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Are you feeling like you have enough stuff in your home? Same here! That doesn’t mean you have to sit out Prime Day 2019, however! Maybe you’re not in the market for a 6-quart Instant Pot or a 2-in-1 stationary bike, but they could both make great gifts for the right person. Amazon’s annual sales are an incredible opportunity to get your Hanukah/Christmas/Kwanzaa shopping done early, as well as purchase any birthday/baby shower/wedding gifts for the year ahead.
We scoured Amazon’s sales for the best Prime Day gift ideas and came up with six options for kids, babies, friends and family. And who knows … you might even find something you want to buy for yourself!
Amazon Echo Dot, $22 (56% off)
Of course, one of Amazon’s best deals on Prime Day is on its Echo Dot. The voice-activated smart speaker, which pairs with the Alexa service over your home WiFi, can be used to play music or podcasts, share the weather, compile a grocery list, ask you trivia, and about a million other uses. It is on sale for 50% off for Prime Day, so this could be a great stocking stuffer for people you know who have a smart home.
Windy City Novelties LED Walking Dinosaur, $10.46 (30% Off)
What child wouldn’t want a walking, noise-making toy dinosaur for their next birthday, I ask you? This dinosaur from Windy City Novelties has multicolored LED lights that illuminate its spikes, plus it walks and makes roaring noises. It’s made for ages 3 and up, and it looks like a very fun gift for kids (if not their parents, who’ll have to listen to a lot of roaring). Batteries are included, too! Looking for other Prime Deals on toys? There are plenty!
YJ.GWL Faux Fur Sheepskin Rug, Prices Vary By Size (20% Off)
Do you have a teen in your life who is hard to shop for? You can’t go wrong with a quirky faux fur rug, which can be thrown over the back of a desk chair, placed on the floor, or used to zhuzh up a futon. Not only are these rugs cruelty-free thanks to artificial wool but they are hypoallergenic, too. There are dozens of shapes and sizes available from YJ.GWL, and colors range from traditional white to turquoise blue to black. You’ll have to research different prices for each, as prices vary widely by size.
European Travel Plug Adapter, $11.19 (20% Off)
Did someone say “stocking stuffer”? This TESSAN plug adapter can handle one two- or three-prong plug and two USB ports simultaneously, thus making sure you can use your favorite electronics across the pond. It works in most European countries, but notably not the U.K., Ireland or Scotland. For most other countries, though, is the perfect gift for a youngster who will be studying abroad, a family headed on a dream vacation, or anyone who travels for work. Scoop up this deal and there’s one less item they need to buy before their trip.
MHD Professional Salon Hair Dryer, $22.69 (54% Off)
Any hairstylist will tell you that a good hairdryer can work wonders, and surely there is someone in your life who could use an upgrade! At over 50% off, this ionic/ceramic MHD Professional hairdryer is a steal. It features three heat settings as well as a “cool shot” button (to cool down hair after drying), and it comes with two attachments for smoothing. Plus, it has a 9-foot-long cord.
BabyX Diaper Bag Backpack, $28.99 (45% Off)
Know someone who is trying for a baby? Jump on this deal now and you’ll have the perfect baby shower gift when the time comes. Diaper bags are not known for their chic design, but this one looks like it could be a regular backpack. Not only does this BabyX diaper bag feature an insulated pocket for baby bottles (or snacks!) but it has a USB port built for charging a phone or tablet. It’s also highly rated by Amazon users, with 89% of customers who supplied ratings giving it five stars.