Oral Health: Teaching and Learning Materials (Primary)

Great classroom resources for teaching and encouraging good dental health habits.

 

COVID-19 NOTICE

Due to the Coronavirus (Covid – 19) outbreak the current advice, for our region, is for settings NOT to participate with supervised toothbrushing clubs. With this advice in mind we should not participate in any disclosing activity or any oral health lesson plan which involves using the mouth mirrors. Updated 20/10/20
Children's Oral Health Advice E-learning This e-learning programme provides information and advice about children’s oral health. It is aimed at parents, expectant mothers, early years healthcare workers, teachers, nurses, GPs and the public.
Gulp: Give up loving Pop Free resources including PowerPoint's and assemblies to help reduce consumption of sugary drinks.
Sugar Smart Resources for schools to help reduce sugar consumption, including the Fizz Free February campaign.
Dental Health Promotion E-Learning 
This 30min session aims to enhance your knowledge and skills regarding oral health and factors that predispose to poor oral health. Promoting oral health in the infant and young child forms an integral part of this session.  To access the course scroll down to the section of the page that includes 'Sample Sessions'.

Brush DJ 

A website and app that encourages brushing for an effective length of time and helps to establish good oral health habits.

Change 4 Life - 'Sugar Smart World’

Reception, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 English and maths curriculum-linked resources to help them discover how much sugar is in their food and drink, and how they can make healthier sugar swaps.

The resources are flexible to use and include fun, interactive PowerPoint's, pupil-led activities, and a video tailored for Reception, Key Stage 1 and upper and lower Key Stage 2 pupils.

 

Change4Life

'Be Food Smart' campaign resources.

 

Change4Life

 

'Top Tips for Teeth' resources.

Hey Duggee Tooth Brushing Includes a tooth brushing song and a game for children to earn a tooth brushing badge.
 

 

 
Egg Experiment
Instructions for completing an activity to observe the effects of acid and fluoride on tooth enamel. 
Change 4 Life - 'Keeping Our Teeth Healthy' KS1 & KS2 resources to teach the importance of dental health.
HENRY - Growing up with Healthy Teeth video A 20 minute video that outlines key messages for keeping young childrens' teeth healthy.

 

Doncaster Oral Health Promotion Resources for Primary Schools

Doncaster Public Health has developed 2 resource packages – Key Stage 1 (Year 1 and 2) and Key Stage 2 (Year 3 to Year 6). The purpose is to promote good oral health and healthy eating behaviors from the early years of life.

Key Stage 1 
Introduction Doncaster Oral Health Promotion Resources
Lesson 1: How to look after your teeth
Teaching Guide KS1 Lesson 1
KS1 Lesson 1 activity sheet
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Key Stage 1_Lesson 1
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Lesson 2: Discovering how our teeth change as our bodies grow
Teaching Guide KS1 Lesson 2
KS1 Lesson 2 activity sheet
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Key Stage 1 Lesson 2

Lesson 3: Learning that a balanced diet can help keep our teeth healthy

Teaching Guide KS1 Lesson 3
KS1 Lesson 3 activity sheet
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Key Stage 1_Lesson 3
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Key Stage 2

Introduction - Doncaster Oral Health Promotion Resources

 

Lesson 1: How to look after your teeth

Teaching Guide KS2 Lesson 1
KS2 Lesson 1 Presentation
KS2 Lesson 1 Activity Sheet
 
Lesson 2: Types of teeth and their functions
Teaching Guide KS2 Lesson 2
KS2 Lesson 2 Presentation
KS2 Lesson 2 Activity Sheet
KS2 Lesson 2 Images of types of teeth

 

Lesson 3:Oral health and healthy eating

Teaching Guide KS2 Lesson 3

KS2 Lesson 3 Presentation

This lesson does not contain an activity but it's a great opportunity to carry out an activity such as the Disclosure Tablet exercise (details above) or other activities from the Change4Life Sugar Smart school teaching resources for KS1 and KS2 available here.

 Dental Hygiene for Reception Kids

 

Information and Activities to help you and your children look after your teeth
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Last updated: 22 December 2020 14:07:06