Yesterday, I was looking for something to suit my son. He is nearly two and is starting to become less interested in eating at mealtimes. I have decided to find something that would pique his interest and I have found the thing to do just that. You get these Placematix Eating Sets and basically they are like Lego or Duplo, in that you get a baseplate and everything can click onto that.
Amazon sell them for much cheaper than I saw them for. You can get the Placematix - Interlocking Kids Tableware Meal Set* for just £17.99. This contains EVERYTHING you need: a Placemat Base Plate, a Fork, a Spoon, a Flat Plate and a Bowl. This is £17.99.
They are dishwasher safe and can be microwaved for up to five minutes at a time. Judging from the great reviews, Lego Duplo bricks can be used with Placematix items, which is really fun.
Other sets include: Placematix Interlocking Kids Gift Box Set* only £16.99 delivered, Placematix Interlocking Kids Dinner Set* only £12.25 delivered and Placematix Interlocking Kids Cutlery Set* just £6.99 delivered.
I am most certainly not one to encourage playing at the dinner table, but I think items like this are brilliant to get children's attention back to their food when they are going through that awkward stage.
What are mealtimes like in your home? Do you have a special trick to get the kids to eat their greens? Let us know below!