How it was accidentally invented.
Who Invented Play-Doh?
Noah and Joseph McVicker invented Play-Doh in the 1930s. It was originally used for cleaning wallpaper, but now we children use it to amuse themselves.
- Joseph McVicker learned that his sister, a schoolteacher, used the material for modeling dough.
- Play-Doh recipe is top secret.
- It was first used to take coal off of the wallpaper.