The toothbrush

An explanation text for year 3 and P4 about the invention of the toothbrush, linking to the topics Animals including humans and Body systems and cells. This text looks at how the ancient Egyptians’ chewing sticks and toothpicks evolved into today’s toothbrushes.

This downloadable reading pack includes:

  • An A3 reading spread for you to print.
  • Reading comprehension question and answer sheets, differentiated using our magnifying glasses key (on the bottom right). One magnifying glass indicates easier and two means harder.
Year 3
Animals including humans
The toothbrush

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