How does the Toothpaste get in the Tube – STEM for primary school
How Does the Toothpaste get in the Tube – Have you ever wondered how the toothpaste gets in the tube? In How Does the Toothpaste get in the Tube we find out. A wonderful non-fiction story about the history of toothpaste and how toothpaste tubes came about, and most importantly how the toothpaste gets inside.
Author: Veena Prasad Illustrator: Rajiv Eipe
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The year was 1870. New London, Connecticut, United States. 7 am.
Kids were tumbling out of bed, their mothers hurrying them to clean their teeth, handing them tooth sticks
and jars of toothpaste.
What? Did I just say – “Toothsticks”?
They used toothsticks to clean their teeth back in 1870. A toothstick was simply a twig with a frayed end.
Some lucky kids had twigs with boar hair tied to one end for that extra shine.
And what was that other thing I said? “Jars of toothpaste”?
That’s right. Toothpaste tubes were not invented yet. They only had jars.
And every bleary eyed kid started her day by dipping a toothstick into a porcelain jar filled with toothpaste.
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Awesome book. loved it
I like this book
We liked it because it told the story of how toothpaste gets into the tubes. It sounded like the real story with historical details.
Hi Rhonda, as far as I know it is a true story, non-fictional book.
The book was awesome
Yes. It was very fun to learn about the history of tooth paste.
This book was great funny and interesting I always wondered how.😍😘😊I hope you like the book too.
it was really interesting
it was a really cool book and i liked that they told you how and why tooth paste got in tubes.
yes it was cool
It was great. I loved it because it was funny and true.
I really liked it the art style was super cute!
I loved the book. It was cool to find out how toothpaste gets in the tubes