Play Doh + Marshmallow Eye = Fun!?

November 1, 2009
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How can you NOT laugh at this photo?

How can you NOT laugh at this photo?

Do you ever go back to your online photo albums and search for a photo? I searched and found this photo. I search in the October 2006 folder and found a true Halloween memory!

Let me tell you the back story on this beauty… The photo is from 2006. I was in a “my kids eat too much candy phase and I will not buy candy for Halloween.” Mean Moms of the World Unite! My kids were NOT happy when I told them I would hand out PlayDoh instead of candy. I purchased a huge bag of tiny Play Doh tubs to give out. Note: The tubs were a hit with young and old and were the topic of conversation for months.

Anyway back to the photo. While trick-or-treating my then 10-year-old, 8-year-old, and 3-year-old went to a house where they were given marshmallow eye balls. My husband said that the kids talked about the eye balls all the way home. 

Once home it was like a science experiment as Play Doh met eye ball to create weird eye prosthesis??? The kids had the best time placing the Play Doh on different parts of the body. My 8-year-old walked in to a wall while wearing both eye prosthesis. Ouch!  

3 Responses to Play Doh + Marshmallow Eye = Fun!?

  1. joy on November 3, 2009 at 11:05 am

    I love the idea of giving out those mini-tubs of Play Doh! Awesome!

    Stopping by from the SITS Halloween Parade :o )

  2. amber on November 9, 2009 at 11:18 pm

    I like the play doh idea. And that picture? Priceless!

  3. [...] it fun, NOT about making it perfect and getting it all done. And Jill has a great reminder… You can make anything fun for kids, read how her kids had the best time playing with Halloween Play-Doh. Katja PresnalKatja [...]

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