Best early Cyber Monday deals from Amazon
If you're one of the more than 100 million Amazon Prime members, you should know that Cyber Monday will be one of the days that make the subscription valuable.
The e-commerce giant is preparing to put thousands of its most popular products on deep discounts so gift givers can cross off names from their list en masse.
Who needs the great outdoors? Your little one can camp out under your own roof with this activity gym and playmat. Amazon has discounted it nearly $10 this weekend, for a total of $70.66. For that price, you'll receive more than 17 developmental activities and a playmat with fun textures.
Save $68 on this 16GB tablet, which has been discounted to $129.99 for the weekend. With Kids Mode, you can hand it over to your children and rest assured they'll have a safe, protected experience. It has a 7,300 mAh battery that allows you to stream video for up to 12 hours without running out of juice.
These days, it seems like there's no other way to drink coffee than through an insulated mug. This weekend, Amazon has this stainless-steel mug on sale for $23.29. All of the colors are discounted, but the moonstone (white) color is reduced more than the rest, dropping almost $12 from its original price.
This over-the-door mini basketball hoop is ideal for all ages. This weekend, Amazon has dropped it all the way down to $18.99. Simply mount the 18" X 10.5" board to a door and use the included 5" rubber mini ball to start shooting. It's perfect for the young basketball players-in-training in your house or for procrastinating in your office.
If you're in the market for a projector, this is your day. This ultra-portable projector is on sale for only $239.99. It's the perfect device to take to meetings or to project videos from your home theater system. You can even turn it into a wireless projector by plugging in a GoogleCast or Amazon Fire TV Stick into one of the HDMI ports.
If an Amazon Fire TV Stick is on your gift list this year, it's on sale today for $24.99 - $15 off its regular retail price. This is the best-selling streaming stick, including the first-generation Alexa voice remote and access to more than 500,000 movies and TV episodes. With an Amazon Prime membership, you'll unlock thousands of movies and TV shows plus exclusive access to music.
If you're shopping for kids ages 8 and up, there's this LittleBits kit which teaches coding while helping them build and customize an interactive Marvel superhero gauntlet. It includes authentic Marvel sound effects and hours of STEAM learning with more than 18 different activities. Today, Amazon is offering this kit for only $99.99, which is just shy of a $50 discount.
Don't forget the pets on your holiday shopping list. This dog treat dispenser lets you issue treats to your furry friend while you're away. It connects to an iOS or Android app and lets you watch your pet via video camera. You can also set it up to send you an alert when barking is detected, helping you monitor your home's security while you're away. Amazon has deep discounted this item by $114, with a sale price of only $134.99.
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