Teddy Bear Connection is a locally-owned, interactive store located in the newly remodeled Merle Hay Mall.  We offer a unique and fun experience for all ages.

In-Store parties- for groups of 6 or more

  • Birthday Parties
  • Field Trips
  • Holiday bashes

Build-Your-Own Plush Animal
Merle Hay Mall Des Moines IA

Teddy Bear Connection offers a fun and interactive stuffed animal experience built around your child's unique personality!

  • Choose an animal from a variety of options from all over the animal kingdom!
  • Pick a wish to put in your animal.
  • Stuff your new friend at the stuffing machine.
  • Accessorize from a variety of clothing options from costumes, super hero, occupations, sports and more!
  • Give your animal a name and fill out a birth certificate.

New Items!

We now have Aroma-Bearapy scents for your stuffed animals.
Cotton candy, candy apple, cupcake, bubble gum, popcorn, baby powder, strawberry, grape, watermelon, chocolate chip, and chocolate mint!

We also have pre-recorded sounds or you can record your own message to put in your animal.

We also have My Little Pony, Pokémon, Garfield, large stuffed animals, mermaids......and MORE!  

Come check us out in the Merle Hay Mall today!