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Toilet Training

“Learning to use the toilet is a natural process that begins when your child’s desire to be grown up and his neurological development have reached the point where he can control his bladder and bowels. We don’t train children to use the toilet, we support them when they are ready.” (How to Raise an Amazing Child: The Montessori way to bring up caring confident children, by Tim Seldin)

A natural, gradual process

Give independence

The adult’s role

When they don’t make it in time…

It is best for the parent to support the child but not become emotionally involved. To assist the child in the process of learning to use the toilet, the adult can help

each individual child at their own pace.

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