New Feeding Tools From Munchkin Help Parents Instill Healthy Eating Habits

Balanced Meal-Themed Plate and Placemat Introduce Five Food Groups to Toddlers

In recognition of Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17, Munchkin Inc., designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, today introduced the Balanced Meal Toddler Plate and Balanced Meal Reusable Placemat, designed to help parents educate children about healthy eating habits at an early age. These functional feeding tools offer easy-to-use, visual guidelines for correct portion sizes for vegetables, fruits, grains, protein and dairy in accordance with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released by the US Department of Agriculture.

"Raising happy and healthy children is every parent's priority. By introducing tools that help children establish good eating habits, Munchkin continues to be a pioneer in the feeding category," said Steven Dunn, president and CEO of Munchkin, Inc. "We understand parents live busy lives and want to make it as easy as possible for them to teach their children about the importance of making healthful food choices."

Munchkin's Balanced Meal Toddler Plate and Balanced Meal Reusable Placemat are dishwasher-safe, BPA-free accessories that help moms and dads meet nutrient needs and make positive eating choices for their toddlers. Both items are now available exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide.

To celebrate the launch of Munchkin's new educational feeding items, parents are invited to visit the company's Facebook page today at to win one of 100 Balanced Meal Toddler Plate and Placemat giveaways by posting creative ways they have encouraged their children to eat their veggies. To learn more about Munchkin's new feeding items to make parents' lives easier and more enjoyable, please visit