A simple & effective way to teach toilet hygiene

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If you’ve read my post on ‘Do you wash your hands before or after you pee?‘, you’ll realize my child has the tendency to wash his hands before he pee-s, as he sees the entire process as just needing to complete all the steps but not in a logical sequence. I used this simple way which solved our toilet hygiene issue.

As C is a highly visual learner, I decided to use the PECS system to solve this issue. So far, it’s working out well. I’ve placed this board in the common toilet so when every time C goes to the toilet, he sees the board. For the first few times, he needed reminder to follow the sequence. Now, I do not need to be with him and I can hear happily three tearing sounds, which indicates that he has completed the steps.

C is really happy to have the board in the toilet. When he completes his toilet routine in the correct sequence, he will receive a high-five from me or dad. He looks forward to the high-five and I look forward to giving it to him.

🙂

Happy week ahead readers!

 

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3 thoughts on “A simple & effective way to teach toilet hygiene

    1. Yes. He gets really excited. 🙂 There was once I forgot, and he kept his hand up, and when I still didn’t get the hint, he pulled my shirt and said, “mummy!” (while looking up at his raised hand). I realised then and said, “oohhh…sorry… (jumped and gave him a hyper hi-five)” hahaha

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