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First-ever World Play-Doh Day celebrates creativity Sept. 16

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This year marks the first-ever World Play-Doh Day on September 16 to inspire artists from across the globe to pop open a can and get creative. 

Hasbro has celebrated the recognized 'National' Play-Doh day since 2006, but the excitement around the childhood staple has grown beyond national barriers, the company said.

World Play-Doh Day fun facts:

  • Two billion Play-Doh cans have been sold since 1956. That's enough to reach the moon and back three times.
  • Four colors started it all: red, blue, yellow and white. Now the Play-Do brand has over 50 colors. 
  • The Play-Doh brand was born in 1956. 
  • There are three main ingredients in the compound: water, flour and salt. 
  • You would need more than 631 million Play-Doh cans to circle all the way around the world. 
  • 172 pennies can fit into one PLay-Doh can. 
  • Play-Doh was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 1998. 

To learn more about Play-Doh and #WorldPlayDohDday visit Hasbro.com/PlayDoh

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