The first step to cleanliness is personal hygiene. This will start very early because if you have kept your child clean from the time he was an infant, he will automatically develop this habit. However, you can teach him wash hands before meals, brush teeth regularly, have a nice bath and wear clean clothes.
Keeping Surroundings Clean
Besides personal hygiene, you can teach him to keep his surroundings clean. Start from his room. Make sure he keeps everything in place, his books and toys arranged from a very early age. Make him set his bed neatly and this should be the first thing that he does in the morning.
Keeping Bathroom Clean
Once he has learned and developed the habit of personal hygiene and keeping his room clean, now it is the time to make him keep his bathroom clean. You can teach him how to use the bathroom, flush every time he uses it, turns off the tap after use and keeps the soaps and brush at assigned places.
Learning Clean Habits at an Early Age
Do not assume that it is a very early age and children are not in a position to maintain cleanliness all around. If you want your child to learn cleanliness and stay disciplined in life, you should make him learn these things as early as possible.
Cleanliness while Eating
Teach him how to eat neatly. Let him experiment and waste some food because initially children will spill food and drinks. They will learn to eat and drink properly if you pay attention that the spilling gets reduced gradually. Teach him good table manners. Teach him to eat with spoon neatly and also serve others properly. Cultivate the habit of leaving the plate in the kitchen sink after finishing their food. Make sure they gargle after every meal so that the food particles in the mouth get washed