Crocodile has a sore tooth. The wild animals offer him advice. Bird is able to help him get rid of his toothache, but what must crocodile promise? The main concepts that are carried throughout the telling and teaching of the story include wild animals and their eating habits. Additional concepts are keeping promises, bravery and dental care. The story can be used as a starting point to discuss when it is important to keep a promise (for example: you promised your friend that you would play with him or her at break time) and when it is okay to break a promise (for example: stranger or danger). You can also discuss healthy eating habits and looking after teeth.