Amazon Prime Day is basically a national holiday at this point, a two-day consumer bonanza where you can save big on stuff you want. The key words being: stuff you want. Not dated garbage that’s being unloaded to make room for newer wares, but actually legit Amazon Prime Day deals on Legos, puzzles, dolls, and STEM toys.
The Day’s Best Deals on Toys and Games
Kids learn the alphabet and practice their fine motor skills, for less than the $25 list price.
Inspire your budding artist with this 140 art supply set, normally priced at $25.
Amazon has fancier and pricier tablets for kids, but this seven inch one is just fine for the littles. It's got the parental controls you want, and is lightweight enough for kids to manage. And it's normally $100. Plus, thanks so its protective case, it won't get shattered.
We're not huge fans of toys that light up and make sounds, but this one is actually pretty awesome. Normally $30, this one lets kids create a story by pressing a button from each section: hero, adventure, and ending, meaning they have 100 possible permutations as they embark on their storytelling journey.
Our favorite foam building blocks are magnetic, so they click together and rotate 360-degrees. They're also normally $50.
This $50 46-piece set features a highly-detailed spinosaurus, armor, cannons, stones, and the two humans who ride him to save the day. Perfect for dinosaur-loving kids. Which basically means all kids.
An $88 STEM toy we can get behind: This one challenges preschoolers to build things like a digger, zoetrope, gravity vehicle, rotating light, and wind maker. Or anything else they want, using the 79 included pieces.
These rarely if ever go on sale, so scoop up this 32 piece building set, a great one for all ages that's normally $50.
This $28 dump truck, made from recycled plastic, helps kids learn about motion.
A truly standout beginner microscope, this $55 one is easy to use and has 120x, 240x, 300x, 480x, 600x, and 1200x magnifications.
A staple in every playroom, this wood piano is normally $75 and not only engages kids' fine motor skills but also introduces them to the concept of rhythm.
At $85, Botley isn't cheap, so get it now. It's a screen-free coding robot that scientists can transform into many things, including a train, police car, or even a ghost.
You want to jump-start summer? Get your kids this bounce house. It's normally $230, inflates in minutes, and has a weight limit of 160 pounds.
It's an $80 double sided easel with blackboard, magnetic whiteboard and paper roll on top, plus room for paints. Perfect for encouraging self-expression.
A wonderful, classic toy that's normally $45, this one is just pure fun.
This wonderful $100 wobble board doubles as a bridge, tunnel, stroller, dollhouse, or part of an intricate fort. It also helps kids develop their sense of balance and gross motor skills.
Sure it's loud, but this $30 pounding bench helps kids figure out cause and effect: Then the pound the ball, it hits the xylophone.
A clever $25 stacking toy made from recycled plastic, this one encourages kids to problem solve as they figure out what goes where.
This funky $30 wooden snail encourages budding walkers to keep working on those gross motor skills.
It's a $50 chicken. But wait, is it? Actually, it's a musical wonder, with a five-bar xylophone, a removable maraca tail, washboard, clacking wings, a cymbal and wooden mallets.
This $80 ride-on has rubberized to protect your floors, and gets kids moving and working on their gross motor skills. Which is what you want.
A fantastic $239 investment at the best of times, this Pikler triangle has a middle tunnel for crawling through and rungs on either side to help develop motor skills. It folds up when not in use.
A wonderful rocker that can help kids calm down and get centered, this one also serves as a climber, a boat, a resting place, a doll bed, a puppet stage, a lemonade stand, a tunnel, or a reading nook.
Tegu's wonderful magnetic wooden blocks basically never go on sale, so scoop up this $120 set of shapes that let kids build whatever they think up.
A smaller set, this one is normally $30 and has six pieces.
A $25 stacking toy made from recycled plastic, this one helps kids on their motor skills and spatial reasoning skills as they figure out what truck goes where.
Retro and awesome, this $50 van is equipped with a mini-kitchen, fold-down seating that converts into a sleeping area, and plenty of storage space for all your camping needs.
This $149 player is screen-free and plays stories for kids, without any distractions. A nice add to your arsenal if you need a break, as all of us do.
This $230 activity center helps foster healthy imaginative play. It features a kitchen, bathing area, changing area and a nursery and it makes a perfect gift for kids age 3 and older.
Normally $150, this brilliant activity cube helps foster fine motor skills as toddlers work with and manipulate the wooden balls, shapes, and wooden pounder.
There's a reason this $60 doll was a huge seller: She's pretty amazing and engaging. She transforms from a newborn to a baby to big girl, changes her size by four inches (10 cm), and has 75+ sounds and phrases.
A fun $30 ukulele, sized just right for little kids.
The Day’s Best Deals on Legos
A perfect $50 set for the littles: A modular playhouse that features non-white minifigures and transforms into other dwellings for extra building fun.
This $50 set is a dream for car buffs; the end result has a V8 engine with moving pistons and dihedral doors that open up and out like the real McLaren.
Speaking of iconic, this $50 X-wing set has a cockpit that opens, space for R2-D2, wings that can be switched to attack position, retractable landing gear, and multiple spring-loaded shooters.
Free building is the best kind of building. This $60 set comes with 790 bricks of all shapes, sizes, and colors, for endless adventures.
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