Happier New Year at Teddies

By |2022-01-05T07:25:02+10:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

There's a big chance that after our Christmas dinners, you feel as stuffed as our teddies as we do. We hope you spent the holidays with your loved ones as much as possible, even if the current times make this difficult. Going into the new year, most of us feel the need to create [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Teddy Bear Collecting

By |2021-04-05T12:02:58+10:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Teddy bear collecting is a 'thing' that really took off as a hobby in the 1980's. Before then Teddy bears were for kids and were a plaything rather than anything of value. The concept of bear collecting was really begun by English actor Peter Bull, who wrote a book called "Bear with Me" way [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Our Favourite Teddy Bears

By |2020-06-06T19:30:32+10:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We couldn't be a teddy bear shop without loving Teddy Bears- could we? There are many famous Teds out there and our five favourites are: Winnie the Pooh. What a character, Pooh or Pooh Bear as he is affectionately known was created by English author A. A. Milne back in the 1920s. We just [...]

The Coolest Teddy Bear Facts

By |2020-06-07T06:57:41+10:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

Teddy Bears are the perfect gift, a symbol of sympathy, congratulations and love. Everyone has a teddy bear at some stage of their life and all the cool kids have a Tambo Teddy! Here are 10 cool facts about the teddy bear that we thought you should know: 1. After the Titanic sank in [...]

Lost but Found

By |2020-05-25T06:11:18+10:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This is a story of a Tambo Teddy who got lost and then found, but was still really lost. Tambo Teddy Basil Bear number 16,128 was out for a day's adventure. A picnic in park, a road side rest area, a place to stop and stretch his legs. Named Tambo Station Teddles, this wickedly [...]

Story Time at Tambo Teddies

By |2020-04-26T11:01:37+10:00April 26th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Story time! There is nothing better than cuddling up to your little one and reading a book or a bedtime story together. Spending time with one another, reading a story, and talking, brings you closer together. Our Tambo Teddy Adventure books are the perfect stories for bedtime. Set in the heart of the outback, [...]

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