Great Tinkle-Time Gear
Fun to Learn Potty
It looks like the real thing, but the songs and encouraging phrases this potty chair belts out make it a lot less intimidating. $35; fisher-price.com.
Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Tot Songbook and CD
Your kid will giggle all the way to the potty with these silly bathroom songs sung to familiar tunes. $13; meadowbrookpress.com.
Kohler Transitions Quiet-Close Toilet Seat
This adult-size seat conceals a flip-down child-size ring and blends right in with your decor. The best part: The lid is slam-proof. From $56; kohler.com.
Potette On the Go Potty
Keep this in the car: After your child goes in this foldable travel potty, you just throw the soiled disposable bag away. $10; kalencom.com.
The Deluxe Potty Book and DVD for Girls (or Boys), by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Told in rhyming text -- and now with an accompanying DVD -- Hannah's (or Henry's) journey from diapers to underwear will give toddlers an "I can do it too" attitude. $19; barronseduc.com.
Developed by a pediatric urologist, this sweet monkey reminds your child to go every 30 or 90 minutes, and he sits on his own special potty. $30; pottymd.com.
Go Potty Go!
This animated DVD starring Paige and Parker Panda delivers pro-potty messages with songs, footage of real kids, and interactive games. $15; bigkidsvideo.com.
Baby Bjorn Little Potty
Available in six colors, this simple, scaled-down potty chair is easy to shuttle between rooms. $10; target.com.
Copyright © 2007. Used with permission from the November 2007 issue of Parents magazine.