Encouraging healthy habits to your little ones while they are young is the key to establishing lifelong routines that will support their wellness and assist with their development as they grow.
Children often are having so much fun when they are playing that they forget to drink any water. Staying hydrated is an essential aspect of health, contributing to the absorption of new information and bodily functions like digestion. This is especially important during the warmer months when children lose more hydration through perspiration.
A great way to encourage your little one to drink more water is by putting a slice of lemon or orange in their drink to give it some additional flavour. Along with this, get them a colourful or patterned bottle that they’ll enjoy drinking from.
Crocodile Creek’s new range of Tritan bottles. come in an array of fun designs and colours. Little ones will love showing off these eye-catching water bottles!
For those parents who are finding it difficult to get their little ones to eat their veggies, try make it more fun by cutting them up and serving them with a healthy dip. This will make eating healthy foods much more exciting. Our favourite combinations are carrots and hummus and celery and peanut butter.
Serve your veggie dip platters on a colourful plate for a final touch. If you are looking for plates that will match your little one’s personality, Crocodile Creek’s range of Big Kid Plates will have them looking forward to meal time and encourage them to eat everything you prepare for them. There’s also a range of matching bowls, cups and utensils available!
One of the biggest challenges parents can face is having to constantly clean up after their children. While this may seem like an impossible task, it’s actually easier than it sounds.
There are a couple of different ways to make tidying up a pattern for your children. Consider implementing a reward system. Every time they complete a chore or tidy up their room, give them points. When they reach a certain amount of points give them a small treat.
Another way to ensure they keep their room tidy, is by turning their bedroom into a space that they love. If they feel that their bedroom is their safe haven, they will naturally want to keep it clean and tidy. RoomMates have a range of easy to apply wall decals that can transform any room into a personalised space for your child.
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