The Two Minute Problem is nice enjoyable and ideal for faculties, schools, workplaces and neighborhood teams – the truth is, wherever there are working teams of individuals.

It’s easy to organise, is a lot of enjoyable and actually will get you speaking in regards to the worth of a wholesome oral hygiene routine.

The Two Minute Problem is a contest to see who can brush their tooth closest to 2 minutes with out the help of a clock or watch.

This will likely sound easy, but it surely’s actually not.

On common, analysis reveals that adults brushing their tooth for what they imagine is 2 minutes, is definitely 54 seconds!

The Two Minute Problem is a enjoyable and informative approach of constructing individuals conscious of the two-minute rule for brushing.

Watching how individuals react below the strain of competitors will be nice for group constructing. You may even cost an entry price and use the cash to purchase a prize for the winner.

What you want

  • A gaggle of keen individuals.

Your two minute problem guidelines

  • Resolve in your who that is for? Are you doing this as a faculty exercise for youngsters, or teambuilding within the office?
  • Save a date, time and organise the venue. Then ship your individuals an invitation. Make sure you clarify the small print and guidelines of the Two Minute Problem, together with why you might be doing this (Nationwide Smile Month). You’ll be able to alert them to the competitors by workplace e mail, a poster in a communal space, or the workplace intranet. In the event you’re going into a faculty it may be a part of your proposal letter to them about your go to.
  • Some might choose to usher in their very own toothbrushes whereas some might not. Ensure you have sufficient toothbrushes and toothpaste for everyone. Our instructional sources space at Educating Smiles has a variety of oral well being gear for all ages.
  • Are you providing a prize to the winner? Maybe you’re asking colleagues to place in £1 for entry?  In that case, then that is the time to gather entry funds and purchase a prize. How about one thing enjoyable and associated to oral well being…. A National Smile Month mug for the workplace maybe, or a e-book like The Lost Smile for a kid?
  • If you want individuals to attend your two minute problem, then you’ll be able to upload the details of your event on our website. Write about what your occasion is, the place and when it’s happening and it is going to be listed on our occasions web page for all our guests to search out. From there, they’ll have the ability to add it to their calendar, and if you’re elevating cash as a part of the occasion, supporters will even have the ability to donate to your occasion on-line.
  • On the day, remind everyone why they’re participating and the significance of brushing for a full two minutes. Begin the cease watch and let the Two Minute Problem begin!

Further tip… In the event you’re doing this as a part of a faculty exercise, our Brushing Sand Timers will be handed out to youngsters after the occasion for them to remove and implement into their oral well being routine at dwelling.

Helpful hyperlinks:

Nationwide Smile Month Official Sponsors