It’s National Dentist’s Day! Have your kids practice brushing their teeth while learning the letters of the alphabet with this Tooth Brushing Alphabet Activity.
Tooth Brushing Alphabet Activity:
This multi-sensory, pre-reading activity is one of our favorites! It is a fun, hands-on way for kids to work on letter knowledge by identifying both capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet. Pre-writers will also practice letter formation as they write the letters on their recording sheet.
Using a toothbrush to brush the tooth and reveal the letter will help kids develop their dexterity and fine motor skills. This interactive activity is a simple way to add an important life skill into your literacy lesson too.
This alphabet activity can be used in any early childhood classroom or homeschool. Or, you can simply use it with your kids at home for some extra letter knowledge practice. Children should be supervised while completing this activity though so they do not consume the toothpaste.
Getting Ready To Use The Tooth Brushing Alphabet Activity:
- Capital Letter Teeth Cards
- Lowercase Letter Teeth Cards
- Alphabet Teeth Recording Sheet
- White Card Stock
- Laminating Pouches
- Toothpaste or Paint
- Cup of Water
To prepare this alphabet activity, click on the pencil below to download and print the letter cards that you need. I like to print my resources on white card stock, because it is more durable. But, you can use copy paper too. Then, laminate the cards and cut them apart. Finally, spread a thin layer of toothpaste or paint on each card you are using so that it covers the letter.
How To Use The Tooth Brushing Alphabet Activity:
To play, your kids will select a card and brush the tooth paste off of it. They may need a cup of water to rinse the toothbrush and a towel to wipe the residue off the cards. Your kids will then identify the letter on the card and write it on the recording sheet.
Your kids are sure to have fun learning the letters of the alphabet while brushing their teeth while doing this Tooth Brushing Alphabet Activity. It’s an educational and entertaining letter knowledge activity for your pre-readers to do during Dental Health Month!
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this letter activity for later? Pin this to your alphabet board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Download The Freebie:
To get the alphabet cards for free, click on the pencil below to download and print.