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Play-Doh States of America: Celebrating the 4th of July with Icons from Across the Country (PHOTOS)

There’s no single way to celebrate the greatness of the United States of America — and the clever folks over at Play-Doh weren’t about to reinvent the wheel.

Which is why they asked their fans on Facebook to vote on what they felt was worth celebrating about each individual state. Starting on Memorial Day, they polled different groups from coast to coast about the icons that most represented the spirit of the states, and the winners were sculpted — out of Play-Doh, of course — into a comprehensive map of the country.

Happy 4th of July — and have some fun looking at the Play-Doh map of the United States, as well as some of the individually sculpted state icons:

 

  • Red, White and Play-Doh 1 of 12
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    A country-wide celebration of icons sculpted out of Play-Doh compound.

  • The Play-Doh States of America 2 of 12
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    Happy 4th of July!

  • Kansas 3 of 12
    Play-Doh-Kansas-Wizard-of-Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

  • New York 4 of 12
    Play-Doh-New-York-Statue-of-Liberty

    The Statue of Liberty

  • Hawaii 5 of 12
    Play-Doh-Hawaii-Lei

    Lei

  • California 6 of 12
    Play-Doh-Califonia-Golden-Gate-Bridge

    The Golden Gate Bridge

  • South Dakota 7 of 12
    Play-Doh-South-Dakota-Rushmore

    Mt. Rushmore

  • Oregon 8 of 12
    Play-Doh-Oregon-Oregon-Trail

    The Oregon Trail

  • Colorado 9 of 12
    Play-Doh-Colorado-Rocky-Mountains

    The Rocky Mountains

  • Nevada 10 of 12
    Play-Doh-Nevada-Las-Vegas

    Las Vegas

  • Texas 11 of 12
    Play-Doh-Texas-Alamo

    The Alamo

  • Washington 12 of 12
    Play-Doh-Washington-Space-Needle

    The Space Needle

 

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