How Play-Doh is made and why it doesn’t dry out easily

  • Ever wonder how Play-Doh stays pliable long after you’ve opened it while normal dough would have dried out almost immediately? Or how it avoids getting moldy or what’s the origin of that distinctive Play-Doh smell? This video pretty much sums up the science of your childhood.

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