The folks at Beanstalk Express (www.beanstalkexpress.com) has created this fun, innovative way to teach kids healthy eating habits. The kit includes a wooden clock and 33 snack cards. Every morning, you pick 4 - 6 snack cards from the deck. Your child picks their 3 snack cards for the day. You then set the control clocks to the desired snack times and hang the snack cards on the corresponding hooks. And your child keeps an eye on the clock to alert you when it's snacktime! Of course, you'll have to actually serve the snack when it's time...:)
The folks behinds Beanstalk Express are parents, and they had this to say, "Food marketers have been making junk food fun for decades. So what if we made healthy choices just as much fun? We decided to try it … and it worked! When you empower children with the ability to make their own choices, amazing things happen! At Beanstalk Express, we make healthy fun! And in the process, they become habit!"
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