National Hug a Bear Day is celebrated on November 7 of every year. Hug a Bear Day is a created to understand the benefits of hugging. We human beings always love to be hugged. Because it gives us warmth, comfort and makes us feel loved. Hence, National Hug A Bear Day is a perfect day to give a tight hug to your loved ones and also your cute teddy bears.
“Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them.” – Natalie Portman
History of National Hug a Bear Day
The origin and the founder of National Hug a Bear Day is still unknown. Hug a Bear Day is not a day to embrace the massive, dangerous and angry beast – Bears. Hug a Bear Day is a day to give a tight hug to your loved ones and your favorite teddy bear. The ancient Egyptians have recognized for the making of first plush toys. Even though there are no remains of stuffed toys have been invented in Egypt, paintings on the monuments suggest they did own animal toys. Modern stuffed animals were first released in the year 1830, but they were handmade with cloth and straw. In 1880, Germany started manufacturing stuffed animals that closely resembled the cute toys that we still purchase today. Stuffed animals were not popular in the US until 1906, when President Theodore Roosevelt inspired the production of the first “Teddy Bear.”
Other Celebrations on November 7
November 7 is also celebrated as
- International Project Management Day
- National Men Make Dinner Day
- National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
- World Quality Day
How to Celebrate National Hug a Bear Day
There are several ways to celebrate the Hug a Bear Day.
- At Early Morning, give a tight hug to the person that you love most. You can also give a hug to your favourite teddy bear.
- If you don’t own any teddy bear, then it is a perfect day to buy a new teddy bear from the local store.
- If you are a parent, you can take your children to the local zoo and see a real bear.
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