Children will imitate both what you eat and how you eat it.
set an example
offer a wide variety of different foods
be prepared for messy mealtimes
Give babies and toddlers an opportunity to try a new food more than once.
Do not use food as a punishment, reward, bribe, or threat.
Offer a wide variety of different foods
Introduce new foods in stages
Present the food in a form that is fairly easy for children to manage by themselves.
Teach children to eat mainly at mealtimes.
Ensure that children sit down ar a table to eat.
Be prepared for messy mealtimes.
Do not give sweets or chocolates to a child. this is like saying "Here's somthing nice after eating those nasty greens."
Do not use food as a punishment, reward, bribe or threat.
Presentation is important.
Avoid adding salt to any food.
Always involve the children in making choices as far as possible.
Never give a young child whole nuts to eat.
Set an example.
Introduce new foods in stages.
Most young children need three small meals and three snacks a day.
Offer a wide variety of different foods.
Children should be supervised and monitored to ensure that they eat an appropriate amount of food safely to reduce the risk of choking.
Ensure that children sit down at a table to eat.
Colours, shapes, themes and characters help with this.
Avoid adding this to any food.
How do you decide how much a child wants to eat?
Allow children to follow their own individual appetites.
Children can easily choke on a small pieces or even inhale it.
Variety of different foods.