St Valentines Day Teddies

February 1st, 2010

St Valentines Day teddies from www.TeddyBearFriends.co.uk are a great romantic gift to send a loved one on this special day.

Teddy Bear Friends have a huge range of St Valentine Bear gifts from which to choose - singing bears, gorillas and puppy dogs are a real hit.

For a classic romance gift bear choose from our beautiful white valentines bears or those with a valentines message.

Teddy Bear Sale Ends Today

February 1st, 2010

Hurry hurry hurry!

Get yourself a last-minute bargain teddy bear.

Teddy Bear Friend’s Monster Teddy Bear Sale ends today at 5pm!

SALE Ends This Weekend - Grab Yourself a Bargain Before Prices Go Up

January 28th, 2010
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SALE Ends This Weekend

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Before Prices Go Up!

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Teddy Bear Sales

January 7th, 2010
Sale

TEDDY BEAR SALE NOW ON
EVERYTHING REDUCED

Steiff - Molly Bear
STEIFF BEARS

Jellycat - Black and White Cat
JELLYCAT

Teddy Hermann - Big Brown Bear
TEDDY HERMANN

Charlie Bears - Ellie May Panda Bear
CHARLIE BEARS

Royal Selangor - Carousel Horses Music Box
ROYAL SELANGOR

Gund - Winter Bear
GUND TEDDY BEAR

Ecochums - Stay Warm Pig
ECOCHUMS

Steiff Baby - Moon Musical for Baby
STEIFF BABY

Baby Gund - Hopscotch Large Giraffe
GUND BABY

Roy Kirkham - Teddy Time Childrens Gift Set
ROY KIRKHAM

Bukowski - Teddy Bear
BUKOWSKI BEARS

Wilberry Dolls - Daisy Doll
WILBERRY DOLLS

Histoire d'Ours - Mohair Bear
HISTOIRE D’OURS

Trendle - Cricket Teddy Bear
TRENDLE

Pepperpot - Pink Baby Word
PEPPERPOT

Reutter Porcelain - Teddy Bear Breakfast Set
REUTTER PORCELAIN

Augusta Du Bay - Paddington Bear Traditional Red
PADDINGTON BEAR

Augusta Du Bay - Peter Rabbit Activity Toy
PETER RABBIT

Rainbow Designs - Miffy Bunny
RAINBOW DESIGNS

Character Bears - Doctor Teddy Bear
CHARACTER BEARS

The snow cannot stop us…
we are always open for orders

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Steiff bears at Christmas

December 8th, 2009

Choose Steiff for a Christmas present to be cherished

Steiff Pirate Bear
Pirate Bears of the Caribbean!

Ahoy there! Pirate Bear wishes you a very Merry Christmas.
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Steiff Christmas Bear
A Christmas Bear

Steiff’s Christmas Bear will spread good cheer in his festive scarf and santa hat with pom pom.
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Collectible Paddington Bear
A Pot of Marmalade at Christmas

Collectible Paddington Bear from Steiff has superb detailing to charm fans of the well-travelled bear from Darkest Peru.
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Brown Bear
A Bear is for life, not just Christmas

This cute Steiff teddy bear is the perfect Christmas present and comes in brown, beige and baby blue.
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Little Lamb Girls Gift Set
A Gift for Baby

This baby girl gift set comes lovingly packaged in a round Steiff gift box tied with a satin white ribbon.
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Koala Bear
A Cuddly Christmas

As well as being a great gift for a young child to play with, Steiff Koala Bear makes a lovely gift for a homesick Aussie.
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Steiff Princess Bear
A Festive Princess

Steiff’s Princess Bear will make a great Christmas gift for little girls and comes in her own suitcase with princess design.
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Little Baby Bear
Little Baby Bear for Xmas

Steiff’s Baby Bear makes a wonderful gift for a little girl who wants to play at being mum.
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Only the best quality teddy bears and teddy bear gifts at Teddy Bear Friends

We've got Christmas wrapped up

Dangerous Teddy Bears on Sale

October 22nd, 2009

Christmas is a time for giving and what better way than sending a teddy bear to a young child.

However, please make sure that any product you buy - either from a shop in the high street or on the internet is safe!

Dangerous Christmas gifts of 2008

A host of potential Christmas gifts were collected under a tree by the Trading Standards Institute last year. All were either counterfeit, dangerous, or both.

Some of the Christmas Gifts had electrical faults, while a scooter had sharp edges and its handlebars fell off.

There were Doctor Who fake toys, fake branded goods such as bike jackets, shoes and electric guitars.

However, the biggest concern was with children’s toys.

The bears shown in the picture above are contaminated with lead and chromium and pose a real danger to children at what should be a magical time of year.

US Customs and Border Protection Intercept Dangerous Teddy Bears

In March 2009, the Miami International Airport Trade Enforcement Team seized 3 cartons of merchandise containing teddy bears manufactured in China.

During a routine inspection, the Customs and Border Protection officers noticed that the glass eyes on the bears were not securely attached and that they could become loose, posing a chocking hazard to young children.

16 samples were sent to the Consumer Product Safety Commission for further testing and evaluation where they were found to be in violation of the Federal Hazardous Substance Act for small parts requirements.

On the back of this testing, the entire shipment of 240 bears was seized.

Quality Comes First at Teddy Bear Friends

Buying online from Teddy Bear Friends you can be sure that you are choosing a Christmas gift from a range of only the best quality toys available.

All our products come from top brand manufacturers who pride themselves on passing all the relevant safety marks and quality marks.

We have brought together a selection of our best selling festive gifts to make choosing a Christmas present for 2009 that little bit easier.

Choose from our Top 10 Christmas Gifts or visit the website to select any of our hundreds of quality teddy bears, baby soft toys and pewter gifts.

Afterbirth or Afterbearth?

October 7th, 2009

Doing It For The Kids is a current exhibition put on by [re] design to showcase the latest, most innovative sustainable toy concepts from around the world.

Designer Alex Green has come up with something that will certainly have some staring while many others won’t bear to look.

Twin Teddy Kit

Green has put together the Twin Teddy Kit or what is being referred to as the Placenta Teddy Bear - an eco-alternative for those who don’t want to eat their baby’s placenta, but want to pay their respects to the life sustaining organ by turning it into a unique teddy bear.

The Twin Teddy Kit “celebrates the unity of the infant, the mother and the placenta,” and enables preparation of the placenta so it may be transformed into a teddy bear.

How do you make a placenta teddy bear?

The placenta is cut in half then rubbed with sea salt to cure it. After it has dried out, it is treated with tannin and egg yoke, an emulsifying mixture that makes it soft and pliable. Then, you shape it into a teddy bear!

The Placenta Teddy Bear is intended to be a keepsake as it can’t be cuddled once inside its glass jar.

You can leave your comments as to whether you think this is a grand idea or something just a little creepy below.

Only the best quality teddy bears and teddy bear gifts at Teddy Bear Friends

Teddy has had his bear share of Weetabix

October 1st, 2009

Sitting happily in a field on Malt Kiln Lane, Bispham Green - near Parbold in Lancashire UK - this giant teddy bear is tucking in to a bowl of Weetabix.

The giant bear is 25 feet tall and was built by local farmer Cliff Martland as an entry into the national Wheat Art Competition run by Weetabix and the National Farmer’s Union.

Weetabix is committed to supporting British farmers and farming, with all of the wheat used in Weetabix sourced in Britain.

The competition offers farmers the chance to win up to £5,000 by designing a sculpture or art installation using bales from their farms. There are ten regional £2,000 prizes on offer to farmers in each of the ten television regions in England, Scotland and Wales, and the overall winner will get a further £3,000.

Taken by Neil Evans while he was out on a Sunday drive and printed in the Ormskirk & West Lancashire Champion, this huge bear has a spoon by his side and is looking quite full after his big breakfast.

The sign next to the massive bear reads, “Who’s been eating my Weetabix”.

Only the best quality teddy bears and teddy bear gifts at Teddy Bear Friends

The World’s Largest Gummy Bear

September 23rd, 2009

Not satisfied with your usual Gummy Bears? Want a bigger sugar rush?

Then get your chops around this monster Gummy Bear!

Available for sale in the United States, these giant Gummy Bears are 23cm tall and weigh in at 5 pounds (2.3kg to us Euro-types).

The huge Gummi Bear is the equivalent of 1,400 of its usual sized compatriots and if you were to finish off this chap you’d find yourself getting a little bit bigger too - as it contains a whopping 12,600 calories!

Buy World’s Largest Gummy Bear

The World’s Largest Gummy Bear is available in several flavours including blue raspberry, red cherry, and green apple at a number of US online retailers including Candyship.com and Vat19.

The News Observer reports Derek Lawson, creator of the mammoth sweetie and owner of Candyship.com, as saying, “We had to have something Wal-Mart didn’t have.”

And now for a bit of fun

See the world’s largest Gummy Bear in action on YouTube - this funny film from Vat19 shows why you need a giant Gummy Bear.

Need a teddy bear for next day delivery?

September 16th, 2009

Teddy Bear Friends has a huge range of beautiful quality teddy bears to choose from. All available now for delivery tomorrow - simply order before 2pm and your teddy bear order is guaranteed to arrive the next working day.

Nathan teddy bearTeddy Bears

We’ve got teddy bears for all special occasions. Send a get well bear to someone who isn’t feeling well or has had an accident to show them that you care.

Buy a valentines teddy bear to send to the love of your life as a gift to remember!

There’s a special range of birthday bears or you could just select a quality bear from one of the leading brands: Steiff teddy bears, Teddy Hermann, Charlie Bears, Jellycat, Bukowski Bears, Clemens Spieltiere, Gund bears and more.

My First Steiff BearBaby Teddy Bears

Teddy Bear Friends has a massive range of baby teddy bears that will suit every taste and every pocket. Use our express delivery service to get a gift delivered fast to a friend or loved one who’s just given birth.

We stock a fabulous range of baby soft toys, baby musicals, baby blankets and baby activity toys as well as many other baby gifts.

We also sell a wide range of christening gifts - order by 2pm for delivery next day!

Buy Online Now

Buy online and let our fast UK delivery ensure that your gift arrives on time. for the special occasion.

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