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How to help your kids love vegetables #MakeItMonday

To love veg

Having trouble getting your child to eat vegetables?

Did you know that multiple studies have shown that activities involving sensory food play, ie; engaging different senses in exploring food via games, food crafts, and cooking influence a child’s love for vegetables?

Check out this easy to do craft activity that will help your child explore the world of 'greens' through arts and crafts and inspire their imagination by sticking, glueing, colouring etc, This introduction to 'playing with food'  will help your child get used to different textures and food items. It also helps your child understand there is a wide range of food items to enjoy too, #MakeItMonday

You will need:

  • Vegetables
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Feathers
  • Matchsticks

Step 1: Choose your vegetable and wash it thoroughly. 

Step 2: Stick on wiggly eyes (as many as you like).

Step 3: Wrap the pipe cleaner around your finger to create a spiral. These could be 'arms', 'antennas' or anything you can imagine.

Step 4: Stick in feathers for the 'hair' and matchsticks for 'legs'. 

Step 5: Inspire your child's imagination and come up with new designs for your vegetables. We'd love to see your creations, please share on our Facebook. 

Click on the video below: 


Share with your friends and subscribe to our YouTube channel for another activity to enjoy. #MakeItMonday

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Absolutely love these classes. I was first introduced to these from another baby group leader, I wanted to take my little boy to some different groups. When we were allowed to go, we went to the baby groups in Westhoughton. It was a very warm welcome that made us feel so comfortable in a new group. Everything was explained fully on what we had to do in the groups, even providing protective clothing for the clothes for my little boy. After this, I have gotten to know the group leader a little and now started to join in monthly arts and crafts zoom meetings with other ladies who enjoy this. I never thought I would start a hobby doing this but I LOVE IT! I’ve now made 2 things and am waiting for the March class to make more. It’s something to take my mind away for a few hours and do some creating. I was always so interested in arts and crafts when I was young but now this has got my mind buzzing. Thank you for your groups and lovely leaders! It’s been brilliant doing these groups in lockdown!

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