'Constructive Eating' Kit Includes Bulldozer, Forklift and Front Loader

 - Feb 22, 2009   Updated: Jul 5 2011
References: flyingpeas & squeakystroller
This adorable set of 'Constructive Eating' utensils for kids turns the standard fork, knife and spoon into functional toys that can be used for play at the dinner table.

There's a bulldozer pusher, a forklift fork and a front loader spoon; each of the rugged kitchen utensils is dishwasher-safe and made with paint-free FDA-approved products. This kit could be just the ticket to make healthy eating fun for little ones.

Implications - Consumers are looking for some entertainment in their everyday products. Items that perform a practical function while being whimsical are appealing to those who want to forget their responsibilities for a moment. Companies could develop their products with this in mind to draw in a larger number of shoppers.