The Construction Plate’s patented design features a ramp that leads up to the spoon’s “loading dock” so kids can bulldoze their way to better eating habits! Please note the Constructive Eating’s utensils and placemat are sold separately. All products are Made in the USA! Our Construction Plate is dishwasher and microwave safe. No paints are used to color the plate. The plate is manufactured in the USA using only FDA approved materials. All of Constructive Eating’s products are fully compliant with the CPSIA of 2008.