Prep time: 10 minutes
Estimated Cost: Various
Mess level: High
What you Need
Put on an apron.
Take bowl and fill with water
Fold used clothes and diaper. Place on shelf underneath the “changing table.”
Place doll in bathtub.
Add 2 squirts of baby wash.
Wash doll with wash cloth.
Put one squirt of baby shampoo in hand.
Wash and rinse doll’s hair.
Finish washing doll.
Place doll on towel spread out on changing table.
Put a squirt of baby lotion on hand and spread on doll.
Put diaper on doll.
Put clothes on doll.
Wrap doll in blanket.
Put doll back in original place or in doll bed. (A doll bassinet would be great for this if you have one.)
Empty doll bathtub into water recycling bucket or sink.
Dry bathtub with sponge.
Wring out washcloth and lay out to dry (or hang on a clothesline).
Straighten materials on changing table.
Straighten materials on baby bath table.
Fold or hang up apron. (We hang ours on a hook.)
A toy wash activity is soothing and relaxing, and there's plenty of opportunity for imaginative play while the children wash, scrub and dry the toys. It's a wonderful activity when we're cooped up indoors.