Ten great finger foods for baby-led weaning: video
Baby-led weaning is a great way to give your baby a range of delicious and nutritious foods. Discover ten great finger foods to offer your baby.
Baby-led weaning: ten great finger foods
- Well-cooked vegetable sticks. Try carrots, courgettes, sweet potatoes.
- Interesting shapes and textures. Broccoli florets, cauliflower, baby sweetcorn.
- Chunks of soft fruit. Banana, ripe pear, kiwi, melon.
- Chunky strips of poached chicken or mini meatballs.
- Breadsticks, pitta fingers, toasted soldiers – all great snacks.
- Pasta – fusilli or penne are easiest to grab.
- Rice rolled into balls (makes it easier to eat).
- Cucumber served from the fridge (if your baby is teething).
- Sticks of cheese.
- Dry cereal (great for pincer practice).
Last reviewed: March 2016
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