The Best DIY Puffy Paint Tooth Craft for Kids

puffy paint tooth craft for kids, Black History Month Craft for Kids

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month as well as Black History Month. You can celebrate by making this DIY puffy paint tooth craft. It is a great activity for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary aged children. You can have a discussion about dental health as well as important Black dental figures. This craft was inspired by Robert T. Freeman, the first African American dentist and Ida Nelson Rollins, the first African American female dentist. Keep reading to learn how to create this craft and more Black History Month facts.

puffy paint tooth craft for kids, Black History Month Craft for Kids

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Supplies for Puffy Paint Tooth Craft

puffy paint tooth craft for kids, Black History Month Craft for Kids

Directions

  1. First, mix equal parts of liquid white glue and foam shaving cream together.
  2. Next, download and print the tooth template on any color cardstock.
  3. Finally, start painting the tooth with the DIY puffy paint. You can use either the paintbrush or old toothbrush. Once you are finished, you can add white sparkly glitter or leave it plain.

Watch the video below to see how to make this puffy paint tooth craft for Black History Month. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more fun content!

You can find these cool books about dental health and dentists on Amazon (As an Amazon Associate, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. This only applies if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you for your support!), your local library or visit your local book shop.

Here are more renowned African American dentists:

  • Dr. George F. Grant (2nd Black dentist)
  • Dr. Annie E. Delany (provided free care for the poor & children)
  • Dr. David Satcher (orthodontist)
  • Dr. Charles Edwin Bentley (known as the father of the oral hygiene movement)
  • Dr. John S. Rock (creator of artificial teeth)
FREE dental coloring pages for kids

Learn about Black History Month with these awesome books for kids and teens. You can find these books on Amazon (As an Amazon Associate, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. This only applies if you click through and make a purchase. Thank you for your support!), your local library or visit your local book shop. If you’re looking for a Black-owned business in Tampa Bay to support, check out Cultured Books or Black English Bookstore. You can also order from them online.

Watch the video below to learn about Tampa’s Black History. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more amazing content!

Looking for more ways to celebrate Black History Month? Visit my Pinterest board for great ideas or check out these fun art projects below:

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