All children sometimes need a little extra help to master a new skill like using a knife and fork.

In this video provided by Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust, we show you a fun, evidence based approach, that helps you support your child to feel confident whilst learning new skills and having fun.

If you are concerned about the physical aspect of eating, drinking and swallowing please refer to speech and language therapy.

Useful websites and apps

OT Plan website

Activity suggestions to help develop skills using everyday household items.

Stepping stones for children website

Australian website with step by step guide to help support development of using a knife and fork.