Free, Fun, Dental Health Education for the Classroom

The Tooth Fairy Experience is easy for teachers to introduce to students K-2. The curriculum is fun and interactive. Best of all, it’s provided free from Delta Dental of Washington.

Developed in partnership with

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Classroom Tools

  • VIDEO
  • LESSON PLANS
  • WORKSHEETS
  • Caring for Your Smile Educational Video

    The Tooth Fairy took the time to create easy-to-use lesson plans that teachers and school nurses can implement in their classrooms to educate students about healthy smiles. The lesson plans are designed to be used with the “Caring for Your Smile” video to engage young students (K-2) in learning about dental health.

    • Why teeth are important
    • What cavities are and how they are formed
    • How students can prevent cavities with proper brushing and flossing techniques


    Caring for Your Smile Lesson Plans

    The Tooth Fairy took the time to create easy-to-use lesson plans that teachers and school nurses can implement in their classrooms to educate students about healthy smiles. The lesson plans are designed to be used with the “Caring for Your Smile” video to engage young students (K-2) in learning about dental health.

    • Lesson plans include:
    • An introduction to the video
    • Ideas to encourage class discussion
    • Questions to reinforce learning concepts
    • Additional facts about dental health not covered in the video


    Caring for Your Smile Worksheets

    The “Caring for Your Smile” worksheets are an engaging way for children to participate in learning about proper dental hygiene. Students can complete the worksheets right in the classroom — encouraging them to remember how to properly care for their teeth and gums when they’re at home. 

    • What foods promote good dental health
    • How to prevent cavities through proper brushing and flossing
    • Why teeth are important

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    Teachers Kits
 (COMING THIS FALL)

    Prefer a hard copy of the program? Teacher Kits are available via school nurses in most elementary schools statewide. Kits include:

    • Item #1 (Caring for Your Smile video)
    • Item #2 (Lesson Plan Sheets)
    • Item #3 (Student Worksheets)
    • Item $4 Storybook, Mouth Model & More

    Developed by Delta Dental of Washington in partnership with School Nurse Organization of Washington.

    FAQ

    • Does the program have a cost for educators?

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      The program is free to educators.

    • Is the program appropriate for my grade?

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      The program is appropriate for kindergarten, first grade and second grade students.

    • Will the Tooth Fairy come visit my school to conduct the lesson?

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      The Tooth Fairy is very busy in the community teaching people of all ages about the importance of dental health, and unfortunately cannot be in every classroom. Since she can’t visit everyone, the Tooth Fairy’s visits are available via a free downloadable video (available on our website) produced especially for educators to use in the classroom with their students. If you are also interested in the Tooth Fairy visiting your classroom, please contact us atHello@TheToothFairyExperience.com and we will schedule a visit based on availability.

    • Do you have additional dental health education resources for classrooms? 

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      We are continually building curriculum and will send a message to teachers and school nurses who sign up for the program as new videos, lesson plans, and worksheets become available. If you’re interested in learning more about dental health, you can visit the Delta Dental blog (www.DeltaDentalWA.com/blog) and the Arcora Foundation’s Mighty Mouth campaign (www.TheMightyMouth.org)  to learn about a variety of topics.

    • Why is Delta Dental of Washington doing this program?

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      Recent studies show that more than half of the state’s third graders have experienced tooth decay. As a mission-driven not-for-profit dental benefits organization, we see the need to educate kids at a young age to help reduce the incidence of pediatric tooth decay. Delta Dental has enlisted the Tooth Fairy to teach kids (and their parents/caregivers) about the importance of healthy smiles, to improve pediatric oral health, and to encourage people to use their dental preventive care benefits.

    • Who developed the materials for this program?

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      The materials were developed in coordination with dentists, teachers and school nurses, and packaged in a manner that makes dental health education interactive and fun for kids. All materials are dentist, teacher and school nurse reviewed.

    • What if I have additional questions regarding the program?

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       Please reach out to us at hello@thetoothfairyexperience.com with your questions and we’re happy to assist you.

    What Educators are Saying

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    “The Tooth Fairy Experience was an engaging way for my students to learn about dental health and the importance of taking care of their teeth. We had so much fun - thank you!

    - Lisa Williams
    Kindergarten Teacher, Kent Valley Early Learning Center
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    “The Tooth Fairy kept us entertained while teaching us facts about our teeth and ways to keep our smile clean and healthy! Thank you!”

    - Nina Yu
    1st Grade Teacher, Hedden Elementary

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    Bring the Tooth Fairy Experience program to your classroom and teach your students about proper dental care in a fun and interactive way. Educators can simply complete the form, and an email with a free download to The Tooth Fairy Experience classroom materials will be sent to the email provided
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