Wednesday, April 2, 2014
It's Autism Awareness Month - Go Blue!
To honor the blue, we thought we'd introduce you to our big blue Giant Teddy bears since April is Autism Awareness Month, and April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day. This year, many individuals, companies and even cities are joining in to Light it up Blue for Autism, with lots of world landmarks bathed in beautiful blue lights.
What does the face of Autism look like? Beautiful, like any other face in the world.
Are you ready for some big adorable blue-ness? They don't light up - but people's faces sure light up when they see these big blue Giant Teddy bears!
|Marty Shags is one cool big blue bear!|
Meet Marty Shags: he loves to make people smile, is a bit of a night owl, eats every oatmeal chocolate chip cookie on the plate in record time before you ever get a bite, and is one of the nicest bears we know.
|Marty Shags getting in the holiday spirit!|
Meet Happy Cuddles: he lives up to his name with one of the happiest outlooks you'll ever find! Happy likes old fashioned board games with friends and family, riding in convertibles so the wind ruffles his blue fur, and is totally into the Harry Potter series.
|Happy Cuddles being silly at Halloween|
|Happy Cuddles was nominated for Giant Teddy Homecoming King!|
|Happy Cuddles is always happy to make new friends!|
Meet Sammy Chubs: he recently rescued a kitten from a tree and has had all the girl bears sighing over what a hero he is - of course it helps that he's a totally adorable big chubby blue bear too! Sammy is our movie trivia buff, and seems to really love movies from the iconic 1980's (he can quote a lot of movie lines!)
|You want to hug and squeeze him, don't you? Sammy Chubs has that impact on everyone!|
Meet Shorty Hugs: he is everybody's pal, and has a big heart for anyone who needs a helping paw. Shorty loves to grab a quick game of basketball with some of the other big bears, and he is a big fan of Picasso's Blue period.
|Aren't the hearts on Shorty Hugs' scarf so cute?!|
Giant Teddy has a mission of spreading love and joy through our big bears, which come in all sizes, colors and styles... just like people! It makes the world a lot more fun, don't you think?
For more information about Autism, there are a number of excellent resources available online, including AutismSpeaks.org