I’m not “toy”You can either run with someone you know, or ing with yourself. “game”; all I’ve got are the best toys and games on sale right now at Amazon. I know, I know, you’re still thinking about “fun size Snickers”Small boxes of Milk Duds for trick or treat But, let me ask you: What’s so “fun” about the world’s smallest Snickers bar? Absolutely nothing, that’s what. I’ve never been a huge fan of Halloween, probably because I was a child of the 1980s and struggled with breathing through those awful plastic masks with that elastic string that would snap you right in the face before the night was over.
Christmas, though? Christmas I can get behind. I love nothing more than finding the perfect gift for someone I care about and giving them gifts of my affection Christmas morning. There’s something about buying toys, though, that makes the whole thing even more exciting. And, that’s what this list is all about: Toys and games the little ones in your house will squeal with delight upon opening. I’ve got superheroes in the house, gifts for the budding artists and musicians, and the usual suspects (Barbie, Play-Doh and some Disney princesses in an odd setting). Get your shopping started now.
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38% OFF! A Hero Haul
They can now create their own stories just by watching their favorite heroes on TV or at the cinema. This set of Marvel favorites measures five inches. They’ll get everyone’s favorite, Captain America, along with Spider-Man, Black Panther, Hulk, and Iron Spider. Each of these can be posed with four points of articulation — head, arms, wrists and legs. It’s the power of the Marvel universe right in the palm of their hand (and for 38% off).
46% OFF! Use Your (Coco-)Melon
Cocomelon is enjoying a moment right now and, according to my mom friends who have kids in that age range, it’s never, ever going away. This sing-and-learn laptop toy uses sounds, lights, music and more than 60 phrases to help children learn letters, numbers, and shapes. All of it’s themed with little ones’ favorite Cocomelon characters. It’s currently on sale for 46%
30% OFF! Connect the Dots
I think I was a nerdy little boy who became a nerdy young man because I loved these types of things. LEGO Dots set then (and, if I’m being honest, now, too). This customizable craft kit comes with 228 pieces. These include five flat tags in various sizes and colors, as well as many lettered and colorful tiles. For a limited time, it’s available for 30% off.
51% OFF! In A Barbie World
BarbieIt makes me tired. She’s been an astronaut, a doctor and now an animal center rescue owner in addition to keeping her dream house tidy and her convertible clean? Phew. This set includes a care station with two levels connected to a tree and eight animals to care for. Barbie toys don’t seem to go on sale, but this set is currently at 51% off
30% OFF! Support Your Little Genius
Kids seem to be learning more and faster than ever before and that’s probably due, in large part, to the plethora of electronic devices in society now. This Little Genius Starter KitIt can be used together with an iPad, Fire tablet, and six educational games for children 3-5 years old. Take 30% off during Prime’s Early Access Sale.
32% OFF! Sorry, We’re Not Sorry
Let me tell you something. Disney’s Villains are my favorite. Maybe it’s because I like to pull for the underdog; maybe it’s because I’m secretly an evil queen. Either way, I’m about to buy this Sorry! with Villains! for myself (while it’s 32% off). This Amazon exclusive boardgame lets you move around as Ursula Jafar Scar scar or Maleficent.
There are very few surprises in this world. For example, most people know their baby’s gender months before he or she is actually born. A lot of kids have a pretty good idea of what’s under the tree. However, this is not the best. SquishmallowsThis mystery box is a great surprise for them and you. They’ll get an assortment of five five-inch critters in this box.
55% OFF! A Budding Genius
The “genius” thing to do would be to buy this starter kit that has both Fire and iPad editions while it’s 55% off. This STEM toysThis app is for children aged 6-10. It includes five physical play pieces and five game apps. And, hey, they don’t have to know they’re learning; all they know is they’re having fun.
35% OFF! Princesses of Candyland
Disney’s princesses get around, don’t they? The ball, a tower, under water … I mean, these are busy ladies. Now, they’re taking on the classic board game CandylandYou can mark the board using Ariel, Rapunzel and Cinderella game pieces. The castle will be accompanied by colorful cards. This Amazon exclusive is only available for a brief time.
33% OFF! A Play-Doh Party
This is what I would love to do right now. Play-Doh Fun FactoryThis deluxe set includes six colours and more than 30 tools to create your own creative play (all 33% off). Let’s be real. How many of us would open Play-Doh just for the Play-Doh smell? One reviewer said, “Play-Doh is timeless! Great way for little ones to create and explore for hours.”
41% Pony Up
I prefer the My Little PonyFigures from my youth. Although they were not smizes and mohawks, I still loved them. These figurines were updated to meet the needs of a new generation. These figurines can be posed with heads, arms, legs, or both (a significant improvement on my childhood).
33% OFF! Let’s Go For A Ride
Because of the high price for gasoline, I may have to grab one. Bounce and Ride ride on toysPlayskool is for me. Available for less than $28 (that’s 33% off the regular price), it’s a great option for one-year-olds with both stationary and scooter modes. Amazon’s exclusive offers music and sounds to add some ride-on fun.
46% OFF! Oh, baby!
If you have a little one in your house, the odds are good they’ve asked “for a baby”For Christmas. (Hopefully they meant a pretend kid and not a sibling. I can’t help you out with the latter.) This Baby Is Still AliveBunny sleepover sets include the doll of 12 inch Bunny and all her sleepover necessities. Amazon offers a great deal for this set, almost half off
34% OFF! Cat Around
First sign you’re old: You have to look up what a “PJ Masks” is. (Turns out, it’s based on a cartoon about regular kids who turn into superheroes at night.) This Charge and Roar Power Cat has many exciting features like motorized charging and rearing activities and over 20 light and sound effects. Hero ID is a Hero ID compliant PJ Masks action hero and villain figures.
69% OFF! Chase A Rainbow
This is our best deal, a full 69% discount. This rainbow scratchbook kit is perfect for artists and little note-writers. It starts as black paper and opens to reveal a rainbow array images below. This kit includes a pair rainbow pads, multiple stencils, styluses and many more. This toy is great for kids to take on the go.
42% OFF! Tickle the Ivories
I’ve been playing the piano since I was three years old (the product of a music teacher mom) and I’ve never regretted it. I don’t think anyone ever regrets playing an instrument. This toddler piano toyThe instrument features 31 keys, many other features including accompaniment styles, rhythm lights and guide mode. Right now, it’s 42% off.
62% OFF! A Race to the Finish Line
Children must be able to communicate with their parents. “play” more, don’t you think? Toys like this Magnetic building block toy set of 100 piecesTwo race cars are included to help children focus, pay attention, and use imagination. You can make the race track design using different shapes and pieces. The current price is $60, which is 62% less than $160.
30% Discount Sunday Mornings can be easy.
EaselsThey can be used for many purposes. From chalk paintings to whiteboard drawings, they’re a source for endless hours of creativity. This set includes a 360-degree design, drawing accessories and an eraser. It’s 30% off “top”It can be removed for fun on the go. It can also be used to play Pictionary with your neighbors after the children go to bed.
Spend less than $40 Trucking with
Little children who love and care for their parents Trucks are going to lose it over this set, which features plenty of wheeled vehicles packed inside of — you guessed it — a larger wheeled vehicle. The toddler truck set also includes a playmat and a variety of vehicles that fit in the transport carrier. It’s a bestseller on Amazon and a great buy to boot at less than $40.
22% OFF! Dino Drive
It is possible that Dinosaurs may have been extinct for years (and). Years) ago but our collective obsession with them continues. This dinosaur truck toyThis set is larger-than life and includes eight dinosaur figurines, an activity mat, and dinosaur eggs. This set is 22% discount and sure to delight the little historian or nature lover in your family.
31% OFF! Walkie Like You Talkie
Walkie-talkiesThese toys are perfect for little adventurers. This set has clear sound, key lock function, adjustable volume and an ergonomic design that’s easy for little hands to hold and carry. Parents can even get involved by giving one unit to their child while keeping the other. This set is 31% off and comes in seven colors.
48% OFF! Flower Power
These flowers come packaged in a toddler-sized container so that they can plant, sort and arrange them. They might be worth saving. You can even grab them now ThisAmazon offers 48% off the book. This book allows children to learn all about plants and then make their own creations. When it’s time to put things away, it all stores neatly in a green carry box.