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History of the teddy bear


The origins of the teddy bear are not certain, but one theory goes as follows:

Theodore Roosevelt, whose nickname was "Teddy", enjoyed big game-hunting. According to one legend, the teddy bear received its birth at Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. To cheer Theodore Roosevelt after an unsuccessful day of hunting, Hotel Colorado maids presented him with a stuffed bear pieced together with scraps of fine material. Later, when he did bag a bear, his daughter Alice admired it saying, "I will call it Teddy." The term caught on.

For more information on the history of the teddy bear, you can visit the following links, or if you want to have a look at the hundreds of different teddy bears we have, have a look in the categories to the left.

History of the teddy bear, on wikipedia

History of the teddy bear, at the teddy bear museum.

Say it with Bears

Established in 2004 and was the first online personalised teddy bear company. We have won several awards since we started and have supplied in excess of 150,000+ teddy bears around the world. We give a guarantee of satisfaction and have many customers who return due to our high level of customer care and wide teddy bear range. We supply many of the leading brands, all of our bears come with a free greetings card, birth certificate and we offer many personalised options including embroidered jumpers, hoodies, t- shirts, personalised ribbons and engraved gift tags, to make your teddy bear gift extra special.

We also are here to help! If you are looking for a recommendation or have a particular need for a teddy bear, have a large quantity or just want to talk before you buy one of the team will be happy to help.

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