I love to have fun with paper, food, paint, music and events and just being creative in all of it. However, I don't feel the need to be a perfectionist nor a professional in any of my creations. I wish I could have a blog JUST about the art of cooking, photography, sewing, art, mothering, jewelry making, card making, dancing, gardening, deep spiritual thoughts, decorating, poetry, party planning, baking.... and the list goes on but I can't. I don't think I was created with the ability to focus on one task. I like all of these hobbies layed out before me and the freedom to pick whatever I choose depending on the mood or time I have.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Tooth Fairy Printables in Different Languages


tooth fairy receipts in different languages


In the past month we have had quite the dentist appointments for my boys so this got me thinking about the Tooth Fairy.  It's looking like one of them will have metal in his near future.

I shared about our Tooth Fairy Traditions here and how we not only celebrate the Tooth Fairy but we also get our little mouse friend from my Hispanic background. Since reading The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez by Rene Colato Lainez, a fun read for children, it has inspired me to bridge both of our cultures with the tooth fairy tradition. We shared with our boys that "we" are the tooth fairy just like we did with Santa Claus but in both situations they still want to play along like there is a Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus and we don't mind playing along with them.

When it finally dawned on me, that not everyone has the tooth fairy (duh), I wanted to make a neutral printable to fit with any culture and one for those who have the Tooth Fairy and El Raton Perez (Latin America and Spain celebrate with El Raton Perez) and the French also have a mouse but his name is La Petite  Souris. I know many countries just throw their tooth up on the roof or place it in interesting places so hopefully one of these printables will be able to work with your tradition.

Tooth Fairy Receipts in Different Languages

Here's one for those who are in bi-cultural English speaking families: The Tooth Fairy and El Raton Perez. To print just right click on image and copy and paste into your document.

tooth fairy receipt

This one is blank so that you can fill it in with what corresponds to your own traditions:
tooth fairy receipt 1
For our Spanish speaking friends whose tradition incorporates El Raton Perez:
tooth fairy receipt in Spanish
For our French Speaking Friends whose tradition incorporates : Le Petit Souris
tooth fairy receipt in french

Does the Tooth Fairy visit your house or do you have another tradition? I would love to hear about your tradition?

6 comments:

  1. I love this Idea! My husband is from Northern Africa. Ironically my daughter lost her first tooth there while visiting. This idea will be perfect to share with my family. I hope you don't mind but I shared your link and posted the article through my blog giving your website credits.
    Sarah

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  2. Sarah, I am so glad you stopped by. Leave your post link here so I can read about your Northern African tooth fairy experience. Is it similar to any of the ones mentioned above?
    ~Mari

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  3. Here is the direct link for my blog "tool box of temperaments" http://toolboxoftemperaments.typepad.com/blog/2012/08/enjoying-the-wonder-in-our-children.html
    My daughter got an extra special present since being far from home for her first lost tooth. I love that she pondered what types of clothing that a Moroccan tooth fairy would wear. However,the only tradition my husband remembers is burying his tooth. So I guess you can say we definitely mixed the fun aspects of the western culture into her experience abroad! Thanks again for the great idea.

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  4. I don't mind at all you linking to us. I will stop by and check out your post. Thanks for sharing.

    Mari

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