One photo a mum shared of the compartments (Picture: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK)Fussy toddlers can make mealtimes a chore, trying to find a fun way to ‘trick’ your little one into eating their meal.
Parents have taken to Facebook to sing the praises of a new solution from Aldi that’s helped them – and it only costs £6.99.
The Dinner Winner Mealtime Tray features compartments in a snake design, with little messages of encouragement on the bottom to make eating a game.
The last compartment has a top over it so parents can hide a small dessert treat that kids get the chance to open as a reward for finishing their dinner.
As well as being made from BPA-free melamine, the tray is dishwasher save to save you time on the washing up.
It’s a simple idea, but one which has been extremely popular on the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK group.
The tray is a simple idea, but clearly works for many (Picture: Aldi)After one mum shared how successful it had been in getting her child to eat everything, and the comments poured in.
The original post said, ‘I really struggle with my three year old as she never sits still so we are constantly telling to her to sit back down, also she is very fussy and doesn’t like meals, but bought this plate today from Aldi for £6.99 and she’s sat and eaten ALL her dinner including the veg!
‘Without getting off her seat at all and ate it without arguments!’
Other positive parents said, ‘Ours worked a treat with both my kids …. every kids different. So good luck to all the fussy eaters and hr long cold dinner homes’ and simply ‘They are amazing !!!!’
It’s certainly true that you’d have to make sure your child didn’t simply go straight for the treat at the end, but it’s a good option for parents whose children won’t eat food that touches or who who struggle to focus during mealtimes.
Another recommendation for this is the Munchkin Apple Compartment Plate, which is available from Boots for £4.99.
The Aldi Dinner Winner tray is available on the supermarket’s website now, or you can grab in store. Be quick, though, as these short-term deals do tend to sell out quickly.
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