The Invention of the Teddy Bear. Sabrina Hill. The Inventor. Morris Michtom was the inventor of the teddy bear. He began selling them in his store in February of 1903 . Around the same time as Michtom , an inventor in Germany was coming up with the same idea. Background.
This political demonstrates where the idea of the Teddy Bear came from. A few of Roosevelt’s men tied up a bear and had it as a target for Roosevelt to shoot. Roosevelt did not take up the offer and refused to shoot it because it was unsportsmanlike.