Imagine turning a mundane chore into a delightful bonding experience with your child. Cleaning your kiddie pool might sound like just another task, but with a bit of creativity and EarthSential All Purpose cleaner, it can become an exciting adventure you both look forward to.

Let’s transform the process of cleaning your kiddie pool from a chore into a fun-filled activity that ensures a safe and enjoyable aquatic oasis for your little ones.

Cleaning Your Kiddie Pool: A Chore Turned Fun

Why Clean the Water and How Often

Before diving into the transformation of this task, let’s address the ‘why’ and ‘how often’ of cleaning your kiddie pool. The water in your kiddie pool can quickly become a breeding ground for bacteria, algae, and other contaminants. Without regular cleaning, the water can turn cloudy and unsafe for your child to play in.

To maintain a clean and healthy kiddie pool, it’s recommended to clean the water at least once a week. However, if your child uses it frequently or the pool is in direct sunlight, more frequent cleaning may be necessary. This routine not only ensures that the water is safe but also extends the life of your kiddie pool, saving you money in the long run.

Materials Needed for the Fun-Filled Cleaning Adventure

Now, let’s get ready for our chore-turned-adventure. To make cleaning your kiddie pool a delightful experience, gather the following materials:


  • EarthSential All Purpose Cleaner: This eco-friendly and safe cleaner will help keep the pool clean and free from harmful contaminants while ensuring your child’s safety.

  • A Soft Bristle Brush: A brush with soft bristles is perfect for scrubbing the pool’s interior without damaging it.

  • Buckets or Watering Cans: These will help you easily remove and replace the water.

  • Pool Nets and Skimmers: These are handy for removing leaves, bugs, and other debris from the water.

  • Towels: Have some towels on hand for drying off after the cleaning adventure.

Making Cleaning Time a Joyous Adventure

Now that we’ve covered the ‘why’ and gathered our cleaning materials, let’s embark on the journey of transforming cleaning your kiddie pool into an exciting adventure with your child. Here’s how to do it:

1. Turn on Some Music: Start by playing your child’s favorite music. The upbeat tunes will set the mood for a lively cleaning session.

2. Create a Cleaning Team: Explain to your child that you’re a cleaning team on a mission to make the pool sparkle. Assign fun roles like ‘Pool Patrol Captain’ and ‘Skimmer Superhero.’ This sense of responsibility can turn chores into thrilling missions.

3. Bubble Up the Water: Add a small amount of EarthSential All Purpose Cleaner to the kiddie pool. Show your child how the cleaner creates magical bubbles as it mixes with water. The allure of bubbles will make them eager to help with the cleaning.

4. Use the Soft Bristle Brush: Let your child take the lead with the soft bristle brush. Encourage them to scrub the sides of the pool, explaining that it’s like giving the pool a bath.

5. Fishing for Treasures: Make debris removal a game by pretending you’re fishing for treasure. Your child can use the pool net or skimmer to ‘catch’ leaves and bugs. Count the ‘treasures’ you find together.

6. Splash Breaks: Intermittently take ‘splash breaks’ where you and your child can splash each other with clean water. These mini-water fights will add an element of fun to the cleaning process.

7. Water Change Relay: When it’s time to change the water, turn it into a relay race. Challenge your child to see who can fill their bucket or watering can the fastest. The winner gets a high-five and a small treat.

By incorporating these interactive elements into your kiddie pool cleaning routine, you’ll not only ensure a sparkling pool but also create lasting memories and a positive association with what used to be just another chore.

A Chore Turned Fun

In conclusion, cleaning your kiddie pool can be more than just a chore; it can be a delightful adventure you share with your child. With EarthSential All Purpose Cleaner and a touch of creativity, you can transform this routine task into quality bonding time. So, the next time you see your kiddie pool in need of cleaning, remember the fun-filled adventure that awaits, and dive right in with your little one by your side.

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Bonnie Pellerin

Bonnie Pellerin


Bonnie Pellerin, a Biotechnology graduate and seasoned microbiologist, specializes in identifying bacteria and mold. Alongside her formulating chemist husband, she co-founded EarthSential, driven by their shared mission to create a safe haven free from harsh chemicals for their children and others. Bonnie’s expertise and dedication continue to shape the field of biotechnology and environmental safety.

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