Kids Afraid to Try New Foods? You’ll Make a Face at This Tip! by Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan
6 years ago
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Trying new foods can be a little scary for some kids. Make it fun by letting kids play with their food. Because kids eat with their eyes and many prefer to touch their food before putting it in their mouths, I often let my boys create faces and have a little fun with certain foods. Especially if we’re building a salad!
Creating a monster face or cartoon character out of the salad ingredients can take the pressure off of trying new foods. Letting them feel it and smell it before they eat it and deciding their portion size are all keys to trying something new.