The mystery of how to introduce utensils has been solved.
This innovative set features a stage one pre-spoon GOOtensil that acts as a feeding-teether to help your child get acclimated to holding a utensil. Once they’ve learned the basic food-to-mouth mouth motion, they can advance to the stage two pre-spoon GOOtensil, also included. Both products are designed for use with the Beginner Bowl that features a patent-pending cone-shaped interior that guides food to one easy-to-find spot.
Starter Kit Includes:
Stage One and Stage Two Pre-Spoon GOOtensils in new colors Original Blue + Orange, and Beginner Bowl in Orange.
Beginner Bowl Features/Benefits:
Design Specs for Beginner Bowl:
Capacity: 3.5 oz
Dimensions: 5” x 5” x 2”
Materials: FDA-grade TPE and polypropylene
Weight: 0.64 ounces
Dimensions: 5.1” x 1.2” x 3.9”
Materials: Premium Food-Grade Silicone and Nylon
When to use
To safely use a utensil, a child must be able to sit unassisted and hold their head up. After which, experts recommend introducing a utensil when the child expresses an interest. This can happen as early as 6 months, but most kids are truly ready to tackle utensils somewhere between 10 and 14 months.
GOOtensils can be used with a range of foods, including baby food, home blends, oatmeal, yogurt, mashed solids and more. We share recipes on our social media often!
How to use
Introduce stage one pre-spoon (with raised textures) first so child can soothe their sore gums as they are getting acclimated to holding the utensil. Once the child has learned the basic food-to-mouth motion, the stage two pre-spoon, which holds more food, can be used interchangeably for thicker foods.
When to transition to a spoon
Most children get wrist rotation around their second birthday. Wrist rotation unlocks scooping and balancing, allowing the child to properly use a spoon. Some signs that wrist rotation has set in include scooping around the corners of the bowl and successfully maneuvering the spoon to the mouth with more food. If these signs are present, congratulations, your child is ready to graduate to the spoon!
What Customers are Saying
“In the 2 short months that we've had the spoons (and been using them regularly) we've seen such tremendous improvements in his tolerance for different consistencies and textures of food! The bowl is the cherry on top - with the base of it being wider than the top and covered in non-slip rubber, it's helped us avoid many spills!”
“Absolutely love this set! I put the bowl filled with oatmeal and the first stage gootensil in front of her and within a few minutes she figured it right out. She was feeding herself within minutes!”