Play with your Thinking Putty at home, school, work, the car, anywhere! Bring your Thinking Putty with you to work or school and leave it on your desk. You'll find yourself tearing off a handful and using it to have fun and relieve stress while your brain ponders infinite creative possibilities.
Yes. Thinking Putty is made and manufactured entirely in the USA from top-shelf materials sourced from industry-leading vendors. We take product purity and regulatory compliance very seriously. We are certified compliant with ASTM F963 and EU standards EN 71 Parts 1, 2 & 3 which cover tests for toy safety. Our product is CPSIA-compliant with all regulations.
Thinking Putty contains no latex, gluten, wheat compounds, or phthalates. It is safe for use by people with sensitivity to wheat or latex.
While the exact list of ingredients in each Thinking Putty is proprietary, we are happy to provide you with the most common ingredient requests NOT FOUND in our products:
Gluten or wheat compounds
Eggs & Egg Shells
Nut & Nut Oil
Sesame & Sesame Oil
Fish or Shellfish
D&C Red Dye #40
Our product is not made with peanuts, tree nuts, or peas, however we cannot verify that employees handling the packaging of the product did not eat nuts before handling. All employees wear gloves and wash their hands, but our assembly does not happen in a food grade assembly facility, so we prefer not to offer any guarantees of cross-contamination.
In addition, our formulas do not contain any of the following ingredients which are often safe for humans but known to be hazardous to dogs or cats:
Yes! Thinking Putty is loved by everyone and is safe for children ages three and up. Like all creative toys, Thinking Putty can get messy if left alone with young children. Thinking Putty should not be used by children under three years of age for this reason and should always be used by older children with supervision.
We recommend using surgical spirits from the chemist.
It is the easiest way to remove Thinking Putty from skin, hair, and fabrics.
For hair or skin, pour a liberal amount of surgical spirits over the putty. Use the flat part of a credit card or the back of a butter knife to help remove the putty from skin; use a comb to help remove the putty from hair.
Please see video below but please note, if you are in the UK use surgical spirits (same thing as rubbing alcohol but different name)
For fabric, spot test first. If safe, liberally pour the surgical spirits onto the putty and use the flat part of a credit card or back of a butter knife to get the bigger pieces off. Then apply more surgical spirits and rub the area with a cloth until nothing remains. This may take several applications but the surgical spirits will dissolve the putty and help release it from the fabric.
Unfortunately, the answer is yes. Thinking Putty is best left in its tin when it is not being used. But if it does stay on fabric for an extended period of time, once the putty itself is removed, certain pigments in different colours of Thinking Putty can stain certain fabrics. As with any product, we suggest watching children when they are playing with it to make sure it is not left on fabric for a long period of time. Feel free to contact us for additional help.
No way! Thinking Putty is silicone-based, not clay- or earth-based like other modeling compounds. Thinking Putty will never dry out or crumble. The only reason to keep it in a closed container is to offer protection from dirt, dust, and hair that may otherwise accumulate.