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Pasta Didn’t Come From a Box …

Got a picky eater? I sure did – my son used to look at me in horror if I mixed his peas with his pasta. Help your child learn to love a variety of foods by letting him play with these fun sets from Haba. Before you know it, your child will be asking for veggies, fruit and maybe even sushi!

Starting the food adventure early ensures your child won’t be stuck in the fast food (or convenience food served fast at home) rut. Try making food a source of education. Talk about where foods come from and why. There’s a story behind those peas and pasta. For instance, pasta as it is known today was introduced by Arabs during their conquest of Sicily in the late 7th century, according to the newsletter of the National Macaroni Manufacturers Association.

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