How To Get The Best Build-a-Bear Offers

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The Best Build-a-Bear Offers

If your child is a fan of Build-a-Bear you'll know that the costs can soon mount up, especially when they start collecting outfits and accessories as well as the bears. Here's our guide to help you get the best deals at Build-a-Bear, including sales, special offers, member offers and lots more.

Current Build-a-Bear Offers

National Hug Day 20th & 21st January 2019

How To Get The Best Build-a-Bear Offers

To celebrate National Hug Day* there will be two days of festivities in Build-a-Bear stores on Sunday 20th and Monday 21st January 2019. You'll be able to pick up a choice of furry friends at the special price of £5.50 each, in store only. For the online offer you'll be able to choose from a selection of bears priced at just £10 each. Full information can be found here*.

Build-a-Bear Bonus Club

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The Build-a-Bear Bonus Club* is a must for anyone who shops there, as it gives you lots of exclusive benefits, and it's completely FREE! You can sign up online here* and start receiving the benefits straight away. Membership bonuses can include:

  • Exclusive special offers
  • Early access to promotions
  • Exclusive member events
  • Earn points as you spend to get rewards

Count Your Candles: Pay Your Age

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The Count Your Candles* promotion means that Bonus Club Members can bring their child to a store in their birthday month and they can get to make their own special Birthday Bear and just 'pay their age' for it, for example if they're turning five you pay just £5 for the bear. As well as the cut-price bear your child can get more extra treats when they collect their Birthday Treat Bear. They will get to pop in an extra special birthday heart, and have a birthday ceremony with a birthday hat and sticker, ring the birthday bell, get to take a picture with the birthday cake prop, and even have Happy Birthday sung to them.

In Store Events

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Build-a-Bear often run in store special events*, usually exclusively for Bonus Club Members, and they're always free. The latest is the Christmas Wishes events where you can make a wish during the special Candy Cane Heart Ceremony and add your name to Santa’s Nice List. There are also special weekend appearances by mascot Bearemy in December and a FREE in-store Christmas scavenger hunt all season long! Click here* for the latest in store events.

Build-a-Bear Gift Card Offers

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If you spend regularly at Build-a-Bear, or have a big purchase to make there's a way you can get cheaper Build-a-Bear gift cards to save yourself some money.

If you're spending £25 or more online at Build-a-Bear you will be offered the chance to add a £10 gift card for just £5 at the checkout.

Costco* are selling £100 (4 x £25 cards) worth of Build-a-Bear e-gift cards* for £79.99, so you're saving yourself 20%. If you aren't a Costco member then you will incur a 4% charge which will make your total purchase £72.79. Alternatively you could get the £50 (2 x £25) Build-a-Bear e-gift cards* for £39.99 at Costco, again saving 20%.

They are e-cards so you receive then via email rather than a physical card, and you can either use them online or print them off to use them in store. They come as four £25 vouchers so that you can split them up for separate gifts or occasions.

TOPICS:   Toys


  • Laura L.

    Ah he still loves those bears! He takes them to bed with him! X

  • Gemma L.

    He would love the outfits

  • Ryan T.

    Forget the kids I’m gonna get myself one

  • Natasha S.

    Thank you. We will look online xx

  • Ryan B.

    I want hulk and Thor haha

  • Ryan B.

    i suppose they could have one too. Xx

  • Paul M.

    Hulk one :muscle_tone2::rage::baby_tone1:

  • Fleur H.

    look at the Star Wars and marvel ones x

  • Anna-Marie A.

    saved link so I can look at what's available...Minnies bday soon xx

  • Louise F.

    I saw this Chewbacca is only £10!

  • Chelsea M.

    id love a build a bear to!! Haha x

  • Rachael A.

    cool i will have a look x

  • Kirstie N.

    omg look how cute... I want to buy all of them! :heart_eyes:

  • PlayPennies

    It means any teddy, whether it's an actual bear, or the horses, bunnies, reindeer etc. I think they just use 'furry friends' as they do so much more than bears these days! Sorry we weren't clear.

  • Jeni M.

    PlayPennies that’s awesome thanks!

  • Victoria B.

    30% off instore only and don’t think I’ll get back before then :disappointed: trying to join/update the club for deals x

  • Sara M.

    Naw she has enough of them ha

  • Emma-Jane G.

    she will see them in 12 days ha

  • Katie I.

    will check them out thanks xx

  • Autumn H.

    I’ll have a look now thank you xx

  • Holly C.

    Thank you I’ll have a look xx

  • Ashlie W.

    some pretty good bargains tbh

  • Samantha R.

    only because they emailed me this morning and I couldn’t resist finished Christmas now onto next years birthdays lol

  • Alegna N.

    hot wheels bear is reduced

  • Rebecca J.

    already bought them a build a bear xx

  • Chanine H.

    may have to get alfie the mario one. Hes getting into mario xx

  • Katherine P.

    I know, I’m on it :heart_eyes:

  • Amanda L.

    I’ve not seen a blue yoshi before. Harry is so funny Immy all ways likes the baddies to.

  • Emma J.

    Gonna get Eli the browser for Christmas I think!

  • Telle L.

    Ive also got a £5 bonus reward on my account and a £10 gift card xx

  • Emma C.

    Hope they still have it Friday when I get paid, il be getting 250 worth

  • Mandy B.

    any good for josh but got to be quick

  • Samantha D.

    no he wants to go in & choose his bear & clothes etc x

  • Becca W.

    ooh il take a look thank u! Xx

  • Rosie T.

    I'd be honoured to record my beautiful voice on it!!!

  • Catriona A.

    look at the Thomas one! :heart_eyes::heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

  • Charlotte H.

    just a heads up to wait an extra day next year :grimacing::see_no_evil:

  • Andie H.

    These are the lil cub bears, not sure how big they are?!

  • Llaur E.

    AAww thats cool! Though I think my flat might burst in a ball of fluff if there are any more teddies :joy:

  • Kerry L.

    argh!! No more! :joy::joy: c

  • Lorna C.

    Could do with some more outfits though but they're a bit pricey :cry:x

  • Rhona S.

    check Argos for their teddy clothes :bear:

  • Lorna C.

    Will do, thanks for the tip:wink:x

  • Lorna C.

    Obviously for Emma not me:joy::joy::joy:

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