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  • Serves 1
  • 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 3 Ingredients
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This is more a serving suggestion to help develop the pincer grip with bub. It’s also fun & engages them in food play. This can be done with any mushy food that holds form.


Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 Medium potato
  • 1/4 cup Breast Milk/Formula
  • 1 Tbsp Frozen peas

Method

  1. Make a mash with the potato and milk. Boil peas until mushy. (Don't add any seasoning).
  2. Let cool until you can touch without burning yourself and place it into a zip lock snack bag (or piping bag) snip the corner off and on a coloured plate pipe little blobs of potato onto plate and sprinkle peas about. A fun sensory treat for bub!

  • Oh wow, there’s a bit of effort in this one. Lots of mess to be made eating this I think

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  • How cute and fun

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  • Good for fine motor skills indeed. I might practice this with my 5yr old who has Down Syndrome.

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  • Good finger food option

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  • love pincer options for development

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  • Great way for eye and finger co-ordination

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  • That looks fun my youngest would love this. Thankyou

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  • Wow, you go to much effort to get bub to eat! Good idea but I am way too lazy for this

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  • Thanks for sharing… a lot of effort to use a piping bag for the peas!!

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  • At what age is it safe to give a child peas without mashing them?

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  • I miss those early meals, watching bub try new foods, and learn how to feed themselves. They frequently had peas and pumpkin/potato like this. Why can’t mums have fun decorating meals too?

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  • Great way to introduce hand/eye coordination to teach babies to pick up food

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  • A very cool idea to make dinner time fun!

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  • pincer

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  • Great idea.

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