How to Use My Carry Potty for the First Time - My Carry Potty®

How to Use My Carry Potty for the First Time

Posted by Amanda Jenner

Potty training is an exciting milestone for both you and your child, and having the right tools can make the process smoother and more enjoyable. My Carry Potty, is the only leakproof potty and the only potty your child will ever need.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use My Carry Potty for the first time.

Step 1: Let Your Child Choose Their Potty

Start the potty training journey by involving your child in the selection process. Whether you're shopping in a physical retailer or online, let your child choose their My Carry Potty. This involvement helps them feel responsible and connected to their new potty pal. Encouraging them to pick a design they love will make them more excited and willing to use it. Browse our range of characters and refined pastels here.

Step 2: Introduce Fun

Ease your child into this new milestone by incorporating fun and engaging elements. Use potty training songs, videos, apps, and games to make the process enjoyable. Establish a clear reward system with a chart and stickers, small treats, and plenty of praise to keep them motivated. This positive reinforcement makes potty training a fun and rewarding experience. We have a number of resources to help you with this here.


Step 3: Introduce the Potty

After choosing their potty, introduce My Carry Potty to your child. Explain that this is their special potty, designed just for them. Allow them to explore it and become familiar with its features. The fun and engaging design of My Carry Potty will naturally attract their interest.

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Step 4: Choose a Convenient Location

Place the potty in a convenient and comfortable location. Initially, you might want to keep it in the bathroom to help your child associate it with regular toilet habits. However, My Carry Potty is portable and convenient, so you can place it in a play area or any room where your child spends a lot of time. Convenience is key to building the habit.

Step 5: Demonstrate Its Use

Show your child how to use the potty by demonstrating or using a favourite toy. Sit the toy on the potty and explain the steps. Encourage your child to sit on the potty fully clothed at first to get used to it.

Step 6: Establish a Routine

Create a potty routine by encouraging your child to sit on My Carry Potty at regular intervals throughout the day. Good times to try are after meals, before bed, and when they show signs of needing to go. Consistency is key to building a successful potty habit.

Step 7: Positive Reinforcement

Praise and encourage your child each time they use the potty, even if they don’t go. Positive reinforcement builds confidence and makes potty training a positive experience. Use a reward chart or stickers to motivate your child further.

Step 8: Make It a Fun Experience

Make potty time enjoyable. Read a potty-themed book, sing songs, or play games while your child is sitting on My Carry Potty. The goal is to create a relaxed and positive environment.

Step 9: Ensure Easy Access

Keep My Carry Potty accessible at all times. The portable design means you can take it with you wherever you go, ensuring your child has a familiar potty available even when you’re out and about. Also ensure clothing is easy to pull-up and pull-down for speedy potty access!

Step 10: Clean and Maintain

After each use, empty the potty and clean it thoroughly. My Carry Potty is easy to clean – simply rinse with warm water and mild detergent. Keeping the potty clean and fresh is important for hygiene and encouraging regular use. Top tip: Carry wipes whenever you are out and about!... as if you weren't doing that already


Congratulations for using My Carry Potty for the first time! This represents a significant step towards potty training success. By involving your child in the selection process, introducing fun elements, and maintaining a consistent and positive routine, you can make this important milestone an enjoyable and stress-free experience.

Remember, patience and encouragement are essential. Happy potty training!

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