Baby spoons are made of soft, durable materials like molded plastic with no sharp edges to injure babies' soft gums and teeth. They come in colorful and interesting designs to make them more appealing to babies. There are two types of baby spoons – baby feeding and baby learning varieties.
Types of Baby Spoons
Kinds of Baby Spoons include the following:
Baby feeding spoons
Baby feeding spoons are made of soft, durable plastic. The have long, narrow handles and small scoops, allowing babies to easily and completely take in the food. They are only used to fed babies. They cannot be used to train babies to feed themselves.
Learning baby spoons
Learning baby spoons are great for toddlers who are starting to learn how to feed themselves. The handles are built at an angle and contoured with special grips to assist the toddlers in holding their first spoons. Learning baby spoons can be used by both left- and right-handed toddlers.
Choosing Baby Spoons (Buying tips)
Soft tip: Choose a baby spoon with a soft, round tip to prevent injuring your baby’s developing gums and teeth.
Extra features: Try a baby spoon with built-in thermometers at the tip. The thermometer changes color if the food you are about to feed your baby is too hot.