Question: How Do You Clean Stuffed Animals?

Method 2 Washing by Hand

  • Read the label. Your stuffed animal may say hand wash only or wash on delicate cycle.
  • Fill your sink with cold water and a cup of delicate soap.
  • Immerse your stuffed animal.
  • Rinse off all the soap.
  • Let it dry.
  • Spot clean a surface stain.
  • Use a garbage bag and baking soda.

Method 2 Washing Thoroughly By Hand

  • Fill a sink or a wash basin with cold water.
  • Add a small amount of delicate wash soap.
  • Scrub the stuffed animal.
  • Squeeze the stuffed animal out.
  • Rinse the stuffed animal out.
  • Brush out the stuffed animal’s fur.
  • Dry the stuffed animal.

Stuffed animals containing a music or sound box: Surface wash with a clean damp cloth and mild soap. Air dry and gently brush or “fluff” it when dry to renew its fur. Never submerse in water or wash these in the washing machine.Steps to Clean the Plush:

  • Before cleaning any voice activated or electronic toy, remove the batteries.
  • Begin by filling a bowl with clean, warm water.
  • Add a small amount of laundry detergent and stir well to mix.
  • Dip the washcloth in the soapy mixture.
  • Gently scrub the outside of the plush.

Wipe with a damp cloth to remove any detergent residue. Fluff the fur with a stiff brush that has wide plastic bristles. Baking soda absorbs oil from stuffed animals’ fur, giving them a fresh, clean scent, according to Clean Stuffed Animals. Use about a tablespoon of baking soda for a small animal.Wipe with a damp cloth to remove any detergent residue. Fluff the fur with a stiff brush that has wide plastic bristles. Baking soda absorbs oil from stuffed animals’ fur, giving them a fresh, clean scent, according to Clean Stuffed Animals. Use about a tablespoon of baking soda for a small animal.Method 2 Washing By Hand

  • Read the label. Your stuffed animal may say hand wash only or wash on delicate cycle.
  • Fill your sink with cold water and a cup of delicate soap.
  • Immerse your stuffed animal.
  • Rinse off all the soap.
  • Let it dry.
  • Spot clean a surface stain.
  • Use a garbage bag and baking soda.

Steps to Clean the Plush:

  • Before cleaning any voice activated or electronic toy, remove the batteries.
  • Begin by filling a bowl with clean, warm water.
  • Add a small amount of laundry detergent and stir well to mix.
  • Dip the washcloth in the soapy mixture.
  • Gently scrub the outside of the plush.

Wipe with a damp cloth to remove any detergent residue. Fluff the fur with a stiff brush that has wide plastic bristles. Baking soda absorbs oil from stuffed animals’ fur, giving them a fresh, clean scent, according to Clean Stuffed Animals. Use about a tablespoon of baking soda for a small animal.How to Clean Stuffed Animals

  • Vacuum. Don’t wait until the dirt on stuffed animals is obvious.
  • Spot-Clean. Stains, kids and stuffed animals go hand in hand.
  • Professionally Clean. You may wonder if a stuffed animal can be professionally dry-cleaned.
  • Surface Wash.
  • Toss in Baking Soda.
  • Change Stuffing.

Apply the toothpaste to the toy’s eyes, working in circular motions, right to the edge of each eye. Now, use a clean, damp cloth to wipe away the toothpaste in a circular polishing motion. Dry the eyes with a clean cloth. If any toothpaste has spread onto the plush toy’s fabric, use a dampened cotton bud to remove it.

How do you disinfect a stuffed animal?

How to Clean & Disinfect Stuffed Animals

  1. Place stuffed animal in a pillow case or mesh bag.
  2. Wash in cold water.
  3. Air-dry stuffed animals overnight or tumble dry with no heat.
  4. Vacuum stuffed animals to remove dust and dirt.
  5. Place the stuffed animals in sealed plastic bags with 1 cup of cornstarch or baking soda in each bag.

Can you put a stuffed animal in the washing machine?

Most plush animals can safely take a spin in the washing machine, though of course, there is always the possibility of damage, which is a thing you’ll want to take into consideration. Use the gentlest cycle available on your washing machine. Wash plush toys in cold water using a mild detergent.

Can you dry clean stuffed animals?

You can dry machine washable stuffed animals in the dryer using proper precautions. Leave the clean stuffed animals in the bag and put your dryer on a gentle, short cycle with a low temperature setting. The air dry setting works best if possible.

How do you wash stuffed animals without ruining them?

Just put them in after you add your detergent. Put your stuffed animals in a mesh laundry bag (similar to what you use to wash your delicates but in a slightly larger size.) Once your gentle cycle wash is done, remove stuffed animals from laundry bag and air dry.