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what is a good age for u to let ur kids feed themselves with a spoon or fork?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:29 PM on Jun. 18, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • i started giving my son a fork before he was even 1. plastic at first, then when he was 1 i gave him normal forks/spoons

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:32 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • I started offering utensils to both of my children at or around 1.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:46 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • As soon as I started feeding them (different ages) they didn't use them in the begining but it got them comfortable with them, and before they were a year old the were using them on thier own.

    Answer by luckysevenwow at 7:15 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • I give mine silverware when they are about ready to walk. They start using it well at about 15-18 mos. My 19 month old can eat everything from breakfast cereal to spaghetti with utensils. Good luck.

    Answer by shmorris56 at 7:34 PM on Jun. 18, 2009

  • I started giving my kids plastic spoons when they started trying to reach for or hold the one I was holding. It was before a year old, but I don't remember exactly when.

    Answer by jessradtke at 8:50 PM on Jun. 19, 2009

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