and developing his social skills too.With all that going on, he needs a wide range of food to aid his rapid brain development.Why not turbo-charge his diet with these six easy ways to boost your toddler's brain power?Brain food for toddlers
versions of your toddler's favourite food
The Dos and Don'ts of offering new foods:DO......offer one new food at a time so your toddler isn't overwhelmed...serve one favourite food with one new food. This may tempt your toddler to try something different...give them a new food to try when
(sounds the food makes like snapping a carrot, crunching an apple)A mouth (feel of food on the lips)A tongue (licking the food)Teeth (chewing the food)Draw an arrow pointing down to signal that your toddler has swallowed the food.Your child can tick each
There's lots of advice about what a toddler should be eating but what's a good daily amount?Milk/dairy: 16-20fl oz, or 1pt of whole milk daily. If he's not keen on milk, ½-¾oz of cheese is equivalent to 4fl oz of milk.Fruit and veg: Five or more
IngredientsMakes eight1 large shallot (or 1 small onion) finely chopped1/2 small leek, thinly sliced1 small carrot, peeled and grated1/4 courgette, grated1 tbsp olive oil1 small clove garlic, crushed2 tbsp tomato puree1tbsp sundried tomato puree2tbsp tomato ketchup1 x 400g tin ch...
Many children have small appetites or go through phases of eating what seems like a miniscule amount of food.If you are worried about the amount your toddler eats, you need to make sure that whatever does go in is giving an extra boost to his
IngredientsMakes 252tsp olive oil1 onion, finely chopped1 garlic clove, crushed200g lean minced beef45g fresh breadcrumbs1tbsp chopped parsley15g Parmesan cheese, grated1tsp tomato puree1/2 small eating apple, peeled and grated1/2 unsalted vegetable stock cube, crumbled1 egg, bea...
Pancakes are delicious and so easy to make- you can get your toddler involved too.This healthy recipe uses a mixture of wholemeal and white flour to boost the vitamin and fibre content. The eggs and milk are good sources of protein and the fruit