And in Scotty's case, utensils.
He seems to have mastered the fork. We literally went from about 3% retention rate from plate-to-mouth to almost 99% overnight. It was amazing - his little brain must have clicked in or something and boom! The idea of spearing tiny pieces of strawberries and delivering them to your mouth via a metal object suddenly made sense. And our little Bear took one more step towards being a real boy.
Yesterday I gave him a spoon and a little container of pudding. Aside from the fact that extended lunch hour by an additional 20 minutes (oh, the exquisite horror of watching him eat one tiny morsel after another...I ended up putting my head on the table at one point and considered taking a nap), he really seemed to grasp the concept. I put some pictures of my facebook page, but here are more. He just cracks me up.
The initial approach to the pudding cup: