Don't Let Plaque Stick Around! Teach Kids to Floss Project [VIDEO]
Teaching kids to floss may be tricky, but this project can help make it easier and get them to understand the importance of oral health! Use Play-Doh, a pipe cleaner, and the underside of an ice tray to demonstrate how food and bacteria get stuck in between the teeth. Then, use a pipe cleaner to floss and remove the “sugar bugs”.
- A pipe cleaner
- Ice tray
By running the pipe cleaner along the outer edges of the tray, we can more effectively remove the "plaque."
Have a competition between siblings by seeing who can clean the best or add a toothbrush into the mix!
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