Therapy for Fussy Eaters

Food School – Week 3 We are into week 3 of both our latest Food School Programmes for Fussy Eaters. The children are getting to know the routine and are already relaxing more around food. We are using green as our theme so have had broccoli microphones and painted with apple sauce. The children are progressing along the steps to eating. They are really encouraging each other by watching one another and  are having lots of fun together. Dealing with Choking Responding to parent’s suggestions, today we welcomed Shavalyea Gilbert from hertfordshire.minifirstaid.co.uk who gave an excellent hands on training session.  Parents had previously raised concerns about giving children certain foods as they were worried about choking hence us arranging this session. Shayalyea taught the parents the difference between gagging and choking as well as how to use CPR. Parents now have the skills to deal with incidents should they need...

5 Star Food Hygiene Rating

Following an inspection by St Alban’s City Council we are pleased to announce that Magnificent Munchers has been awarded a 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating. The team work incredibly hard to maintain our robust policies and procedures which has been recognised with our rating. Parents can book onto our next Food School Programme for picky/fussy eaters beginning in September knowing we have extremely high standards of food...

Discussing issues surrounding eating with parents

Jacqueline Parkinson our Children’s Occupational Therapist has recently delivered a talk to parents about the issues surrounding eating difficulties at a special primary school in Letchworth. The parents at Woolgrove School came away with tips and information that they could try within the home setting. One parent said “What a fantastic talk, so helpful to have such specialist information. Thank you so much.” Other responses from parents were “Very informative and interesting. Lots of tips to try. Thank you” and “Very, very helpful, some excellent ideas &...

Food School

  Our Food School taking place with a group of children in Harpenden who have issues surrounding eating and mealtimes is already yielding results. Children have been playing with food and getting use to new textures and smells. Some have already started trying new foods. Parents watching the sessions have been able to watch their progress over the weeks and with our support have become more confident in trying the techniques used in the session at...