Tooth Fairy Time at Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry!
On select Thursday evenings, CVPD will host Tooth Fairy Time! Children of all ages, along with their families, are invited to attend these fun events to learn more about continuing a healthy dental lifestyle as well as exploring the Tooth Fairy booth & activities that we have on-site at CVPD. These events are open to the public, you do not need to be a patient at our office!
Please note all parents/or guardians must remain at Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry during the event.
When: Thursday, October 19, 2023
What Time: 5:30- 7 PM
Where: Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry
Save the date for next month: Nov 16
United Way of the Capital Region
Together with United Way of the Capital Region, we are excited to share our October Tooth Fairy Time with you! Join us at CVPD on Thursday, October 19 from 5:30-7pm to play Halloween/fall-themed games and activities together. Special guests will be making an appearance, too. We can’t wait to see you!
Sign up today for this exciting, FREE event for kids
(please note you only need to sign up children, no parents)
Past Tooth Fairy Events:
9/21/23 Living Unlimited, Inc.
8/17/23 Challenge Island of Central PA
We were transported to “Carnival Island” where families engineered, built, and then played some STEAMtastic games together.
7/27/23 My Gym Mechanicsburg
We sang songs, used puppets, tumbled, blew bubbles, and lots more with the staff from My Gym Mechanicsburg!
6/15/23 Youth Business Fair
Tooth Fairy Time held a Youth Business Fair brought to you by Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry & Members 1st. We believe that young entrepreneurs are heroes and role models for the next generation. A start up business shows dedication, perseverance, and a positive influence on others. While having fun, these young business leaders support healthy habits in all aspects of their lives and embody the prerequisites to developing financial responsibility.
5/11/23 PA Farms to Families Immersion Lab
This mobile lab, powered by GIANT, supported by the Pennsylvania Friends of Agriculture Foundation, allows families to learn about PA farms, discover environmental considerations to impact food production, experience riding on a tractor through a VR corn field, practice building a well-balanced meal with Pennsylvania-grown foods, and learn about the community it takes to bring food from the field to the plate for PA families.
4/13/23 Nutrition Fear Factor
Specialist and Sodexo Registered Dietician of West Shore School District, Michelle Martucci lead us in a discussion of a wide variety of foods, even the most interesting ones! Learning about balanced nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle is important, too.
3/9/23 My Gym- Mechanicsburg at Tooth Fairy Time
The emphasis was on teamwork, sharing, taking turns, and building relationships. Singing songs, using puppets, tumbling, and playing games were just a few of the activities at Tooth Fairy Time.
2/16/23 May the Force be with you at CVPD
1/19/23 Scouts BSA: Exploring Movement with Things in Our Environment
CVPD welcomed Scouts BSA to our office on Thursday, January 19 from 5:30-7pm to learn about how energy can make objects move. Kids got to participate in making a train reaction and build a catapult to launch marshmallows.
Check out the coolest toys this Holiday season from Snazzy Giraffe 12/8/22
Everyone got to check out the coolest toys this Christmas. Featured by Snazzy Giraffe, a local children’s boutique, many toys were on display and available for purchase. Our very own Tooth Fairy prepared holiday-themed Lego stations where kids got to build their own elf, penguin, holiday toy, ornament, and cookie.
Local Hygienist at Tooth Fairy Time, 11/10/22
Miss Donna, a local dental hygienist explained the importance of caring for our teeth using puppets, Strepto and Silly. The kids got a chance to brush and floss a large set of teeth and learn how to keep Strepto and Silly from getting into mischief.
Peaceful Poses Kids Yoga, 10/13/22
Challenge Island Central PA, 9/15/2022
Challenge Island Central PA guided kids and their families through a hands-on activity to learn all about how to make toothpaste and how to market it to “sell” to the dentists at Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry!
VanGo Museum on Wheels, 8/11/22:
The VanGo Museum on Wheels joined us at CVPD for Tooth Fairy Time. This museum on wheels is a 34-foot-long, custom vehicle equipped with an onboard museum gallery. Everyone got a tour of a contemporary art exhibition inspired by nature and several interactive stations inspired by art history.
Christmas in July Chalk Drawing Event, 7/14/22:
We enjoyed Tooth Fairy Time OUTSIDE at CVPD. The kids learned how to draw CVPD’s Tooth Fairy logo with chalk while listening to Christmas/holiday music.
CVPD and Simpson Public Library 6/2/22:
Miss Danette from the Simpson Public Library and the Tooth Fairy introduced kids to the library’s upcoming summer reading program: “Oceans of Possibilities”. We had a fun night of reading & crafting.
CVPD and Challenge Island STEAM Workshop 5/19/22:
Challenge Island, Central PA came for some Tooth Fairy Time! Visit “Loose Tooth Turnaround” on Cool Careers Island where the kids will explore all about the awesome career of a dentist through STEAM activities. Kids got to use their own dentist mirror to put imaginary patients’ teeth!
CVPD and Whitaker Center STEAM Event 4/ 28/22:
Whitaker on Wheels came to Cumberland Valley Pediatric Dentistry for Tooth Fairy Time. They brought their favorite activities for kids of all ages that will innovate and educate in different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Math) concepts.
The Oakes Museum of Natural History Present: “Teeth Structure & Skulls” 3/24/22
We learned about the teeth structure of North American mammals followed by some observation of cool mammal skulls, furs, and teeth.
Valentine’s Day STEAM Event 2/10/22
The Tooth Fairy herself shared some awesome activities for kids of all ages that innovated and educated in different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, and Math) concepts.
Knock Out Tooth Decay with West Shore Martial Arts event was held on 1/13/22
We “Knocked OUT Tooth Decay” with West Shore Academy of Martial Arts. This event included a demonstration of beginner martial arts moves from an academy instructor while learning about ways to remove plaque and keep teeth healthy and clean! Our very own Tooth Fairy will be perfecting her martial arts moves, too.
Holiday STEM Event held on December 9th, 2021
Partnered with the Simpson Public Library, two hands-on projects were held that sparked kids ingenuity and creativity. We also drew fun prizes in a raffle, and EVERYONE took home a holiday-themed giveaway.
Turkey Time Event held on November 18th, 2021
Special guest & local artist Kelly Verber demonstrated how to draw a turkey using chalk! A chalk-themed raffle was held as well.
~S P O O K Y~ edition of Tooth Fairy Tuesday held on October 12th 2021
Kids came dressed in their Halloween costumes or dressed up in our Tooth Fairy costumes. We read a story about Halloween, “dress up” a tooth as a group, and then children, along with their parents completed a “Dress up the Tooth” activity on their own.
The first Tooth Fairy Tuesday was held on September 14th, 2021:
Dynamic storyteller Richard Skaare read his book: “Heronymus Heron Discovers His Shadow”.
As he presented the book, Richard taught the children many valuable lessons. One lesson focused on encouraging children to celebrate what makes them unique, treasure their relationships, and value differences. Richard also described the steps on how to create their own book! Children, along with their families, created stories while incorporating topics of their own, dental health, or the magic of the Tooth Fairy.
Check out more about Richard Skaare and his book here: https://herotheheron.com