logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
northbabes, blaycation, carroll, del del, caterica
57763 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,763 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,510 Topics
821,106 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 349
Mona - Astronomy 132
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 105
Allyson - USACook/HomeCook 91
Deanna - New Age 83
"Rosie" 70
Lestie4containergardens 61
Jana - Creativity Editor 55
Susan - Meditation Editor 47
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 30
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#728628 - 12/03/11 08:28 AM Kids Pasta Machine
Willhelm Offline
Newbie

Registered: 12/03/11
Posts: 2
Hi Everyone, I'm Will, i'm a Product design student and i am designing a product for a relatively well known kitchen applience company "Morphy Richards" in a live project. I was hoping to get your opinions about a pasta maker aimed at kids and parents which is designed to engage kids in healthy eating and excited about helping to cook The product will be fuly automated, Will make pasta from scratch in under 10 mins. It will be an extrusion type pasta machine (similar to play dough extrusion toys) so can easily make a whole range of different types of pasta simply by changing discs on the front of the machine. The product will have large areas of clear plastic so the children can see what is happening from flour and eggs going in, to fresh ready to cook pasta coming out. The Product will be designed so children can be involved as much as possible but it will also be incredibly safe with no possible way for a child to be put in danger, due to moving parts being inaccessable when the machine is on and no sharp objects what so ever. I was wondering whether anyone likes the idea and whether as a parents anyone would be interested in this type of product? This is pourly research at the moment so i am not trying to sell you anything just looking for some opinions! Thanks for reading, i look forward to hearing anything you have to say ! Will

Top
#728656 - 12/03/11 11:29 AM Re: Kids Pasta Machine [Re: Willhelm]
Lori - Marriage Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Koala

Registered: 11/26/09
Posts: 2691
Loc: Orange, CA USA
How coincidental that you posted this. I just did an Internet search looking for a kid-friendly/toy-like pasta machine. I wanted to include it in a gift basket with a Disney's "Tangled" movie theme for my nieces.

Too bad you won't have this product on the market in time for this Christmas!

I would definitely love this product, especially if you included a cookbook that had pasta recipes that incorporated vegetable juices to make tomato pasta, carrot pasta, etc. Kids love colorful pasta! Oh, and don't forget an attachment to make corkscrew or other fun shapes!
_________________________
Lori Phillips
Marriage editor

BellaOnline.com Marriage
Twitter: @BellaMarriage

Dreams editor
Bellaonline.com Dreams site
The Dream Collective
Dreams: What are you trying to tell yourself?
Twitter: @tweetdreams4u
and @flutterby03

Top
#728703 - 12/03/11 05:07 PM Re: Kids Pasta Machine [Re: Willhelm]
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human

Registered: 10/02/10
Posts: 9036
Loc: Kansas USA
I agree with Lori. It sounds great!
_________________________
Connie Mistler Davidson-Editor-ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Sandwiches
Avatar: There is Hope~Even when conditions are harsh, hope can bloom.

Here is a link to my EBook.
Building School Success with ADD EBook Link





Top
#728768 - 12/04/11 05:43 AM Re: Kids Pasta Machine [Re: Willhelm]
Willhelm Offline
Newbie

Registered: 12/03/11
Posts: 2
Thankyou for the quick relpy guys, I Think it is a good product and there isn't really anything like it aimed at kids, Looks like im not the only one! I had thought about a cook book, all kinds of natural things can be added to pasta for colouring. You can even make chocolate pasta too as a sweet treat! The sky's the limit !! Thanks again for you opinions, i will keep this post updated with concept ideas and finally a computer generation of the product. Hopefully "Morphy Richards" will like the idea also and put in place the next steps to get it on to the market! Cheers

Top
#747313 - 02/20/12 08:37 PM Re: Kids Pasta Machine [Re: Willhelm]
FiveLittleChefs Offline
Newbie

Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 2
I was just watching Worst Cooks In America with my Little Chefs, the contestants were pulling noodles. My Little Chefs were completely entertained! We cook together every day! I briefly thought about trying that at home until I came to my senses, I didn't know how to do that so how could I teach them! They do love pasta and they do love knowing how things work. I would definitely try this out with my Little Chefs.

Top

Moderator:  Kymberly-Cooking4Kids 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Days: She's Back
by "Rosie"
Daytime TV
13 minutes 12 seconds ago
Deleting Posts
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Poetry
21 minutes 42 seconds ago
New Article on the Quotations site
by Beth - Quotations Editor
Quotations
Today at 07:15 PM
Stage Fright (2014)
by Nancy Roussy
Horror Movies
Today at 03:35 PM
Lisa's Daily 10pm EST / 8pm MST Meditation
by Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames
Meditation
Today at 02:57 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Nancy Roussy
Frugal Living
Today at 09:52 AM
Spiders!
by Nancy Roussy
Clairvoyance
Today at 09:19 AM
What exercise did you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Exercise
Today at 09:10 AM
Days Sept. B.Ds
by "Rosie"
Daytime TV
Today at 08:06 AM
What will you do today?
by Allyson - USACook/HomeCook
Inspiration
Today at 07:22 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 54 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.