Portable Potty Seat

A portable potty seat is exactly what it sounds like – a potty seat that you can take with you nearly anywhere during those vital potty training years. We are very mobile, parents often go on the road with their little darlings – be it for a vacation, shopping, visiting grandparents or whatever. You’ve worked hard with your child and they’re making progress. You don’t want that to stop – particularly when you’re stuck in a car!

In terms of choosing a portable potty seat you want to look closely at:

  1. How well it’s made
  2. The overall size and weight
  3. The ease of use

And of course how your child reacts to the product. Many of these chairs come with character themes one of which should catch your child’s attention. If they’re enthusiastic about the chair, the success of your efforts improves. Get them involved in the process of choosing their chair and excited about using it!

The average weight of folding portable potties is usually less than one pound with upper weight limits for the chair of 40 pounds. The all-in-ones with disposable bags weigh a little more and are certainly more bulky, but they can hold a child weighing up to 50 pounds. The average price range for either begins around $12 with the high end being $45 USD.


The idea behind having an “on the go” potty for your child is to support what they’re learning at home.

But for such a training tool to be effective it has to be:

  1. Light weight
  2. Easily packed.

Many portable potty seats fold up, a folding potty seat fits easily into your carry-on or purse. Others are actually inflatable! No matter the base material, they’re all designed to fit on a toilet at any rest stop or in any bathroom you may have to visit. Effectively these are like tike toilets, but a little larger and they come equipped with tidy plastic bags for cleanup.

How many of you hate public restrooms and worry about cleanliness?

You’re in good company. That is one of the greatest conveniences of the traveling potty chair. It acts as a protective barrier between your child and the public toilet seat. The benefits don’t stop there, however. How often does your child feel uneasy in unfamiliar environments and as a result has an accident? When you have their portable potty with you, it offers something familiar and comfortable. Since it is also your training tool, it reinforces the patterns you’ve created at home no matter where you’re traveling.


Another awesome solution is PottyCover. - Disposable toilet seat covers. (6 individually packaged seat covers in each bag.)

The covers are individually packed - perfect for parents in transit and provide a waterproof barrier between the toilet and your little darling. In addition:

  1. Oversized design provides maximum coverage by covering the sides and the front of the toilet.
  2. Stay on the toilet without any messy adhesive strips.
  3. Soft non-woven fabric for comfort, coated with a layer of plastic to keep germs and wetness away.

As you shop remember to read over consumer reviews on various products and check the warranty. There are a lot of options out there, but if you do your leg work online before you shop, you should come home with the perfect portable potty seat.

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