Celebrate Teddy Day 2023: Why and How
The most romantic month of the year is right around the corner, which means the much-awaited Valentine’s week is here! The cutest day of this special week is undoubtedly Teddy Day in February. An entire day dedicated to the softest, cutest plushies that people exchange with loved ones. Read on to know when is teddy day.
Teddy Day is an important occasion during Valentine’s week since loved ones, especially couples, gift each other colorful, soft cuddly teddy bears. A teddy bear is a soft toy that you can hug, forget all your worries, and relax with.
For people in relationships, this teddy bear provides warmth, acts as a cute sleeping companion, and fills up the gap in someone’s absence. It also acts as a mute therapist that people can talk to and vent their feelings.
History of Teddy Day
An act of kindness around 120 years ago gave rise to the teddy bear. On a hunting expedition, US President Theodore Roosevelt (nicknamed Teddy) refused to shoot a bear cub out of compassion.
A cartoonist drew that act of charity and love for Washington Star – a newspaper. Two Russian immigrants got inspired by the cartoon, sewed a rough version of what we now know as a teddy bear, and dubbed it “Teddy’s bear.”
German toymaker Margarete Steiff created the stuffed bear – a predecessor to the modern-day teddy bear in 1903. This stuffed bear became popular and loved by children all around the world.
As Valentine’s Day became more commercialized, the teddy bear evolved and started getting produced in more colors and varieties. Slowly each color of the teddy bear started gaining different meanings. Since this stuffed toy was a hugely popular valentine gift among couples, the Teddy Day date was added to Valentine’s week.
When is Teddy Day?
Teddy Day 2023 falls on 10th February every year. Teddy Day is the fourth day of Valentine’s week and is marked by sweethearts giving cuddly teddy bears to each other. Since love comes in various shades, the teddy, too, comes in various colors, and each color symbolizes something different.
The fourth day in Valentine week is everyone’s favorite day. Because on this day it is customary to give a teddy as a gift. There is no doubt that Teddy is loved by everyone. After ‘Chocolate Day’ February 10th is ‘Teddy Day’.
On this day, you can shower love on the most special person in your life by gifting them a cute teddy. If for some reason your partner is not with you, don’t despair. You can send Teddy to your partner in some way,
Ways to Celebrate Teddy Day
This super cute Teddy Day date has to be celebrated with your partner to honor this stuffed toy that has been in our lives for years. Here are some ideas for celebrating teddy day with a significant other. Lovers, take note.
Sweet teddy bear morning surprise
Your partner would love nothing more than to wake up to a lovely morning surprise delivery of a huge teddy bear, a bouquet of flowers, and some chocolates to celebrate the start of this amazing day.
Personalized teddy bear love
You can also send a personalized teddy bear via IGP, conveying a heartfelt message or with a beautiful picture attached to it showcasing your happiest moment together. A soft teddy like that will remind your love of the lovely times and be warm to hug and sleep with.
Teddy bear picnic
How about spending the day on a beautiful picnic with your lover? Plan a sweet picnic with tasty snacks, a picnic basket, some books, and a couple of teddies to give you company while you talk about sweet nothings with your soulmate under the soft Teddy Day 2023 sun.
Teddy bear scavenger hunt
A fun activity on this very special day could be holding a teddy bear scavenger hunt. Get several small teddy bears and hide them around the house. Write down clues and directions for your sweetheart to help her find all the teddy bears.
You could even add some sweet message with each teddy or leave a trail of items that hold a lot of significance in the relationship.
The final teddy to be found could be a giant teddy sitting on a chair, ready at a table with food, chocolates, and a candle in the middle. A romantic candlelight dinner to end the exciting scavenger hunt with.
This Teddy Day in February holds a lot of significance for lovers around the world. Teddy bears are a symbol of the warmth, love, and softness that is abundant in a relationship. Teddy day can be celebrated by couples and parents, kids, siblings, and friends because love has various shades, and so does a teddy!