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Confetti Targets For Potty Training

For Moms with little boys. I read a tip by someone regarding potty training their little one and it reminded me of of a time long ago when I was trying to graduate my young son from the potty to a stand-up position. He loved being a "big boy" like Daddy but his aim wasn't good and I was washing down the toilet and wall several times a day.

I figured that if he concentrated on his aim that all would be well and I was right. I bought a package of colored paper confetti (the kind they throw at weddings) and placed it in a plastic bowl on the toilet tank. Every time my son needed to do his stand-up business, I dropped a pinchful of the colored confetti into the toilet bowl and encouraged him to "sink the battle ships". It worked and within a week, most of the extra cleaning was eliminated.

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Here's the cute part. My son remembers this time in his life and bought paper confetti "battle ships" for his own son.

By Wilhelmina from Amherstburg, ON

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November 19, 20090 found this helpful

You can use Cheerios too, which more people might have on hand anyway. They also dissolve for those who have septic tanks.

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November 21, 20090 found this helpful

lol! This idea is adorable and priceless, no matter what you use as "battleships!"

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December 3, 20090 found this helpful

That is cute. We also used Cheerios, I noticed that Toys R Us now sells little shaped things for this purpose, too.

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