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National Smile Week


National Smile Week in August

National Smile Week

National Smile Week is celebrated during the 2nd week of August. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.

Crafts to Make:

  • Make a collage using pictures of smiles cut out of magazines.
  • Create some Happy Face beaded pins you can wear or give.
  • Make this Smiling Craft.
  • Make smiley face masks using yellow paint and paper plates.
  • Draw faces with different expressions.
  • Make yourself a Smiling T-shirt.

Other Things To Do:

  • Talk about how you feel when someone smiles at you and when you smile.
  • Make a list of things that make you smile.
  • Have a smile-off. See who can smile the longest. To make it harder, see who can smile the longest without laughing!
  • Hold a non-smiling competition. Everyone sits and stares at each other without smiling. Whoever smiles is out. The last person not smiling wins.
  • Talk about emotions and facial expressions.
  • Take a field trip to a dentist office.
  • Have Apple Smiles for a snack.
  • Have a "Biggest Smile Contest".

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