Plasticine vs Playdough - What's the difference?

plasticine | playdough |


As nouns the difference between plasticine and playdough

is that plasticine is a brand of modelling clay, a putty-like modelling material made from calcium salts, petroleum jelly and fatty acids while playdough is modeling clay for children.

plasticine

Noun

(en noun)
  • modelling clay.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1909, title=The Teaching of Geography, author=William James Sutherland citation
  • , passage=Models; how to make paper pulp models; salt and flour models; sand models; plasticine models; chalk and pencil models.}}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1920, author=D. H. Lawrence, title=
  • , passage=Hermione Roddice suggested we should ask Gudrun to teach her to draw and to model in clay. You know Winnie is astonishingly clever with that plasticine stuff. Hermione declares she is an artist.}}

    playdough

    English

    Alternative forms

    *playdoh

    Noun

  • Modeling clay for children.