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      12.01.2014 17:16
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      A great value set

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      My children absolutely love playdoh, so for Christmas we picked up two of these super rainbow value packs from Argos. We had purchased some a few years ago when my little boy was younger, but they have changed a little now with less pieces in them, but they are still wroth the retail price. As they are in the 2 for £15 deal you can pick two up for £15 making them £7.50 each or buy them individually for £9.99 each. This is fantastic value as playdoh can be very expensive to buy, and considering most sets only comes with a few tubs of the dough itself we always find we need to buy more so they can continue playing with it.

      In the pack you receive 18 small pots of playdoh and they do come in every colour you could imagine. Also at the top of the box is a small section which contains lots of different tools to use to make your playdoh fun even more exciting. As the rainbow name suggest the range of colours is brilliant. My children loved having so many colours to choose from, and it means they can get more creative with their designs by using a range of different colours. The tubs all have different colour lids relating to colour inside so little one can easily pick out the colour they want.

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      While a lot of the dough is used with the other playdoh sets my children own it can still be used as a standalone toy very easily. The huge range of colours and the tools that come with it are good fun. There are different size cutters to make a range of shapes, a rolling pin to flatten the dough down, a knife to cut around the shapes, so just about everything little one needs to play. Often my children will play with these packs individually without using any other accessories and it keeps them occupied for hours.

      It is fantastic for creativity and pushing little ones imagination. My children always come up with new ideas of what they can make, and they have fun for hours with this set. It is something they can play with as a group and have fun together, but it is also something they can play with independently if others are not interested in joining in. The accessories provide shapes such as stars, butterfly and even a turtle to give little one a starting point, but once they become bored with them they can make their own shapes by using their imagination and the other tools such as the rolling pin and knife. All of the pieces are made from plastic so are durable to young children and they are all well thought out for their age range.

      The playdoh is very soft and fluffy so it can be moulded and shaped into different sizes and shapes easily. It is perfect for allowing little hands to create different things easily, and it provides a fun activity for rainy days stuck in the house. All of my children love playing with it, so it is an activity that appeals to a large age range. As with all playdoh if you forget to put the lid on it dries out quickly. And as they are the smaller tubs they seem to dry out quicker than most. This is fine as long as your children are quick enough tidying it away, but often my children like their creations so much they are reluctant to squeeze the doh back into the tubs. As there are so many tubs it still lasts a fair while and it is perfect for providing more playdoh for my children's sets without breaking the bank.

      The set is recommended for three years plus which I think is correct. My youngest little girl at 18 months loves to join in, but she needs constant supervision as she often tries to eat the playdoh. I do think it can be used with younger children under strict parental supervision, but the best age would be three years plus as they are able to do more with it then. You will also need somewhere to store the tubs and accessories as we found the boxes become ripped under a lot of use. We have a playdoh desk that holds all of their accessories, but before that we just had a toy box dedicated to playdoh accessories and tubs.

      My only downside is that playdoh is very messy. My children make things and often mix the colours together, and there is no way of reversing that. To be honest we do not really care as this is half the fun and the swirling of colours is actually really good. It does get everywhere and no matter how careful my children try to be, I find it on the floor and all over the table and just about anywhere. It can be difficult to clean from carpets, but since we have recently changed to wooden flooring throughout the front room and play room so it is fairly easy to clear.

      I would highly recommend this set as it is perfect as a standalone toy, or for topping up your tubs of playdoh for any of the sets they sell. My children love that you get a range of tools to use, and they love there are so many colours to chose from. They are the smallest tubs of playdoh you can get, but as you get 18 tubs plus the accessories I would say even at £9.99 it is fantastic value for money. This will be repurchased over and over again to supply my children's never ending love of playdoh.

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        30.10.2012 16:11
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        Play-Doh value pack.

        About Play-Doh
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        Play-Doh is a modelling compound that has been around since the mid 1950's and is composed of water, salt, boric acid and mineral oil. The product can be used for a large range of art and craft projects at home or in the school. The product was first manufactured as a wallpaper cleaner in the 1930's, which is when a class of school children began using the wallpaper cleaner as a modelling compound. It was then in the 1950's that the product was reworked and marketed to school in the mid 1950's. Advertisements for the product were shown on TV in 1957 which boosted the product sales. Since Play-Doh was launched in the mid-1950's it has generated a large amount of ancillary merchandise such as The Fun Factory. The good thing about Play-Doh is that it's non-toxic, non-staining and is reusable so long as it's kept in their air tight tubs. Play-Doh can be squashed, mashed and rolled to create a number of different hand moulded items such as animals, flowers and other objects. It comes in a large range of different colours and pack sizes, and you can also purchase accessories to go with the Play-Doh as well to help you be even more creative. Me & my sister used to have a range of different coloured tubs of Play-Doh when we were children and we had a small range of accessories such as rolling pins and shaped cutters to make lots of different moulded shapes. Since me and my sister were children they have added so many Play-Doh colours and accessories to the range. The Play Doh now comes in main colours such as red, green, blue, yellow, orange, pink, purple and more, but you can also purchase pastel, fluorescent and pearlescent colours as well. I love the fluorescent colours which are really bright and the pearlescent colours which have a slight hint of glitter in them. The Play-Doh is suitable for children aged 3 years and over, but I recommend adult supervision when young children are using this product.

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        The Super Rainbow pack cost me £9.99 from Argos which I thought was fantastic value for money. You can purchase various different sized packs of Play-Doh from various toy shops and shops such as Argos. I have taken the following prices from Argos but you may find these sized packs cheaper elsewhere.

        * Pack of 4 Play-Doh Tubs - £3.99
        * Pack of 8 Play-Doh Tubs - £5.99
        * Super Rainbow Value Pack (Contains 20 colours) - £9.99 (The item I am reviewing)

        You can use the Play-Doh with various different products, some examples of these are below:

        * Play-Doh Cake Making Station
        * Play-Doh Drill & Fill Play set
        * Play-Doh Magic Swirl Ice Cream Shoppe
        * Play-Doh Candy Cyclone

        Using the Play-Doh
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        The Play Doh comes in bright yellow plastic tubs which has the Play-Doh logo on the front in a bright red colour. The lid of the tub is also made from plastic and corresponds to the colour of the Play-Doh inside the tub. Although the tubs are made from plastic they are reasonably flexible. This pack has 20 1kg tubs of Play-Doh in.When you open the tub of Play-Doh you will notice a large clump of coloured Play-Doh in the tub which doesn't quite fill the whole of the tub but near enough. The Super Rainbow Pack has fantastic range of 20 brightly coloured Play-Doh tubs to play with and includes Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Purples and more colours. There are different shades of Blue, Green and some of the other colours. With the pack you also get 20 accessories which includes shaped cutters, plastic scissors and something called an EZ Moulder which moulds different shapes. There is also a re-useable play mat which is a great idea. The Play-Doh feels cold when taking it out from the tub the first time but feels smooth and very soft. There is a smell to the Play-Doh which I can't describe but I absolutely love the smell of it and always have done. I always find myself smelling the Play-Doh as I play and mould with it. My nephew loves using different accessories to cut out shapes from the Play-Doh. As the Play-Doh is so soft it rolls out very easily and my nephew can do this himself. He likes using the blue and green colours, whereas I used the brighter colours when playing with him. Me and my nephew can spend a good few hours playing with this product and creating various different things. We have created pretend food and cakes with the Play-Doh.

        If you mix the colours of the Play-Doh together you will not be able to separate them so you need to bear this is mind when moulding different objects. Although me and my nephew used various colours we ensure the other colours aren't stuck to the other colour too much so we can pull them apart when we have finished playing with them. The Play-Doh simply squashes back into a ball shape to fit back into the plastic tub it came out from. The plastic tubs keeps the Play-Doh from drying out as once it has dried out you won't be able to use again, so we always ensure all the Play-Doh is put back in their correct tubs with the coloured lids. The Play-Doh isn't messy and can be cleared up quickly and easily. If there are small bits of Play-Doh on the table where we have been playing I get the large ball of Play-Doh and press this on the smaller bits to pick them up. There has been one or two times where the Play-Doh has been trodden into the carpet but if you leave this to dry you can pick the Play-Doh off or use a stiff brush on it and then run the hoover over it to pick the Play-Doh up. If the Play-Doh does get trodden into a carpet do not use water on it, as this will make it worse. Although my nephew plays with the Play-Doh on and off this is a product he enjoys playing with and has done since the age of about 4 years old. When he first started using the Play-Doh we did make sure we supervised him as he had a tendency to lick the Play-Doh but he soon got out of this habit after being told many a times not to do it. We have had this set of Play-Doh for about a year now and it's lasted really well due to keeping the colours in the tubs and ensuring they are sealed properly after use.

        The Accessories
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        You get over 20 different accessories with the Rainbow pack which includes brightly coloured cutters in the shape of different animals, some plastic cutting tools which are blunt but good enough to cut through the Play-Doh. There is also a type of rolling pin where you can added different sections to, to create different patterns and textures. There is also something called an Ez Moulder where you put the Play-Doh in the top of the tube and then used the plunger to push the Play-Doh down. On the end of the moulder you can choose a shape or pattern and the compressed Play-Doh will have moulded into the pattern or the chosen shape. My nephew loves playing with this and creating the turtle shape. The Play Mat included comes rolled up, so you simply need to unroll and maybe secure the ends to ensure it stays flat for the first few times of using it. The mat is made from a shiny plastic which has lots of different coloured animals on made from Play-Doh, this is great for ideas when playing with the Play-Doh. As the Mat is made from plastic it can be wiped clean with a damp cloth and dried off with some kitchen towel.

        Overall Opinion
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        I'm really glad that Play-Doh is still available to purchase as me and my sister used to love playing with this for hours when we were children. I think this is a simple yet fantastic product for children to play with as they can be creative and make a range of different shapes and objects. The range of accessories that you get with this pack is fantastic. The accessories are made from brightly coloured plastic so they can be rinsed under the tap if they need cleaning. I think this is a fantastic product and one I still love playing with, when playing with my nephew. My nephew has also had some of the other products in the Play-Doh range such as the Ice Cream Shoppe which makes mini versions of ice cream sundaes. Some of these games and toys are brilliant that go with the Play-Doh but they need to be cleaned well otherwise you get dry Play-Doh stuck to them which does luckily come off easily. The tubs make great storage containers for other items. We use a few of the tubs to store some of my nephew's art items in such as sequins and paper shapes. If you haven't yet introduced Play-Doh to your children then I would highly recommend it as I'm sure they will enjoy playing with it as much as my nephew does. I can't fault this product in anyway, so I'm going to give it the 5 stars it deserves.


        (review may also appear on ciao)

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          31.10.2011 23:00

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          great product

          As most mothers know it can be tricky when it comes to finding a toy that a child doesn't get bored of and throw in to a corner after five minutes of playing with it.As a mother of a 22 month old energetic little boy I bought this as I thought It would make great playtime and would boost his imaginative skills.I bought this from argos for £9.99 and when I opened it I got more than I expected for my money.It has an assortment of 20 mini size versions of the playdoh in a variety of bright colors.Also comes with shape cutters and scissors and a variety of doh cutting equipment.My son has a great time with this ,I think he finds the texture quite interesting.An there is so much you can do it just depends on your imagination.Another plus side is that if you have carpet it does not get stuck in the carpet it just easily lifts out.The manufacturer recommends this product is for 3+ plus years my son is nearly 2 and I find it is suitable for him if you choose to buy for and under 3 I would say that was fine just as long as there is supervision.

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          26.08.2010 22:57
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          My daughter loves to make things out of plasticine and Play-Doh as well as Moon Sand. She was flicking through the Argos book last Christmas, pen in hand and was circling all the things she would like and the Plah-Doh Super Rainbow value pack was one of them.

          For a start though, do not buy it from Amazon as £16.98 for it is pure extortion! Especially when Argos sell the same thing for £9.99 or you can buy it as part of their ongoing 2 for £15 offer.

          The Play-Doh comes in a nice sturdy box with all the little tubs of Play-Doh displayed with their lids showing so you know which colour you are using. The tubs are not the full sized versions though - they are 1oz versions but you do get a fair bit in them. Also in the box is over 20 different accessories for moulding, shaping, cutting and rolling. All of the accessories are made out of plastic and are mostly green in colour. All the accessories are made for little hands too so are easy for you child to hold and use. The Play-Doh is supposed to be for children of 3 years and up but I think as long as there is adult supervision a child slightly younger could play.

          There are lots of colours available in this set and I can't list them all here and they can be seen in the picture anyway but I was quite excited by the appearance of silver and gold sparkly Play-Doh!

          My daughter loves her Play-Doh and she can spend absolute hours playing with it and making things. Her favourite things to make are worms and snails which I have to say are very good! She still has the little leaflet that comes with the set which gives you ideas of what to make and she has made most of the things on there without much help.

          Play-Doh is a very messy business and it if gets trod into the carpet it is awful to get it up so I suggest laying out a plastic sheet to protect your carpet or if you have a part of your house with wooden flooring then use it out there.

          My daughter has mixed all the colours up now so we no longer have one solid colour but as long as she is happy then that is all that matters. Make sure that you really drum it into your child's head though that if they leave the Playdoh out of the tub the air will dry it out and they won't be able to use it anymore.

          I think this pack is really cheap and an absolute bargain for what it is. I remember buying these 1oz tubs when I was little and there were at least £1.00 each so this is just a true bargain! Highly recommended.

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            21.06.2010 15:11
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            4 stars

            Our family were struggling with things to buy for my daughters recent second birthday as more often than not she just plays with whatever big sister is, so I thought it might be a good opportunity to update their 'crafting box' with some new materials. I didn't specifically ask for play-doh but was happy when she received this pack which included 20 1oz pots of different coloured play-doh.

            The box is fairly sturdy and it has survived being opened and unopened a hundred times since we had it bought. I found that it was easy to store the pots away in once finished with, and they can then be stored in a cupboard out of the way. The box itself comes with some basic accesories such as a cute little rolling pin, some plastic scissors and various knifes, cutters and stencils. All are made out of plastic and I'm more than happy to let both of my children play with them freely.

            Play-doh as we all know is great for children's imagination and they can get hours of fun out of a set like this, however I would recommend buying one of the sets which allows you to mould shapes easily such as the icecream maker or the burger builder (yes really!). We already had the barber shop one which allows them to basically squeeze playdoh out of a mans head to create silly hair. I found that play-doh sets such as these are easy enough for them to operate once they have been shown how to do it (perhaps not for younger children - but 4 year olds+ would manage no problem).

            I find that cheaper alternatives of play-doh often dry out really quickly but the original play-doh brand seems to last for much longer. Also, because play-doh is made out of safe materials, it won't matter (much!) if it gets slightly eaten! We had a close call the other day when we made buns straight after having a play-doh session. I wasn't aware until I went to put them in the oven, that my two year old had added some play-doh to the bun mix!

            The only negative I can think of with play-doh is it if it gets trodden into carpets or rugs it's really difficult to get out. Although we always craft in the kitchen, one of the girls must have had some on the sole of their shoe as I now have a purple plop of play-doh in my living room rug!

            A couple of months ago I came across a book in the library all about making crafting activities out of old play-doh tubs! So don't throw the tubs away once the play-doh is dried out. Try making a clock with the lids as each hour, use the tub as a plant pot or even make a mobile out of the lids!

            £9.99 or in a buy 2 for £15 comination at Argos with several other toys.

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              16.06.2010 22:30
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              Very much enjoyed!

              I've always liked Play Doh, it's something about the smell I think, and I just love it. I don't really buy it often as it significantly cheaper to make you own and currently everyone is trying to economise, well with us it's permanent since we had the children probably until we retire lol. Anyway, it was lovely when someone bought my son this huge pack.

              It was a few weeks before we got chance to sit down and open the pack. There seemed to be endless tiny tubs of various coloured play doh and an array of tools and moulds to help with making the different shapes and people. My Son mostly enjoys making snow men, with his own fair hands, and bears, with the use of a mould. These snowmen and bears then take on the characters from his favourite telly programmes, but I deviate.

              I can't remember exactly how many tubs you get, I didn't count at the time, but we're still working through them now. The play doh comes in all the colours of the rainbow, ranging from red down the scale to deepest purple, but also including black, white, silver and gold. Although half of our tubs have now been melded into one big blob that's a sludge brown, this is the only problem with play doh as oppose to plastercine which is much harder to meld. My three year old son loves to play with it, he can manage the simple tools: scissors, rolling pin, simple moulds, but needs some help with some of the moulds and extruders, (for the uninitiated an extruder is like a syringe but they come with various shaped holes in the end so when the plunger is pressed the play doh comes out in trails of various shapes) as they are more fiddly. My toddler loves to eat it, but as there isn't any toxic ingredients that doesn't matter much. My nieces: 8 and 10, join in if we're playing with it when they pop round, it generally appeals to most people. The girls really make use of the colours as they are able to make much more complex shapes and characters, my son just stipulates what colour he wants each snowman or teddy bear.

              In the main a fun and creative activity that will last a long time. I'm not sure that I would have paid £20 for it but if you consider that you get at least 20 tubs of play doh and probably the same amount of tools again this amounts to about 50p per item, so it is really good value for money. My son has certainly enjoyed it and Uncle Tom Cobbly n all.

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              Play-Doh is a brilliant and fun toy for all ages ^^

              Right everyone I am sure knows what Play-Doh and has had contact with it at some point, which makes reviewing this product kind of tricky. Play-Doh is used for modeling and aimed at children; it is totally safe and is made from non-harmful ingredients so if a rogue child tries to eat it, that's okay!

              Play-Doh can be found in pretty much any colour you can think of and is very easily molded, great for little hands. This Play-DohSuper Rainbow Super Value Pack has 20 small 1oz pots of different coloured Play-Doh. This brilliant selection means that one could make whatever they desire both children and adults alike.

              The set also comes with a few cutters which allows for a more specific manipulation of the clay and brings further depth and encourages further creativity. It is this burst of creativity that is brilliant about Play-Doh, unlike other toys Play-Doh does require the child (or adult) to use their imagination. The tactile nature of Play-Doh also is satisfying, the way it squidges in your hands and is so easily formed, children love this hands on tactile play and it encourages creativity and learning.

              In a modern day home too many children are sat in front of the Television or allowed to play on computer consoles from very young ages. Play-Doh is a key tool and the perfect example for creativity and learning, it is an ark back to an older more simple life and is much more beneficial to a child than a TV set, despite it just looking like a mess (especially in a toddlers hands).

              What is also amazing about this set is the highly competitive price. On Amazon the product is almost £20 yet if you search you can get it for just under £8, which is far cheaper than most third party brands and despite the small pot size there are twenty pots!

              The only negatives I have to offer is the pots may be a little small but if you don't like this I would suggest just getting larger pots instead. The second weakness is that after much playing the Play-Doh does dry out, but nothing lasts forever.

              I would say that Play-Doh is an essential toy for a young child especially in the early years of childhood, the tactile imaginative learning is great for a child and they have loads of fun too, and maybe you will too in the process.

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                26.05.2010 11:49
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                Great for young children

                I decided to buy the Play-Doh by Hasbro for my three year old daughter who loves creative and imaginative play so this was perfect for her, especially since she was getting bored of playing with most of her other toys, most of which she had grown out of. So the Play-Doh was perfect for her and her age.

                I purchased it from Argos priced at £9.99. The play-doh comes presented in a nice sturdy big box with all the mixture of accessories inside.

                Inside the box you get 20 1oz. cans of play-doh compound each being of different colourful colours, and more than 20 accessories such as stencils, shape cutter, moulders, a plastic toy knife for cutting the play-doh with, scissors, and a rolling pin. All of which are of good size for your little ones to easily get hold of. The play-doh is for ages 3 years and over.

                My daughter loves playing with the play-doh and has hours of fun with it making all different shapes and animals such as snakes, tortoise, a dog etc. The possibilities and fun are endless with this wonderful play-doh. I was really surprised as to how many wonderful colours of play-doh there was many of which my daughter was not familiar with so I helped to teach her what the colours where.

                The play-doh can get a little bit messy and get on the floor when being played with, so what I tend to do now is place some old newspapers or and old blanket on the floor so that it would be easier to clean up any mess afterwards.

                Overall, the play-doh is great for creative or imaginative play. There is an excellent selection of colours to play with. You get quite a lot for the price which is not really expensive or to replace and is sure to last your child a long time as my daughter has had hers for a few good month now and it is still play-able apart from the colours being all mixed together.

                I would highly recommend it for anyone starting out or adding to a creative set as it's a worthy buy and your child can have hours of fun playing this.

                I rate this product 5/5 stars

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                  04.02.2010 18:39
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                  a great set

                  My two daughters received this as a gift from Father Christmas last Christmas.

                  It came in a nice big box and even though it was supposed to be a large set I was very surprised when I opened the box to find how much stuff there actually was in there.

                  The box contains;
                  24 tubs of playdoh each of a different colour which I thought was fantastic as I expected it to be just a few colours repeated like I had had in other sets but this was great there were even colours I had never seen before like a silver and gold.
                  18 stencils to use with the play doh to make shapes and patterns, there are lots of variety with this so it can be used to create many different things and keep children entertained for a long time.
                  A rolling pin and scissors.

                  I was really impressed with this set and found that my two daughters aged 5 and 6 would play hours with it on there own or with an adult, it is easy to clean up after and my only real disappointment was that there are only one rolling pin in the set, it would have been nice if there had been two rolling pins as this is a set suitable for more than 1 child to play with at a time.

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                    12.01.2010 22:24

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                    I would definatley buy this again and again

                    Such a great pack at a great price. My 1 year old had this for christmas and loves it!
                    The variety of colours is quite suprising, I never remember gold and silver play doh as a kid, and illuminous colours too! The pots are small but Ive found as long as you're careful with colour mixing and putting lids back on it lasts.
                    You get lots of accessories in this pack, not shown in the picture. A great selection of cutters, rolling pins, a mat, and some animals to push the play doh through to give them spikes (hedgehogs etc). Ive thrown the mat away as it seemed useless, it comes rolled up and was very difficult to lay flat, it is also quite small. Some of the accessorries are hard for younger kids to use, like the one where you push play doh through it to make a sausage shape, but my little one loves to watch it pop out the end!
                    Ive always found play doh to be quite expensive but I would definately recommend this to people.

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                    Great value for money

                    I purchased this for my children 5 and 2 one rainy day to keep them occupied.

                    I am sure that everyone knows what play doh is so I do not need to tell you but just in case you don't it is a soft dough that is coloured and can be used to make a number of things and it is reusable.

                    What I like about this set is that everything is their that is needed for your child to be able to play and at the price it is great value for money!

                    The tubs are only miniature tubs but they have enough play doh in them to make a couple of things per tub, and it means that storage is easy, although the box that the play doh comes in is great for storing all the tubs and accessories away in.

                    It comes with a vast array of colours some of which you would not think they would make - such as gold and silver but they do and they are great additions to the normal colours that you find! What I do like about having so many smaller tubs is really they do not need to be opened all at the same time so they tend to last longer from drying out but there are still enough tubs for my 2 children to play with without falling out with each other.

                    One of my favourite things about this set is because of the colour range the children can use their imagination a lot more and create more things which they cannot tend to do with the larger limited colour tubs.

                    The accessories that come with this range from different shape cutters, rolling pin, 3D presses - we had a teddy bear one and another one and some other bits that make patterns, spaghetti dough and other things.

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                    Get creative with this bargain!!

                    I'm quite sure that everyone has heard of Play-Doh and most people (especially if you have children!) will have had a play with it! So, as you will all no doubt know, Play-Doh is a modeling compound aimed mainly at young children. It comes in a variety of different colours and be used to model just about anything! My daughters (2 and almost 4) have always loved Play-Doh (and so do I lol). Our current batch of colours were starting to dry out a little so I was very happy when our youngest daughter opened her birthday pressie from her Nana last week to find the Play-Doh Super Value Rainbow Pack.

                    So what is it? The Play-Doh Super Rainbow Value Pack is a pack of 20 1oz pots of Play-Doh along with a big batch of accessories to use with the dough. The pots are slightly smaller than the standard size that you can buy individually or in smaller sets but with so many colours you really are getting a lot of dough with this. The accessories include a variety of cutters, extruders, a rolling pin and a tool to make a 3D teddy!

                    Good points? The first good point I'd have to say is the value for money. Even the other cheaper brands of Play-Doh would struggle to beat this bargain! The whole set retails for £9.99 in Argos at the moment but is also included in their two toys for £15 offer so you could by the Rainbow pack for as little as £7.50!

                    Secondly, there is a huge variety of colours in the set so you really have the opportunity to get creative here. That along with all the cutters, etc is fantastic and will easily entertain kids (and adults!) on a rainy afternoon.

                    The best thing though about this kind of toy is that children really have to get their imaginations going to make the toy work. It's a bit like the old cardboard box syndrome where children would often leave the new toy in favour of playing with the box! Young children really do have fantastic imaginations and this is a great activity to really let them run wild with ideas and see what they can come up with! For example, we spent ages yesterday with our (almost) 4 year old daughter trying to make the best hat to fit the Play-Doh snowman we'd just crafted! And even much younger children who may not be able to make any recognisable models still love to roll the dough around, turn it into sausages and just feel it squidge through their fingers.

                    Bad things? Well, I read a review on Argos' own website where someone had rated the pack quite negatively but this seemed mostly down to it being trampled into the carpet and her daughter neglecting to put the lids back on the pots... Yes, it can be a pain to get off of carpets and yes, it will dry out if left in the air for too long BUT I'd say these are a very small negative point on what is actually a fantastic toy! I can't really come up with any negatives myself - it's all good as far as I'm concerned!!

                    Overall I'd say Play-Doh in general is a fantastic toy to allow children to really get creative. And the Super Rainbow Value Pack in particular is a brilliant set that will provide hours of fun for a fantastic price.

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                  • Product Details

                    Creativity pack will turn an ordinary day into a colourful and creative extravaganza! Includes 20 1oz. cans of compound and more than 20 accessories.