Unboxing of Two Wellie Wisher American Girl Dolls Theresa December 28, 2016 Kid's Style, Toys 29 Comments This year, high on my children’s wish list for Santa were the Ashlyn and Camille Wellie Wisher American Girl dolls. My older daughter saw a commercial about how these dolls encourage friendship, and she insisted that these dolls would be perfect for her and her sister. Even though we already have the standard size Melody and Samantha dolls (who came with us to see Santa), I enjoyed seeing the new line of dolls. Wellie Wisher American Girl Dolls Standing at 14.5 inches tall, each Wellie Wisher doll wears garden boots and comes wearing a dress and one hair accessory. If you buy the books separately, the age range for reading them starts at age five and up. The Wellie Wisher line seems ideal for a younger audience than the standard dolls, whose books are for age eight and older. Under The Christmas Tree Originally, when my daughters started asking to receive the dolls for Christmas, I saw that some were on backorder until after the holidays. Thankfully, the dolls they wanted were still available (but who knew for how long). Then, American Girl offered to send us Camille to review! Opening the dolls on Christmas morning was a big surprises. Each girl received the doll she wanted. Everyone couldn’t wait to see the dolls unboxed. Inside the box, the dolls looked like the standard dolls, only smaller. On the top of the box, a small cut out with translucent material gives you space to peek through and see the doll’s face. Each box opens the way the traditional boxes do. Simply pull the top part of the box up to open it. This leaves the doll, pamphlet, and accessories on the bottom part. All dolls come with a netting protecting their hair and styrofoam wrapping around their feet and neck to keep them safe during shipping. Opening these dolls on Christmas was a highlight of the day. My children loved having their very own Wellie Wishers to add to their doll collection. Unboxing Camille First, we took Camille out of her box. I love that the netting kept her hair soft and smooth. To keep her hair in good condition, we ordered a brush for upkeep. We also went over rules for how to take care of her hair. This doll was for my younger daughter. She is only three years old (almost four). Since she has shown that she can take good care of her Melody doll for the past few months, I decided she was mature enough to have such a nice doll. Camille wears a blue and green tie-dye dress that has sparkles as well as a bow in the front. She comes with a small pink starfish hair clip. Her bright blond hair and blue eyes give her an all-American look. To give her a unique characteristic, she has one small freckle under her left eye. One adorable part of the Camille doll is her fun wellie boots. With an adorable, lively smiley face on the toes and red fins, the boots have a big appeal for young children. Although Camille is smaller and less expensive than standard dolls, she is a lively and sweet doll who captivated the heart of my daughter. Ashlyn Doll Out Of The Box For my older daughter, Santa brought Ashlyn. The doll has adorable freckles that go across her nose. With long, shiny brown hair and brown eyes, she has similar characteristics to the Samantha doll, but tanner skin and a more modern look. For a super girly style, Ashlyn wears all pink. Her pink outfit has a tutu lined with gold. The top ties in the front with gold ribbon. She comes wearing pink boots that have a gold toe. Inside the box, you receive a pink tiara. Since my daughter loves everything pink and princessy, this doll was ideal for her. I like that Ashlyn isn’t your typical princess doll. Not only does she comes with a backstory, but she also has adorable freckles that give her a unique look. Although she is girly, she still looks friendly and nice. Ashlyn And Camille Dolls Make Friendship Look Simple Immediately after receiving the dolls, my daughters enjoyed playing with them together. From playing dress up to reading books together, the dolls inspire a good time in our household. We have many other new toys and games to play with from Christmas, but these dolls stand out from the rest. With their high quality design, beautiful clothes, and neat backstory, they are a top favorite of my daughters. I love that my daughters can both have a brand new American Girl doll at a fraction of the price of the standard dolls. With add-ons that include a play tent, a garden theatre, pet rabbit, and more, collecting the entire set could easily add up in price, but it still looks more affordable than the accessories for the standard dolls. Pardon our Christmas mess in the photo below, but it offers a good view of the difference in size between the standard dolls and the Wellie Wishers. Ashlyn is holding a purse that goes with a standard doll. You can see that the black purse fits Ashlyn fine, even though it is long on her. We enjoyed trying out these adorable dolls! Not only did my daughters receive Wellie Wishers for Christmas, but they also received Samantha doll accessories as well as some new doll clothes. American Girl items make excellent gifts for girls. We look forward to playing with everything more during the rest of our Christmas break. For more children’s toy ideas, follow Theresa’s Reviews on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Flipboard and Youtube. Disclosure: I received an item for free, but it in no way influenced my opinion! 29 Responses Michelle December 30, 2016 Wow, they are beautiful and very good quality Reply Miri January 2, 2017 I have such nostalgia for American Girl dolls! 🙂 Reply Terri Steffes January 4, 2017 My neighbors daughter got this for Christmas too and so I saw them in person. They are totally the cutest things. I love the tiny Wellies. Reply Jocelyn Cañasa Brown January 4, 2017 These are some very lovely dolls. I know my daughter would love to have one of these. Reply Lindsey Paris January 4, 2017 I love everything The Pleasant Company has ever made! Well, except maybe the baby line. I always preferred the dolls and the books! Reply Megan mccoig January 4, 2017 I used to be obsessed with dolls when I was younger. These two are so pretty! Great post and hope your girls love them 🙂 Reply Jessica January 4, 2017 I didn’t know much about the American girl dolls until this week (being Canadian and all) but this is the 2nd post I’ve seen about them this week and they seem great. Glad your kids like them. Reply Belle January 4, 2017 They are the cutest!!! My daughter would love them! Thank you for doing an awesome review! Belle | One Awesome Momma Reply Angela Tolsma January 4, 2017 I love that American girl is making their dolls with more variety and suiting to everyone. I didn’t know they had smaller versions and I think I would rather go that route that anything else for my sister. Reply Brandi Puga January 4, 2017 My daughter would adore these dolls! My favorite part is their great rain boots! so cute! Reply Katriza January 4, 2017 Wow these are so beautiful! These would make such perfect gifts! Reply Kecia | Momerish January 5, 2017 Ohh, these dolls are just too cute. I love their little rain boots! Reply Cynthia @craftoflaughter January 5, 2017 I’m glad American Girl dolls are still popular! I love the boots on that one! Reply Krystal // The Krystal Diaries January 5, 2017 I used to love American Girl dolls when I was young. These are so incredibly cute! Reply Allison January 5, 2017 These are so beautiful! I always wanted an American Girl doll growing up, they are so pretty and inspirational! Reply Debra January 5, 2017 I loved my American Girl doll when I was a girl, I don’t have any girls to pass that down to but can’t wait for granddaughters one day! Reply Silvia January 5, 2017 Aww the dolls are adorable and so are your girls! 🙂 It looks like they love their dolls! Reply Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh January 5, 2017 My daughter loves American Girl Dolls. We saw these in Target or Kohl’s recently, and all my daughter could say was that their faces were shaped funny. I don’t see it! Ha. Kids say the weirdest things. Reply Taylor Mobley January 5, 2017 Growing up I had 14 american girl dolls! I LOVED THEM! I saved them all for my future children and hope they will play with them like I did! Reply Debra Schroeder January 5, 2017 How adorable are these American Girl Dolls! And they look just like your daughters, except for the blue eyes. Reply Kristin January 5, 2017 I just love this darling line. Both the dolls and their stories. We have Willa and Ashlyn and they’re so so cute! Reply Rachel Catherine January 5, 2017 I wondered what the difference was between these and the other dolls. It seems like they might be made for a bit of a younger girl who has outgrown the bitty baby but isn’t ready for an American Girl. Reply Reesa Lewandowski January 6, 2017 My daughter just Camille for Christmas. I love these dolls and what they stand for! It’s such a great message for our children! Reply Amanda Love January 6, 2017 I like the wellie wishers because they’re perfect for smaller girls who would love to have their own American Girl Doll! I really like the concept of being able to dress them up and being able to dress like them! Reply Katya January 6, 2017 These are the most adorable dolls for the cutest little girls! I wish I had toys like that when I was young! As far as I remember I only had 1 doll for years! Well, I grew up in Russia which explains it all… http://stylesprinter.com/ Reply Heather January 6, 2017 My oldest would absolutely love these dolls! I love that the Princess has a great backstory. And the boots are so cute! Reply Robin Rue January 7, 2017 These dolls are so cute! I remember loving these when they first came out when I was a child. There are so many different variations now that there is something for every little girl to love in each of them. Reply Vaishnavi January 7, 2017 Wow, such cute and adorable dolls. My girl will love them as much. OMG! Those little boots rock. Love the picture with your girls! Reply Adaleta Avdic January 8, 2017 When I was younger, I was honestly the biggest fan of the American Girl series and everything that came along with them. It’s so neat to see they’re still in style! xx Adaleta Avdic Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. 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