Most kids get excited when they lose a tooth, mainly because that means the tooth fairy will pay them a visit. If your child looses 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.
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.
You can print out and personalize this fancy lost tooth certificate from the tooth fairy. Leave it under your childs pillow or on a bedside stand along with whatever treats or money the tooth fairy leaves.
Debbie Colgrove, the About.com Guide to Sewing, shares a free pattern and instructions to sew a tooth fairy pillow you can easily personalize and decorate however you like.
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.
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.
Your child can pretend they are the tooth fairy by making and wearing this simple flower crown.
Perhaps you can entice the tooth fairy to stick around your house for awhile by making her a fancy home to live in.
Follow these directions and learn how you can make a tiny tooth fairy you can use to decorate your plants.
Find out how easy it is to make a tooth fairy craft using a footprint and two hand prints.