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Learn about the history of teddy bears, how they are made, and how you can make your own.
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Angelica: Popular Associations with the Teddy bear are made with former President Theodore Roosevelt. Teddy was an avid hunter and upon returning from a fruitless hunt he was encourage to bring a small gift at the finely crafted personalized bear.
I am Angelica for watchmojo.com and today I am here Ataliate22 to handcraft my own bear. So, I am here with Melanie Ataliate22 and she is going to help me make a bear. The first step is to select the bear, the bear is the most traditional but you also have animals from barnyard and jungle which are very popularized well.
Melanie: Yes, they were popular too.
Melanie: It is depend the day of that day.
Angelica: Okay, Great! So, I see somebody here in the first section it is going to pile up, so I am going to pick this one, and as you can see they are not stuff right away because stuffing is part of the magic.
Melanie: Do you want soft or squeeze bear?
Angelica: Yes, I want the squeeze bear.
Melanie: Squeeze bear, okay no problem. Okay, you just press on the end on.
Melanie: Are you ready?
Angelica: Yes, do as so I just current to motion or I do always no stop and go.
Melanie: No, you keep your foot.
Angelica: Okay, so I keep the foot and you maneuver.
Angelica: Are you ready
Melanie: Okay. It is just make a hug this for very five to your friend is okay.
Angelica: I think it is very fine okay.
Melanie: Now, it is the time to make a secret wish. You just put—choose a magic star or an angel. The red is full of purple for having this, yellow for L, Pink for friendship or blue for creature or you have the angel. The angel is for protection is like a guardian angel.
Angelica: Okay, thank you.
Melanie: Which one do you want?
Angelica: Oh, I would like to choose red for love.
Melanie: Oh. Yes, okay. Just come here. Just have the red star. You put on your forehead.
Angelica: On my forehead?
Melanie: Yes, you close your eyes and you make a wish.