Mattel’s Disney Princess Swimming Ariel & Ariel and Sisters Water Toys Review [CLOSED Giveaway]


Cool off from the summer heat and go “under the sea” with Mattel’s new line of Disney Princess Ariel water toys.  Your kids will take playtime to magical depths by creating fantastical mermaid adventures with the refreshingly cool toy line that includes:


*        Disney Princess Ariel & Sisters – For the first time in Mattel’s Disney Princess line, girls can play out their mermaid adventures with Ariel and her two sisters, Alana and Arista! All three dolls have magical tops that change color when dipped in water and playful swivel hips that mimic mermaid-like movements.

*         Disney Princess Swimming Ariel – Water play is a splash away with the Disney Princess Swimming Ariel!  Turn the seashell at Ariel’s waist and then place her into the water to see her really swim.  Watch as her tail moves up and down to swim through the water just like in The Little Mermaid.


If you’ve been reading OurKidsMom for a while now, you know that Ethan loves dolls as much as Emma does. When the Ariel water toys arrived they both were beside themselves with excitement. It was an overcast day and a visit to the pool just didn’t seem to be in the cards, so we had a “pool day” in the house.

Ethan was designated tester for the Ariel and Sisters water toys as Emma had already laid claim to the Ariel swimming doll. Ethan didn’t seem to mind (love the pre school mentality that more is better LOL). He had a blast making them swim, jump and even take a ride on a toy boat they play with in the tub.

Emma found that if you twist the shell on Ariel’s stomach enough her fin will move and she can swim (a little). That function never grew tiresome for her and Ariel burned several hundred calories that morning I’m sure!

I liked the ruggedness of the Ariel and Sisters dolls. Ethan found that if you tug on their tails they come off. I was a little worried, but found they pop right back on. The swimming Ariel has beautiful curly hair that Emma resisted to brush because she wanted it to stay pretty. There are no removable parts on her (yeah! nothing to lose!) and although she doesn’t “swim” much or very fast, they both love to play with her.

If you have Ariel fans, these are a must for their Christmas list! These are perfect for poolside or in the bathtub.


You can purchase the swimming Ariel doll for $12.59 (RV $17.99) at

and Ariel and Sisters water toy for $7.69 (RV $10.99) at


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  1. Zathi says

    I found your site today and i think its really cute 😀 and i love your giveaways! but its all for US only 🙁 isnt there any giveaways that are international? i jus love toys and im going to have a baby soon 😛 would love to win something for my lil one 😀

  2. Beth says

    I love the Rapunzel doll and Friends Hair Braider! So cute!

  3. ericka coello says

    Fisher-Price Lil Zoomers Spinning Sounds Speedway, definitely I want this

  4. Alisha Kostiuk says

    I would love to get the Matchbox crane.

  5. Audrey Griffis says

    i like the online video option on the website lots to choose from and some look really cute.

  6. thank you so much for another wonderful giveaway! i’d also LOVE to have the new Disney Tangled Sing & Glow Rapunzel Doll!

  7. I like the Barbie princess charm school

  8. bernadette callahan says

    they have alot of games on their site and have a very interactive site.

    good luck!

  9. Michele Henneman says

    My 4 year old loves Disney Princesses so she’d love anything that has to do with them.

  10. Fawn H says

    I like the Barbie Vacation Glam Jet

  11. Laurie Adams says

    We would love to have Mattel’s car-go fun finding nemo & toy story dvd

  12. Julie Grimberg says

    I want the Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle

  13. Jessica Bradley says

    Wow, I learned they have games for the kids to play! I am always loking for Barbie games for my 6 yr old!!

  14. Andrea D. says

    I really like their mini princesses with the silicon outfits. They are really nice for my girls to use (they do rip but you can get a princess with a bunch of outfits). They also are a really nice size for 3-5 year olds.

  15. Joy Pablo says

    My daughter absolutely loves Ariel! She’s her favorite princess!!!

  16. Joy Pablo says

    My daughter would love to have the Disney Princess Ultimate Dream Castle =)

  17. Jennifer Johncock says

    I really like! My daughter would love this!

  18. Sylvia says

    We want the BARBIE Glam Vacation Jet

  19. Heather says

    Visited website, and I would like the Disney TANGLED Featuring Rapunzel Fairy-Tale Tower.
    hschonrock at yahoo dot com

  20. Lisa B says

    FIJIT FRIENDS SERAFINA Interactive Figure <—- This would be a super fun item for my Niece. =)

  21. Nicole Larsen says

    I Also like the Disney Tangled Sing & Glow Rapunzel Doll

  22. Brandy L says

    I love how they separate the boys from the girls. I’d want to get something for my son since he’s overrun with girls in the family. Between my siblings and myself he’s the only boy.

  23. James Cox says

    My girls want it all!! They love disney princess,Barbies, and Monster High dolls

  24. Shelly Peterson says

    I like the Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 Wii game.

  25. Joyce Mlinek says

    My granddaughter would like the Litte Mommy Play All Day Baby.

  26. Kyle Cade says

    they have a lot more toys than i thought

  27. Tabitha says

    I like the little mommy collection.

  28. Kari Howell says

    My daughter would love the LITTLE MOMMY™ BABY AH-CHOO™ Doll.

  29. Stephanie says

    I didn’t know that Mattel had online games! The little ones in our family would love those.

  30. ashley LEMIEUX says

    lovvve rapunzel doll!

  31. Carrie Phelps says

    My two year old grandson is in love with Toy Story! He would love the Toy Story 3 ULTRA BLAST Gauntlet.

  32. Gerri Bolen says

    I like the fact they show other childrens websites to look at

  33. taylor marves says

    i want the hot wheels rc stealth ride!
    taylormarves at gmail dot com

  34. Emillie says

    I like that there are a lot of kids online games on their site.
    hisprincess886 at yahoo dot com

  35. Heather Stewart says

    like the online games

  36. NW Homesteader says

    My daughter was very excited about the Barbie Princess Charm School!

  37. Sherry S. says

    Would love to have the BARBIE™ PRINCESS CHARM SCHOOL Royal Bed & Bath Playset
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

  38. Julie H says

    love the little walk and giggle doll

  39. I like how there is so much to pick from. I also like how there’s boys and girls section. Thanks Heather!

  40. I love all of the Little Mommy dolls! They are so cute! Thanks for the giveaway!

  41. michelle says

    i love the little mommy dancey dance doll

  42. I like the Cars Toon Dragon Lightning McQueen

  43. Lien says

    I want to get the Fisher Price Laugh and Learn kitchen for my toddler.

  44. Tanaya Syx says

    We want the Barbie Cut ‘n Style Princess Doll.

  45. Shana B says

    I learned that barbie has a new career… an architect! Which, as an engineer, I wonder why they just don’t call her an engineer!

  46. Charlotte Varner says

    I like the “Barbie Princess Charm School”

  47. Lisa Davis says

    I like each brand’s interactive website pages

  48. Gina H. says

    I like the game Barbie Care N’ Cure that kids can play online.

  49. crystle marie tellerday says

    i like the cars 2 uno game

  50. kimberly says

    Love the Little Mommies Dolls

  51. i would love to have the hot wheels speed and splash duel play set for my hot wheels loving boy

  52. Amber says

    I learned that Mattel makes other great Disney Princess toys too!

  53. Sasha says

    I like the Barbie Princess Charm school. My daughter is having fun looking at that.

    sassysasha817 at gmail dot com

  54. Nicole C. says

    I like the BARBIE® Glam Vacation Jet.

  55. Denise B. says

    I like the Mattel Mega Tractor.

  56. Ashlyn says

    I like the Toy Factory on their website, how neat!

  57. Kate says

    I would love the Barbie Glam Vacation Jet for my youngest

  58. Jennie Swencki says

    My daughter likes anything Barbie!

  59. Monique Rizzo says

    Thanks for the chance.

  60. Amber says

    I LOVE the BARBIE™ PRINCESS CHARM SCHOOL Royal Bed & Bath Playset!!

  61. Liz says

    I LOVE the Disney TANGLED Featuring Rapunzel Fairy-Tale Tower

  62. Linda says

    I would like to get the Real Talking Smokey Truck for my grandson

  63. Debbie jackson says

    barbie princess charm school

  64. Lynda Clark says

    I want the Uno Flash game for the kids, it sounds like something they will really enjoy.

  65. Debbie Welchert says

    I really liked Twillight Bella and Edward dolls.

  66. Chelsei Ryan says

    I liked the Barbie Architect Game.

  67. Pauline Milner says

    From Mattel’s website, I really love the Barbie 3 Storey Dream Townhouse.

    Why didn’t they have this when I was younger? It would have been great! I played with Barbies all the time.

    Thanks for the great giveaway. ~Pauline (

  68. Ellen B says

    I love that Mattel has lots of princess stuff. That is all my granddaughter likes!

  69. Fawn H says

    I would love to have the Barbie I Can Be News Anchor doll

  70. Michelle C says

    My daughter would love the BARBIE® Glam Vacation Jet! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  71. Kristen says

    I like the Matchbox Wolf Mountain

  72. brandlyn says

    I like the Barbie games that you can play on the site. My daughter likes playing these.

  73. Jen says

    I cant believe they have twilight dolls!

  74. Elena says

    Barbie Princess Charm School

  75. Rondah says

    I like the barbie princess charm school
    rjs682 at yahoo dot com

  76. Robyn Galloway says

    My girls were pretty excited when I showed them the online games!

  77. stephanie miller says

    i love the website, its so interactive for the kids!

  78. Lisa Danielle Grice says

    Love the online games!

  79. mframe says

    I love the Barbie in a Mermaid Tale Nikki doll

  80. Amanda Alvarado says

    I love the Little mommy line of dolls! Dd is always wanting to ‘play’ with them when we go to the store!

  81. Holli Moore says

    I like the Cars lightening fast speedway Track Set. Holli.moore(at)

  82. Tracey Byram says

    I like the Monster High dolls.

  83. Terri S. says

    I learned they have many online activities & games. My granddaughter would love Barbie Care N’ Cure and the Barbie Fairy Secret Adventure games. 🙂

  84. Brianna Beers says

    My kids can play cool online games following the link from that home page…awesome!!

  85. Kacie Lewis says

    I love the Little Mommy Walk n Giggle doll!

  86. Taryn says

    My daughter love the Barbie i can be dolls. She has the vet one. She would probably want the nurse next.

  87. Larissa Brunken says

    Little mommy doll

  88. Christina Potts says

    My daughter is dreaming of a barbie house now!

  89. Tanya says

    I like the monster high dolls
    tmc480 at

  90. Stephanie Mago-Eagle says

    I would love this for my daughter Little Mommy™ Sweet As Me™ Doll in Pink Princess Outfit,Little Mommy™ Sweet As Me™ Doll in Swimsuit Outfit,Moments & Milestones Little Mommy™ Sweet As Me™ Scrub-A-Dub Dub™ Doll,Little Mommy™ Sweet As Me™ Back to School Doll

  91. Stephanie Mago-Eagle says
  92. Stephanie Mago-Eagle says

    I messed up were it said tweet this giveaway,i tweeted it but forgot that is what i was suppose to put in!/SAnneEagle/status/108342125854339072

  93. I want the Cars Lightning Fast Speedway Track set for my grandson.
    smchester at gmail dot com

  94. Lisa Cowan Whitham says

    I love that they have games on the website too!
    frugalmommieof2 at

  95. I love the quality of Mattel toys…they seem to last much longer than other brands

  96. Stacey L says

    I learned the Barbie styled by me is back.

  97. Sheryl says

    I want the Little Mommy Play all Day Doll.

    sflickinger at rocketmail dot com

  98. Heidi Daily says

    I like the fijit dance party on the mattel site

  99. Amber says
  100. charlene elswick says

    i would like the woody and bullseye toy story 3 roundup .

  101. Thea P. says

    I’d like to get Polly Pockets for my kiddo.

  102. Anne Nack says

    I love the Little Mommy Walk n Giggle doll!

  103. Katie Smih says

    Wow their web site has a ton of really cute things for kids to do on there.

  104. Raven In A Blue Room says

    when I think of Mattel I think of Barbie

    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  105. ColleenMarie82 says

    I like the online games

  106. Leearned that they offer free online games.

  107. brittney says

    My daughter likes the monster high dolls
    brittneydejajason at gmail dot com

  108. Marianna says

    I bet my sons would like the online Hot Wheels Revving Raceway game

  109. Stephanie G says

    I love the barbie I can be games available on the website. My daughter will love to play these!

  110. Katie Wrolsen says

    I really like the Barbie 3 story townhouse. My neices would love it.

  111. becky says

    i love the BARBIE® 3 Story DREAM TOWNHOUSE™

  112. Lisa Davis says
  113. Caryn S says

    My daughter would like UNO MOO!™ Preschool Game

  114. Terry C says

    I like the BARBIE 3 Story DREAM TOWNHOUSE

  115. Kandi Smith says

    My son loves the Hot Wheels Video Racer.

  116. Michelle Mullady says

    Thanks for the giveaway.

  117. jessica edwards says

    barbies! thats what my daughter would want.

  118. Marysa N. says

    My daughter would love the Barbie Royal Horse set!
    Marysa {at} marysa {dot} com

  119. Jenna says

    I love that they have games to play online!

  120. joanne major says

    my granddaughter would love anything barbie

  121. I want the Barbie Doll’d up nails so me & my princess can get matching nail designs at home

    lyromero77 at yahoo dot com

  122. Lisa S says

    My daughter would love the Barbie Glam Vacation Jet

  123. Jill Myrick says

    We also like the Disney’s Tangled Sing and Glow Rapunzel Doll.


  124. ReggieMann says

    I like the LITTLE MOMMY SCOOT SO CUTE Doll – Purple

  125. Andrea says

    I know someone who would love it:)

  126. Jodi H says

    Barbie dream townhouse

  127. Amy Hollingsworth says

    My daughter loves polly pockets and just about anything Mattel makes for girls

  128. Love the Hot Wheels Wall Tracks!

  129. Allie Sansing says


  130. I would like to get the MONSTER HIGH DRACULAURA Doll and COUNT FABULOUS Pet for my daughter.

  131. Pauline M says

    Though I’m not sure of the fascination with this, but I’m betting that the Fijit will be very popular in my home this christmas!

  132. Ellen B says
  133. Deborah Todaro says

    The is a new UNO game called UNO Moo

  134. Jenny says

    I have 4 kids too (2 girls and 2 boys)…. this would so make my youngest daughter’s day!!!! All she has asked for her “birthday” (AKA Christmas) was this ariel and her sisters doll set!!!! My oldest daughter like the Beauty and the Beast Belle and friends Barbie set on mattel’s website…. Sure hope we win. 🙂

  135. Missy Lynnh says

    I’d also like to get some Barbies for my daughter

    mlynnh5 at gmail dot com

  136. Leanne M says

    My daughter loves Rapunzel and would love the doll

  137. ALLEN SISSON says

    My Granddaughter wants just about every Barbie

  138. Laura Emerson says

    My children would love the Red Rover Game. It is so adorable!

  139. Erica C. says

    I learned that the 2011 Barbie Career doll was announced and it’s Architect.

  140. Ann Marie Walker says

    I would love to get my daughter the Barbie Glam Vacation Jet. She would love it!

  141. shawna says

    I like the Rapunzel doll.

  142. Benjamin Dopp says

    Always love hot wheels

  143. Courtney C says

    Rapunzel Fairytale Tower

  144. Kayla Hyde says

    The site is very fun and colorful!

  145. cristi says

    My daughter would love the Barbie dream townhouse

  146. Natalie says

    I want the Hot Wheels Wall Tracks starter set off their website!

  147. polly says

    like the barbie loves beauty

  148. Rebecca Peters says

    I also like the monster high dolls

  149. monte says

    my niece would love this

  150. rachel harper says

    i want stinky the garbage truck

  151. amy deeter says

    i would like the barbie dream townhouse

  152. Stephanie Barmann says

    Barbies! My kids love them and would love the dreamhouse. I had one when I was a kid so maybe Christmas!

  153. Tina M says

    My daughter would love the barbie dreamhouse

  154. alison says

    i like the i can be barbie

  155. crystal allen says

    my son would love the hot wheels wall track, clallen at ntin dot net and my dd would love this prize!! thanks

  156. I like the hot wheels nitro speeder Dale Earnhardt Jr’s hammerhead.

  157. Rebecca Shockley says

    Disney TANGLED Featuring Rapunzel Fairy-Tale Tower

  158. susan smoaks says

    i would love the BARBIE™ A FASHION FAIRYTALE GLITTERIZER™ Wardrobe and BARBIE® Doll Playset

  159. crystal faulk says

    I’d love to have the BARBIE 3 Story DREAM TOWNHOUSE for my daughter.

  160. natasha tucker says

    I want to get the Fisher-Price® Go Baby Go!™ Cruise-Around Activity Lion for my son! 🙂

  161. McKim says

    I like the Matchbox® Mega Rig® Jurassic Copter™ Building System

  162. meme says

    My 5 year old and I really like the Amazing Architect game

  163. kathy pease says

    i like APPLES to APPLES® PARTY BOX The Game of Hilarious Comparisons!

  164. Rosey says

    I’ve never heard of Wall Tracks until now. That just sounds like a neat toy for the kiddos.

  165. My girls want the Disney Tangled Bend & Style Rapunzel Doll

  166. Donna K says

    I would like the collectable Russian barbies and Ken.

  167. I would like Stealth Rides Undercover Run and Barbie 3-Story Dream Townhouse. I’ve missed my niece and nephews birthday. I don’t have the money to send anything to them. This giveaway would be really help me out!!