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Fun With Food: 9 Wacky Mealtime Utensils

Posted by on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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Mealtimes can be tricky if you’ve got a picky eater. Yes, we know, you’ve tried everything: introducing veggies early, shunning sweets, singing and making goofy faces, and even promising a big fat dessert if they just eat three more bites. If you’ve run out of mealtime antics, don’t hang up your apron just yet; we have something for every picky eater. Check out these funky spoon and fork designs and let the little ones’ imaginations and appetites go wild!

What are your kids favorite utensils?

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the eater who loves science, space, and Star Trek…
This awesome set includes a Star Trek Enterprise spoon plus an LED-flashing bib posing as a runway to ensure your little one gets all the grub into their destination. Think Geek has cleverly come up with this funky dup sure to light up any mealtime blues.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the eater who loves construction, bulldozing, and Bob the Builder…
Peas, carrots, and chicken can become a landscape of possibilities using these constructive eating utensils from Spoon Sisters. This pack of 3 includes a fork, spoon, and a bulldozer designed to let the little ones bulldoze their food unto their utensils.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the little eater who is a budding transportation enthusiast…
Sound Bites Spoons from Nuby are the perfect “first” spoons for toddlers 6 months and older. The soft tip is soothing to the little ones’ gums and shaped to deliver just the right amount of food for the budding foodie. The fun trains, cars, and airplanes designs come complete with their unique sounds to make mealtimes an interactive experience.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the eater who is into everything dinosaurs…
These Dinnersaurs utensils from Spoon Sisters can stand on their own four pre-historic feet to help your little ones have a scoop up some deliciousness. Fork-ceratops and spoon-osaurs are soft, safe, and disherwashersafe.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the eater who is a Lego nut…
Your little Lego enthusiasts will have a blast stacking stacking these Lego-inspired Fred and Friends Snack and Stack utensils while they enjoy their healthy meal.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:09 PM

For the eater who is venturing into chopsticks…
The wooden chopsticks that accompany their meals at Chinese restuarants often intrigue the little ones. Help them out by having their little fingers easily maneuver these fun training chopsticks. These Chopsticks For Kids from Spoon Sisters are kid-shaped rubber slip-ons fit any type of chopsticks: wooden, metal, and plastic.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:10 PM

For the pasta lover who needs a little help twirling…
The kids will get a kick out of this automatic, twirling fork perfect for twirling endless spaghetti into their little mouths. The Hog Wild Twirling Spaghetti Fork is dishwasher safe and uses 2 AA batteries.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:10 PM

For the picky eater that just needs a real airplane spoon…
Enough pretending the airplane spoon, time to get the little one the real thing! The Retro Baby Airplane Spoon from Perpetual Kid will sure to land just the right amount of veggies into even the most stubborn mouth. It even sports a spinning propeller to boot!

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:10 PM

For the picky eater that just needs a real airplane spoon part 2…
Need something bigger and flashier to have your little one open wide at mealtime? Here’s another option for the classic airplane spoon: The Airplane Baby Spoon from Perpetual Kid comes in either pink or blue, and it’s sure to bring smiles and fun to their daily meals.

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by Vanessa on Jan. 12, 2013 at 1:10 PM

We have this set and the kids love them!  There is also a matching plate I'd like to get.  Too cute!

Quoting Vertical15:

For the eater who loves construction, bulldozing, and Bob the Builder…
Peas, carrots, and chicken can become a landscape of possibilities using these constructive eating utensils from Spoon Sisters. This pack of 3 includes a fork, spoon, and a bulldozer designed to let the little ones bulldoze their food unto their utensils.


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