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Title of Project:  Mr. Clean Mouth (Shoebox)  by Baily Busby
Purpose of the Project:
This shoebox is a model of a mouth to teach students
the correct way to brush and floss their teeth.

Description of the Project: This is a shoebox that is a model of a mouth for
students to practice brushing and flossing teeth the correct way.  I have simply cut
out teeth using a box cutter and white paint to paint the teeth white.

CSHE Area that this project aligns with: Physical Activity and Personal Health

GLE(s): ME1A2: Identify and show good oral hygiene (e.g. brushing, flossing,
dental exams)

Developmentally appropriate grade or grade-range: K-2

Equipment/Items needed to make this project:
1 shoebox with lid attached on one side, black puff or fabric paint, white acrylic
paint, toothbrush, sponge brush, white yarn for floss

Specific directions:
1.        Use box cutter to cut teeth in the lid and lower part of the box for bottom
2.        Paint the teeth cut outs white using white acrylic paint and a
3.        Paint "Mr. Clean Mouth" on the top of the box with black puff/fabric paint.
4.        Place toothbrush and yarn for brushing and flossing in shoebox for storage.

Cost to make the project: $3.18; 45 minutes (dry time included)

Actual cost to purchase a version of the project: $39.95
Photo below of top of mouth
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