Teddy Day - February 10
Sat, Feb 10, 2024

Teddy Day

Teddy Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to the favorite plush toy of children from all over the world. The Teddy Bear is the most popular plush toy. Children like to play with him and sleep in an embrace. It is worth noting that many adults love to fall asleep in an embrace with this harmless bear! The holiday is celebrated on February 10th.


The first toys appeared in ancient Egypt, around the 3rd century BC. They were wood products that resembled various animals or people. Toys were also widespread in the Roman Empire. However, they were more entertainment for children from wealthy classes. The poor sewed toys out of fabric – this is how rag dolls appeared.

The first soft toy was made in 1902 – it was a teddy bear. In general, the history of the emergence of this toy is quite entertaining. This year, US President T. Roosevelt went hunting. In the forest, he and his group ran into a bear, but the president did not shoot him and the people calmly left. In honor of this story, they made a soft toy in the form of a bear. She was later affectionately nicknamed “Teddy Bear”.

Interesting facts

  • Today, there are about 20 museums around the world that are dedicated to teddy bears. There are also collectors who collect these toys.
  • The teddy bear made from mohair in 1929 became the most expensive toy ever sold at auction for $90.
  • The Teddy bear is also a popular soft toy that is given to your loved ones. There are special versions of this teddy bear with a big heart in its paws.

How to celebrate

Give the kids a new teddy bear on Teddy Day or buy a toy for yourself. These cute plushies can only bring joy, and falling asleep with them is a great idea!

Tell about the holiday on social networks. Ask other users if they like teddy bears or if they prefer other soft toys.

When is Teddy Day celebrated in 2024?

Teddy Day is observed on February 10 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday February 10 2024
Monday February 10 2025
Tuesday February 10 2026
Wednesday February 10 2027

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