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Basil versus Toby Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2020-07-12T19:07:29+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 [...]

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, [...]

Staying Home? – 10 Things to do with your Tambo Teddy.

By |2020-03-31T06:05:10+10:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , |

It is looking more and more likely we will all be staying home in the near future. So, we thought it was a good time to consider what you can be doing at home with your Tambo Teddy.  At Teddies we have come up with a list of activities for you and the kids [...]

If Teddy Bears Could Talk

By |2020-02-10T06:36:19+10:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

We stumbled across this poem on a site, Power Poetry. The world’s first and largest mobile poetry community for youth. It is a one-of-a-kind place where youth can be heard. This beautiful poem was penned by a poet identified as NIFAH357.  The poet says, 'I love hello kitty, the colour blue, I'm outspoken, I [...]

2020 – Twenty Twenty at Tambo Teddies

By |2019-12-30T07:26:52+10:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

Heading into the year 2020, we had a quick reflection on the number twenty. Twenty is such a lovely even number; twenty is the product of two and ten, it is ten less than thirty, it is a two and a zero. And this year we get to enjoy two twenties, bring on twenty [...]

Rehoming Matilda to the Mt Isa Maternity Ward

By |2019-09-04T07:02:57+10:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Rehoming Matilda Matilda has gone to live at the Maternity ward at the Mount Isa Hospital. Nominated by Alvenia for a cause close to her heart she wrote, 'Sometimes mums don't get to take their babies home, Matilda could be a comfort bear for those special mums who are dealing with loss, no matter [...]

Matilda needs a new home……

By |2019-06-27T21:02:44+10:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Every now and then Tambo Teddy bears are sent home to us, when people find they can no longer care for their bear and need to find him or her a new home. Such is the fate of Matilda, one of only one hundred millennium bears ever created. This little beauty is number seventeen [...]

Tambo Traveller

By |2019-05-06T06:35:19+10:00April 13th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you been keeping up with Tambo Traveller's adventures? Tambo Traveller (Tambo Trav for short) is a bear who is always out and about. He is bear who loves heading to new places and tackling new adventures. Dressed ready for escapades, Trav wears a Bear-as-a-Bone to keep himself dry and a leather hat to [...]