Total Time
8hrs 2mins
Prep 2 mins
Cook 8 hrs

A super easy way to get all the gunk out of those rubber valves in your toddler's sippy cup and bottles. The only bad part is that they smell minty when you're done, but a good cleaning should take care of that


  1. Dissolve denture tablet in hot water and add the valves from your sippy cups. Let them soak overnight and then rinse and wash with regular detergent.
  2. Do this every couple of weeks to get rid of the gunk that accumulates in all those little crevices.


Most Helpful

Just had to comment before even trying this. This is an awesome idea! I always worry that the valves aren't coming clean. I'll definitely be doing this in the future and will update then!

CountryMama December 21, 2008

this really does a wonderful job on my gladware travelling glasses/ more fighting with a toothbrush to get them clean...thanks for this handy hint

shellbee July 18, 2008

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