Potty Training Time!


Children’s Books

The Potty Book for Boys
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Henry gets his own potty when it is time for him to graduate from diapers.

Your New Potty
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Steffie and Ben learn how to use the potty as they make the transition from diapers to underpants.

P.J. and Puppy
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A young child learns to use the potty while the new puppy learns to use the papers.

No More Diapers for Ducky!
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When Piggy can't come out to play because he is using the potty, Ducky decides it's time for him to learn to use the potty too.

Once Upon a Potty: Boy
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Explains in simple text and illustrations why and how a little boy uses a potty.

Once Upon a Potty: Girl
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Explains in simple text and illustrations why and how a little girl uses a potty.

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In the jungle sits a potty with the words, "only the best bottom will fit on this potty," this prompts different animals to give it a try until a stranger shows them who fits it best.

Potty Time
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It’s potty time for various animals and a boy named Joe.

Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Tot: Songs and Rhymes for Toilet Training
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Songs and rhymes to encourage and motivate your toddler during the toilet-training process.

On Your Potty
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Young bear Bartholomew finds that using his potty correctly is sometimes just a matter of the right timing.

Danny is Done with Diapers: A Potty ABC
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Celebrates the accomplishments of children, from Adam to Zach, as each learns to use the toilet for him or herself.

Going to the Potty
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Teaches about the way children develop in the experience of eliminating waste products from their body and about the positive aspects of using the toilet.

Potty Animals: What to Know When You've Gotta Go
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Meet Wilbur who won't wash his hands after going potty, and Wilma, who waits too long and sometimes doesn't make it in time. These are just a few of the preschool animals who need a little help with their bathroom etiquette.

Time to Pee!
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Sign-carrying mice give encouraging instructions for using the toilet.


Children’s DVDs

Bear in the Big Blue House: Potty Time with Bear
Includes three stories of independence and success titled:  “When you've got to go,” “If at first you don't succeed,” and “Call it a day.”

Elmo’s World: Elmo’s Potty Time
Potty training can be fun! Create a positive potty time experience for your child with Elmo, Baby Bear, Grover, and other Sesame Street friends. This amusing song-filled DVD teaches children that everyone has to learn how to use the potty.

No More Diapers
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A little bear begins to give up his diapers in favor of big kid underpants. DVD includes fun sing-a-long songs including Wondrous Underous Pants, Underwear is Great, and more. Includes links to downloads for coloring books, charts and more.

Once Upon a Potty for Her
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Animated and expanded version of Alona Frankel’s book Once Upon a Potty: Girl.  Kids and parents can watch, laugh, learn, and sing while coming to grips with the trials and tribulations of toilet training.

Once Upon a Potty for Him
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Alona Frankel’s book Once Upon a Potty: Boy.  Kids and parents can watch, laugh, learn, and sing while coming to grips with the trials and tribulations of toilet training.


Materials for Parents

Toilet Training: The Brazelton Way
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Two doctors offer a child-centered, waiting and watching approach to potty training.

Mommy! I Have to Go Potty!: A Parent’s Guide to Toilet Training
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This book helps parents determine when it's time to start potty training and walks through the process. The anecdotes in each chapter illustrate how different approaches can make toilet training successful and trouble-free for both parents and children.

The Diaper-Free Baby: The Natural Toilet Training Alternative
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This book addresses the hows and whys of a toilet training technique called elimination communication, or EC. This technique calls for parents to read an infant's "elimination signals" (i.e., restlessness, squirming, arching of the back) and hold the child over a potty or toilet, thereby reducing the need for diapers.

Toilet Training: A Practical Guide to Daytime and Nighttime Training
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This book offers sound advice from experts and parents as well as helpful resource information.

Toilet Learning: The Picture Book Technique for Children and Parents
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Includes separate discussions for parents and children about the whys and hows of using the toilet.

The No-Cry Potty Training Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Child Say Good-bye to Diapers
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Presents a realistic, stress-free plan to free parents and toddlers from the drudgery of diapers. Includes potty training solutions that have been tested by actual families in every childrearing situation: twins and multiples, working parents with limited time and money, and children of varying age and temperament.