Health & Wellness
National Children’s Dental Health Month at Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Children\'s Museum of Phoenix
The Children’s Museum of Phoenix and Delta Dental of Arizona (DDAZ) have partnered to bring oral health programming to the Museum for the month of February – National Children’s Dental Health Month. The Museum and DDAZ have joined forces to provide oral health education programs to Museum visitors. There will be interactive activities, shows and educational information all related to the mouth, teeth and oral health each day in February. Programs include: • The Great Flossini Presents “The Totally Tooth-Ular Magic Show”. Audience members become a part of the show with highly interactive magic routines designed specifically to reinforce the importance of brushing, flossing, eating healthy foods and visiting the dentist regularly. The Totally Tooth-Ular Magic Show will be presented First Friday Night, Feb 4 at 5:30pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm, plus Feb 10, 16 and 25 at 10:30am and 11:30am with a special showing on Members-Only Night on Feb 18 at 5:30pm. • From First Tooth to Loose Tooth – a Q&A session with pediatric dentistry students from A.T. Still University on First Friday Night, Feb 4th from 5pm to 9pm and on both Feb 12 and 26 from 10am to 12pm. • The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is performing the following fun oral health-themed puppet shows: Lil’ Dino’s Baby Tooth @ 10am & 12pm on Sat. Feb 12 The Pirate and the Tooth Fairy @ 10am & 12pm on Sun. Feb. 13 Baby Bunny Brushes His Teeth @ 10am & 12pm on Sat. Feb. 19, Sun. Feb. 20 and Sat. Feb. 26 Daily hands-on activities range from art projects to teaching proper brushing techniques and flossing tactics, crafts to create tooth-saver necklaces, educational opportunities in the KIDchen and The Children’s Garden to learn about the healthy foods. In addition, back by popular demand are \"Smile Bags\" containing toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and fun facts about dental health. These free giveaways will be available daily 9am to 4pm to all visitors throughout the month including our field trip visitors.