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My son colored himself help

My 17 month old got a hold of a blue marker and decided to color his body and clothes with it. How do I get this off him?? It's one of the sentened markers ya he smelled like blueberrys hehe. The worst part was we had to go to Chruch this morning with him.

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my4kids97

Asked by my4kids97 at 5:29 PM on Mar. 15, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Soak him in the tub. It may take a few washes to get it all off, but that's the only way we ever found was to keep washing.
    AK_aries

    Answer by AK_aries at 5:31 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

  • thank you, thats what i was going to do tonight, but Its on his face aswell
    my4kids97

    Answer by my4kids97 at 5:38 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

  • LOL.. Sorry, I had to laugh. Oh those were the days. My daughter did that, as well as cut her own bangs. I saw a video of a toddler that marked up his new baby brother... OMG that was sooo bad. Put him in the tub, try scrubbing him with toothpaste.. YUCK I know, but I hear it gets everything off.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

  • LOL.... most of us moms have lived through this. just wash the child as normal and it'll eventually come off. not a big deal. I see no reason to scrub your little one too much, as long as they were non-toxic.
    Kiter

    Answer by Kiter at 7:39 PM on Mar. 15, 2009

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