Celebrate National Smile Week in August

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National Smile Week is celebrated during the 2nd week of August. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.

Crafts to Make:

  • Make a collage using pictures of smiles cut out of magazines.
  • Create some Happy Face beaded pins you can wear or give.
  • Make this Smiling Craft.
  • Make smiley face masks using yellow paint and paper plates.
  • Draw faces with different expressions.
  • Make yourself a Smiling T-shirt.

    Other Things To Do:

    • Talk about how you feel when someone smiles at you and when you smile.
    • Make a list of things that make you smile.
    • Have a smile-off. See who can smile the longest. To make it harder, see who can smile the longest without laughing!
    • Hold a non-smiling competition. Everyone sits and stares at each other without smiling. Whoever smiles is out. The last person not smiling wins.
    • Talk about emotions and facial expressions.
    • Take a field trip to a dentist office.
    • Have Apple Smiles for a snack.
    • Have a "Biggest Smile Contest".

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