A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this website.
Products & Purchases
Online catalog of all the Play-Doh products.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that although the site does list every Play-Doh product imaginable, it's mostly harmless -- but it doesn't feature very much in fun, either. The online coloring is very good for that sort of game, offering many colors and precise control. In the "Parents" section you can find tips on removing the compound from your carpet, and learn that one of the ingredients in Play-Doh is wheat, so that kids with a wheat gluten allergy may react. The site says more activities are coming soon.
Is It Any Good?
Unfortunately, all the creative stuff that would really interest kids, parents, and teachers is buried way beneath the ads and product gobbledygook, creating a place where consumerism rings loud and imagination -- one of the best benefits of Play-Doh play -- is lost. The bright colors and bubbly cartoons do make kids happy to roam around. It's just that they can't go too far without running up against an ad or something sponsored by a toy. Kids will get a lot of practice learning mousing skills, but the activities won't boost their IQ levels, and they'll be bored after about 10 minutes of play time.
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