Parents Often Ask
How do I wash My Talking Spoon?
My Talking Spoon is easily cleaned by washing with warm soapy water, rinsing and towel drying. We do not recommend placing your spoon in the dishwasher or submerging in water.
How do I store My Talking Spoon?
My Talking Spoon can be stored in the kitchen utensil drawer along with your other flatware. It can easily be taken on family trips and visits to grandparents by wrapping it in a clean “baggie”. It is allowed on airplanes.
What if My Talking Spoon buttons stop making audible sounds?
My Talking Spoon should be placed on a towel with the speaker side facing up and allow to air dry for a few hours before using again.
Are there batteries in My Talking Spoon?Yes, the unit is complete with a lifetime battery in the sonically sealed compartment.
How long will be batteries last in My Talking Spoon?The lifetime battery powering My Talking Spoon will provide extended interactive learning and fun at mealtime for your child.
In which country is My Talking Spoon made?We believe in the safety of your baby and proudly make PB&J products in the USA under ISO 9001 standards.
What type of plastic is used to make My Talking Spoon?All external parts are BPA free, made of non-toxic, recyclable materials. Plastic parts are made from medical grade plastics.
What type of sounds are on My Talking Spoon?The Green My Talking Spoon plays nine different Animal sounds. The Purple My Talking Spoon plays nine different Transportation sounds.
What animal sounds are on My Talking Spoon?Horse, Pig, Cow, Duck, Sheep, Chicken, Bird, Dog and Cat.
What transportation sounds are on My Talking Spoon?Train, Firetruck, Tugboat, Jet Plane, Helicopter, Motorcycle, Race Car, Boat, Car Horn.
How do you spoon feed a baby?Infants, who sit well, usually around 6 months, can be placed in a high chair with a safety strap. Most babies' first food is a little iron-fortified infant single-grain cereal mixed with breast milk or formula. Place the My Talking Spoon near your baby's lips, and let the baby smell and taste.
How do I get my baby to eat from My Talking Spoon?My Talking Spoon is specifically designed with a soft-tipped, shallow spoon. In the beginning make sure you don't overload the spoon. Let your baby enjoy touching the food in her bowl as you spoon-feed her. Gradually increase the frequency and amount of food that you give her. Be guided by your baby.
When should I start to use My Talking Spoon with my baby?Between 4 and 7 months as most babies at this age are introduced to solid foods. Experts recommend gradually starting solid foods when a baby is about 6 months old, depending on the baby's readiness and nutritional needs.
How do I start feeding Solids to my baby with My Talking Spoon?Start with a cereal. Place My Talking Spoon near your baby's lips, and let the baby smell and taste. Most times this first spoonful is rejected. Wait a minute and try again. Frequently, food offered to your baby at this age will end up on the baby's chin, bib, or high-chair tray.
How do I teach my baby the sounds on My Talking Spoon?Language development really begins between ages 1 and 2. Most babies say their first words around the time of their first birthday. Having used My Talking Spoon for about six months, babies will begin to mimic the sounds on My Talking Spoon, recognize who says the sound and then start to say the sounds.
How does My Talking Spoon educate my baby?Babies start to learn the words and sounds from My Talking Spoon quite rapidly. Between 2 and 3 years, vocabulary continues to build and comprehension also increases. My Talking Spoon will aid in building your baby’s vocabulary very early in his infancy.
How is it best to start using My Talking Spoon and teach words to my baby?No matter when your baby says her first words, by using and teaching with My Talking Spoon your baby will begin understanding much of what is said to them when you are feeding and playing the sounds on My Talking Spoon. With repetition from you, your baby will be able to respond to simple commands ("What does the cow say") and should become fully aware of the names of familiar animals and transportation vehicles on My Talking Spoon.
How do I know when my baby is ready to use My Talking Spoon by herself?Using My Talking Spoon some toddlers will start wanting to use the Spoon by themselves as early as 13 months. Most children have figured out to play the sounds by 17 or 18 months. By age 4, your baby will probably be able to hold My Talking Spoon like an adult and be ready to learn table manners. Until then, be prepared to teach how to hold and play the sounds on My Talking Spoon.