MouthHealthy.org, the public education site from the ADA, offers a few engaging lesson plans for teachers. Teachers can discover intriguing lessons geared towards various ages and grade levels.
Are you an elementary school teacher looking for some fun worksheets for second or third grade students? A Lifetime of Healthy Smiles is a lesson in good dental health habits. The program will help children develop good dental hygiene routines that can last a lifetime.
The lesson includes three worksheets teachers will love:
Teeth Are Terrific will guide children to better understand why their teeth are important. It also explains why they are losing primary (baby) teeth and growing adult teeth.
Plaque Attack is a 7-minute lesson. It provides teachers with discussion points and questions about plaque and cavity-causing acids.
You Have The Power! highlights many things that children can do to keep their teeth healthy, clean, and strong. This lesson is approximately 15 minutes.
MouthHealthy.org also provides lesson plans for students in grades 4-6. In addition, it includes a lesson titled Watch Your Mouth, for seventh and eighth graders.
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