General Purpose – To demonstrate
Specific Purpose – To demonstrate to my audience how to make their own toothpaste
Central Idea –The recipe I’m going to show you today is a simple, safe and effective way to make a healthful toothpaste from ingredients you most likely have in your own kitchen.
I’m always looking for safer alternatives to products that are mass produced. The desire to have access to safer products all started a few years ago when I lost a pet to treats that were mass produced in China. It made me realize, that I needed to pay more attention to what ingredients were in the products I used for myself as well. Today I will show you how to take five simple ingredients you probably have in your own kitchen and combine them to make a very simple paste for cleaning your teeth that is much safer than commercially produced products and equally as effective. Let’s take a look at how simple it is to make your own toothpaste.
Transition: Like many do-it-yourself projects, we need to first start by gathering the ingredients required to make this wonderful product.
1. The first step is to gather the ingredients and tools we will need to make the toothpaste.
A. There are only a few supplies essential to formulating this wonderful toothpaste.
1. The first thing you will need is a small mixing bowl.
2. The second thing you will need is a fork or small whisk for mixing the ingredients.
3. The third thing you will need are the ingredients used to make the paste.
Baking soda (mild abrasive)
Peppermint extract (alcohol free)
Stevia (a plant based sugarless sweetener
B. Some other supplies you will need for completing this project are as follows.
Fork or small whisk to blend ingredients
Small set of measuring spoons 4. The final thing you will need is a small storage container to keep your toothpaste in.
Transition: Now that we have collected all the materials we need to make our own toothpaste, I will show you how simple it is to do. 2. The second step is to measure and mix the ingredients in the right proportions.
A. You can easily measure the ingredients in the right proportions. B. In a few simple steps, you can whip up a product that works well and contains no harmful ingredients. 1. The first step is to measure 2 T coconut oil, 6 t. baking soda, 3-6 t. Stevia, 1/4 t. hydrogen peroxide, and 10 drops of peppermint extract into your mixing bowl. 2. The second step is to