Smallest Teddy Bears

The smallest teddy bear of the world measures 4.5mm. The bear is sewn exactly like a bigger bear and is fully jointed with a moveable head, arms and legs. So are the second and third smallest teddy bears. The teddy bears are officially recognized by ‘Guinness World Records’.


  • name: Tiny Ted
  • height: 4.5mm, 0.17inch
  • made in: 2006
  • made by: Cheryl Moss, South Africa
  • residence: Teddy Bear Museum, Jeju Island, South Korea


  • name: Mini the Pooh
  • height: 5.0mm
  • made in: 2001
  • made by: Bettina Kaminski, Germany
  • residence: Museum ‘A World in Miniature’, Carlisle, Great Britain


  • name: Wee Bear
  • height: 6.5mm
  • made in: 1998
  • made by: Cheryl Moss, South Africa
  • residence: Puppenhausmuseum, Basel, Switzerland

More world records

Smallest commercial teddy bear
9mm/0.29inch, made by Cheryl Moss (Mossie Bears), South Africa.

Smallest bear
Made by Garie Sim, Singapore. A polymer clay bear measuring 1 millimetre or just 1/24 inch.

Biggest teddy bear
The largest stitched teddy bear measures 16.86m (55ft, 4in) in length and was made by Dana Warren, USA. The bear was completed on 6 June 2008 and displayed at the Exploration Place, Wichita, Kansas, USA.

Biggest teddy bear mosaic
On July 30, 2011, the Chelsea Teddy Bear Company broke a Guinness World Record for ‘World’s Largest Teddy Bear Mosaic’ by reproducing the WWF logo out of thousands of teddy bears in Chelsea, Michigan. The effort helped celebrate WWF’s 50th anniversary. Children were encouraged to bring their own stuffed animals to help break the record.