It was once such an issue trying to regulate the temperature of food for kids. Technology has made it so much easier with the invention of color changing spoons. Nowadays, moms are at a better position and so much advantaged when it comes to regulating temperature for their kid’s food.
Just like the name suggests, color changing spoons change color depending on the temperature of food. These color changing spoons always gives you an alert at all times. This has made it much easier for mothers to protect their young ones and still not burning their own lips tasting the food.
These kind of spoons are widely used in several industries. They are also used at frozen yogurt joints to make it fun for the kids. The love for color changing spoons has so much attracted customers to the frozen yogurt joints. When you scoop the frozen yogurt out of the cup, the color changes as well as when you put it in the mouth.
These spoons are not mystic as most people think. The fact that the spoons are sensitive to heat, scientific ideas have been used. The science behind these spoons is known as thermochromic reaction. Materials used in developing the spoons are sensitive to a variety of temperatures. The material used in making coffee mugs and mood rings is the same used in color changing spoons. When you put hot coffee in the mugs, they change color.
Leucodyes is the technology that is used to achieve to this color changing technology. These are very sensitive to change in temperature. The colors change temporarily when exposed to heat. Before you put the food in the baby’s mouth, you can be able to tell if the food is of good temperature. With rise and fall of the temperature, the molecules in the dyes reflect light therefore changing the color of the dye. The material that is mostly used to cover the dye is silicon and comes in a variety of colors.
A question in many people’s minds especially mother is if the spoons are safe to use. If you use coffee mugs which generally are made of the same material, then you can use the machine. Organic is another word used to describe safe, the material is made organically. This is not a very new technology and has therefore been used for a while. These spoons are tender ensuring the soft lips of your baby remain unharmed.
They can be easily sterilized when you want to feed the baby. Don’t worry about washing them separately because they are safe to wash in the dishwasher. Adding further the beauty of these spoons, you will find that they are microwavable.