Pretend Car Wash

by: Trish Kuffner, author of The Toddler's Busy Book
This outdoor activity teaches your toddler how to wash her riding toys, and is great for a hot day.
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Pretend Car Wash


  • Bucket of warm, soapy water
  • Cloth or sponge
  • Hose
  • Riding toys


  1. Help your child set up a toddler car wash.
  2. Give her a bucket of warm, soapy water and a cloth or sponge, and let her wash her riding toys.
  3. She may need help using the hose to rinse them when she's finished.