There is one thing we ALL have in common……….we all lose our baby teeth. And most all of us remember the excitement and mystery of visits from the tooth fairy.
The tooth fairy is a tradition that has stood the test of time with so many great customs from trailing fairy dust, to miniature doors and tooth-shaped pillows to special coins or just good ole hard cash … all for the magical fairy in exchange for the pearly whites.
Your little one is in bed with a shiny, baby tooth under the pillow — now what? Here are some fun ideas to make a visit from the Tooth Fairy a special event!
Special Tooth Fairy Door
This has to be one of my favorite ideas! How whimsical and cute for the tooth fairy to have her own door right next to your child’s bed.
Magic Fairy Dust and Gold Coins
Most fairies leave a trail of glittery fairy dust, and how about leaving a special gold coin instead of a dollar bill?
Tooth Fairy Pocket
You can make a special tooth pocket to celebrate the momentous moment and place the tooth under the pillow with out fear of losing it……….leaving the perfect spot for the tooth fairy to deposit her memento. Download the free template to make a tooth fairy pocket
Here are some healthy reminders about taking care of your teeth
- Brush at least twice a day
- Brush all of your teeth, not just the front ones
- Take your time while brushing
- Be sure your toothbrush has soft bristles
- Learn how to floss your teeth, and floss every day
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Magical moments are what childhood is all about! I’d love to hear about some of your tooth fairy traditions
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