Today I’m going to talk about where, when, and other things about the tooth fairy.
OK I keep asking myself every time I have any teeth that came out who is the tooth fairy and why do we put our teeth under our pillow for money. I asked my mom she said it was some kind of myth or a fairy tail the grown ups told them when they were kids. She said you know how you can find out, with this funny look on her face. I said how, she said “look it up” I said ha ha very funny, so I looked it up.
To my surprise I found a few things on the Tooth Fairy!
Here are a few things I found out about the Tooth Fairy.
WHERE DID THE TOOTH FAIRY COME FROM?
In France and French-speaking Belgium, this character is called la petite souris (“the little mouse”). From parts of Lowland Scotland comes a tradition similar to the fairy mouse: a white fairy rat who purchases children’s teeth with coins.
WHEN DID THE TOOTH FAIRY FIRST APPEAR?
The tooth fairy first appeared around the turn of 20th century. In the United States, kids drop a lost tooth under their pillows, and the Tooth Fairy brings them a monetary reward.
WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF THE TOOTH FAIRY?
The Tooth Fairy as we know it is a relativity recent creation, like other myths, evolved over time. … A tradition of the tand-Fe or tooth fee originated in Europe for a child’s first tooth, and vikings used children’s teeth and other items from their children to bring them good luck in battle.
HOW MUCH MONEY SHOULD THE TOOTH FAIRY LEAVE?
While some lucky kids find a 20 dollar bill under their pillow after losing a tooth, most tooth payouts fall in the range of one to five dollars According to survey data, only three percent of kids receive less than one dollar, and only eight percent of kids receive more than five dollars per tooth.
DOES THE TOOTH FAIRY TAKE YOUR TOOTH?
Folklore from many parts of the world tells us that when children lose a baby tooth, they should place it underneath their pillow and the Tooth Fairy will visit while they are asleep, to take that lost tooth and leave a small payment, especially if those teeth have been kept very clean and shiny.
WHAT DOES THE TOOTH FAIRY DO WITH OUR TEETH?
The Tooth Fairy is kind and giving, and some believe she takes the last teeth and gives them to babies who are ready for their first one. The Tooth Fairy has many things to do with lost teeth, but one thing is for certain: clean, healthy teeth are her favorite.
So that’s a few things I learned about the Tooth Fairy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks for reading I hope you enjoyed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!