Friday, February 13, 2015

[Little Foodie] Go Play with Your Food!

A month ago or so, I came across an instagram account with the most adorable personalized melamine (BPA-free) plates by Dylbug.

The personalized plate, comes with not only child's name, but hair style and color, eye color,  and choice of skin tone. The plates come in two sizes, 8" and 10", and each can be ordered with a matching dress cookie/sandwich cutter.


I've mentioned before that Ashlynn has started to enter a pickier phase in her eating habits.  She used to eat anything and everything, especially veggies of all sorts.  Lately, she's become a classic toddler, refusing to try things based on looks, and insisting fruit snacks and cheddar bunnies are a complete and healthy lunch.  I started giving her "bear toast" on school mornings where she is running behind since she eats it pretty quickly.  She never would eat peanut butter toast for breakfast before, but add a few blueberries and banana slices (something we always have on hand), and she gobbles it up.  I knew when I saw this plate, it might help get her to try new things or old favorites she's recently turned her nose at. 



I definitely need some more practice with playing with my food, but look at some of these amazing ideas from Dylbug's insta page



And fret not boy mom's, they also have Little Me boy versions!  Seriously, the pirate... dead.



And Dylbug sells more than just Little Me Dress Up plates, but other personalized dish sets, placemats, lunch boxes, and puzzles too!

I'm excited to come up with new dress up ideas and hope that it encourages Ashlynn to branch out and eat more (nutritious) foods.  Do you play with your kids food to encourage them to eat?



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FTC Disclosure:  I received a discount on my purchase of a Little Me Dress Up plate and cutter in exchange for my review.  As always, all opinions stated are mine.




19 comments:

  1. omg those plates are SO cute! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  2. These are adorable!!!! It may just be my secret weapon to get Cam to eat more...he's SUCH a picky eater, too!!!

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  3. Oh my word this is freakin' adorable. I love this idea and that mermaid is such a cute idea. Ellie might need this in her life!!

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  4. What a fun idea! I love the way that you decorated Ashylynn's plate with her food! Especially the little hair accessories :)

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  5. stop it. This is seriously WAY cute!! I'm wondering if Rae will eat her food vs. play with it though. I love this!

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  6. Holy craftiness! This is so fun and amazing! I'm so impressed and also totally in awe that people have time and creativity to do this. My poor kids get no fun foods! :)

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  7. Oh my, how fun (for momma too)!! :) My creativity includes food picks and if it's big enough, take a cookie cutter to it.

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  8. Too much cuteness!!! Love this.

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  9. Well until my amateur attempt above, my "fun" food consisted of bear toast and throwing some sprinkles in pancakes for holidays.

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  10. I really should use my collection of cutters for more than just cookies!

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  11. So far it's working for A! Granted, I haven't given her broccoli yet, but at least she's back to eating a turkey sandwich!

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  12. The boy ideas are so cute! The pirate and baseball player... love it!

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  13. The mermaid might be my favorite, so creative!

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  14. Haha, I need some work on my shapes, but at least she has fun eating it!

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  15. I may have to get one of these - my daughter is super picky right now too. So hard to find stuff she'll eat!

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  16. These are just so much fun.

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  17. We love love love our dress me up plate!! They're totally the cutest!

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  18. Those are SO cute!!!

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  19. Oh my--I'm ordering one ASAP! What a smart and adorable idea!!!

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