Te Hā o Aoraki - South Canterbury Toothbrushing Programme

                                                                                                                                                                                            

Te Hā o Aoraki - The Breath of Aoraki, South Canterbury Toothbrushing Programme, is currently being offered to a selection of ECE and schools in South Canterbury. Below are the downloadable resources for the programme for both ECE and schools.

                                                                               

ECE

Kaiako Manual
Whānua Letter
Supervised Daily Toothbrushing Records
Prevention and Control of Infection - keep a laminated copy with the toothbrush storage system
Kaiako Hui Slides
Oral Care Waste Recycling Information
Oral Care Waste Recycling Poster
He Manu Hau FAQ
Paraihe Niho Waiata with NZSL

 

Schools

Kaiako Manual
Whānua Letter 
Supervised Daily Toothbrushing Records
Prevention and Control of Infection - keep a laminated copy with the toothbrush storage system
Kaiako Hui Slides
Oral Care Waste Recycling Information
Oral Care Waste Recycling Poster 
Paraihe Niho Waiata with NZSL

 

Resources for whānau:

Bilingual Toothbrushing Chart
Community Dental Service Enrolment Poster
Loading up the Lunchbox for 2-5 year olds
DIY Fluoride Water
Tips for a Healthy Smile (to view the pamphlet in various other languages visit here)
It's easy to protect your family's smile
Healthy Smiles (toothpaste poster)

 

Resources for whānau:

Bilingual Toothbrushing Chart
Community Dental Service Enrolment Poster
Lunchbox Ideas for School Children
Ka Pai Kai – Easy steps to great lunches!
Healthy Snacks for Healthy Teeth
DIY Fluoride Water
Tips for a Healthy Smile (to view the pamphlet in various other languages visit here)
It's easy to protect your family's smile
Healthy Smiles (toothpaste poster)

 

General Resources:
Toothbrushing Pilot Evaluation report
Evaluation infographic summary
Toothbrushing guidelines – general guidelines for non-participating settings

Videos:
Elmo brushy brush song
Caring for baby teeth  (for whānau and Kaiako)
Frank film – children’s teeth  (for whānau and Kaiako)
Meet the Tooth Defenders
(for ages 5+)