The 15 Best Toys on Sale for Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale

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Few things are more satisfying than rewarding our kids with a great gift. Whether you need to distract them long enough to actually get some laundry done or just want a clever shop-ahead strategy for the holidays, with the Prime Early Access Sale (happening now!), parents can scoop up a brilliant selection of toys for bargain prices.

In case you're wondering what all this hype is about, it's a two-day stretch of major discounts on Amazon, and it's happening on October 11 and 12. This event is exclusive to Prime members—so make sure to sign up for a trial Prime account if you don’t have one yet. Ready to go? Here are the best toys on sale for Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale.

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1. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot (Ages 6+)

Sure, we hear you—whatever happened to wooden blocks? But more than 1,500 5-star reviews for this Amazon exclusive robot toy won us over. It toodles out of the box fully charged, and there's a compatible app that lets kids program it to do everything from dance to catapult small balls.

2. BOLZRA Safari Animal Figures (ages 3+)

These 12 different wild animals include jungle creatures like the gorilla and panda, as well as safari celebrities like the giraffe, lion and elephant. And OK, the elk may not be in the jungle or visible on safari, but he's absolutely necessary in any animal set because he's just so cool.

3. Fortnite Action Figures 4 Pack (Ages 8+)

Psst: The mega retailer is offering 41 percent off on this action figure iteration of Fortnite, the popular video game in which hundreds of online players compete against one another in a battle royale. There are plenty of cool playthings to choose from, but your future gaming master is going to be riveted by this set that includes 25 points of articulation, detailed decoration, back bling, harvesting tools and building stands.

4. Fisher-Price Think & Learn Rocktopus (Ages 3+)

Ages 36 months to six years will delight in this toy that sneaks teaching about math into musical composition. Kids plug their choice of 15 musical instrument pods into the octopus's tentacles to mix-and-match sounds. (There's even an iPad app you can use to make videos.)

5. Hasbro Rubik's Cube Bundle (Ages 8 and Up)

The object is to get each side a solid color, and this set of four Rubik's Cubes of increasing difficulty teaches kids (and yes, grown-ups too) to solve it in stages. Ingenious!

6. Vtech Touch & Learn Activity Desk (Ages 3+)

An interactive desktop and four double-sided cards make up this activity table that teaches little ones about animals, numbers, the alphabet, music and people. It's suitable for toddlers, with an LED display that demonstrates how to write letters and figures. (And psst—you can flip the top up to turn it into an easel or chalkboard.)

7. Melissa & Doug Color Water Activity (Ages 3 to 6)

Finally, your kid can scribble and draw to their heart’s content—and you don't have to worry about them getting "artwork" all over the living room walls. With six booklets—themes include sports, jobs, adventure, safari, under the ocean and animals—each with water pens that fill in pictures' outlines when they cover the paper, this fun set lets children get as creative as they like without undue mess.

8. Little Tikes Train and Table Set (Ages 3+)

This play set's got your trains, tracks, cars—and best of all for parents, storage.

9. B. Toys: Deluxe Medical Kit (18 Months+)

Nine tools to play doctor are included in this sweet little set, including a thermometer, blood pressure cuff and stethoscope (which mimics the sound of a heartbeat).

10. Furreal Plum Curious Panda Cub (Ages 4+)

Your kid has been begging you for a pet for the last couple of months but there’s no way you could add another family member to your brood right now. Enter this genius toy that moves and makes sounds, including babbling, nuzzling and snoring. And the best part? There’s no shedding.

11. Mickey Mouse And Minnie Mouse Plush (Ages 3+)

This pair of collectibles is part of an exclusive Amazon drop of monthly Disney icons. You can display these boxed 1930s-era Mickey and Minnie figures as is, or enjoy them as loveable, huggable 20-inch-tall playmates.

12. VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam (Ages 5 to 10)

Aspiring YouTube stars will enjoy using this HD video camera especially designed for kids. Not only does it have a built-in microphone and an accompanying tripod, it offers special effects like time-lapse video as well as more than 20 animated backgrounds that include getting chased by a T-Rex. All this, and parents know their kid's images are safely not connected to any social media account.

13. Nerf Roblox Zombie Attack: Viper Strike Nerf (Ages 8+)

A dart-firing kids toy foam blaster that takes its inspiration from the online sensation Roblox's Zombie Attack experience? The kids are going to flip! Not only that, but also, this Roblox Nerf blaster includes a special code to redeem an exclusive virtual item on Roblox. You know, after they've played with the six darts and six-dart clip IRL for approximately one million shots.

14. Talking Bluey Plush Toy (Ages 36 Months to 15 Years)

This 13-inch tall plush toy will be the center of the household, since this show's titular blue dog has stolen the hearts of parents and kids alike. Press her tummy and you'll hear the show's theme song, as well as nine different phrases. Worried she'll get lonely? You can get a matching Bingo toy.

15. Tech Deck DLX Collectible Fingerboards (Ages 6+)

These scaled-down boards have real pro branding and working wheels and trucks, so kids can practice grinding, jumps and ollies on any tabletop. These little toys have become popular for kids with anxiety, parents tell us, since hand movements while playing with them helps alleviate tension.

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