We’d bet that most Prime Day purchases people make are for themselves. But if you’ve got kids in your life, don’t leave them out of the fun. They deserve a nice treat yo’self moment even if they’re not old enough or financially able to treat themselves.
So, it falls on you. Here are the best Prime Day deals for the kiddos in your life.
They’re not quite ready for their own nice iPad yet, but you’re sick of them stealing yours. Get this kid-friendly tablet that has parental controls, access to kid-specific content, a rugged case for drops and spills, and a two-year warranty.
The Echo Dot Kids lets your child ask Alexa whatever comes to mind, but has parental controls so they won’t get any inappropriate answers in return. They can use Alexa for music, homework help, and fun games and apps.
Help your kid channel retro vibes with this instant camera on sale. They might not know the hassle of having to get photos developed, but this can give them a feel for having physical memories that don’t live on their phone or iPod.
Any time I have a game night, whether it’s with family or friends, Five Crowns is always our first game. It’s a fun card game that’s easy to learn and is equal parts luck and strategy (though the scale might tip a little more toward luck).
If you’ve got an avid reader on your hands, pick up a Kindle Kids e-reader. It comes with a year of Amazon Kids+, which provides access to tons of books and series. The e-reader can hold more than a thousand titles and the battery lasts for weeks.
This ship in a bottle Lego set is a good challenge for kids obsessed with the building bricks. It’s probably not as difficult as assembling an actual ship in a bottle, but it looks just as cool.
Encourage your little one’s green thumb with an indoor garden you can tend together. This planter has 12 slots and uses automated lighting and watering to help the herbs grow. So, even if their green thumb isn’t the greenest, they’ll probably still have something to show for their effort.
If your kid’s been begging for a Nintendo Switch, snag this bundle that includes a Switch Lite and 128GB microSD card. This will give them the storage space they need for all their games.
9. Fitbit Ace 2 — $29.99 (save $39.96)
Motivate your kid to reach goals and be active with the Fitbit Ace 2 tracker made specially for kids. It’s waterproof and the battery lasts up to five days. The activity tracker encourages kids to meet goals by rewarding them with virtual badges and on-screen celebrations.
Bring the playground to your backyard with this swing set featuring two regular swings and a rings/trapeze style swing. It’s easy to assemble and designed to not pinch fingers while kids are swinging.