You asked: How do you knit a trauma teddy?

How do you make trauma teddies?

Trauma Teddies should be stuffed with a polyester monofilament (Dacron) fibre approved by Red Cross. Never use bean bag filling, corn, stockings, foam rubber nor cut up rags. Tear the filling into small pieces and fluff it up before filling the legs and body. The Teddy should be firm, but not too hard.

What is a trauma Teddy?

Trauma Teddies is a partnership between Children 1st and Police Scotland aiming to provide comfort and support to any child affected by traumatic or distressing events in Scotland. … This will help Police Officers build a relationship and turn the experience from a negative into something positive.

What can I knit for charity?

8 Ways to Knit or Crochet for Charity

  • Raise Awareness for Heart Disease. Cute babies in red hats-oh, my! …
  • Provide Comfort to Premature Babies. …
  • Send Blankets to Children. …
  • Provide for the Homeless. …
  • Donate Afghans for Afghans. …
  • Keep Chickens Warm. …
  • Help Dogs Get Adopted. …
  • Comfort Animals Around the World.

What can I use to stuff a teddy bear?

What can I use as a toy filling?

  • Polyester / Acrylic toy stuffing.
  • Cotton stuffing.
  • Wool.
  • Fabric Scraps.
  • Bamboo.
  • Old Socks.
  • Old Clothes shredded.
  • An old stuffed toy.
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