Peter Possum – welcome to the Family

By |2018-06-16T16:05:26+10:00June 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to the family! Peter Possum is the newest member of the Tambo Teddy family. Tambo Possum is a Phalangeriformes,  part of the family of marsupials’ native to Australia. Possums are iconic Australian fauna, they are incredibly agile, with a prehensile tip to the tail which can grasp branches as if they have another [...]

Campaigning for Wool

By |2018-05-15T20:05:06+10:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Since the beginning, Tambo Teddies have been created from the best Australian woollen sheepskins, they were even stuffed with wool in the early days. But despite being an Australian made, quality sheepskin product Tambo Teddies was denied the right to use the Australian Woolmark. The body responsible for the promotion of wool in the [...]

Caring for your Tambo Teddy

By |2018-05-09T20:48:00+10:00May 9th, 2018|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Your Tambo Teddy is created from the softest Australian sheepskins we can find, and we want to make sure you know how best to care for your new bear friend. Sheepskin Tambo Teddy bears are made from wool and leather, a totally natural product that can’t be washed in a machine because the skin [...]

Why love a Teddy Bear?

By |2018-04-15T13:30:05+10:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Everyone should have a teddy bear! But why? It is reported that teddy bears are the perfect transitional object for a child that is facing a point of separation from their home and parents whether it be to attend daycare, preschool, school, or being baby sat. Moments of separation are known as transitions; and [...]

We love a Birthday!

By |2018-03-18T20:31:01+10:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Happy Birthday to us, happy birthday to us, happy birthday Tambo Teddies............ March 19th marks the four year anniversary since we purchased Tambo Teddies. Giving us a bit more to celebrate - our four years of the twenty-five years of the business.  As we have mentioned Kiralee has left the teddy family to concentrate [...]

Twenty-Five Years of Teddy Bears

By |2018-02-04T14:36:40+10:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the tiny town of Tambo located in the middle of the Outback local women have been crafting sheepskin teddy bears for the past twenty-five years. Following a Government workshop to uncover new industries in regional communities, three women got together and decided to form a teddy bear company. After nearly a year of [...]

Competition Time!

By |2019-02-18T11:02:32+10:00October 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Design a Tambo Teddy Toby Bear and WIN. This is your chance to design your own unique ‘friend for life’. Use the colour options on the Tambo Teddies website www.tamboteddies.com.au to design your very own Patchwork Toby. Available colours: Honey, Cream, Bamboo, Chocolate, Latte, Ink, Mid Grey, Silver Fox, Lemon, Plum, Red, Pink, Blue, Frog Green, [...]

Australian Teddy Bear supports Little Legs Campaign

By |2017-06-06T05:16:51+10:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A true, blue Australian teddy bear, a Tambo Teddy no less, recently set off to England to support the Little Legs campaign. Little Legs, is a fundraiser being driven by Kate and Michael Still, and the money raised will go to the Steps international charity that supports children in the third world with congenital [...]

Tambo Teddy Bear Collector – Our Local Arctophile!

By |2020-06-24T17:54:12+10:00April 4th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight, Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo's own teddy bear collector, Mardi Noonan began her collection of Tambo Teddies in 1997 when she purchased her first bear called Bessie. There are two Tambo Teddy bear families and Bessie was a very early member of the Toby bear family, number 2301. Created from a short grey wool pelt, Bessie with her [...]

An Ode to Tambo’s Teddy Bears

By |2017-02-11T19:25:28+10:00February 11th, 2017|Categories: Teddy Highlight, Teddy Memories|Tags: , , , , , |

We found this charming poem in our files....... don't know who wrote it but we love it just the same! The drought has spread her blankets wide, with eyes blood red and flaring. Through a string of tiny country towns the mood was bleak, despairing. And in retreat to a steady beat, their dusty [...]

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