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Teddy Bear Activities for Your Child

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We all have that one toy that acts or acted as our companion on various occasions when we needed them the most. On September 9th  we celebrated Teddy Bear day – a day to remember the teddy bears we once had or to celebrate our children’s teddy bears that they tightly hold for comfort. Since teddy bears are so important we think that they should be celebrated beyond just September 9th.  After all it’s not only humans who receive comfort from teddy bears – animals do too! We love this adorable article of how a sloth makes a companion out of a teddy bear and holds on to it day and night.

Why not celebrate the love of teddy bears with your child this weekend?

Teddy Bear Party Ideas:

  • Throw a teddy bear tea party with apple juice and invite your child’s and his friends to bring their teddy bears.
  • Have a teddy bear parade. Put your child’s teddy in her stroller, decorate the stroller and walk around the block with your child. The more people in your parade the better!
  • Sing a teddy bear song. We love this one that was given to us by a Kolcraft Mom.

To the tune of Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Pick your bear up off the ground

And go dancing all around

Hold him high and hold him low

Twirl him fast and twirl him slow

‘Round and ’round and ’round you go

When you dance, don’t let him go.

Happy Teddy Bear Cuddling!

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18 Responses to “Teddy Bear Activities for Your Child”

  1. christine jessamine September 16, 2012 at 6:42 pm #

    my daughter is a teddy bear fanatic. these are great ideas to make things more fun for her

  2. Sara Wood September 17, 2012 at 7:36 am #

    I love the teddy bear song! very cute.

  3. Laura Miller September 17, 2012 at 3:02 pm #

    So cute! I just love Teddy Bears!!!! My daughter carries a blankie instead.

  4. Larissa September 17, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    Cute song! I would love to sing that with my preK class!

  5. Larissa September 17, 2012 at 3:38 pm #

    Cute song! I would love to sing that with my class! Teddy bears are a favorite theme.

  6. Erica September 17, 2012 at 4:16 pm #

    I am not sure where to comment about the Jeep Jogger but I would love to win it and I need to it would be so prefect.

  7. Liz L. September 17, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    I love the teddy bear song.

  8. Jamie September 17, 2012 at 5:34 pm #

    Love this idea. The teddy bear song is a total classic!

  9. courtney b September 18, 2012 at 7:34 am #

    so adorable.. love the pic too

  10. Jodi Flaherty September 18, 2012 at 10:22 am #

    Both of my boys have teddy blankets- what a great song idea! They will love it!

  11. nickie September 18, 2012 at 11:54 pm #

    These are some great ideas

  12. joanne major September 19, 2012 at 7:34 pm #

    i love all the ideas my granddaughter loves playing with her teddy bear

  13. Valerie Taylor Mabrey September 20, 2012 at 2:33 pm #

    I love the whole thought of having Teddy join in on more fun then just at bedtime.

  14. kathy pease September 21, 2012 at 7:37 pm #

    very creative and fun ideas any child would love these activities, it sounds like so much more fun than teddy just sitting on the bed ;)

  15. lana September 27, 2012 at 5:49 am #

    Awesome ideas need to try them out with my three year old

  16. Swissmiss27 September 28, 2012 at 12:58 pm #

    Love these ideas!

  17. Jaclyn Reynolds October 5, 2012 at 10:02 pm #

    Very sweet! My kids love interacting with plush toys!!

  18. caitlin tate October 7, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

    greatideas!

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