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Tooth Alphabet Activity

Have your preschoolers and kindergarteners work on  learning the ABC’s with this fun Tooth Brushing Activity!

In this multi-sensory, pre-reading activity, your kids will work on letter knowledge by identifying both capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

Fine Motor 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.

Using a toothbrush to brush the tooth and reveal the letter will help kids develop their fine motor skills too.

Your pre-writers will also practice letter formation as they write the letters on their recording sheet. 

This interactive activity is a simple way to add an important life skill into your literacy lesson too. 

Sensory Activity

What Is Letter Recognition?

Letter recognition is the ability to recognize and name all of the lowercase and capital letters. Kids who can recognize the letters of the alphabet can distinguish between them too.

Multi-sensory Letter Activity

Getting Ready To Use The Tooth Alphabet Activity:

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Children need to be supervised while completing all activities.

What’s Included:

  • Capital Letter Teeth Cards
  • Lowercase Letter Teeth Cards
  • Alphabet Teeth Recording Sheet

What’s Needed:

To prepare this alphabet activity, fill out the form below.

Next, download and print the cards on card stock and the recording sheet on copy paper.

Then, laminate the cards and cut them apart.

Learning the ABC's

Finally, spread a thin layer of toothpaste, paint, shaving cream, whip cream on each card you are using so that it covers the letter. 

How To Use The Tooth Alphabet Activity:

To play, your kids will select a card and brush the toothpaste 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. 

Letter Recognition Activity

Your kids are sure to have fun learning the letters of the alphabet while brushing their teeth while doing this Tooth Alphabet Activity.

It’s an educational and entertaining letter knowledge activity for your pre-readers to do during Dental Health Month!

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More Tooth-Themed Activities for Kids:

If you are looking for more tooth-themed activities for your students, try these literacy activities:

Tooth Fairy Writing Activity

Tooth Sight Word Activity

Tooth Fairy Letter Search Activity

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Download The Tooth Alphabet Cards:

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Tuesday 12th of July 2022

Adding the 5 senses--scented, flavored toothpaste, cream or gel for texture, blue vs white. How hard do you scrub to clean the tooth?Listen, can you hear the brush scrubbing away the paste?? Oh yes, we can see the letter appearing. So much fun!! Love your activities!

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