Healthy Habits Activity For Toddlers: Cotton Tooth

Happy teeth is equal to happy toddler! Use this simple DIY to offer your child fun fine motor and sensory play. Talk to them about why it’s important to brush the teeth and have healthy teeth. Don’t forget to talk about the various sensory materials used! Check out the healthy habits cotton tooth activity below.

 
Parental Involvement: Medium

Duration: 15 minutes

Skills Acquired: Sensory, Explore, Play

Materials

  1. Coloured paper
  2. Cotton
  3. Paint
  4. Marker
  5. Glue

Instructions for Healthy Habits Cotton Tooth Activity

  • On a coloured paper, draw an outline of a tooth.
  • Using the glue, stick the cotton on the tooth.
  • Paint the face. You may even finger-paint this part!

Your cotton tooth craft is ready!

This craft helps exercise your toddler’s fine motor and sensory skills. This simple craft also helps introduce them to different textures. As you do this craft, talk about how the cotton and paint feel. You may even introduce another texture by replacing the cotton with paper!

Activity by Vishwajeet