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bronze Sun 18-Jan-09 20:47:18

What do other people use. I can rely on my older two 5/4 not to spill their drinks but I can't rely on them being put places where dd can't get to them. What do other people give their older children drinks in?
I find that the cheap sports bottles only last five minutes and the ones with pop up straws are even worse. I don't want anything too babyish though. any ideas?

SeymourButz Sun 18-Jan-09 20:48:03

I only let them drink water and only in the kitchen.

Ikea cups

Othersideofthechannel Sun 18-Jan-09 20:50:15

5 and 4 they drink out of glasses but they areused to only drinking at the kitchen and dining room table.

They have plastic cups in their bedrooms for night time drinks.

nicolamumof3 Sun 18-Jan-09 21:58:18

my older ds has to have his cup out of the way of his younger brothers.

ChasingSquirrels Sun 18-Jan-09 22:00:24

18m/2y - 5yish: plastic beakers or empyy fruit shoot bottles.
5y+: as above, or normal glasses at the table.
3y4m gap between my two, ds1 has always been v good at putting his cup where ds2 couldn't get it.

Littlefish Sun 18-Jan-09 22:02:26

dd - aged 4 just uses a normal glass, but only drinks in the kitchen/dining room.

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