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National Potty Dance Day – March 5, 2023

National Potty Dance Day is celebrated on March 5 every year. It is all about the movements people make when they need to use the bathroom. This dance is done voluntarily or involuntarily when a person’s bladder is full. They move from side to side in an attempt to avoid using the bathroom. The dance is helpful to children because it is a clear signal to their parents that they need to use the restroom. It is a funny dance, but it is also a simple means of communication. Sometimes children may find themselves in situations where they do not feel comfortable verbally expressing their need to use the bathroom.

History of National Potty Dance Day

National Potty Dance Day is a fun holiday that is used to bring people’s attention to the potty dance. While it is usually overlooked, the potty dance is a useful part of human culture. It is widely understood around the world. The potty dance is a funny nonverbal way of communicating a need to urinate. It also allows the dancer to wait until they can reach a bathroom.

The potty dance can be performed by anyone at any time. Both children and adults do this dance for various reasons. The dance is so popular that songs and videos have been created. Children usually have fun doing the potty dance! It is safe to say that almost everyone has done this dance at some point. People start doing the movements without even realizing it!

On National Potty Dance Day, people of all ages have fun doing the potty dance. They create different interpretations of it. Huggies Pull-Ups created dance moves, a song, and lyrics to the potty dance. Their version of the potty dance is widely accepted. There are various videos to watch online. Kids enjoy watching the videos, singing along to the songs, and doing the potty dance. The holiday is a fun opportunity to bond with the kids and teach them valuable potty training.

National Potty Dance Day timeline

1947
Children are Potty Trained Early

In the U.S., the percentage of children who are potty trained at 18 months is 60%.

1974
Children are Potty Trained Later

About 60% of children are potty trained at 33 months.

1980
The Potty Training Age Changes

Children are potty trained when they are around 25 to 27 months old.

2003
The Potty Training Age Increases

The average age children are being potty trained increases to 36.8 months.

National Potty Dance Day FAQs

Which gender can hold their need to use the bathroom for longer?

Women can hold their need to use the bathroom for longer.

How do you do the potty dance?

It involves swinging your hips from side to side, hopping up and down, knocking your knees together, and looking uncomfortable.

Does crossing your legs help when you have a full bladder?

It will put more pressure on your bladder. Cross your legs when standing, but do not cross your legs when sitting. Doing this can result in pain or possible loss of bladder control.

National Potty Dance Day Activities

  1. Do the potty dance

    Do the potty dance anytime you have to use the bathroom. It can be something fun to do around friends!

  2. Teach children the potty dance

    Show children how to do the potty dance. They will laugh and learn the funny movements quickly.

  3. Listen to the potty dance song

    Listen and dance along to the potty dance song created by Huggies Pull-Ups. It is a catchy song with multiple videos you can watch.

5 Important Facts About The Potty Dance

  1. It is funny

    The potty dance is a series of silly funny movements.

  2. It is universal

    People all around the world understand what the potty dance means.

  3. It is good communication

    It is a simple nonverbal means of communication.

  4. It prevents messes

    The potty dance helps prevent bathroom accidents.

  5. It is easy

    The potty dance is so easy to do, children do it all the time!

Why We Love National Potty Dance Day

  1. It helps children

    There is nothing worse than a bathroom accident in public! The dance helps young children prevent peeing mishaps.

  2. It bridges communication

    Communication is an important factor in our daily lives. The potty dance can be understood by anyone even when there is a language barrier.

  3. It lightens the mood

    We always love a good laugh! The potty dance makes needing to urinate not seem too serious.

National Potty Dance Day dates

YearDateDay
2023March 5Sunday
2024March 5Tuesday
2025March 5Wednesday
2026March 5Thursday
2027March 5Friday

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