In July, during the Amazon Prime Day 2022 event, we were mostly focused on shopping for fun fashion, beauty and home finds for ourselves. But ever since the retailer first announced that it would be having its Prime Early Access Sale, an event created by Amazon, in October, we knew that this would be the perfect opportunity to stock up on items for all of our loved ones ahead of the holiday season.
Parents who are getting a head start on shopping for their kids will be pleased to hear that tons of toys are marked down during Amazon’s big sales event. From dolls that feature their favorite TV characters to toys that have made this year’s holiday hot lists, you can find deals on fun gifts for every kind of kid.
Keep reading to see 26 of the best toy deals that you can shop during Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale.
Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals on hot holiday toys
LeapFrog Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart
This play ice cream cart with more than 12,400 five-star ratings made Amazon’s list this year — and you can get it right now for less than $25. They can follow instructions on the double-sided cards to complete orders, and the magic scooper will let them know if they got it right!
Squishmallows 14-Inch Speckled Corn with Brown Husk Plush
Cornelias will make the perfect addition to your little one’s Squishmallow squad! Like all of the Squishmallows, the cute corn plushie toy is said to be made with ultra-soft materials, making him a huggable companion that they can bring along for naps, long car rides and more. This one earned a spot on Amazon’s Toys We Love List this year.
Crayola Ultimate Light Board
Crayola’s Ultimate Light Board also made Amazon’s list this year — and it’s not hard to see why. The bestseller lets little artists create fun pieces that truly shine. They can sketch colorful drawings using the included gel markers and then switch on the lights to see their creation glow. Once they’re done, they can wipe it clean and start all over again.
Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Kids Microscope
Another pick from Amazon’s Toys We Love list, this microscope will help your little one grow their passion for science. It features up-close images of flowers, insects and more for them to study. Plus, it’s loaded with fun facts about the things they’re looking at, all of which are narrated by “Wildlife Warrior” Bindi Irwin.
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Click N’ Play Pretend Makeup Set
Inspire your tyke’s inner makeup artist with this kit of eight “makeup” tools made of nontoxic materials. Unlike real cosmetics, these don’t apply to the skin and are mess-free, so their imagination (and perhaps even motor skill development) can develop without you needing to grab the paper towels! This toy set is already well below $15, but you can take a further 10 percent off with the available coupon.
Melissa & Doug “Paw Patrol” Wooden Magnetic Pretend Play
You can score more than 50% off this “Paw Patrol” play set from Melissa & Doug. Kids can use the magnetic accessories to get the Chase, Marshall, Skye and Rubble figures dressed and ready for their next adventure.
Barbie Doll and Animal Rescue Center with 8 Animals
They can help Barbie care for animals at her very own rescue center. The doll comes with eight animals and a stethoscope, two bottles and a feeding bowl that they can use to give their new pets some TLC.
“Star Wars: Mandalorian” Darksaber
The black-bladed lightsaber has been used by some of Mandalore’s greatest warriors — and now your little “Star Wars” fan can join their ranks with this toy. The lightsaber features epic light and sound effects, so they’ll feel like they’re in a real duel.
National Geographic Mega Science Kit
This kit comes with more than 15 experiments for little scientists to try. They’ll learn how to build an erupting volcano, grow a crystal and more!
Little People Travel Together Friend Ship, 2-in-1 Toddler Playset
This toy has a near-perfect 4.9-star average rating from parents, grandparents and other shoppers who say that it’s a great interactive toy that inspires kids to use their imagination. Made for little ones aged one to five years old, the ship opens up to reveal a beach for the characters to play on. It features plenty of songs, sounds and phrases that are sure to add some excitement to playtime!
Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Robot Toy
This Fisher-Price four-in-one toy was super popular last year, and right now you can score it for an impressive 43% discount. Made for little ones ages 6 months to five years, the toy is designed to grow with them, thanks to the different stages of play. When they’re little, they can explore all the fun music, sounds and phrases that it has to offer. Then, as they start moving, they can follow along as the bot zooms around and displays colorful lights.
Flueston LCD Writing Tablet
Encourage their creativity with this top-rated toy. One satisfied reviewer said that the drawing board is easy for a toddler to figure out and “is an ideal toy to occupy children at restaurants, airports, in the car, etc.”
VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker
Shop TODAY’s own editorial director Adrianna Brach is a huge fan of VTech toys for how well they mix education with fun. Her daughter “loves a VTech book, the walker and the picnic basket. They’re all so adorable,” she raved. And this lavender walker’s average of five stars from over 84,000 customers shows that many agree. Not only will this interactive toy help your tyke progress from sitting to standing as the brand claims, but it also features a learning center complete with piano keys, light-up buttons, sing-along songs and more.
“CoComelon” Official Musical Bedtime JJ Doll
According to one toy expert we spoke to, it’s “the year of Cocomelon.” Toys featuring the popular character JJ are everywhere this season and right now, you can score a discount on a handful of options from Amazon, including this doll. The perfect bedtime companion for fans of the show, this plush doll makes sounds and plays the nursery rhyme “Yes Yes Bedtime!”
“Paw Patrol” Chase’s 5-in-1 Ultimate Cruiser with Lights and Sounds
“Paw Patrol” to the rescue! Kids can launch their team into action with this five-in-one cruiser, which comes with a Chase figure but has spots for all six pups. The car can be transformed into two motorcycles, a boat and a helicopter, so they’ll be prepared for any situation.
Nerf Mega XL Boom Dozer Blaster
Nerf battles just got even better! This Nerf blaster is said to feature the brand’s largest Nerf Mega darts ever, so they can take their wars to the next level. While it’s normally $45, it’s marked down to just under $20 during the Amazon event.
Step2 Best Chefs Kitchen Playset
Unleash your child’s inner Top Chef with this realistic kitchen playset! They’ll be able to actually play with the knobs on the stove top and oven, as well as open and close the fridge door and pass their “finished” culinary masterpieces through the serving window. There’s also loads of storage space, hanging hooks and a recycling bin! “Yes, Chief!”
Radio Flyer 500 With Ramp
Kids can roll down this track on their Radio Flyer ride-on car and then take the vehicle all around the block and backyard. The ramp also has a special track for miniature toy cars, so they can race with friends! Parents will love how the ramp and car fit in the base for easier storage.
VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam
Does your little one love snapping shots and taking videos on your phone? Get them a camera of their own! The fun tool allows them to take photos and videos and play with effects like time-lapse or a green screen background. It comes with a tabletop tripod, selfie stick and a wrist strap, so they can use it on their own or bring it along for adventures with friends.
Spider-Man Web Launcher
Their spidey senses will be tingling as soon as they slip on this web launcher. They can use it to launch web discs and stop their enemies in their tracks!
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Hasbro Clue Game
This is the perfect opportunity to introduce kids to the classic mystery game of Clue! This version can be connected to your Alexa device, so they can get helpful clues from the ghost of Mrs. White.
Throw Throw Burrito
Part dodgeball game, part card game, you’ve never played anything like this before! Players will try to rack up points by collecting matching cards, but as soon as someone plays a Burrito Card, a war will start. And you’ll have to prepare to battle it out with the included foam burritos.
Wordle The Party Game
Adults and older kids can bring all the fun of Wordle to family game nights with this new party game. Inspired by the popular digital version, players will take turns writing down a five-letter secret word and other players will try to be the first to guess it correctly.
Catan Board Game
Catan is a classic board game that they can play for years to come. Made for kids ages 10 and older (and adults, too), they’ll put their critical thinking skills to the test as they trade, build and settle to earn the most points and win the game.