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Help and advice toilet training a 3 year old boy please!!

Answered 1 year ago

I need some advice, please. My son just turned three years old and toilet training isn’t going well. . I put him in undies and take him to the toilet every 15-20mins, but he is quite resistant - he doesn’t want to sit on the toilet and definitely won’t do a pee or poo. He has frequent accidents (in fact, he’s yet to go in the toilet) but doesn’t seem bothered by being in wet undies. When he has an accident instead of telling me, he just continues on playing until I check on him and change him. He is meant to start kinder in Feb and they have told me that he can’t start unless he is toilet trained so unfortunately I don’t really have the option of waiting much longer. Can anyone please help?


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1 year ago
I made it a game. Took my boy out to the garden and asked him to pick a colour flower he wanted to pee on. His aim has always been perfect. Tho, that wouldn’t work for poo !

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1 year ago
My son didn't respond to sitting on the toilet to pee. So I googled for a kids urinal. There's probably better ones on the market now, but ours clicked on the side of the toilet. He could stand like "daddy" and he actually enjoyed going pee. As for poo's, I had to bribe haha. I bought all sorts of small gifts and wrapped them up and placed them in a big bin with sand. You can use a treasure chest or balls or whatever. But he got to "dig" for a reward if he went poo in the toilet. It wasn't overnight miraculous, but it did help him to WANT to try. And eventually he got it. Good luck with your little one. Don't put too much pressure on him. He'll get there.

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1 year ago
Some kids are generally scared of the toilet however it can be overcome by being around other kids that are using and seeing the use. So it not scary. this where your day care can help. As the generally they take two or more kids at a time. Worth the chat with them as they can buddy them up however accidents will still happen I had to send at lest 3 sets of clothes to daycare each day

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1 year ago
I had the same issue with my son and had tried every method I could find in books or from experienced parents. Nothing worked. Until.... One day, I was asked to babysit a little boy for several hours while his mother was at the doctors office. He was two years old (almost a year younger than my son) and was already potty trained. He had been there for maybe an hour playing with my son when he came to me and told me he needed to go potty so of course I took him ,followed by my own son, and helped him get his training pants off and afterwards I praised him several times saying what a big boy he was for letting me know.
Later after he had been picked up by his mom, my son told me he needed to go potty and that was it. He was potty trained. I wish I could take credit for it but truthfully It never crossed my mind that praising another child in the presence of my own child would prove to be the incentive that he needed.

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1 year ago
I make them go naked in summer, and then they see it come out. It really worked for us,

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1 year ago
They get it when they get it unfortunately.
My boy turned 3, 2wks ago.
I’d been trying to toilet train him for months. Then the last few wks he was happy to go, then literally within a few days he’s toilet trained. He only wears a pull up overnight & hasn’t had any accidents.
He’s just not ready