“Brushing Santa’s Teeth” Activity

Brushing Santa's Teeth is a fun Christmas activity for kids who don't like to brush their own teeth.

“Brushing Santa’s Teeth” is a fun Christmas activity for kids, especially for those who don’t like to brush their own teeth. I created the worksheet you will need for this activity. You can directly download it for free in the link below. 

“Brushing Santa’s Teeth” Activity (1 yr+)

The baby is learning how to put toothpaste on her toothbrush

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This activity is easy to set up!

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  • Brush Santa’s Teeth Worksheet – Print the free worksheet.
  • Contact paper – You can either use contact paper for this activity or a Ziploc Bag.
  • Toothbrush – These toothbrushes are my daughter’s favorite. They light up which is fun, but it also tells you how long you have to brush their teeth. This is a pack of 2.
  • Toothpaste – This flavor is excellent for toddlers and older kids. My kids never complain about the flavor. This is a pack of 3.

Instructions for “Brushing Santa’s Teeth” activity:

  1. First, print the Brush Santa’s Teeth Worksheet.
  2. Then either put the worksheet in a Ziploc Bag or cover it with contact paper. I used both options without any issues.
  3. After that have your kids apply toothpaste to their toothbrushes.
  4. Now they are ready to brush Santa’s teeth.
  5. When they are done you can quickly clean off the toothbrush and save the worksheet for later.

Why this activity?

My toddler (I know I keep calling her my baby😂 ), is getting her molars and she is in a lot of pain. She doesn’t want us to brush her teeth. I wanted to create a simple activity where she can use a toothbrush without fearing any pain. Also, my preschooler loves to brush her teeth and wants to use her toothbrush on her dolls. This activity lets her use the toothbrush without making a huge mess.

It worked!

My toddler ended up brushing her teeth for the first time in weeks. Yes, we do brush her teeth twice a day and try to be as gentle as possible. It was great to see that she associated the toothbrush with fun rather than pain for once.

Happy Teeth Brushing!

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