A while back it was a big deal trying to control the temperature of food for children. The invention of color changing spoon has made it so much easier thanks to technology. 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. 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.
Color changing spoons have a wide range of use not just for home purposes. At frozen yogurt joints, color changing spoons are used and this makes it even more fan for children. The love for color changing spoons has so much attracted customers to the frozen yogurt joints. When they scoop the frozen yogurt out of the cup, the color of the spoon changes and when put in the mouth it also changes.
The spoons are just as normal as other simple spoons only that it has a few added things. There are scientific theories that have been employed to make color changing spoons heat sensitive. A reaction known as thermochromic is the scientific theory behind these spoons. 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. Whenever you put coffee in the cups, there is a drastic color change.
Achieving this color changing technology is done by use of dyes known as leucodyes. Temperature is what makes the color change the leucodyes. When exposed to heat, they change color temporarily. This is a clever way of determining how hot the food is before you eat it. This is how it works, when the temperature of the food rises, the dye becomes lighter because of the light it reflects. The material that is mostly used to cover the dye is silicon and comes in a variety of colors.
How safe the spoons are is a question many people have and ask. A good answer would be if you feel safe taking coffee from a coffee mug then you should be okay with the spoons. The material used to make leucodyes is organic and you can’t get any safer than that. Knowing the fact that this system has been around for quite a long time also assists in understanding the safety it comes with. The soft lips of your baby are safe with the use of these spoons as they are also tender.
The spoons are very easy to clean by use of any sterilizer for use by your baby. Don’t worry about washing them separately because they are safe to wash in the dishwasher. They are also microwavable adding more to the joy of using these spoons.