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3 Fun Flossing Games for Kids

Teaching your kids to brush and floss their teeth daily, can be a difficult task. Buy by using various fun activities, you can demonstrate to your children that dental hygiene can be fun after all. It’s important to start teaching your child to floss as soon as two of their teeth touch each other.

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Teaching your kids to brush and floss their teeth daily, can be a difficult task. Buy by using various fun activities, you can demonstrate to your children that dental hygiene can be fun after all. It’s important to start teaching your child to floss as soon as two of their teeth touch each other. At first they will require your help, until their hand and eye coordination improves and they can do it on their own.

How do we get our child into a habit of brushing and flossing their teeth you may ask? Children remember and repeat things better that they experience during a game. Turn their dental hygiene into a game, and they will more likely be interested in partaking. We are going to give you three fun dental games that you can play with your kids. They’re not new, but they work. Feel free to add to them and make the experience for your children more enjoyable.

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Egg Carton Mouth

You’ll need an egg carton, white paint, play dough, and floss. Paint the egg carton white, fold the carton in half, and arrange it into the shape of top and bottom teeth.
Place rolled-up chunks of play dough in between the “teeth” and have your child use the floss to remove the play dough. Or you also, can use a big detail from the child's constructor (like lego).

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Sing a Song

Sing the following song to the tune of Row, Row, Row Your Boat:
Floss, floss, floss your teeth
Every single day.
Gently, gently, gently, gently,
Whisking plaque away.

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Peanut Butter-Rubber Gloves Game

Kool Smiles offers a fun flossing activity involving peanut butter and rubber gloves where children try to remove peanut butter from a rubber glove with a toothbrush and floss. The rubber glove represents the tooth and the peanut butter is the sticky plaque. This activity helps teach children that it’s easier to remove plaque with floss than with a toothbrush.

If you will combined a regular visits to Kids Dentistry Center, with flossing activities you will give your child a good habit for hole life. And, as the rethalt a healthy beautiful smile. Always remember, that prevent more easily than treat.