Bathroom Decor to Keep Kids Motivated

When my girls were little and struggling through potty training, I tried all kinds of things to keep them motivated. We had sticker charts, pictures, and printables, but it was tricky because they couldn’t read yet. It’s a lot easier to post reminders now that I have 3 readers.

As they’ve grown, we need things to keep them brushing, reminders to flush, and lists to guide them through their morning routine. There’s a lot to remember these days. Brush, rinse, floss, flush. I didn’t mind the simple printouts taped to the mirror, when it was temporary, but it’s clear the notes & reminders are here to stay. I want something that fits into the room’s decor.

A few cheap frames that we already have lying around and some printable art should fit the bill.

Listerine has supplied a great brushing & rinsing calendar for kids. Plus, here are 12 more printables for the bathroom to keep kids on task:

  • Wash Your Hands, Brush Your Teeth 1 of 12
    How cute is this cheery print? I love the bright colors,and with so many of them this print will fit into just about any bathroom.
    Photo and tutorial via Remodelaholic
  • Bathroom Rules 2 of 12
    Establishing a few bathroom rules could help kids remember to cleanup after themselves. I hope. This series includes small signs for around the bathroom, to keep kids on task..
    Photo and tutorial via Cul-de-Sac cool
  • Change the Toilet Paper 3 of 12
    My favorite printable in this set of four wasn't featured in an image to share with you. "Change the toilet paper roll: It will not cause brain damage. I promise!" Can someone convince the rest of my family?
    Photo and tutorial via Nikki Lynn Design
  • By Order of the Management 4 of 12
    Ha! This will catch kids' eyes because it's familiar from public restrooms. It has a very "employees must wash hands" feel to it.
    Photo and tutorial via Shabby Nest
  • Put the Seat Down 5 of 12
    I have only girls, so this is not a problem I have, but let the bossy management help guide your boys to put the seat down, too.
    Photo and tutorial via The Happier Homemaker
  • Scary Monstors Don’t Have Plaque 6 of 12
    Here is a huge set of Disney printables, but this Monsters, Inc one is my favorite! Of course, Scully doesn't have plaque!
    Photo and tutorial via A Girl and a Glue Gun
  • Bedtime Routine 7 of 12
    This series of Mom-themed printables includes a fun bedtime routine sign. "I'm serious, just one more" happens at our house a lot, too.
    Photo and tutorial via Hello from the Natos
  • Subway Art 8 of 12
    This is another fun, colorful print. I love the Rubber Ducky feature along with bathroom reminders.
    Photo and tutorial via Pink Ink Doodle
  • Wash, Wash, Wash 9 of 12
    Every time I tell the little one to "go wash up!" she reminds me that she just did that — you know, this morning. This reminder to wash up all day comes in a variety of colors to print.
    Photo and tutorial via If I Could
  • You Don’t Have to Brush All Your Teeth 10 of 12
    When my girls whine about brushing their teeth (Do I have to?), this is always my answer. "Nope. Just brush the ones you want to keep!"
    Photo and tutorial via Darling Doodles
  • Wash, Brush, Flush, Floss 11 of 12
    I love this colorful series with simple reminders for the kids. She has also recently added a Floss printable.
    Photo and tutorial via Over the Big Moon
  • Love Is Spoken here 12 of 12
    This gallery wall features several adorable printables. The messages of love mixed with bathroom reminders just makes me smile.
    Photo and tutorial via J & A and Co.

Click here to print a calendar to keep kids on track with their dental health.

I received products from Johnson & Johnson as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® Kids Cavity-Free School Year Program. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. Click here to see more of the discussion.

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