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How cai I get my 2 year boy to stop making such big a mess in his room?

He is very active and he loves to search in drawers, boxes anything!+

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Asked by Laly777 at 12:34 PM on Jul. 4, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • The best I have been able to do is to get my son to help pick up his messes! And that only works sometimes :-)

    Answer by blueberry1 at 12:39 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • he's a toddler...wants to have fun..let him make a mess and teach him how to clean up.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:39 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Thanks for the tips!! and youre right he is just a toddler...

    Comment by Laly777 (original poster) at 12:40 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • We had to put the messier toys like our sons cars, the letters, potato heads, ect in tubs with lids. That way, they can have one tub out, and they have to pick it up before they get another one out.

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 12:43 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Let him be young! And it's a good opportunity to teach him to clean up after himself. My Son DESTROYS His room, in the toys everywhere aspect..and He cleans it every time, has since not long after He turned 3 (He is 4 now).

    Answer by .MhacFoirfe. at 12:53 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • Make it fun to clean up too. Do it together until he knows for sure what needs to be done.

    Answer by whitepeppers at 1:04 PM on Jul. 4, 2011

  • If you have another room for toys and playing, use it, and make his room for only sleeping. If not, just don't put anything breakable where he can reach it. These toddler years will end someday even if it seems like that's gonna be forever...

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 10:31 PM on Jul. 5, 2011

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