Worried about how your child will learn the meaning of democracy? Hasbro believes it has a solution.
Worried about how your child will learn the meaning of democracy?
Hasbro believes it has a solution.
The company recently launched its Play-Doh Colorful Campaign 2000 and is
soliciting votes nationally from kids and ’kids-at-heart’ for their
favorite Play-Doh colors.
As part of the effort, designed to commemorate Play-Doh’s 45th
anniversary, second- and third-graders were asked to develop campaigns
for each of Play-Doh’s 10 colors, including Blue Lagoon and Party Hat
Purple. But instead of the usual election-year speeches, the children
tried to get their messages across through dances and poems, with the
first grade serving as a non-partisan audience. Perhaps if conservative
activist Gary Bauer had conducted his campaign that way, he’d still be
in the race.
Voting will last through June, and the winning four colors will be
featured in the ’Play-Doh Kids Favorites Four-Pack.’ Now, if Hasbro can
just figure out a way to stop the children from eating the