I prepare my children for new experiences the best way I know how – through books, music, and games. That’s how we were able to enjoy a long road trip to
I can’t manage complicated craft activities, so when I found a dental craft that only makes use of a paper plate, cotton balls, and glue, I was sold! Little T thought it was hilarious to have a big mouth.
Pulleys are of course not a part of any dental clinic, except Doctor de Soto’s! Little T was curious about what it was and how it worked that we made a simple one using a triangle, tissue roll, yarn, and a small doll. We took turns being the patient and Doctor de Soto’s wife who pulls the pulley in the story.
The care that we took in preparing Little T for her first trip to the dentist resulted into a stress-free visit. On our third appointment, Little T was already sitting on her own on the dentist’s chair, giggling and excited.