Whether you’re a first time parent, or doing things a second or third time around, potty training is no joke.
And if aiming is a struggle for the grown men among us — can you imagine how difficult it is for little boys?
Here’s a couple of choice comments from Parent24 readers on the topic:
Evidently, the struggle to perfect potty time can be a never ending battle. So, we found a few helpful toys to assist parents in training their little guys:
The logic with toilet targets is — give them something to aim at and it may land in the right place.
These stickers come in different shapes — from animals, to planes, to actual bull’s-eye targets — and have been engineered to be safe for toilet bowls.
The Potty Time Potty Watch Toilet Training Timer
When transitioning from diaper to underpants, friendly reminders may prove useful.
The Potty Watch can be set to 30, 60 or 90 minutes periods, and sounds off with music and lights.
The WeeMan Urinal for Boys by Potty Scotty
This device clips onto to your toilet and accommodates your toddlers’ height. The WeeMan allows for an easy clean-up by flipping the bucket into the toilet.
According to the creators, the design helps train young boys to lift and lower the lid and seat as required.
Best invention ever, moms?
The Potty Monkey
The Potty Monkey is a clever toilet training system providing your tot with a potty pal.
The system features a number of components including a talking and singing toy monkey equipped with his very own disposable nappy, big boy undies and flushing toilet.
The doll — which is also a timer — can be set to 30 and 90 minute go-potty reminders.
And also includes two books; a training manual for parents, and a story book for kids.