Story Time

Teeth
Submitted by: Donatta, Katy
Audience
• Pre-school
Books
The Tooth Book by:Theo LeSieg (Dr. Seuss)
Rhyming text and illustrations briefly point out what animals have teeth, their uses, and how to care for them.
Show Me Your Smile!: A Visit to the Dentist by:Christine Ricci
Dora the Explorer, visits the dentist. Based on the Nick Jr. t.v. series.
Just Going to the Dentist by:Mercer Mayer
Little Critter goes to the dentist for a checkup, and finds that going to the dentist isn't so bad.
Hippo Goes Bananas! by:Majorie Dennis Murray
As animals tell one another about Hippo's strange behavior, each makes up something terrible to add to the story, until they are frightened that Hippo will destroy the Serengeti itself. It turns out poor Hippo has a toothache.
Songs
The Goldfish
Laurie Berkner's Victor Vito CD
Goldfish brush their teeth in this lively song.
Hands are for Clapping
Jim Gill sings the Sneezing Song and Other Contagious Songs CD
Song includes teeth are for brushing along with clapping and jumping.
Craft
The preschoolcoloringbook.com website has several coloring sheets on dental health.
http://www.preschoolcoloringbook.com/color/cpdental.shtml