It was once such an issue trying to regulate the temperature of food for kids. Technology came in to make simple our lives and the invention of color changing spoons made it even better. With the invention of technology, controlling food temperature using color changing spoons has been simplified and it is a very safe way for our kids.
Color changing spoons change color depending on the food’s temperature even as the name indicates. It does not matter the temperature of the food, the color changing spoons will always give you an alert. When tasting the food, mothers are fully protected, the same applies to their young ones.
These kind of spoons are widely used in several industries. Kids enjoy yogurt more whenever they use these spoons at frozen yogurt joints. With the use of color changing spoons, these joints attract a great number of customers due to the fact that kids love them. Not only does the color of the spoon change when you scoop frozen yogurt out of the cup but also when you put it in the mouth.
These spoons are not really as magical as they seem to be. Scientific concepts have been used to make the spoons sensitive to heat. The science behind these spoons is known as thermochromic reaction. Given different temperatures, the elements that have been used in making the spoons are very sensitive. It is the same material that is used in making coffee cups and even mood rings. When you put hot coffee in the mugs, they change color.
Achieving this color changing technology is done by use of dyes known as leucodyes. The leucodyes are very sensitive to temperature. They change color temporarily when they are exposed to heat. These dyes are a very genius way of telling the temperature of food before inducing it in your mouth. The technology behind the use of the dyes is that the molecules reflect light and therefore changes the color of the dye when temperatures change. 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. A good answer would be if you feel safe taking coffee from a coffee mug then you should be okay with the spoons. Organic is another word used to describe safe, the material is made organically. Knowing the fact that this system has been around for quite a long time also assists in understanding the safety it comes with. These spoons are tender ensuring the soft lips of your baby remain unharmed.
They are very hygienic and very easy to clean. 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.