What's the difference between Playdough and modeling clay?
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Just so, is modeling clay the same as Play Doh?
The only similarities this modeling clay has to play-doh is that you can mold it. This clay is very light and pliable and can be dried. When it dries it does not have the same cracks that appear on the play-doh.It also does not stick to carpets and food and hair like play doh does.
Subsequently, question is, can you use playdough as clay? Creations can be saved by letting them air dry; however, the material used will crack as it hardens. Play doh is bested use for temporary designs that can be destroyed after building. Polymer clay is a non-toxic modeling clay that can be hardened by cooking it in the oven. It has a polyvinyl chloride base.
Similarly, you may ask, is clay better than play dough?
Play-Doh can be used without using water to keep it pliable. It is designed to be re-used and good for play. Clay has a different textural feel and is best used with water. Play-Doh is generally designed to be non-toxic so may be a better option for young children.
What is modeling clay used for?
Modelling clay is any of a group of malleable substances used in building and sculpting. The material compositions and production processes vary considerably.