Let’s learn about the mouth. It is an important part of the human body. You use your mouth to eat, drink, talk, and breathe. Your mouth can show how you feel. Smile!
Your mouth has lips.
Lips cover the teeth. You use your lips to make sounds. You use your lips to sip .
Your mouth has gums.
Gums protect the teeth. They help hold your teeth in place.
Your mouth has a tongue.
Your tongue helps you speak. It also helps you eat. Your tongue moves food around in your mouth. Your tongue has taste buds on it. They let you taste different flavors. Yum!
Your mouth has teeth.
Teeth bite and chew. They fall out when you are young. Then new ones grow. Have you lost any teeth yet?
Did You Know?
You have different kinds of teeth. Some are for biting. Others are for chewing. This diagram shows the four main types of teeth.