Researchers discover why people like to hug cute things like stuffed animals

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One of the primary associations when hearing the words “stuffed animal” usually are hugs and cuteness. Researchers have found out why people love to hug cute things like stuffed animals. Almost all people like to squeeze and hug closely cute … Continued

Seven great real stories about stuffed animals

People often have real connections with their favorite stuffed animals. This translates into interesting stories that are showing how important stuffies are. Most people tend to shy away from sharing experiences or stories with their stuffed animals and teddy bears. … Continued

Build-A-Bear recalls stuffed animals over choking hazard

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More than 34,000 stuffed animals made by Build-A-Bear are recalled because there is a choking hazard. The company says it’s about a specific toy. The Starbrights Dragon stuffed animal is the toy line in question. It is a blue dragon, … Continued

Build-A-Bear launches its first line of scented teddy bears

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Build-A-Bear Workshop will partner with Celessence Technologies to bring a new line of scented teddy bears to its stores worldwide starting from 2016. The new line of scented teddy bears is scheduled to be in the stores in time for … Continued

Winnie the Pooh celebrates his 89th birthday

On October 14th 1926 the first book about Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne was published. Winnie was the actual name of a teddy bear owned by Milne’s son Christopher Robin. Yes, the book’s main characters were based on real … Continued

Stuffed animals help police department aid children

The police in Sioux Falls is amongst the growing number of departments that use stuffed animals to comfort children in traumatic situations. The department recently got a big donation of stuffies thanks to a local business, KDLT News reports. As … Continued