhouette or Cricut to make these vinyl charts and use a dry erase marker to mark it each day morning and night. Such a cute way to remind kids to brush without nagging incessantly.

Get the instructions on how to make here:  Vinyl Teeth Brushing Chart for Kids

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Enjoy going to the dentist and don’t let tooth decay become a problem in your house.  Protect those baby teeth from becoming rotten teeth with these fun brushing teeth games and activities for kids.  Let me know if you have any other creative ideas and tips that work in your home in the comments below.

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