Encouraging kids to use their senses to explore the different properties of food can be a fun way to get them more comfortable with trying new foods in the future. This handout provides some questions to help you introduce and teach your child about the properties of food.
While your child may not be ready to eat these foods yet, encouraging kids to use their senses to explore the different properties of food can be a fun way to get them more comfortable with trying new foods in the future. Learn different strategies to introduce and teach your child about the properties of food here.
Scavenger hunts can be super motivating for our kids...and a great way to incorporate your therapy goals while having fun. Check out this simple kitchen scavenger hunt with some tricks for targeting your occupational therapy goals.
If you have a picky eater at home, mealtimes can be stressful for everyone. As parents, we just want our kids to eat a well-balanced diet so they can grow strong and healthy. But if a child has aversions to foods, mealtimes can quickly turn into power struggles, standoffs, and negative experiences surrounding this daily activity. Learn more about how to promote food interactions in a non-pressuring way in order to improve your child’s relationship with mealtimes.
Generalization is the ability to use or display a learned skill in new situations, such as within different places, with different people, and over extended periods of time. Check out these 10 strategies to help promote generalization of feeding skills with your kids.
Meal times can be stressful and chaotic for any family. Meal times with a picky eater can be especially stressful. Learn a few simple strategies that could help turn your meals into a more enjoyable time of day here!
Is your child rigid and controlling when it comes to meal time? This menu can help give your child control of meal time by providing options for them to choose from. Fill out the menu with 2-3 options that both you and your child can agree upon let them choose what is for dinner.