Flannel Friday: Teeth and Germs!

Flannel Friday: Teeth and Germs!

I have two submissions for Flannel Friday this week, all about teeth and the germs that live in your mouth!

The first one was probably the biggest hit with the toddlers.

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For this activity I started with a laminated picture of a mouth and teeth and then using a yellow marker I started to put germs on the teeth… After the teeth I asked the kids if we can get germs on our tongues, and add to the tongue, and then the gums.  After the germs were on the mouth I asked them what we can do to clean our teeth: Brush them!  I had the laminated tooth brush and glued a piece of felt to the back of it and used that to “brush” my teeth!  After I got all the germs out it was a clean mouth again!  This was a great visual for the kids to see the germs and how brushing can help get rid of them.

Five Little Germs | Miss Meg's Storytime

I got the Five Little Germs rhyme from Library Storytime’s

Five little germs went out to play,
In a child’s mouth one day,
It had so much fun inside,
Until we flossed and then one died.

 Four…..Three….Two….One…

No little germs are in my mouth,
Because I went and flossed them out
Now when the dentist looks inside
No little germs are left to hide.

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Flannel Friday this week is hosted by Kay at Library Storytime ABC’s

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