DS will be 5 next month, he tells me he doesn't need my help, he does it all himself. Even getting out and getting his towel. He likes both baths and showers, depending on his mood. He'sbeen showering since he was 3.
Showers to get clean.
Baths to play.
My 7 year old takes showers and has been doing so since she was about 4 1/2 but she is extremely strong willed and I still have to practically climb in there with her to make sure she does what she's supposed to do.
We have a removeable showerhead, so we do showers, even for the 3 year old. My 7 year old takes a shower on her own, my 5 year old needs some help, as does the baby.
Our grand daughter is nine years old, and she still has baths. I will be letting her take showers once she turns ten though. I think that is a good time to teach her how to use the shower on her own, and to bathe herself, learning how to clean up atter herself aswell. Right now she washes her own body of course, but I help by washing her hair. Showers aren't as appealing to me, when it comes to children, because they'll have a tendency to waste the water, and make more mess, but of course they do have to learn sometime.
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