Since my kids are pretty far apart in age, all of the dishes and such we used when my daughter was little are nearly 5 years old now. Not only did we not know about BPA then, but some of the stuff was looking a little worse for the wear.
I went hunting at the best place ever, Target, and these Munchkin products caught my eye. I didn’t buy everything at once, but each time I looked for something new, my eyes seemed to go to Munchkin again.
The first thing I bought was the 2-pack of snack catchers, which were $4.49 at Target.
They have a soft lid, which is secure and easy for little hands to reach through. The handles make it easy to hold. The only spills we’ve had were because my son shoved his fist in, then turned it upside down!
It”s hard to see here, but there is a place on the bottom to write your child’s name!
It holds 9 ounces of snacks. The first time I used it, I grossly underestimated the amount of snacks he would eat, LOL!
Next, I bought the plates, cups and bowls.
were $2.99 for a pack of 5, and the plates
were $3.79 for a pack of 5 (also at Target.) They are again, BPA free and dishwasher safe. While I’m not totally loving the pink & purple for my son, they have a gender neutral fishy pattern on them.
The curve of the bowls make it easy for little hands to hold it in place while scooping. My son gets excited when he sees the bowls because he thinks it’s yogurt time!
The cups are also perfectly shaped for little hands to hold.
They do leave a little red mark on his forehead though. Tee-hee!
So lastly, I was looking for a hard spout, BPA free sippy cup (preferably insulated) since until now, we’ve just been using Born Free soft spout cups.
I thought this Munchkin Sippy
was a little spendy at $9.99 for a single 9 oz. cup, but it’s insulated, and it’s actually stainless!
I was a little disappointed to learn that it isn’t dishwasher safe, but the design is simple, and a quick wash in soapy water gets it clean & ready to use again. Really, that’s good since I don’t need to have multiples to use while others are in the dishwasher.
It doesn’t leak, if you remember to put the valve in (not naming names, ahem!)
Munchkin makes tons of products, and I’d definitely look to them next time I’m searching for something!
FTC Compliance: All items featured in this review were self purchased at normal retail prices. All opinions are my own.
I agree. :sigh: I was hoping perhaps this was the miracle product I’ve been searching for. haha!
Thanks for your help & for the helpful posts!
You’re welcome. 🙂 I hope you come back!
Well, according to some Amazon discussion questions on the bowls, they didn’t say microwave safe in the past (I see this is an old post, so probably didn’t say it when you bought them), but people say they DO say it now. Which just kind of makes me wonder if they always were, or if they changed something, or what. I was just wondering what you do, since you seem pretty nicely read up on the safety issues with plastics. 🙂
I am pretty sure they said not microwave safe when I bought them. I avoid microwaving plastic anytime I can 🙂
Do you use those Munchkin bowls & plates in the microwave? They say microwave safe, but I’m just concerned about the plastic leaching. I’m hoping you know something about this particular plastic and whether or not it’s safe to heat.
I am pretty sure they are NOT microwave safe!
Oh wait, duh! For some reason I thought they weren’t.