Whole Foods Market

Children run everything in this grocery store! Be a stocker, baker, cashier, or shopper in this simulated environment.


  • Pick corn, apples and cucumbers at the farm and load onto a truck
  • Receive produce from the farm on a conveyor belt
  • Push a cart to shop through the food aisles
  • Work at the deli
  • Bake bread in the bakery
  • Restock groceries on the shelves
  • Arrange flowers at the flower stand
  • Scan items at the checkout stand
Good to Know: 

Exhibit Type


Focused Field Trips Aligned with this Exhibit

Health and Nutrition

Sensational Senses

This exhibit is aligned with Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.

Educational Benefits

  • Use imagination and role-play
  • Sort and classify objects by a variety of properties
  • Count, add, and subtract
  • Negotiate with other visitors
  • Match healthy items to shopping list

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Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:


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