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15 Creative Ways to Play the Tooth Fairy
As my daughter approaches kindergarten, I know that her first lost tooth is coming right around the corner. I had a sinking feeling that just leaving money under your child’s pillow is now passé, so I decided to research all of the fun ways that parents are adding magic to the normal
Tooth Fairy routine. RELATED: 21 Amazing ‘Tooth Fairy’ Gifts under $10
Here’s a sampling of fifteen of the best ways to celebrate your child’s first lost tooth (and the rest of her teeth as well)! Check them out in the slideshow.
More Tooth Fairy Ideas:
15 Ways to Celebrate Your Child's Lost Tooth with the Tooth Fairy
Tiny Tooth Fairy Notes
What's cuter than receiving a tiny little note from the Tooth Fairy on the morning that your tooth is taken away? Print out this DIY template for your own note and envelope from
Handmade Charlotte, or simply write your own note and shrink it by 75% on a copier or scanner!
Baby Tooth Album
If your child is an avid collector, perhaps you'll want to keep their teeth in this
Baby Tooth Album instead of surrendering them over to the Tooth Fairy!
Tooth Fairy Tooth Bags
All any child really needs is a place to stow away each tooth and tuck it in a safe place under their pillow or elsewhere. These
DIY tooth bags from The Purl Bee are so simple that your child can even join in on the fun!
Tooth Fairy Pillow
If you're a parent who wants to make the tooth storage in your child's room a bit less obvious, then opt for a
sophisticated tooth pillow from Mighty Twenty. It comes with a journal and a secret pocket, but you and your child will be the only ones who know its secret purpose!
Tooth Fairy Books
By the time your kid is in kindergarten, they've heard stories of the Tooth Fairy. But do they really understand what it's all about? Along with your other supplies, pick up a book like
to share the magic in a story the night those teeth are lost! The Night Before the Tooth Fairy
Fairy Dusted Money from the Tooth Fairy
I've already got my can of spray glitter in hand, because the second I saw
this trick that parents like the Fairy Glam Mother have been using, I knew it was for our family!
Tooth Fairy Animal Pillows for Boys
Search for "Tooth Fairy" items and many of them will be pink and full of glitter. Make sure the boys in your life don't miss out on the fun with these adorable
Tooth Fairy Animals! They all have secret compartments to hide those valuable baby teeth!
Tooth Fairy Box
I love the idea of a keepsake box that hides little baby teeth away at night. This
Turtle Tooth box would fit in perfectly with all of my daughter's other turtles in her room!
Tooth Fairy Dish
Tooth Fairy dish from The Brick Kiln on Etsy.
Tooth Fairy Doors
How does the tooth fairy even get into your child's room? Well, through a fairy door, of course! Putting in a fairy door, like
this one from Rock in a Heart Place, is an especially creative way to introduce the magic of the Tooth Fairy into your house!
Personalized Tooth Fairy Creatures
I loved these
personalized Tooth Fairy Creatures the second I saw them! You hide the teeth in their mouth and wait for the Tooth Fairy to come visit!
Tooth Fairy Certificates
My daughter loves getting awards and anything with her name on it, so I know these
Tooth Fairy certificates and printables are perfect for her!
A Tooth That's a Fairy!
What if the Tooth Fairy was really just a tooth that was a fairy? You can make this Toothy the Tooth Fairy stuffed pillow and really get creative with this fun twist on the standard character!
Need a last minute idea for tonight's tooth loss? These
Tooth Receipts are quick to print out and still make for a memorable keepsake!
If you want nothing to do with the fairy part of the Tooth Fairy, then try making
origami shapes out of money. You might not be able to hide every shape under the pillow, but you'll still impress the heck out of your child!
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