Experiments

Homemade Toothpaste

Homemade Toothpaste
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Use household ingredients to make homemade toothpaste.

Time
20 minutes
Ages
36 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • 1 tablespoon Baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons Water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Flavored extracts
  • 1 Plastic mixing bowl
  • 1 set Measuring spoons
  • 1 Mixing Spoon
  • 1 Toothbrush

Steps

  1. Measure 1 tablespoon baking soda into plastic mixing bowl.
  2. Add 2 teaspoons of water to form a paste.
  3. Add a 1/4 teaspoon flavored extract to mixture. You may add less flavoring or omit entirely if desired.
  4. Use mixing spoon to mix all three ingredients together. Mix well.
  5. Using toothbrushes from home, practice brushing with homemade toothpaste.

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