Teddy Bear Day: The Childhood Companion Has a Day for His Own

Is your teddy bear has a birthday?

If you’re not aware, we also have a teddy bear day.

As a toy that symbolizes romance for all ages, it deserves a special day to celebrate his presence only. And it lies on 10th February – just 4 days ahead of Valentine’s Day.

People usually get confused by the date. Because some source has mentioned the International Teddy Bear Day lies on September 9th. So, which one is the right one? The answer is, both dates are true. Even though both celebrations has slightly different aspects. So let’s talk about the details.

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The International Teddy Bear Day is celebrated annually on September 9th. The day is to celebrate the presence of the lovable toy which had been a childhood friend to a lot of people. It’s a popular day and known better than 10th February Teddy Day. If you look back to the history, the bear is named after US former president, Theodore Roosevelt, because he refused to shoot an American black bear when he was hunting on Mississippi, 1902. Then the incident was drawn into a cartoon by Clifford Berryman.  He made the bear looks cuter and far from a dangerous look. Morris Michtom who saw the cartoon inspired to create a cute bear toy and named it after the president – which is our teddy bear now.

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Besides the famous International Teddy Bear Day, the toy also has a more romantic day for himself. Being everyone’s childhood companion awards it as a universal romantic item. By giving teddy bears to someone in Valentine’s Day or their birthday means you give a bunch of warm love to them. That what makes teddy has its own special place on Valentine’s Week.

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Valentine’s Week is a 6 days celebration of love. It consists of 6 days that represent 6 romantic elements of love – rose, proposal, chocolate, teddy bear, promise, hug, kiss, and love. Teddy Bear day is the 4th day of the week and it celebrates the teddy alone. There will be a special treat by giving teddy bears to one’s dearest person, cuddling all day with your teddy, many unique things you could do with the lovable toy.

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It’s always a good idea to give it as a sweet gift to your loved one on the romantic day. But it’s always a good idea to add a special touch to the gift – by putting a sweet greeting card on it. You can even order it online now. It’s very easy! Websites like gaekon.com has great designers that could make an awesome greeting card just like how you want it to be.

Do you have a teddy bear? How special it’s for you? Tell us your stories by leaving a comment below. We would love to hear your thoughts, stories and experiences with your teddy bear.

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