The 9 Best Teddy Bears of 2021

These soft teddy bears make great gifts for kids and adults

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Owning a cute teddy bear seems like a rite of passage for most kids. The teddies are cute but can even provide comfort. Also, who says teddy bears are just for kids? Adults can certainly enjoy an oversized teddy bear or one that reminds them of childhood.

Here are the best teddy bears for kids and adults.

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The bear is super affordable, but a great present for a range of occasions and comes with a beautiful satin bow.
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Make a major impression with the kid or even adult in your life with this bear that measures more than three feet tall.
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Add a bit of personalization with this bear that comes dressed in overalls that can be monogrammed.
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For a truly customizable experience, this gift card allows them to craft a stuffed animal that fits their personality.
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Bring on all the birthday smiles with this bear that has a cupcake belly, party hat, and is lightly scented.
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The bear measures just over a foot high and is made of synthetic roses for a unique teddy bear that looks great on display.
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Newborn parents will adore this set that includes the perfect props for a photo shoot and the teddy bear can be cherished forever.
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There's no doubt this rocker will be a statement-making piece in any room and it's also fun for kids.
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This teddy bear comes in a heart-shaped box that’s perfect for gifting.
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Aurora World Ashford Teddy Bear

Aurora World Ashford Teddy Bear

Sometimes you need a quick and affordable gift—a simple gesture that says ‘I’m sorry,” “congratulations,” “I’m thinking of you,” or even “good luck.” Here's a teddy bear that's just the right present for the job. This beautiful, winter white teddy is soft, huggable, and comes adorned with a gorgeous satin bow. In addition to being cute, it's affordable for any budget.

JOON Huge Teddy Bear

JOON Huge Teddy Bear

At just over three feet tall, this plush bear is taller than the average toddler. Of course, this teddy bear will also delight adults and is still large enough for them to snuggle up to. The larger-than-life plush is soft, silky, and incredibly huggable.

Etsy 18" Monogrammed Teddy Bear Blue Overalls

Etsy 18" Monogrammed Teddy Bear Blue Overalls

Anything personalized shows you care and took the time to find the perfect gift for that special person. Besides just being cuddly, this 18 inch bear is dressed in overalls that can be monogrammed. Choose between more than a dozen fonts and the thread color. This customized bear is sure to be a cherished gift for years to come.

Build-A-Bear Gift Card

Build-A-Bear Gift Card

Whether you’re an avid collector looking to fill a shelf with a variety of interesting teddy bears or you have a child who loves to dress up their dolls, Build-a-Bear is an easy choice. The popular retailer allows customers to build their own bear from scratch, including color, outfit, and they can even add a special sound box. You can record a message like “get well soon” or “I love you.”

Care Bears 16" Birthday Bear Plush

Care Bears 16" Birthday Bear Plush

Care Bears are pretty iconic, so a teddy like this is a great gift. This particular one, which measures 16 inches, is perfect for birthdays (look at the cupcake belly!) and even has a light cake scent. The bear is huggable and sure to make your birthday boy or girl smile.

Dose of Roses Love Heart Rose Bear

Dose of Roses Love Heart Rose Bear

Roses are a great gift. A teddy bear is a cute gift. So what do you get when you combine the two? Dose of Roses has a teddy bear made of roses. Well, faux roses, so they can last forever. It measures 14 inches tall and comes in red with a white or pink heart.

Etsy Newborn Photo Prop Set

Etsy Newborn Photo Prop Set

This isn't just a teddy bear, but an actual gift set and it's perfect for parents of newborns or a great baby shower present. The fun Etsy find includes a small bear as well as a blanket and cute hat. The props are great for photos and the handmade, yarn teddy bear can even become a keepsake.

Pottery Barn Kids Bear Critter Plush Nursery Rocker

Pottery Barn Kids Bear Critter Plush Nursery Rocker

This isn't the type of teddy bear kids can actually cuddle with, but it's a really cool bear-shaped rocker. This is sure to be the standout feature in any kid's room. For an added special touch, the wooden base can be personalized with initials. The rocker is easy to spot clean and it's suitable for kids up to 110 pounds.

Steiff Sweetheart Teddy Bear Plush

Steiff Sweetheart Teddy Bear Plush

For adults who don’t necessarily want to snuggle a bear, gift them a quality premium teddy bear that’ll look impressive when displayed on an open shelf, couch, or bed. This bear features plush fabric, lifelike eyes, and premium stitching. As a bonus, it comes in a heart-shaped box that’s perfect for gifting—no wrapping paper required.

Why Trust The Spruce?

This roundup was written by Patrice J. Williams who writes gift guides for The Spruce. She researched top-rated products and brands for teddy bears that kids, and even adults, will love.

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