The 12 Best Teddy Bears of 2022

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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This plush, massive (it's 6.5 feet tall!) bear would look great in a corner or kid's room.
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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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Paddington has been around for decades and is a cute, classic bear anyone can appreciate.
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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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Gift your favorite youngster with their first teddy bear and add a nice touch by personalizing it with their name.
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The bear's adorable, colorful outfit features buttons and zippers that are meant to engage motor skills.
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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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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.

Ikasa Giant Teddy Bear Plush Toy Stuffed Animals

Ikasa Giant Teddy Bear Plush Toy Stuffed Animals

There's something so adorable and cuddly about small teddy bears, but the massive, oversized ones might be just as cute. This is especially true for older kids or even adults. Measuring almost 80 inches tall, Ikasa's teddy bear looks great propped up in a corner or anywhere in a child's playroom. The six-foot bear is huggable and just a fun piece to keep around.

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.”

Paddington Bear Classic Stuffed Animal Plush Toy with Suitcase

Paddington Bear Classic Stuffed Animal Plush Toy with Suitcase

Kids will love the adorable factor and adults can appreciate the nostalgic feel of a classic stuffed animal like Paddington Bear. He measures 16 inches high and comes with all the bear essentials like a red felt hat and blue coat with the iconic toggle buttons. And of course Paddington has a small suitcase with a "Please look after this bear" tag.

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

A beautiful flower arrangement is 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 My First Teddy Bear Personalized

Etsy My First Teddy Bear Personalized

This affordable, 10-inch teddy bear can surely be a keepsake item for a youngster. The stuffed animal is available in blue, pink, or tan and the bottom of one foot reads, "My first bear." The other foot can be personalized (a name or year) in your choice of more than 20 font colors. This is such a fun, personalized gift a child can cherish for years to come.

Melissa & Doug K's Kids - Teddy Wear Stuffed Animal Educational Toy

K's Kids - Teddy Wear Stuffed Animal Educational Toy

Melissa & Doug makes great toys, especially kitchen sets for kids, that have educational aspects. Their stuffed animal is no different. The teddy bear is dressed in a colorful outfit that features zippers and buttons to encourage motor skills. The overalls and shoes are also removable, further encouraging playtime and hands-on activities.

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.

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.

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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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