Birthday Food for Toddlers
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What kind of birthday food should I make for toddlers?
When you are planning a menu for the toddler age group, making the food exciting can be a bit of a challenge. After all, while adults enjoy different textures and tastes, toddlers think change is just gross. Give them bland, familiar foods and they are delighted. For birthday food for toddlers, you should:
- Turn the ordinary into something interesting with a set of cookie cutters. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a lot more fun if they are cut into shapes that match the party theme. T Rex or Stegosaurus sandwiches are definitely going to put the little guys in a party mood.
- Chicken nuggets in different shapes are also a hit with the toddler set. Dinosaur, crown and drumstick shapes are readily available at most grocery stores. While most of them like to eat their nuggets plain, some do like to dunk them. Offer caramel, honey, ranch dressing and barbeque sauce, but be sure the dips are on the side.
- Snack mixes can also be popular. You can buy premade mixes, like Cheerio snack mix, or you can make your own with a variety of children's cereals and snacks. Most toddlers like a mix of cheese curls, goldfish and dry cereal.