Most kids get excited when they lose a tooth, mainly because that means the tooth fairy will pay them a visit. If your child loses one away from home, what are the odds it will even make it home? Does your child put their lost tooth in a special place next to the bed or under their pillow? No matter what your family traditions are when it comes to the tooth fairy, you and your children will enjoy making one or more of these related craft ideas. You can make pillows or a decorated container your... kids can take with them to use to hold a tooth they lose while they are not home.
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Lost Tooth Envelope Template
Check out this printable envelope template decorated with a tooth picture. Print it out and assemble it and your child can carry it with him or her. That way, if they lose a tooth when they are away from home, they have somewhere safe to keep it until they get home and can stash it under their pillow.
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You can print out and personalize this fancy lost tooth certificate from the tooth fairy. Leave it under your child's pillow or on a bedside stand along with whatever treats or money the tooth fairy leaves.
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Debbie Colgrove shares a free pattern and instructions to sew a tooth fairy pillow you can easily personalize and decorate however you like.
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Tooth Saver Craft Idea
If your child is getting close to losing a tooth, make this fancy tooth saver that they can take with them where ever they go. They are less likely to lose this fun tooth holder than they are a tiny tooth.Continue to 5 of 17 below.
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Fairy Dust Necklace Craft Idea
Follow these instructions and you can learn how to make a tiny fairy dust necklace. Leave this necklace as a special gift along with money from the tooth fairy. You can also sprinkle a little fairy dust (glitter) under the pillow.
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Fairy Flower Crown Craft
Your child can pretend they are the tooth fairy by making and wearing this simple flower crown.
07 of 17Perhaps you can entice the tooth fairy to stick around your house for awhile by making her a fancy home to live in.
08 of 17Follow these directions and learn how you can make a tiny tooth fairy you can use to decorate your plants.Continue to 9 of 17 below.
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Fairy Wings CraftAlong with the fairy flower crown, your child can also make tooth fairy wings to wear. If you would rather watch a video tutorial about making this craft, watch this one.
10 of 17Find out how easy it is to make a tooth fairy craft using a footprint and two hand prints.
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Toothbrush Bracelet Craft
Learn how you can make a bracelet out of a toothbrush by using these instructions shared by Rain Blanken, Guide to DIY Fashion.
12 of 17In honor of losing a tooth, why not use this project sheet to make a puppet with a mouth full of teeth. Make sure you make the puppet have a missing tooth also.Continue to 13 of 17 below.
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Angry Tooth Coloring PagePrint out and color this very angry tooth picture. Use it to show kids how their teeth feel if they do not brush them.
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Fairy Coloring PagePrint out and color this fairy and then hang it up as a decoration or place it under your pillow for the tooth fairy.
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Flying Fairy Coloring PageThis fairy sort of looks like she is flying. Color her and then draw a tooth collection around her.
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Fairy on the Moon Coloring PageDownload and print this fairy coloring page. She is sitting on the moon just watching for you to go to sleep so she can exchange your lost tooth for a prize.Continue to 17 of 17 below.
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Happy Tooth Coloring Page
Download this picture of a happy tooth and let your kids color it. Explain to them that this picture shows how your teeth feel when they are brushed.