Can you tell how many diapers you have gone through in the last week? If you are like most parents, I bet it’s a lot. It could be time to train your child to use the potty. We have put together the top 7 best potty training books to help you to do just that.
7P is for Potty! (Sesame Street) (Lift-the-Flap)
Sesame Street‘s Elmo tells little girls and boys ages 1 to 3 all about how to use the potty in this sturdy lift-the-flap board book with more than 30 flaps to find and open. It’s the perfect mix of fun and learning for potty-training toddlers—especially while they practice sitting on the potty! Sturdy flaps will hold up to hours of repeat lifting and peeking, and toddlers will delight in the surprises they find under the flaps.
6Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything Modern Parents Need to Know to Do It Once and Do It Right
Worried about potty training? Let Jamie Glowacki, potty-training expert at OhCrapPottyTraining.com, show you how it’s done. Her 6-step, proven process to get your toddler out of diapers and onto the toilet has already worked for tens of thousands of kids and their parents. Here’s the good news: your child is probably ready to be potty trained EARLIER than you think (ideally, between 20–30 months), and it can be done FASTER than you expect (most kids get the basics in a few days—but Jamie’s got you covered even if it takes a little longer).
5Potty Book for Girls, The (Hannah & Henry Series)
Every little girl’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment–and one to make both parents and toddlers proud! In The Potty Book, Hannah needs to have her diapers changed so she can go out and play. Then mom and dad bring home a big box, and Hannah is anxious to open it up and see what’s inside. Is it a rocking chair? A bed for Teddy? No, it’s a potty–which means that it’s time for Hannah to graduate from her diapers. This gentle and humorous little story is charmingly illustrated and told in verse. Little girls will enjoy looking at the pictures and having the story read to them. Meanwhile, they’ll start getting the idea that it’s time for them to grow up, exactly like Hannah. So that at last, they’ll be able to say–“I’m off the potty!”
4Big Girl Panties
Big Girl Panties! features a light, positive approach to motivate toddlers to become toilet trained. What could be more rewarding for a little girl than wearing big girl panties, just like mommy? Adult caregivers and toddlers alike will love the snappy, rhyming text and colorful, hip illustrations. Valeria Petrone’s stylized artwork ensures that this commercial yet heartwarming book will have a special place on little girls’ favorite bookshelves. Soon they’ll all be saying, “Bye, bye diapers!”
3Potty Training in 3 Days: The Step-by-Step Plan for a Clean Break from Dirty Diapers
Potty training doesn’t have to be hard. Filled with expert advice accrued over thousands of cases, Potty Training in 3 Days makes it easy to get your child to start using the toilet. Detailed instructions―complete with practical advice―take you through preparing for potty training, the three days of training, and what to do after. Is it time for your child to use the potty? Then Potty Training in 3 Days is the book for you.
2Toilet Training in Less Than a Day
From two noted learning specialists, here is the amazing, scientifically proved Azrin-Foxx method that teaches potty training quickly—in less than four hours for the average child. With more than 2 million copies sold, Toilet Training in Less Than a Day is the one guide you’ll need to make this significant transition a rewarding and pleasurable experience—for both you and your toddler!
1Daniel Goes to the Potty (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood)
Daniel and his dad are at Music Man Stan’s music shop when Daniel has to go to the potty. Will he have to wait until he gets home to use the bathroom? In this adaptation of a popular episode, Daniel learns that there are bathrooms in lots of places and that he can use the bathroom in the shop or anywhere else in the neighborhood. So remember: when you have to go potty, stop and go right away! This adorable book, with a button for kids to press to make the potty’s “flush” sound, is sure to be a hit with Daniel Tiger’s youngest fans!