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10 Ways to Play With Teddy Bears – National Teddy Bear Day

Happy National Teddy Bear Day! Teddy bears are classic toys that provide comfort and soft snuggles to kids of all ages. Here are 10 fun, classic ways to play with teddy bears. If you can, #ShareABear with a child in need.

10 Ways to Play With Teddy Bears

Our kiddo has plenty of toys, but one thing that he did not have was a teddy bear. Yes, I’m serious. He snuggles with all sorts of toys, and has even been known to sneak matchbox cars and trains into the bed at night. But there’s something soothing and comforting about a teddy bear, and I was so excited when we received these super soft, super snuggly teddy bears.

Snuggle is on a mission to #ShareABear with thousands of children in need. They’re donating 5,000 bears to charity, and we’re spreading the word! Snuggle® is the brand of premium-quality fabric conditioning that enables Moms to create even more snuggle-up moments. Only Snuggle delivers Snuggly Softness® and long-lasting freshness at a noticeable value to the leading brand.

Here’s our kiddo when he received his Snuggle bear.


As you can see, he was more than a little excited to hug and play with his newfound friend. But if your kiddo’s teddy bear has fallen to the wayside, you may just need a few fun play ideas to get them interested in their old friend again. Here are 10 kid-tested (and kid-loved!) ways to play with a teddy bear.

10 Ways to Play with Teddy Bears

1. Dress up the bear.
2. Take the bear on a picnic.
3. Play doctor! A teddy bear makes a great patient.
4. Play school. Teach the teddy bear how to do something.
5. Go for a ride in the yard or driveway. Let the teddy bear on the bike or ride-on vehicle and take a little trip.
6. Draw a picture of the teddy bear.
7. Read a favorite bedtime story to the bear.
8. Host a tea party with the teddy bear as the guest of honor.
9. Take pictures of the bear with a play camera.
10. Push the teddy bear on the swings, or put him in the sandbox for some outdoor fun.

ShareABear for Teddy Bear Day

Will you share your teddy bear memories and stories?  #ShareABear is a movement to show the world that something as small as gifting a teddy bear can brighten one’s day! Snuggle Bear will be making the world a softer place by personally donating teddy bears to people who need them most.

HOWEVER, Since Snuggle Bear can only spread the teddy bear magic so far, everyone’s help is needed! Snuggle is asking fans to share their favorite teddy bear memories through photos, stories, and videos the entire month of SeptemBEAR. Share  your memory here!