Can I wash a stuffed animal in the washer?
Always wash stuffed animals on the gentle/delicate cycle. They just can’t tolerate a more aggressive washing that a ‘normal’ cycle would give. You can use a warm or cool wash but steer clear of hot. If items are glued on, the hot water might dissolve some of the glue.
How do you wash stuffed animals without ruining them?
A note: if your stuffed animal is really old, or especially delicate, spot cleaning and hand washing is likely your best method. Just use lukewarm water, a super gentle laundry detergent—or even baby bath soap—and air dry. Like what you see? Don’t forget to Pin it!
How do you wash soft toys in the washing machine?
Then, select your machine’s hand-wash or delicate cycle to gently wash your child’s soft toys. Be sure to run it on cold or warm water, as hot water may damage the toy and may cause any stains to set. Don’t wash the toy with other items that are not colourfast, that are heavily soiled, or that may stain the soft toy.
How do you wash a teddy bear in the washing machine?
In case your teddy bear is delicate, a good idea would be to first put your bear into a mesh bag (like a lingerie bag) and then put it into the washing machine. Make sure that there are no colored clothes that could run if they are being laundered along with the bear. Choose a gentle laundry detergent.