4 ways to use a Teddy Bear during the holidays

By |2021-09-27T07:40:55+10:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The school holidays are a period that children and most parents look forward to. In our Tambo Teddies shop, we are happy to welcome all the families that travel through and pay our store a visit. It’s THE shop for children because they are allowed to touch everything in the shop and cuddle all [...]

The Iconic Toy – The Teddy Bear

By |2021-09-13T08:16:22+10:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

The name Teddy bear originates from Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt. When he went hunting with his friends, they hunted down a bear and encouraged Roosevelt to shoot it. Roosevelt refused to shoot the bear (what a guy!) and this became big news! He wasn’t only the president; he was a big name in the hunting [...]

Shout-Out To The Dads!

By |2021-08-26T19:54:53+10:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies is all about family life. The Teddies that leave our store all become a part of a unique family. With Father’s Day coming up soon, it’s time to give a shout-out to all the great Dads out there. We love our Dads, just the way they are! It helps, though, that they [...]

Tambo Teddies in New Zealand

By |2021-08-06T18:21:33+10:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies have headed over the ditch and landed in New Zealand. Heading the charge is Tasman, our real kiwi Tambo Teddy bear decked out as an All Black. To continue to grow our business we have set our sights on expanding into overseas markets. With Alison a kiwi, New Zealand is the obvious [...]

Dress your Tambo Ted…..

By |2021-07-01T11:42:30+10:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddy bears are created from gorgeous woollen sheepskin. They have a lovely soft 'furry' coat but sometimes they need a little bit of clothing to dress themselves up in. Ted's most popular outfit is the Mr Stockman ensemble which includes a shirt, pants, large bear-as-a-bone and a belt. Ted's shirt is available in [...]

Easter Fun with your Tambo Teddy

By |2021-04-11T18:30:27+10:00April 11th, 2021|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

We put together an Easter giveaway pack of a small basil, picnic rug, totally tambo mug, a cap, and a packet of tea. Simply perfect combination for an Easter picnic. Entrants were asked to tell us what they would be doing over Easter along with their Tambo Ted. We received many entries and would [...]

Our Favourite Tambo Teddies

By |2021-02-27T09:57:19+10:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

You can't work in a Teddy Bear shop and not love Teddy Bears! Recently we surveyed the Staff to find out their favourite Tambo Teddies. Bonnie declared a small pink patchwork Toby with a pink spot ribbon was the standout bear for her. 'I think Tobies have the cutest face, pink is my favourite [...]

Christmas is for Giving – give a gift that lasts.

By |2021-07-18T13:46:49+10:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the wrapping paper has been torn off and thrown away we are so often left wondering what we have left on Christmas Day. So many toys, gifts and goodies don't last for long after the big day. Often played with briefly and then thrown away, pushed into a back corner becoming part of [...]

Creating a Tambo Teddy Community

By |2021-07-18T13:53:14+10:00September 20th, 2020|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |

At Tambo Teddies we don't just create teddy bears, we create a community. A Tambo Teddy Community where owners of Tambo Teddies have a unique shared interest. A community is  group of people having a particular characteristic in common, people who have certain attitudes and interests in common. For our Community, the factor that [...]

Basil versus Toby Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2021-07-18T14:05:17+10:00July 12th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We often have to explain the difference between our Basil and Toby Tambo Teddy bears to our customers. Our two Tambo Teddy families have been around for twenty-seven years but the Toby style bear was the first created. Tobies have a flat face, wide set eyes and big ears at side of their head. [...]

Go to Top