Playdoh

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Lauren Pinsky
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Play-Doh Process Paper

Almost everyone had the chance within their lifetime to encounter and make something out Play-Doh. Growing up with the non toxic clay like toy has put a smile on many young kids faces. You can find Play-Doh in almost any local toystore. Play-Doh comes in practically every color you can think of. also you can buy toy sets that come with tools to cut it, mold it, and sprout out hair on plastic figures. Play-Doh was developed by Rainbow Crafts in Cincinnati in 1956. then was demonstrated and sold in the toy department of Woodward & Lothrop Department Store in Washington, D.C. In 1956 the only color Play-doh was an off white color until 1957 was when 3 new colors were introduced to stores the colors were red, yellow, and blue. Soon after the new colors were brought upon many more found their way into the public eye. If you are ever feeling crafty with some little kids with you there is a simple recpie that you can learn how to craft your own.

First you'll need some inexpensive items to make your homemade Play-doh starting with Newspaper, medium size bowl, a spoon, 1/2 cup of salt, 1/2 cup of water, 1 cup of flour, and a food dye coloring. To start layer your working surface with newspaper just so you don't make a mess of the area you will be using to make your Play-doh. Next measure out a cup of flour 1/2 cup of salt and 1/2 cup of water take your medium size bowl and pour into the bowl your ingredients such as the 1 cup of flour and 1/2 cup of salt and water that you have just measured out. In addition to all the ingredients in your bowl take the spoon you need and mix your mold until it appears mushy and is no longer watery nor flourly this should only take about a few minutes. Then add 5 to 10 drops of the food coloring of your choice to your mushy mold of dough. Then start kneading it until your color is fully distributed throughout your new Play-Doh, if your unhappy with lightness of color you can put...
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