It’s just a loose tooth,” I assured him. “It’s not a big deal. it just means that your baby tooth is getting ready to come out.”
But when I saw the look in his eyes I realized that it was, in fact a “big deal” to him. Losing a first tooth is a rite of passage for all children. It signals moving from “little kid” to “big kid” in a way few experiences do.
Even though we’re already well acquainted with the Tooth Fairy thanks to my 9 year old, this is a brand-new experience to my 5 year old son. Why not make it a little extra special by going beyond the normal routine? In thinking about this I found a great list compiled by another blogger who inspired me.
Here are 8 ways to make the most of your child’s first lost tooth experience. They’re ideas that go beyond the Tooth Fairy pillow and add a little more magic to your child’s life. These ideas aren’t complicated or expensive (some are even free!) but they’re sure to make your little one smile.
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