Last summer, Miss G and our daycare kids had our first annual Teddy Bear Picnic and it’s definitely a tradition we’re going to keep going year after year.
To keep things fresh, I searched around for some more Teddy Bear Picnic Inspiration and thought I’d share the adorable ideas I found with you!
In the days leading up to the Teddy Bear Picnic, be sure to read the classic book by Jimmy Kennedy, or even better sing the song with the kids.
Involve them with as much of the party prep as possible and have them bring their teddy bears on the actual day.
Technically, “Teddy Bear Picnic Day” is July 1oth, but a teddy bear picnic is a sweet idea any time and it also makes a great low-key birthday party for toddlers and preschoolers.
A note on how the links are organized below: while I usually like to organize these ideas by picture, I thought since it’s a party I should organize it by the type of idea (food, decor, activity) but I did note in parentheses which pictures are featured.
(And if you’ve ever wondered why I don’t use single images in my round-ups as many bloggers do, it’s actually a copyright violation and very frowned upon in the blogging community, so I prefer to use composites for easy pinning and to keep everyone happy.)
Teddy Bear Picnic Food
Polar Bear Paw Cupcakes | A Few Shortcuts (not pictured)
Beehive Cupcakes | Sugar, Spice & Glitter (pictured in middle image)
Bear Taco Tart (Or Giant Cookie) | Hungry Happenings (not pictured)
Gummi Bear Cake | Raspberri Cupcakes (pictured in bottom image)
Honey Layer Cake | Sugar, Spice & Glitter (pictured in bottom image)
Teddy Bear Lunch Box | Sugar, Spice & Glitter (pictured above)
Teddy Bear Picnic Decor
A sweet bunting banner, invitations, and more with these Teddy Bear Party Printables from AR Party Printables on Etsy. (not pictured)
Super sweet details on this Bear Hunt Birthday on That Cute Little Cake.
So many wonderful ideas here – but loved the Picnic Baskets & Balloons on Catch My Party.
This party on Hostess with the Mostess is the epitome of why people hire party planners. My teddy bear headband is off to them!
The cute trail of ants on Berries of Wisdom is such a sweet touch, and I love the easy juice containers she thought of! (pictured below)
Teddy Bear Picnic Activities
Feed the Bear Alphabet Activity | Mom-Inspired Life (pictured in both images above)
Beehive Pinata | Esther Dyk (pictured in both images above)
DIY Teddy Ears | Tonya Staab (pictured above)
Honeycomb Necklaces | You are the Roots (not pictured)
Bear Bean Bag Toss | Catch My Party (not pictured)
Bear Parachute Toss & Bears in Chairs | Mrs T’s First Grade Class (not pictured)
Building Corduroy the Bear | Sugar, Spice & Glitter (pictured in both images above)
Have you ever had a Teddy Bear Picnic with your kids? What special annual traditions do you have?
For more party planning inspiration, check out our 15+ Mermaid Party Ideas or for something a bit more low-key, check out our series of Family Movie nights – like our Pirates of the Caribbean family movie night.