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Fruits & Vegetables TOOB®

SKU 688304

  • 8 pieces per TOOB®. Contents Cannot Be Purchased Individually.
  • Despite how delicious and realistic these fruits and veggies look, we suggest you don’t chow down unless it’s during imaginative play! This Toob includes figurines of pears, oranges, apples, artichokes, carrots, and bananas, as well as broccoli and corn.
  • Characteristics: Individually hand painted and professionally sculpted with tasty true to life detail, these healthy snacks are great as toys for creative play, cute pieces of décor in your kitchen, or as additions to a diorama or figurine collection. Make sure that you don’t toss the apples in a real pie, as tempting as it might be!
  • Size and Color: Our Fruits and Vegetables Toob measures 1.5 inches long, 1.5 inches wide, and 12.8 inches tall, a touch larger than the size of a standard American ruler. The plethora of bright, vibrant colors like the crimson red apples and the sun colored bananas make these figurines, which range from 1.25 to 3.75 inches tall, great for display in a lively kitchen.
  • The Fruits & Vegetables TOOB® is part of the TOOBS® collection
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free
  • History:

    Although they get a bad reputation from stubborn children who’d prefer a helping of sweets, fruits and vegetables are not only delicious, but they’re important too! The harvest of fruits and vegetables is one of the biggest industries around the world, and they have many uses beyond consumption. For example, did you know that the starch found in corn is used in the manufacture of bioplastics? With a little research, you can learn many more interesting facts about the fruits and vegetables found in this Toob!

    • Recommended Age: 3+
    • Size in cm: 4 L x 4 W x 33 H
    • Size in inches: 1.57 L x 1.57 W x 12.99 H
    • UPC: 095866688301
    Fruits and vegetables are loaded with vitamins and minerals that keep the body healthy and strong. Nutrition experts recommend that half your plate consist of fruits and vegetables. Oranges Oranges are juicy sour-sweet citrus fruits that provide Vitamin C and many other health benefits. A Florida symbol, oranges are the most valuable agricultural commodity of the state, which produces almost three-quarters of all oranges produced in the United States. Bananas Bananas are the most popular fruit in the world, and they are grown year-round in tropical areas. Because bananas contain carbohydrates and potassium, they are favorites of athletes. Apples Apples are available in almost unending variety. There are over 2500 different types of apples, ranging in color from light yellow to dark red. Apples provide vitamin C and fiber, and their versatility allows them to be used for sauce, jelly, pie and many other delicious foods. Pears Pears are best known for being, well, pear-shaped. They originated in Europe and Asia, but today over 800 varieties of Pears are grown worldwide. Their sweet taste and firm texture make them favorites, and they provide fiber for healthy bodies. Carrots Carrots are actually roots, and they are so hearty, they can be pulled even when there is snow on the ground. They aren't just orange either; in fact, carrots may also be white, yellow, and even purple. Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, which helps the body fight disease and keeps vision strong. Broccoli Broccoli originated in Italy and was valued by the Ancient Romans. Broccoli heads are actually unopened flowers, and the plant is rich in Vitamin C and other healthy minerals. The plant is a member of the cabbage family. Corn Corn is among the most versatile of all foods. It was originally domesticated over 4,000 years ago by the indigenous people of Central and South America. Corn was then taken back to Europe by the Spanish, and now it has spread all over the world because it grows well so many climates. Artichokes Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean. The distinctive vegetable is actually the young flower bud of a plant. The flowers become inedible once mature. Artichokes are loaded with healthy vitamins and minerals like fiber and folic acid.