Kids can learn how to brush their teeth with hands-on play. Help our children learn good hygiene at an early age to support their habits for a lifetime.
Use these songs to teach children how to brush their teeth along with their Sesame Street friends.
Oral health is vital to kids’ well-being. It helps them stay focused and ready to learn. Providers, you can help build healthy habits and encourage super smiles. Watch this webinar to learn more.
Find resources, activities, and videos all about learning to care for children’s teeth.
Brushy Book Nighty Night
Build toothbrushing into bedtime routines in a fun and positive way.
Elmo’s Toothy Dance
Groove along with Elmo and his toothy friends as they teach the steps of brushing teeth.
How Much Toothpaste?
Children under three need just a tiny smear of toothpaste on their brush; older children should use a pea size amount of toothpaste.
Tooth-Friendly Foods with Grover
Water and “anytime foods” are good for children’s teeth—and bodies!
Schedule a first dental visit within six months after kids’ first tooth, or by their first birthday, then visit the dentist twice a year.
Tools of the Trade
Learn how two two trusty tools help keep kids’ teeth healthy.
Tooth Care: Ages and Stages
Learn how to maintain kids’ oral hygiene as they grow!
Healthy Teeth Coloring Book
Invite kids to color in this book while they wait to see the dentist.
Super Brushing Zone
Create a Super Brushing Zone at home by coloring in this door hanger.
See more resources for parents, caregivers, and providers.
Visiting the doctor is an important part of staying healthy. Help children prepare by showing them what they might expect.
Learning Through Routines
Ordinary moments such as getting dressed, preparing meals, cleaning up, or bedtime offer opportunities to build math, language, and other skills that prepare kids for school.
How to Stay Healthy
Simple routines like washing hands, covering up against mosquitos, and booking doctor appointments can help keep kids happy and healthy.