Teeth are uppermost in the minds of preschoolers as soon as they start to lose their teeth and receive money from the tooth fairy. You can make simple Tooth Fairy Wands out of a chopstick, decorated with tissue paper streamers. Or make special felt or craft foam envelopes to place a tooth under a child’s pillow, plans at DLTK-KIDS.
Berger, Joe. MY SPECIAL ONE AND ONLY. With money from the tooth fairy, Bridget goes to the toy store but loses her favorite stuffed animal on the way.
Brown, Marc. ARTHUR’S TOOTH. Arthur is concerned that all his classmates have lost teeth, but he hasn’t yet.
Colato, Lainez Rene. THE TOOTH FAIRY MEETS EL RATON PEREZ. When Miguel loses a tooth, both the U.S. Tooth Fairy and El Raton Perez from Mexico come to claim the tooth.
Cousins, Lucy. Maisy, CHARLEY, AND THE WOBBLY TOOTH. Charley the crocodile goes to the dentist for the first time, accompanied by friend Maisy.
Graham, Bob. APRIL AND ESME, TOOTH FAIRIES. Two new tooth fairy sisters set off on their first mission.
Johnston, Teresa. MY TOOTH IS LOOSE, DR. MOOSE. Three friends visit the dentist, because they are losing their baby teeth.
Kann, Victoria. SILVERLICIOUS. Pinkalicious loses her tooth – her sweet tooth! Can the tooth fairy help her get her ability to taste back?
McGuire, Leslie. BRUSH YOUR TEETH PLEASE. In this popup book, various animals brush their teeth, including a shark who flosses.
Roseberry, Vera. VERA GOES TO THE DENTIST. The sound of the teeth-cleaning machine at the dentist frightens Vera.
Wilson, Karma. BEAR’S LOOSE TOOTH. Bear’s friends reassure him that his baby tooth needs to fall out!
Wing, Natasha. THE NIGHT BEFORE THE TOOTH FAIRY. Told in the rhyme pattern of The Night before Christmas, a boy loses his tooth.
Also see the previous Teeth storytime ideas page from December 2001.