Soft toys like teddy bears need careful handling and cleaning in order to maintain their colour and soft texture. Many have a care label with laundering instructions depending on what the toys is made from. Most plush toys should be washed with mild detergent, whether by hand or machine. Be careful to follow instructions to avoid ruining the toy. The following are general care tips to follow:
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As the school holidays approach many parents are looking for ideas on how to keep their children occupied over a rainy school holiday break without taking out a second mortgage. Here are some useful craft supplies to stock up on, to keep the kids amused for as long as possible.
If your children have not learned to knit yet, this could be a great time to teach them. Head into the craft store and pick up some thick knitting needles so that they can get started on some winter projects such as a chunky woollen scarf.