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August 14, 2009

Parent Club Review: Smarties with no artificial colours

Have you sucked them slowly or crunched them fast? We used Smarties as "teachable moments" grouping into colours (and who doesn't love an edible teachable moment?)

Smarties are now being made with no artificial colours to fit healthier lifestyles and greater demand for fewer artificial ingredients. Though the colours blue and green are not yet available - the other "new" colours are pastel versions of the traditional Smarties (a tradition for over 50 years!).

The packaging notes "Prepared from natural sources" which means that materials used to manufacture these colours are from vegetable and minerals. Parent Club can reassure you the "new" Smarties taste just as good as the traditional version (and nom we know, nom because nom we're eating some in the office today nom nom nom)

Parenting expert Nanny Robina (nanny and governess...you've seen her on t.v.)has developed the Smarties Back to School Plan with seven categories for kids of all ages.

S et the routine
M aking the move to pre-school
A nxiety - how to deal with it
R eady, set, homework
T oilet training
I deas and activities to keep them busy
E xpress yourself


Sounds like Nanny Robina and Smarties know families well.

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1 Comments:

At August 14, 2009 at 3:20 PM , Anonymous Tamara Brancati said...

Smarties are good because...I use them to help teach my kids colours...they get the colour right, they get to eat it!

 

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