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Please remember that you are the best judge of your baby's skill level with finger foods. These foods are just suggestions and the age ranges assume that you have practised with finger foods from 6 months onwards. If not, please start with the 6mo finger food suggestions.

Capsicum-wedge-baby-mealtimes

5-6m only (no teeth)

Chop into a large finger for gnawing ONLY

Carrot-raw-baby-mealtimes

5-6m only (no teeth)

Chop into a large finger for gnawing ONLY

Celery-raw-baby-mealtimes

5-6m only (no teeth)

Chop into a large finger for gnawing ONLY

Cucumber-half-baby-mealtimes

5-6m only (no teeth)

Chop into a large finger for gnawing ONLY

Cucumber-thick-baby-mealtimes

5-6m only (no teeth)

For gnawing only or 11m+ for eating

Asparagus-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Snap off the woody end before steaming til soft.

Avocado-wedge-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Avocado-with-skin-on-baby-mealtimes

6m+

broccoli-floret-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Cauliflower-steamed-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Pumpkin-batons-crinkle-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Use a crinkle cutter knife to chop before steaming

Pumpkin-wedge-thinly-sliced-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Pumpkin-wedge-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Steamed-beans-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Steamed-Eggplant-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Steamed-zucchini-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam until soft.

Tomato-Wedge-baby-mealtimes

6m+

crumbed-pumpkin-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Steam baton until soft. Dip in fine oat bran for grip.

pumpkin-cruskit-baby-mealtimes

6m+

Split Cruskit in two. Spread with pumpkin puree.

Avocado-chunks-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Avocado crumbed with Sesame Seeds

7m+

Roll avocado slice in sesame seeds. Sesame seeds make the avocado easier to pick up.

Baby-corn-halves-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Broccoli-stalks-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Steam until soft. This is the trunk of the broccoli- it's a bit sweeter than the florets.

Carrot-Batons-Steamed-baby-mealtimes

7m+

These need to be steamed for a really long time to smush (about 30 minutes)

Eggplant-circles-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Steam until soft

Spring-Onion-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Steam until soft

Squash-baby-mealtimes

7m+

Steam until soft

Baby-carrots-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steam until soft enough to indent with finger.

Baby-corn-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Cherry-tomatoes-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Slice in half. Whole cherry tomatoes are a choking risk.

Corn-kernels-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Corn-Cob-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Microwave whole cob of corn (including green outer leaves) for 4 mins until steamed. Remove leaves and slice into chunks.

Grated-carrot-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Grate from raw

Peas-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steam until soft

Radish-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steamed-Brussel-Sprout-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steam until soft

Cucumber-circles-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Cucumber-thin-batons-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steamed-Mushroom-baby-mealtimes

8m+

Steam until soft

steamed-cauliflower-baby-mealtimes

8m+

For practicing pincer grip

steamed-broccoli-baby-mealtimes

8m+

For practicing pincer grip

steamed-pumpkin-cubes-baby-mealtimes

8m+

For practicing pincer grip

steamed-zucchini-baby-mealtimes

8m+

For practicing pincer grip

Mushroom-baby-mealtimes

10m+

lettuce-baby-mealtimes

12m+

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