Amazon Fire Tablets, Echo Dot for Kids on sale at nearly half off, just in time for virtual learning and children going ‘back to school’

Amazon has slashed the prices of their kid’s edition fire tablets by 40 percent, making the more kid-proof versions of their popular fire tablets more affordable for parents looking to keep kids occupied while they work from home.

It’s also a great addition to a parent’s arsenal with kids going “back to school” with daily virtual learning at schools across the country. The Fire Tablets for Kids have tons of educational programs and apps for children trying to stay busy and keep their learning skills sharp in between virtual learning sessions.

Purchase of the Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet or Fire 8 HD Kids Edition Tablet comes with a two-year worry-free guarantee. If it breaks, you can return it and Amazon will replace it for free. It also comes with one year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, which provides access to a plethora of extra apps, games, audiobooks and educational content from Nickelodeon, Disney, and more. The parental controls can help you set screen time limits, dictate what your kids can and can’t access and more.

The Amazon Fire 7 Tablet for Kids is now going for $59.99 instead of the regular list price of $99.99.

If you’re wanting to upgrade your old tablet or get the newest version, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet has an upgraded HD screen, better overall hardware and double the storage at 32GB. It’s also on sale right now at $50 off the regular $139.99 price tag.

If you don’t mind paying the steeper price for the newer model, get the Fire 8 Tablet for Kids on sale for just under $90.

Whether you want to pair it with one of these tablets, or are just looking to upgrade your home with a new smart device, the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition is also on sale for half off, or just under $35 instead of the usual $69.99 price tag.

• Get the 3rd Generation Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition for $34.99

Tim Brown, The Oregonian/OregonLive | @timfsbrown

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