This awesome invention will change kids’ meals forever

Kinderling News & Features

Kids are masters of making a fuss at meal times - especially when one food dares to touch another on their plate. A pea with gravy on it?! Heaven forbid. 

And that’s why we’re obsessed with the Food Cubby by Ruby Designs, our new favourite gadget saving our sanity. 

Perfect for picky kids (or if you don’t want to buy a whole heap of new segmented plates), you just stick it on the plate and hey presto! Food separated in a jiffy.

Designed by a six-year-old inventor named Ruby, it’s made with BPA- and phthalate-free food-grade silicone. With a press, it suctions to make sure runny foods don’t contaminate each other and fills to about half a cup of food, so it’s good for portion control too.

Ruby explains more about how it works in this super cute video:

There are some pretty great reviews so far on their website; 

"You don't have to be a child to use these. My husband has never liked when his foods ran into each other or touched. These little dividers are the answer. They work even on paper plates!" - Kathleen  

"The Food Cubby plate divider is an absolute game changer for both my niece with special needs and my 94 year old grandmother. Who would have thought that one simple kid invention could make both their lives so much easier at meal time!" - John 

"My boys are thrilled to not have maple syrup on their bacon and eggs, and my 7-year old is feeling inspired by you and is thinking of things that he can invent to make life easier for kids." - Catherine

The loveliest thing of all? Ruby has committed to donating at least 20% of profits to charities like Save the Children

Currently, the only website we can find shipping in Australia that has them in stock is The Therapy Store, so get in quick!