If you think you’re having a hard time staying motivated with brushing, imagine the trouble your little ones are having. Instead of battling it out every morning, night or even worse, giving up on them, why not let technology help make your parenting job a little easier. These apps are a surefire way to get them excited about brushy brush time!
Aquafresh invites your children to interact with this cute little toothpaste “nurdle” as he or she sings and dances, reminding where and when the kids should brush. With a two minute time and catchy tune, it’s sure to make the time go fast. When brushing time is over, you earn points for wardrobe changes and every child in the household gets their own account.
2. Brush DJ
Customizable themes and music tracks right from your playlist gives the whole family the option of making brushing a little more entertaining. This free app also reminds you to change your toothbrush every three months and when you need to visit your dentist and hygienist. For 99 cents, you can also buy more themes.
3. Dr. Sparkly Smiley HD
Geared for the 2-to-4 year olds, this free download is a very simple app that is great for keeping your little one busy in the waiting room. It has color and it shapes activities, as well as tips for parents.
4. Baby Dentist Offices and Little Kids Dentist
These animated characters ate way too much candy and ruined their teeth. Your child gets to act like a dentist and repair the damage. With six different tools to choose from, this app teaches your children that cavities are not good and ways to prevent them.
5. Tooth Brushing Timer for KIDZ
This simple app is all about timing. Parents control the settings and kids control the timer. You get a choice of several cute background animals and the display shows your child when and where to brush. It doesn’t get any simpler than that and for just 99 cents, it’s an easy investment.