WINNER: PLATINUM FOR BEST CHILDREN'S TABLEWARE
WHAT: A five-piece bamboo dinnerware set with a sleek minimal feel in bright, plain colours that can be mixed and matched for a rainbow table setting.
WHY: Dishwasher safe, stylish and made from ethically sourced bamboo (the off-cuts from the bamboo industry to be precise, so this range is mega eco friendly), these gorgeous dinner sets that include a plate, bowl, cup, spoon and fork were a huge hit with our judges. Michelle Kennedy, founder of parenting app Peanut, was very impressed and said "Turning waste into a useful item which also looks good can only be a good thing!" and interiors guru Lisa Mehydene of Edit 58 said "So great as it can go in the dishwasher too!"
WHERE: Bobo & Boo, Eat Well - Live Well
WINNER: GOLD FOR BEST CHILDREN'S TABLEWARE
WHAT: A three-piece tableware set made from sustainably sourced bamboo comprising of a cloud shaped plate with separate compartment, a raindrop shaped cup and a sun or moon shaped side dish depending on your personal interpretation that all slot together.
WHY: Our judges loved the very pleasing sky-scape shape of this table set and loved the way it made food look appealing to the fussiest of eaters. The fact that so much research had gone into the ergonomics of the set was also a big hit; the deeper sides and scooping corners have been specifically designed to help kids load up their cutlery with ease. Another gold winning factor was the £20 price point that makes this set an ideal gift. Children's stylist Yvadney Davis said,"These sets are very imaginative and I loved the bright colour palettes."
WHERE: Tum Tum Tots, Eat Well - Live Well
WINNER: SILVER FOR BEST CHILDREN'S TABLEWARE
WHAT: A sturdy, ergonomically designed bowl that adheres securely to any smooth surface with matching silicone tipped spoon ideal for little gums.
WHY: This bowl and spoon set caused a major stir with the judges who were hugely impressed with its incredible stay-put power making it perfect for baby led weaning or just for little ones who like to grab and throw! "Wish these had been around when Tabarlow were babies!!" commented Sarah Clark, founder of Little Spree and Junior Travel writer and founder of Mini Travellers Karen Beddow said, "Love, love the design of these and the bright blue colour way!"
WHERE: Bamboo Bamboo
WINNER: BRONZE FOR BEST CHILDREN'S TABLEWARE
WHAT: A 5-piece dinnerware set is made from natural, renewable and sustainable bamboo.
WHY: Junior Editor Bonita Turner said "This vegetable dye printed set featuring gorgeous animals and their locations around the world feels like a future classic that will be looked back on with huge fondness and I love the fact that so much thought has gone into keeping the production and packaging sustainable." Our judges were in full agreement and thought this lightweight set would be perfect for picnics and that the gift-ready box made it a perfect first present to get baby off to an environmentally conscious start.
WHERE: Petit Collage, Amazon, Wild & Wolf