blue, white, red construction paper (size can vary)
Have each student cut out two red construction paper
lips (You may want to make a pattern for the students to trace and cut out)
and lots of white construction paper teeth (square pieces).
Have each student glue their lips and their teeth to
a piece of blue construction paper.
Discuss the importance of brushing teeth each night
before bed, plaque forms on our teeth, which can cause cavities, or areas of
After the students leave for the day, use a yellow marker to color some
teeth on each student's project.
The next day,
explain to the students that the teeth on their projects didn't get brushed
and plaque has formed on them.
Have each student "brush away" the plaque
with a toothbrush and toothpaste (paint brushes and white paint).
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