Facts On Color Changing Spoons.
A while back it was a big deal trying to control the temperature of food for children. Technology has made it so much easier with the invention of color changing spoons. 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.
These kind of spoons are widely used in several industries. Kids enjoy yogurt more whenever they use these spoons at frozen yogurt joints. This is one way the outlets gain their customers because kids find it so fascinating that the spoons change color when the temperature changes. 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.
These spoons are not mystic as most people think. 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. Before you put the food in the baby’s mouth, you can be able to tell if the food is of good temperature. 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 used on the interior of the spoon is silicon and is available in various 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. The material used to make leucodyes is organic and you can’t get any safer than that. This is not a very new technology and has therefore been used for a while. 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. They are dishwasher safe making their cleaning a hustle free task. They are also microwavable adding more to the joy of using these spoons.