child pressing a green toothbrush timer shaped like a turtle
reflection of girl reaching to press the green rubber button on toothbrushing timer a turtle with flippers lit up.
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adorable brother and young sister brushing teeth with two minute Turtle Timer
Girl brushing teeth watching her green turtle-shaped toothbrush timer stuck to bathroom mirror.  Lit-up color flippers
Back of Two Minute Turtle Timer Battery-Pack  Closed and Opened  with 2 AAA batteries (not included)
Two Minute Turtle Toothbrush Timer in its clam shell package
African amerian girl in pink Minnie Mouse pajamas brushing her teeth at the bathroom sink with the help of an original toothbrush timer.
Reflection of child pressing green rubber button on turtle-shaped toothbrush timer stuck on bathroom mirror with white wood frame
standing side view of green two minute turtle timer with the velcro on the back
reflection of child pressing green rubber button, light-up turtle teeth timer on bathroom mirror
boy toothbrushing smiles and green two minute turtle timer smiles
child brushing teeth looking at green turtle timer in mirror
infographic when to use the two minute turtle timer throughout the day from morning brushing teeth, pacing yourself, stretching, taking a break, playing games, to brushing teeth again
Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers
African-American girl from Cook Children's Oral Health Coalition brushing teeth watching her two minute turtle timer on bathroom counter
Infographic of benefits of Turtle Timer for toothbrushing. child presses green two minute turtle timer
two minute turtle timer in circle with each corner a different color: green, yellow, red, orange
Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers
Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers
Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers
Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers

Turtle Timer™ for Toothbrushing 2 Minutes with Colorful Fun 30 Sec Light Up Flippers

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2020 WINNER National Parenting Product Award

Why is the Turtle Timer So Effective at Helping Kids to  Brush Teeth?

  • MAKE BRUSHING FUN: Each flipper lights for 30 seconds so kids have a good time brushing.

  • EASY TO PLACE: Sticks to mirrors or any flat surface with the handy hook and loop fastener, simply stands up on the sink, and is water resistant.

  • EASY TO START: Press Turtle Timer’s soft, rubber shell to start the 2 minutes of brushing fun.

  • A HEALTHY HABIT: After the 2 minutes is complete, kids feel pride in their success, and you can relax knowing their teeth are clean.

  • PORTABLE: Designed for small hands and packs for travel. Long-lasting with 2 AAA batteries (not included); no plugs or cords necessary.

Flashing Flippers Guide Kids to Confidently Brush Their Teeth Evenly


Starts at the Press of a Shell

When the soft, rubber shell is pressed, the brushing fun begins. Like a game, children get to guess which flipper will flash first — green, red, orange, or yellow — and start brushing the corresponding section of teeth.

Two Minutes ‘Flip’ by in a Flash

Every 30 seconds, the next flipper flashes a little faster, upping the fun and guiding kids to brush each quadrant evenly. Before they know it, the full 2 minutes of brushing teeth recommended by the American Dental Association is up.

Victory Lap Time!

After 2 minutes, all the flippers flash, reminding kids to brush bacteria off of their tongue. It’s also the grand finale for completing a chore that’s no longer a bore, but a fun, healthy habit they can take pride in completing on their own.

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Transform toothbrushing into something kids WANT to do, a toothbrush timer that feels like a game and helps kids to focus. The adorable Toothbrushing Turtle Timer feet blink in 30 second intervals. Each foot represents a corner of the mouth so the child brushes teeth for the full 2 minutes, willingly!  While the Turtle rests on a sink or attaches to a mirror, children like to press the turtle timer's soft rubber shell. That simple on/off button starts the Turtle feet countdown with each turtle foot. After the child has brushed their whole mouth the Turtle Timer flashes all its feet--a Victory Lap signaling to brush the tongue.

Don't be surprised if kids want to brush more often.  Kids love their friendly companion and parents say it's so effective it's like magic!

Kids brush their teeth while playing a game--kids are motivated and focused.

  • Kids WANT to brush teeth! They get to press the green, rubber turtle shell and guess which foot will blink next. 
  • Kids feel the MOMENTUM.  Kids follow, brushing the corner matching the flashing foot. Each foot blinks a little faster than the one before it until...
  • Kids CELEBRATE the end with the Turtle when all the turtle flippers flash at once. 
  • Kids SUCCEED and take ownership because it's their turtle and their toothbrushing. No more nagging! 


We love our Turtle Timer

"It has not only simplified teeth brushing & ended battles about time & technique, but it has also helped our 5 year old gain bedtime routine independence and responsibility (he now wants to do it for himself). Huge wins for a spirited child! Thank you, for a functional, durable product!!” -Deanna

Maker's Story

When our 4 year old went to the dentist, she had 7 cavities. Yikes! We needed help! We created the Turtle for us. She's been using it for years and at 18 now she still uses her turtle timer every day! cavities! 

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