Which toy was originally used to clean fireplace soot off of walls?

Which toy was originally used to clean fireplace soot off of walls?

Sock Monkey

Slinky

Glow Stick

Play-Doh

A manufacturing company named Kutol in Cincinnati pivoted to remarket their soot cleaner to a children’s molding toy we now know as Play-Doh. It didn’t sell very well at first, but sales skyrocketed after Play-Doh was featured on the children’s show “Captain Kangaroo” in 1958.

Answer: The correct answer is Play-Doh

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