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8 Great Potty Chairs For Toddlers

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Some toddlers prefer a potty that is closer to their size when they start potty training. Potty chairs make it easy for toddlers to get to the toilet on their own, and some are made in fun designs so they encourage kids to use them. These potty chairs are some of the best available, and come in a variety of styles and prices to meet your needs.

1. Boon Potty Bench

Boon Potty Bench
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The modern style of Boon's Potty Bench will fit in to any family's bathroom. It has all of the features any toddler needs for potty training, including a built-in toilet paper holder and a flexible splash guard, plus it's convenient for parents thanks to the pull-out drawer for cleanup. The side drawers have space for storing any potty training supplies you may need. When the Potty Bench is all folded up, it makes a step stool that even adults can safely use. About $30.
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2. Fisher Price Precious Planet Froggy Friend Potty Chair

This basic potty chair from Fisher Price doesn't have lots of fancy features, but it's cute and engaging for toddlers, thanks to the fun frog theme. Parents of boys rave about the integrated splash-guard, since there's no extra piece to come off, and also that this potty chair has a higher splash guard than most. If you're on a budget, the price can't be beat, either. About $15.
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3. Baby Bjorn Potty Chair

Baby Bjorn Potty Chair
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Baby Bjorn's Potty Chair is a perennial favorite among parents, thanks to its basic design and fun colors. The high back gives toddlers a place to rest comfortably, which can be important, since sometimes potty training involves a lot of long waits on the potty chair. If your toddler gets distracted by lights and sounds, a simple potty chair like this one from Baby Bjorn may be a great choice. About $25.
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4. Fisher Price Cheer For Me Potty Chair

Fisher Price Cheer For Me Potty Chair
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A toddler-size version of the grown-up potty just might encourage your little one to get started with potty training. The potty lid moves up and down, the flushing handle clicks when you push it, and when your toddler is successful at using this potty chair, there are songs and encouraging phrases as a reward. A toilet paper holder on the side means your child can always spare a square, too. You can use this potty chair on the floor initially, but it also converts to a potty seat to be used atop the regular toilet. About $35.
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5. Summer Infant Step By Step Potty Trainer

This potty chair is a bit more popular among parents of girls versus boys because of its design, but it is adaptable to a variety of needs, so it's a great value. The Summer Infant Step By Step Potty Trainer can be used with or without the plastic front guard. These guards work well for some kids and not for others, so being able to remove it may be a plus. The seat is padded for comfort, and there are handles for stability. A toilet paper holder is built into the side, and there's a wipes holder on the back, as well. The seat portion comes out and can fit onto the adult toilet as a potty seat, and the rest of the potty chair then becomes a step stool. About $30.
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6. Safety 1st Jack Potty Chair

Safety 1st Jack Potty Chair
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If your toddler needs the bright lights and big noises to encourage potty training, the Jack Potty from Safety 1st might be the potty chair for you. The back of the potty chair looks like a slot machine, including a big red handle that can be pulled to make the shapes spin and the lights flash. This allows the child to have some fun with the potty at the beginning of the potty training process, and also lets them know what's going to happen when they do finally make a successful visit to the Jack Potty, since the lights and sounds are also on a sensor. The seat ring comes off to become a potty seat for the regular toilet. About $30.
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7. Safety 1st Nature Next 3-in-1 Potty Chair

It's the most plain-looking of the bunch, but the Safety 1st Nature Next 3-in-1 Potty has some interesting features that might make it your favorite. This potty chair is low-priced, and it's made of a bio-plastic developed from renewable plant resources instead of fossil fuels. The potty chair has a removable bowl for easy cleanup, and it converts to a potty seat for the big toilet, as well as a step stool. Available in Wal-Mart stores. About $10.

8. His / Her Majesty's Throne Potty Chair

His Majesty's Throne Potty Chair
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In the "completely over the top, but maybe effective" category, these royalty-theme potty chairs have a photo frame built into the back so your toddler can clearly lay claim to the potty empire. The princess version has a sweet pink and lavender color scheme, while the prince throne is done up in navy and burgundy. The center of the throne has a cutout with a removable bowl. A little tab on the bowl matches up with a cutout on the front of the potty chair so it's easy to get the bowl out when needed. When potty training is through, the throne can be used as a regular chair, which is nice, since it costs about $60.
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