lol. This made me laugh.
I think maybe it's all about the "accessories." Playdoh can be much enhanced by a pair of dull scissors, some dull knives, and birthday candles (among many other things, but those are the favorites in our house).
I am totally going to bring out the birthday candles and plastic knives and stuff. They are very intrigued by knives and cutting right now anyway, so I bet they will dive right in. Thanks for the idea!