It’s a Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Faith loves to stop at the bears - can you find where they are in town?

Faith loves to stop at the bears – can you find where they are in town?

D A Brosnan 

If you go down to the woods today … go in disguise, you’ll be surprised!

It all started with one lost teddy bear strapped to a tree in the hope the owner would find it; but this is not how the story ends. Along came another bear, then another bear, until the secret location turned into a Teddy Bear’s Picnic.

The mystery remains. Who initiated the picnic? Nonetheless, our local community enjoy watching children discover the bears. And the lost teddy, well… he likes his new home.

Ashley Harris, full-time single dad said, he gets into trouble if he drives past the bears without stopping. His five-year-old daughter Faith, insists on playing with the bears after school.

What do teddy bears eat? “Chocolate, mango, strawberries, apples, and jelly!” says Faith, eyes sparkling. “I always make my bed and put my teddies where they are supposed to be, neat near my pillow.”

Can you find the Teddy Bear’s Picnic?

Family activity: Grab the kids, their teddy bears, and head to the woods. Don’t forget the camera! Clue to the secret location: Head north west along the longest footpath in Rainbow Beach.


  • The teddy bear was birthed 1903
  • Six hundred black teddy bears were made 1912, post Titanic disaster
  • In 2000, a teddy sold for $133,285
  • The 1905 “Teddy Girl” sold for $171,578 in 1994
  • Guinness Book of World Records confirms Steiff and Louis Vuitton Bear sold for $182,550 in 2000

How much is your teddy bear worth?

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