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5 best Amazon kids tech gift ideas for Christmas

Christmas is coming and what do all the kids want? Technology! Long gone are the days when a hula hoop or toy plane were the gift of choice. Kids today want phones and tablets for their favorite games. But one thing that hasn’t changed is cost: Kids want the finest toys and parents want to make that Christmas dollar stretch.

Amazon is giving you the best of both worlds this Christmas. You can select from their line of Fire tablets, some of them with dedicated Kids Editions, and they’re all on sale for a great price.

Kids can play games, watch their favorite movies and shows, and read books, and you can save a few bucks. How’s that for a merry Christmas? Starting November 16th, you’ll see big savings on these.

Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is $30 off

If you’ve got younger kids or need a “first tablet,” there are a lot of choices out there. Kids are savvy and, as for parents, they want a name they can trust. Don’t buy some off-brand device that won’t run anything when you can get a Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet for a great price, just $69.99. It’s got the full power of a great tablet, the backing of Amazon, and “Kids Edition” means its got a few more tricks up its sleeve.

This version of the Fire 7 comes with a Kid-Proof Case as well as a year of FreeTime unlimited for access to apps, games, books, videos and more from names you trust like PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney and others. Worried about those little butterfingers? Worry not, mom and dad. The Kids Edition comes with a 2 year worry-free guarantee. If they break it, Amazon will replace it for free, no questions asked. Shop now for the Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet.

All-New Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet is $40 off

For kids that have earned a little more power, check out the Fire 8 Kids Edition tablet for $89.99. It’s got a little more oomph than the 7, which makes it better for intensive activities like Minecraft or resource hungry-apps, but it’s still a Kids Edition, which means you can put it in a kid-proof case and replace it with no questions if and when they drop it.

They may be a little older, but you still want to keep an eye on what they’re watching. Kids Edition Fire Tablets come with parental controls, so you can limit what they watch and play, and keep an eye on what they do. Limit screen time without having to constantly check up on them or take the tablet away from them. Shop now for the Fire 8 Kids Edition tablet.

Fire HD 10 tablet with Alexa Hands-Free is $50 off

OK, they’ve done all their chores for the month and you finally stopped stepping on all those Legos. They’ve really earned it. And maybe you want something you can use, too, or at least borrow when they’re not using it.

The Fire HD 10 tablet will play movies, shows, and games in beautiful HD quality. It’s got Alexa built in for requesting info, playing music and movies, or just as someone to chat with. It’s probably the best thing Amazon’s got going and, well, they’ve earned it. Grab it on sale for $99.99 and maybe get yourself something as a reward for your shopping prowess. Shop now for the Fire HD 10 tablet.

Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet is $50 off

One great reason to pick up a Fire tablet is to use it as a family device. Consider the Kids Edition if you’re using it for the whole family or if they’re almost ready for their own tablet.

The Kids Edition of the Fire HD 10, at $149.99, has all the capability of the Fire HD 10, like the high-quality screen, improved storage, and more power for apps and games. The Kids Edition includes a suite of parent-friendly software and kid-friendly entertainment. Use the built-in parental controls to set limitations on apps and screen time, discover new favorites for them and add them, and regulate who gets to say what to who without reading manuals or paging through obscure menus.

When they’re ready to take the training wheels off, or you want a little screen time of your own, just enter the passcode and you can remove all the limitations and parental controls. Now you just have to keep yourself from playing too much Minecraft. Shop now for the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition.

RCA Galileo Pro

As kids get older, they’re going to want their own computer that can do all the things the one in the living room can do. Or they’ll want a laptop just like dad’s.

Consider the Galileo Pro for a first laptop that won’t let them get into too much trouble. It runs Android, has 32GB of storage space for pictures and documents, includes a front- and rear-facing camera, and the battery lasts up to 6 hours on a charge. It’s not an Ultrabook for the hard-charging commuter but it’ll let them do internet research and schoolwork without you having to supervise. At $105 with free shipping, it’ll be handy just in case you need a backup. Shop now for the RCA Galileo Pro. App background

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