Sunday, February 24, 2013
Teaching health tip: Light-up toothbrushes
Over time, he has come to really enjoy his toothbrush. It's Angry Birds AND it lights up!
Then the dentist gave him a light up one and said, "Brush your teeth as long as it is lit."
Well, we used a stopwatch and figured out the dentist one stays lit for 2-1/2 minutes. Wow, good luck getting him to do that twice a day.
The Angry Birds one stays lit for exactly 1 minute. Now that seems manageable and a good goal for a 7-year-old. So now he brushes his teeth as long as it is lit. I think it's a great way to teach a kid to brush for a good amount of time. Thanks to Brady's Aunt and Cousins for this neat present!
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