Top 10 Teddy Bears 2016-2017

in Dolls and Stuffed Animals

2016-2017 Best Teddy Bears for Kids

Teddy bear in nightgown and slippersA teddy bear is practically a “must have” for just about any child — and many adults (ahem) are rather fond of them as well. 🙂

Some of these soft and cuddly plush bears can be considered better than others, with varying levels of craftsmanship and detail giving them their “cute factor.”

What’s here: On this page are the ten best teddy bears for kids for the Christmas holiday season of 2016 and into 2017, based on overall popularity as well as considering overall consumer reviews. Various sizes, colors and themes of bears are included on the list – a number of which are available in different sizes than what is shown on this page.

For shoppers: For each of the top ten teddy bears listed here, trusted and safe shopping resources are hand-picked and recommended to compare prices and buy it online. Links to reviews for list items are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Gund Philbin Chocolate Teddy Bear
2. Build-A-Bear Workshop Stuffing Station
3. Gund Superman Snuffles
4. Gund Toothpick Teddy Bear
5. Aurora Ashford Teddy Bear
6. Gund My First Teddy Bear
7. Care Bears Magic Night Light Bear
8. Gund Peek-A-Boo Teddy Bear
9. Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Teddy Wear Plush
10. Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear

1. Gund Philbin Chocolate Teddy Bear

Price: $17.18
You save: $2.82 (14 %)
50 new from $16.140 used

Ages: 1 and up

In first place of the top 10 teddy bears for 2016 and into 2017 is a longer-term favorite – Gund Philbin.

Such an under-stuffed cutie in chocolate or beige. This teddy bear is a classic, with wide, bright eyes, huge feet, a furry body, and an adorable, curious expression. He is huggable, squishy, and plush. Lovin’ his chocolatey-brown nose and ears.

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ENESCO GUND PHILBIN CHOCOLATE 12" TEDDY BEAR PLUSH TOY

$12.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-2-2017 18:35:24 PDT
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GUND Philbin Chocolate 12" Teddy Bear

$17.36
End Date: Saturday Apr-1-2017 1:55:04 PDT
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NWT GUND Philbin 'Stache 12" Plush Chocolate Brown Teddy Bear

$19.49
End Date: Sunday Apr-16-2017 11:30:53 PDT
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2. Build-A-Bear Workshop Stuffing Station

Price: $23.27
You save: $6.72 (22 %)
61 new from $22.805 used from $19.08

Ages: 4 and up

Second of the best teddy bears for this year, here is something the kids can make on their own with the Build-A-Bear Workshop Stuffing Station.

I’ve been to Build a Bear once or twice, and the building process is what makes it so much fun, especially the making a wish on the heart. This at-home workshop comes with two adorable, cuddly bears, that need to be stuffed, dressed, cuddled, and named. Includes two adoption certificates.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop - Stuffing Station

$33.84
End Date: Wednesday Apr-12-2017 21:40:55 PDT
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Build-A-Bear Workshop - Stuffing Station - Brand New - Factory Sealed!

$27.06
End Date: Monday Apr-24-2017 8:00:47 PDT
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Stuffing Station, by Spin Master

$27.69
End Date: Tuesday Apr-18-2017 19:31:54 PDT
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3. Gund Superman Snuffles

Price: $23.95
8 new from $18.690 used

Ages: 1 and up

Gund Superman Snuffles makes it to #3 on the list.

Dressed like a snuggly, high-flyin’ Superman, Snuffles is a plush cutie with a superhero cape and friendly, sweet smile. This teddy bear is a bedtime buddy and anytime companion. Lovin’ the comic book theme, so-cute smile, and overall Superman outfit.

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Superman Snuffles Bear Gund DC Comics 9" Plush

$17.98
End Date: Wednesday Apr-26-2017 15:32:49 PDT
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GUND - BEAR - 9" SNUFFLES SUPERMAN

$17.00
End Date: Tuesday Apr-11-2017 14:21:12 PDT
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Gund SUPERMAN SNUFFLES Soft Plush NEW 4048971

$19.95
End Date: Thursday Apr-6-2017 18:00:45 PDT
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4. Gund Toothpick Teddy Bear

Ages: 1 and up

Also making its own place among the 2016-2017 top teddy bears for kids is Gund Toothpick.

This skinny, oh-so cute teddy bear is an instant classic and sweet bedtime snuggler. He is quirky and adorable with an over-sized, chocolate-brown nose, and shiny, bright eyes. I love his stick-out ears and long arms!

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GUND Toothpick Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal

$17.99
End Date: Friday Apr-7-2017 21:34:43 PDT
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GUND Toothpick Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal

$14.95
End Date: Wednesday Apr-5-2017 11:46:02 PDT
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TOOTHPICK TEDDY BEAR - Beige - GUND Bear 15" - BRAND NEW - #4040131

$14.99
End Date: Thursday Apr-13-2017 16:26:22 PDT
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5. Aurora Ashford Teddy Bear

Price: $11.39
You save: $1.60 (12 %)
9 new from $11.390 used

Ages: 3 and up

One from Aurora makes it to the “best of” teddy bears list this year with Ashford.

Soft and sweet, the Ashford Teddy is a first that many party-goers gift to newborns and up. The fur is super-soft, and there is a golden ribbon, tied in a bow around the teddy’s neck. Love his fuzzy-wuzzy, ultra-adorable ears.

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Ashford Teddy Bear, 11"

$13.76
End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 7:52:32 PDT
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Aurora Stuffed Animal TEDDY BEAR 12" Ashford 01622 New Super Soft Plush Toy

$15.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-23-2017 16:01:12 PDT
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Aurora Ashford Teddy Bear Plush, 22 Inch

$32.19
End Date: Wednesday Apr-19-2017 23:20:05 PDT
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6. Gund My First Teddy Bear

Price: $9.99
You save: $5.01 (33 %)
22 new from $7.990 used

Ages: Infant and up

Next up on the list – Gund My First Teddy Bear.

Another first teddy that would be great for babies and toddlers. This bear is a traditional cutie in brown, blue, white, or pink. This plush animal comes with silky pads on ears and feet, plus a soft, satin ribbon in a bow around its neck. Fuzzy, sweet, and super cuddly.

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Gund My First Teddy Bear Lot Of 2 Pink & Blue Baby Plush Toys 15 inches EUC!

$9.99
End Date: Friday Apr-21-2017 6:00:23 PDT
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Gund My First Teddy Bear Baby Stuffed Animal, 15 inches

$11.63
End Date: Tuesday Apr-25-2017 5:57:14 PDT
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Gund My First Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal, 24 inches

$31.02
End Date: Sunday Apr-23-2017 13:33:43 PDT
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7. Care Bears Magic Night Light Bear

Ages: 2-6

One from Care Bears also makes it to the best kids’ teddy bears this year with the Magic Night Light Bear.

Bedtime Bear is my favorite Care Bear because sleep is one of my favorite pastimes. Ha, ha. This cutie bear has a glowing tummy that projects stars on the ceiling and walls in 6 beautiful, soothing colors. Includes a lullaby mode that shuts off after 15-20 minutes, optimum doze time.

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Care Bears Bedtime Magic Night Light Bear Plush

$46.28
End Date: Friday Apr-14-2017 17:06:57 PDT
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Care Bears Bedtime Magic Night Light Bear Plush New

$29.44
End Date: Friday Apr-7-2017 21:12:14 PDT
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New Care Bear Magic Night Light Bear - Bedtime Bear Model:20618474

$25.98
End Date: Sunday Apr-9-2017 20:24:31 PDT
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8. Gund Peek-A-Boo Teddy Bear

Price: $29.56
You save: $10.44 (26 %)
74 new from $29.5510 used from $23.45

Ages: Infant and up

Yet another from this wonderful company, Gund Peek-A-Boo makes it to the 8th spot among the best teddy bears for 2016-2017.

Another treasured classic from Gund. This sweet teddy bear is unique and interactive, reciting six adorable phrases, like “I love you.” Plus, he plays a game of peek-a-boo with an attached, satin-ringed blanket. I’m lovin’ his big, brown, expressive eyes.

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Gund Peek-A-Boo Teddy Bear Talking Animated Plush Baby Blanket 10"

$10.99
End Date: Friday Mar-31-2017 16:59:08 PDT
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GUND Baby Peek-a-Boo Teddy Bear Animated Talking Plush Bear

$16.95
End Date: Tuesday Apr-4-2017 11:43:47 PDT
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GUND Peek-A-Boo Teddy Bear Animated Stuffed Animal ADORABLE!! EUC

$33.99
End Date: Wednesday Apr-26-2017 10:39:01 PDT
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9. Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Teddy Wear Plush

Price: $17.99
33 new from $14.923 used from $15.57

Ages: 1 1/2 and up

I love this one! Melissa & Doug K’s Kids Teddy Wear holds a spot on the list as well.

What is early development? For babies, it’s a toy that teaches them to not only use their imagination, but improve upon their senses with stimulation. For example, this teddy is plush with satin ears and paws, and a zippered outfit. Texture, color, and design make a big difference in development.

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Melissa & Doug K's Kids - Teddy Wear Plush Bear 18+ mo Toddler

$11.27
End Date: Sunday Apr-2-2017 12:27:16 PDT
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Melissa and Doug Ks Kids Teddy Wear Plush BRAND NEW!!

$12.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-16-2017 10:30:07 PDT
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Melissa and Doug Stuffed Animals Teddy Bears Ks Kids Teddy Wear Plush

$8.49
End Date: Friday Mar-31-2017 11:02:15 PDT
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10. Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear

Price: $18.56
You save: $9.44 (34 %)
35 new from $18.491 used from $13.53

Ages: 1 and up

The final item on the list of the top ten teddy bears this year is Gund Slumbers.

One more from Gund, and my absolute favorite. This overstuffed teddy bear is named Slumbers. And he is the perfect, most cherished bedtime buddy I can think of. His plush, round tummy is huggable and adorable. Plus, he has a sweet, loving expression, and a fuzzy, shaggy body. Must have!

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Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal

$24.94
End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 11:22:16 PDT
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Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal Soft Huggable Luxurious Surface-Washable

$24.66
End Date: Tuesday Apr-18-2017 20:04:57 PDT
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Gund Slumbers Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal

$24.46
End Date: Tuesday Apr-18-2017 3:06:42 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/24/16.

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