The kids are staying busy during quarantine by looking for stuffed bears that have been artfully hidden in their neighborhood.

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FORT WALTON BEACH — Many residents in the Fort Walton Beach area have started a new trend of placing stuffed bears in their windows for children to go bear hunting.

Adeleigh Hannigan went looking for the stuffed bears with her mom and younger brother. The 9-year-old said her favorite was a bear with heart-shaped eyes.

“It was really fun because... sometimes people have really cool bears,” she said.

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Jennifer Hannigan, who started the trend in their Green Acres neighborhood, said it is way to keep children entertained.

“I think it’s going to evolve,” she said. ”Some people are taking it to the next level.“

She said she saw homes with more than one stuffed teddy and some who added other types of animals, including a raccoon.

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Jennifer said she saw the trend on social media, and wanted to expand on the idea.

She posted it on the Nextdoor app and her own Facebook page, where she received support from other moms and residents about the idea.

Swift Creek in Niceville, Overbrook in Wright and the Kenwood neighborhood in Fort Walton Beach are also prime “bear hunting” areas.