Kids love chocolates. And for any mood swings in children, chocolate is the guaranteed solution to pacify their mood. Also, there have been specifically directed movies based on chocolates for kids; like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Mr. Moll and the Chocolate Factory, and many more. So do spare some of your precious time in understanding the history and related facts behind the first love of every child – the Chocolate.
Some say chocolates have been in existence for the past 2000 years and some say it’s 4000 years old. It is said that in the historical days, Ancient Aztecs and Mayans used to celebrate their special treats with chocolates. Cacao bean (beans from which chocolate is made ) drinks were offered to high-status people of ancient times. And these drinks were not sweet but bitter. Not only this, but chocolates were also used as a token of appreciation offered to Gods. And surprisingly, at one point in time, cacao beans were used as currency for trade transactions.
It was during the 17th century that chocolate became so popular in Europe, that in England special chocolate houses opened up. Chocolate houses were the shops where chocolates were made and were also available to people like wealthy aristocrats.
The general perception of people when it comes to chocolates for kids is that they should not be made accessible to children, as it results in tooth decay or other health issues. But this undertaking does not hold in every case. So let’s identify the brighter side of kids eating chocolates.
Kids eating chocolates can not be a wrong undertaking, till the time it is taken without any over-indulgence. So here are certain side effects of chocolate for kids:
You can share this article with your kids too, either by reading aloud or in your own words after you complete your read. Once you tell them the history of chocolate for kids and facts about chocolate for kids, they will love you more for understanding their chocolaty bond in a better way. So next time this sweet indulgence comes to you, do play chocolaty quiz with your kids based on the above-mentioned information!
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