17 Oct 2022 | 4 min Read
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So you think you’ve mastered the art of bathing your baby and you think that you are experienced enough to make toddler bath time a breeze. But you might be in for a surprise when your baby becomes a toddler with a mind of its own! Bathing toddlers can sometimes be a task. Sometimes these little humans take to baths like fish but there are times they might resist getting into the bathtub and toddler bath time can be a struggle.
Since toddlers are old enough to express themselves you can ask them why they don’t want to get into a bath and then you can explain to them or show them how bath time can be fun. Make sure you are picky when it comes to picking products for your toddler’s bath. #LablePadhoMoms and buy products that are organic and natural like the BabyChakra Natural Foaming Wash And Shampoo which is all-natural and contains no synthetic fragrances, no soap, no phenoxyethanol, no peg, no sulphates, no parabens, no toxins, no alcohol, no mineral oil at all and is entirely non-toxic.
Before you put your toddler in the bathtub make sure you’re ready for your toddler’s bath time with everything that you need at arm’s reach. Check the water temperature to make sure it is just right for your toddler. Here are some fun ways to make toddler bath time a breeze.
Yes, this is one trick that always excites a toddler to get into the bathtub. You can use natural ingredients like beetroot juice to add to the bath water. Beetroot juice works wonders for a toddler’s skin and it also makes the bath water more interesting for the toddler.
You can add any of your toddler’s pool toys from the beach bag and even give them baby sunscreen to pretend they are at the beach. Let your toddler play around in the water while you gently scrub them. You can even add other toys they like and the trick is to rotate these toys for every bath time. Switching the toys and bringing out a new set to play with in the water is sure to get make toddler bath time fun.
This is once toddler bath time activity that is sure to bring out some giggles. It’s a fun bathtime activity where your toddler will readily allow you to apply baby shampoo to their hair. From mohawks to curls, halos and horns or even a shampoo beard, your toddler and you can get creative. Show them a mirror so that they can see their funny hairstyles.
Toddler bath time can be turned into a fun learning time. Play this fun game where your child learns to identify their body parts. You can use the bath foam to paint their hands, cheeks, nose, forehead, chin etc. and ask your toddler to call out the body parts one by one and ask your toddler to scrub them with a washcloth.
No toddler wouldn’t love playing with bubbles during toddler bath time. Choose a bubble bath that is safe for your toddler’s skin minus all the nasties and watch your toddler have fun.
Music is the best therapy to soothe and calm a child. Make bath time interesting by playing your toddler’s favourite music in the bathroom. You can create a toddler bathtime playlist. You and your toddler can sing along as you bathe them. You can even invent your bath song if you’re feeling creative!
There are bathtime picture books that are available for toddlers. These books are waterproof and can be added to your toddler’s bathtub. Let your toddler enjoy sitting in the bathtub with a book. You can even read to your child or make up a story using the bath toys.
Giving your toddler a nice warm bath just before they are ready to go to bed, relaxes them and helps them sleep. Use these simple tricks to make your toddler bath time a breeze.
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