If you are a lover and collector of teddy bears like us, we hope that you will stay in-touch and share your teddy bear news and stories with us on social media.
As teddy bear enthusiasts we have spent an extraordinary amount of time researching our obsessions with bears and the wonderful asset they have become in our every day lives. See our blog list below.
Being true 'arctophiles' we have also made a few short videos featuring our mascot bear, Ozwald Steiff. When making these clips we don't take ourselves too seriously as film directors. Our clips are purely made for fun and our contribution to the wacky world of social media.
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Read our Google blog about the ten things you need to know about teddy bear ownership.
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Teddy bears have long been utilised as comforting companion objects for young children and can help them transition through stages of early childhood development such as attending day care or visiting medical clinics for the first time.
We discuss the way our little furry friends help children cope with fear of the unknown see our Goggle blog:
Discover some basic tips on cleaning teddy bears according age & type.
Not all teddy bears are made of the same materials and care should be taken particularly with older bears.
Once you know your teddy bears componants it's a relatively straightforward procedure.
Read our latest blog is about Teddy Bear Therapy discussing how teddy bears became a symbol of love and care.
We have also been researching why teddy bears are given as therapeutic gifts during times of hardship and tragedy, and how charity teddy bears have been comforting children and adults through catastrophic events for many decades.
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We spend much of our spare time knitting trauma bears to give to local services and charities. These are simple bears for police, ambulance and health care workers to give to children they work with. These soft, hug-able bears help provide reassurance, relieve anxiety and promote feelings of nurture and love during times of crisis.
Read our blog to discover how we develop a need for teddy bears and how they help the young, elderly and even our fellow mammals cope and adapt in stressful situations.
Discover why we feel the way we do about teddy bears and how to tell if a teddy bear is the right gift for your loved one.