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Little Charley Bear West End Christmas Show!
Little Charley Bear West End Christmas Show!

Little Charley Bear is heading to the bright lights of London’s West End this Christmas!

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‘Match and Play’ App Available NOW!
‘Match and Play’ App Available NOW!

The FREE Little Charley Bear app, 'Match and Play', is available to download NOW!

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5 ways to boost your child's imagination
5 ways to boost your child's imagination

'Let's pretend' games aren't just child's play!

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Little Charley Bear Knitting Pattern
Little Charley Bear Knitting Pattern

We've teamed up with Women's Weekly and Good to Know to bring you this cute Little Charley Bear knitting pattern. Guaranteed bear hugs for everyone!

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Little Charley Bear is an enchanting CGI infant series about an imaginative and playful bear. Under the watchful eye of his friend, the Narrator, this adorable little bear uses his imagination to play and go on adventures where he discovers new things about himself and the world around him through active role play.

Aimed at young children aged up to four years, Little Charley Bear is a gently paced show that inspires creativity, discovery and imagination. It has the feel of a classic children’s television show but with advanced modern animation.

Although Little Charley Bear doesn't talk, he can clearly convey what he is thinking and feeling. The Narrator provides Little Charley Bear with helpful advice and guidance throughout the show. He is his mentor and trusted carer figure, however it is Little Charley Bear and his imagination that drives the story.


Comedy
Comedy is the key to Little Charley Bear's appeal. He is an entertainer and he's very funny whether he means to be or not. Emotions also play a big part in the show. Little Charley Bear is learning to figure things out using his head but he is ruled by his heart and is not good at hiding his emotions!

Through imagination, children can learn and develop on a personal, social and emotional level with Little Charley Bear - the way he communicates his ideas, thoughts and feelings through movement and role play can aid and educate children all around the world with visual, auditory and kinaesthetic learning styles.


Education
Dr. Amanda Gummer (PhD, BA (Hons) PCHE) comments, "Engaging characters can be triggers for imaginative development. Allowing children to create their own play scenarios through role play enhances their learning. In a world where children are subject to a multitude of rules that they often have no part in deciding, it is important for their confidence and self-image to be given opportunities where they are in control of a situation."