Infant nutritionist / Makes Ella's Good
As little ones grow up, they recognise different foods by texture.
Being able to hold ingredients + finger foods is important for their development too.
...that when babies are born they already have a fairly good sense of touch? Explore a variety of touchy feely sensations, such as stroking, bouncing + tickling, as different babies like different things! As well as scrummy foods, you can experiment with different materials like chiffon, satin + velvet or tissue paper. Waft them over your baby’s face, rub them against little ones’ cheeks or let them explore materials with their hands.
Explore a variety of touchy feely sensations, such as stroking, bouncing + tickling, as different babies like different things!
Babies + toddlers learn from copying those around them, so show them how much fun feeling all the different fruits + veggies can be, describing the different textures as you feel them!
Encourage your baby to touch the following foods to excite their sense of touch:
Try this game with older little ones - from age 3 years
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