Ages 3+

Farmers Market


Open a pretend market with food you “grow” yourself! Craft your own fruits and vegetables and then build a set of produce baskets and chalkboard signs to create your own farmer’s market. Get ready for business with play money and have fun “selling” your harvest to hungry customers, working on math skills along the way.

Why it’s awesome

  1. kid making pretend vegetables

    Craft your harvest

    Make your own fruits and vegetables by stuffing and beading.

  2. pretend vegetable market

    Ready for business

    Open a pretend farmer’s market stand — complete with signage!

  3. kid playing with pretend money

    Count + sort

    Practice early math skills with pretend money.

What’s included?

  • 2 felt tomatoes

  • 2 felt tomato leaves

  • 2 felt carrots

  • 2 felt carrot tops

  • 3 felt pea pods

  • 2 felt corn husks

  • fluff 0.71 oz (20g)

  • 13 pipe cleaners

  • bead set

  • 4 baskets

  • 4 clothespins

  • 4 chalkboard signs

  • chalk marker

  • play money set

  • illustrated instruction booklet

Topics explored

  1. Imaginative play

  2. Counting + sorting

  3. Fine motor skills

From the desk of the product designer:

Behind the design

When I tried out the felt tomatoes and carrots with kids, I noticed they wanted to keep the fun going by stuffing and re-stuffing their vegetables. I decided to make a tie that would stay closed without knotting, so the kids can open up their vegetables and stuff them again and again!

- KiwiCo Product Designer

By the numbers


Number of veggies prototyped


Farmer’s markets visited for inspiration


Pretend corn redesigns



20 reviews

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    Bought for Christmas gift for my 3 yr old grandson



    We love this! I spit the set between my boys Easter baskets. The beaded projects were perfect for my 6yo, and my 2yo loved stuffing the veggies. We’ve been playing market ever since!



    I loved how you made different vegetables with the different fabric and beads. Such a fun project for littles.



    My granddaughter really enjoyed this crate! She is 4 1/2, and loved putting it together and selling her pretend vegetables :)



    Probably the best kiwi box we have purchased, and we have them all!



    Very cute activity. A little repetitive with the beads - kid grew tired of it after the 3rd one and my 1 year old was quite upset to not get to participate, but was a very cute activity.

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