Tips to Encourage Kids to Try New Foods
I chatted with a few friends with young children about their strategies of ways to encourage their children with trying new foods.
Take your kids grocery shopping
Just simply getting them involved in the process of grocery shopping and seeing there are so many different kinds of food.
Let them pick out their own items
This enhanced his ability to identify and recognize a wide variety of produce, and encouraged him to be brave and try new things.
Go on a scavenger hunt in the store
If hunting for ingredients for a recipe, have them help you make that recipe from all the ingredients they found.
Having your children help you prepare family meals is one of the most effective ways to encourage them to try new foods and improve their overall diet quality.
Let them choose
With school starting the thought of packing lunches can be stressful, but if they have a chart to choose from, they get the choice of what they will have packed
Keep introducing the same food in new ways
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