20 Mealtime Must-Haves for Baby

Make baby's mealtime more fun with these great colorful, mod, and on-the-go gear picks.

Everything in this slideshow

1 of 22

Michael Kraus

Flying High

The Babyplane spoon, from Pylones, also comes in pink ($16).

2 of 22

Bright Utensils

This silverware is easy for baby to grip and comes in 3 vibrant colors.

Buy Now
3 of 22

Michael Kraus

Safety First

Safety 1st Comfy Cushy Baby Seat, a foam seat with a baby-food holder on the side ($29).

4 of 22

Michael Kraus

Educational Eating

Baby Einstein Mealtime Activity Tray, with hidden animal pictures ($10), and Eat & Discover spoon ($4 for two).

5 of 22

Michael Kraus

Colorful Cups

Playtex Sipsters allow for smaller sips ($5.50 for two).

6 of 22

Michael Kraus

Fascination Station

The Illumination Fascination Station, from Sassy, with a ball that lights up ($7).

7 of 22

Michael Kraus

Pretty Prints

Zutano cotton bibs brighten up any meal ($10 each).

8 of 22

Michael Kraus

Ready, Aim, Squirt!

Boon Squirt Spoon, which you can load with baby's pureed food ($8).

9 of 22

Michael Kraus

High Rise

Bloom Nano high chair, in chic colors like bright blue or chocolate ($180).

10 of 22

Michael Kraus

Work of Art

Skip Hop Palette Plate, with little bowls that become food-storage containers ($28).

11 of 22

Michael Kraus

Built for Life

Stokke Tripp Trapp, ergonomically designed for comfort and built to last as your kid's chair right into the teen years ($230 for chair, $40 for baby rail, $40 for cushion).

12 of 22

Michael Kraus

Silicone Smarts

Silikids wipe-clean silicone Silibibs ($20 each).

13 of 22

Michael Kraus

Sleek for Snack Time

Boon's innovative new line includes this Snack Ball ($6.50) and Fluid Toddler Cup ($6).

14 of 22

Michael Kraus

Less Mess

Food stays on the Sassy Less Mess toddler spoon ($3 for two).

15 of 22

Michael Kraus

Totable Tossables

Divided plates from Gerber Graduates Tossables are inexpensive enough to leave behind if needed ($4 for three).

16 of 22

Michael Kraus

Brilliant Bibs

Restaurant must-have: Pampers Pocket Bibsters ($6-$7).

17 of 22

Michael Kraus

Perfect Play

For on-the-go entertainment, we love Fisher-Price Rainforest Booster Seat ($30).

18 of 22

Michael Kraus

Handy Holder

Baby Cooz, from Lima Bean Baby, keeps the bottle near baby ($9).

19 of 22

Michael Kraus

Feeding Friend

Munchkin's Feeding Friend hook-on chair comes in a doggie, monkey, or cow pattern ($43).

20 of 22

Michael Kraus

Keeping Cool

Milk stays cool on the bottom -- and cereal is contained on top -- with Cool Gear International's Cereal on the Go ($6).

21 of 22

Michael Kraus

Sweet Server

Combi Mommy's Food Processor is perfect for cutting up food and serving to baby ($6).

Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the April 2008 issue of American Baby magazine.

22 of 22
Next Slideshow

Baby Products We Can't Live Without

You asked, we answered. We had real moms tell us which baby gear really... more
Begin Slideshow