Ready to turn student selfies into highly engaging skills practice? Use the Toothy Yourself filter on Facebook & Instagram to create fun and personal mats for your students. Then sit back and watch as the fun of drawing their own teeth gets your students excited to keep practicing. The best part? Once your students have their personal Toothy mats made they can be used with any of the 278 different sets of Toothy cards across all content areas.
How To Create Your Own Toothy Mats
These personal Toothy mats are super easy to create using the Facebook or Instagram app on your phone. Follow the steps below and you and/or your students will be playing in no time! You can watch the video below that has a quick walkthrough or you can follow the steps below.
The Easy Peasy Way
Step 1: In the Instagram App click the little sparkle icon on the Lucky Little Learners profile.
Step 2: Select the Toothy Yourself filter
Step 3: Click Try The Filter
Watch the gif below to see how it’s done.
Slightly Harder Search Method
Step 1: Open The App
Open the app of your choosing (Facebook or Instagram) and navigate to the Add Post option. You won’t be posting but if you do, please tag us! You’ll be using pulling up the Toothy Yourself filter and saving your photos from the app.
Step 2: Find The “Toothy Yourself” Filter
If you’re using Instagram:
- Navigate to the little + to add a post.
- Select the Story option.
- Filters will pop up along the bottom.
- Scroll all the way to the right so you can Search for filters.
- Search for and select the Toothy Yourself filter.
If you’re using Facebook:
- Next to the update status bar, select the Add Photo icon.
- Click the camera icon to get to selfie mode.
- Filters will pop up at the bottom of your screen. Swipe left until you find and then select the magnifying lens icon.
- Search for Toothy Yourself and select it.
Step 3: Take A Selfie
Once you have the filter selected you can let your students take selfies or you can use the back camera and take photos of your students.
Step 4: Save & Print
After you’ve got those cute selfied taken save them to your phone. The gifs below show you how to do that based on the app you’re using. Once you’ve got the photos saved print them out and pop them into a reusable plastic sleeve or laminate them.
How To Use Your Toothy Mats
Now that you have these cool personal Toothy mats it’s time to put them to use! We’ve got a huge series of Toothy posts with a lot of great tips but these posts are a great place to start.