Simple Finds: Encouraging Good Hygiene & Independence
Encouraging Good Hygiene & Independence
Body Glove/Shower Mitt
This Body Glove/Shower Mitt has helped my daughter to be more independent when bathing. Easy to put on without having to worry about what fingers go where, she is able to wash crevices and get behind her ears with ease. We found this one at our local Dollar Store.
Equate Flushable Wipes
Equate All Purpose Flushable Wipes: we have been using them since we potty trained (11 years ago). They are cheaper than other brands of wipes and they are just as good. They are hypoallergenic and alcohol free but yet they still smell fresh. They are flushable and safe for sewer and septic systems. In our house, we scrunch up a bunch of singles and leave them on top of the others in the container, so it makes it easier for my daughter to grab them when needed. We purchased a container for each bathroom and now just buy refill packets. Walmart.
Colgate Electric Toothbrush
Make brushing your children’s teeth fun and easy. Colgate’s electric toothbrush has a small oscillating head with extra soft bristles. It cleans teeth and gently sweeps away plaque. Comes in different character designs for children to select from. This affordable toothbrush is easy for children to use and does most of the work for them. Plus it helps stimulate the mouth and may be helpful with sensory needs. Walmart.
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This post originally appeared on our July/August 2011 Magazine