Arts & Crafts Magazine

Kata Kata Mutiara Paling Kece Maret 2014

By Kinderpendent
Learning with Teddy Bears & Incentives Teddy bears are teaching our children. More teachers are pulling out all the stops these days to get the kids involved with learning. That includes adding teddy bear items for them to count, help them read and just about anywhere else in the class that they can find a place for them.
Elementary teachers are even including teddy bears as theme units and inviting the children to bring their teddy bears to school on certain days. Everyone knows that the first years of school are the scariest for a young child and by bringing a friendly face to the class it might help them adjust a bit faster. Children love their bears and seem to talk more when they have a comfort item.
If you are a parent of a child that doesn’t want to read to you every day try encouraging him/her to read to their teddy bears. This helps you know that they are still reading out loud, but you aren’t forcing them to do something they don’t want. By reading picture books about teddy bears you can  keep their interest but have them discuss what you just read with you. There are even Talking tutor teddy bears that will help encourage your child to do the problems. This is just like the old, “Teddy Ruxpin” doll except he does every subject. As your child gets a problem right the teddy bear raises a flag up into the air.
Teddy bears are also being used more as rewards for a child that does good work. You might find teddy bear stickers, stuffed teddy bears, notebooks in the shapes of bear and many other items. Make sure you don’t Kata Kata Mutiara give rewards out every day or they’ll get use to it. Give them as a reward every once in a while so that they are always trying hard to earn those teddy bears.
Learn How to Start Collecting Teddy bears If you are looking for a hobby, collecting teddy bears can be a lot of fun. It doesn’t take much to start your own teddy bear collection. In fact, you probably have a small one going on right now. Take a look around your room. Notice anything? That’s right, you’ve been collecting stuffed teddy bears over the years without even realizing it.
As a child many adults tend to buy teddy bears as gifts, even as you become a teenager you probably had someone give you one or two. Boyfriends tend to purchase teddy bears to show how much they care and because they know their girlfriend will think they are cute. Once you’ve become an adult you already have a collection of teddy bears waiting for you to pick up and continue on.
Children may want to collect teddy bears just because they like they way they look and can play with them. Some will want teddy bears to protect them late at night when all the scary stuff comes out in the dark, while others will simply place them on a shelf to look at. Teddy bears can help a child confide in someone if she/he is depressed, remember teddy bears will never tell.  
You can find many teddy bears inside stores of all types from Wal-Mart to your local craft stores. Keep in mind if you are looking at homemade teddy bears they will be more expensive. By going to department stores to your local talent shops you can find some nice teddy bear to collect. Prices will range from as low as a dollar to a few hundreds. You can also find a few online at places like eBay, Amazon or by simply doing a search for whatever type of teddy bear you are wanting.
Museums always have gift shops inside with all the latest merchandise from the area, which includes teddy bears. You’ll probably be able to find one that’s just for that museum and possibly a limited edition. But be careful, sometimes a museum can be pretty steep in their prices for something that you can buy cheaper outside the museum.
If you are really serious about collecting teddy bears, buy a few books on the subject so you never get charged over the price.  Do your homework first before purchasing a collectors teddy bear.  This way you can save your money for one that you really want.

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog