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Eat Like a Dino and 5 Other Ways to Introduce Kids to New Foods

Eat Like a Dino and 5 Other Ways to Introduce Kids to New Foods

My first child ate everything but I knew not to take credit for that. Some kids are just more cautious than others about new foods. Sure enough, my second (and now third) kids required more coaxing to get a balanced diet. My second child loves dinosaurs and when he was a kid, we would tell him his veggies were dino food! If he was a tyrannosaurus, those vegetables became his prey. We would encourage him to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Food, Nutrition

Prehistoric Anamalz

Prehistoric Anamalz

The poseable wooden and cloth animal figurines from Anamalz captivate my children for hours.  We’ve enjoyed our lion and crocodile and were thrilled when Anamalz sent us two creatures from their new prehistoric line. With a few broad design strokes, each figurine captures the essence of the creature it represents. The Anamalz clearly represent a particular type of animal but leave plenty of room for a child’s imagination.  These open-ended figurines are a perfect plaything. I also … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Kindergartners, Play Sets and Figurines, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)