Barbie’s tail brightly lights up in a range of colors when underwater. Press necklace to activate lights on land. Rainbow-colored tail. Brushable pink-streaked hair. Includes tiara.
Mermaid Barbie cannot stand on its own.
Affordable. Colorful and highly visible underwater. Durable. Quickly sinks to the bottom of the pool. Each mermaid is five inches tall. Good value.
Not designed for extra-rough play.
Cute mermaid plush toy of Pusheen the cat. Available with starfish, spiral shell, or clamshell bow. Seven inches long. Extra squishy and soft. Sweet pastel colors. Durable.
Some bow variants are pricier than others.
Transform doll from baby to mermaid with a tug of her skirt. Drinks from bottle and wets her diaper. Easy to swap her clothes. Great water toy. Available in three styles.
Doll's hair isn’t brushable.
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Tales of half-human, half-fish creatures have enchanted cultures around the world since ancient times, and because modern stories tend to showcase pretty, sweet, and colorful merfolk, it’s easy to understand why kids would want to play with mermaid toys with shimmering fins and bubbly attitudes. One of the fun things about mermaid toys is that many of them were designed to safely take a plunge into the bathtub, but are just as enjoyable on dry land. Whether you’re in the market for a poolside plaything or bedtime buddy, there is an ocean of options available, but you don't need to fish around to hook the best mermaid toys out there – we found them.