Amazon early Black Friday deal: Get the Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet for $60 — today only!

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The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet provides seven hours of uninterrupted entertainment and education.

At any holiday celebration, it’s only a matter of time before the children in your family are clamoring to get their hands on your personal electronics. But this year, we have a better idea: get them their own e-device—and one that’s actually packed with kids’ content and built to withstand drops and spills. 

Today, Amazon slashed the price on its red-hot Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet, which is normally $100 but is all yours for $60—until midnight only!

The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is one of the year’s most buzzed-about holiday gifts, because it offers seven hours of uninterrupted reading, web browsing, and video and music streaming specially curated for kids ages 3 to 12.

This isn’t their mom’s entertainment, either. The tablet lets kids enjoy educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, and Disney, and gives them access to literally 20,000 apps, games, videos, books, and audio books with a one-year subscription (included) to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited.

The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is perfect for long road trips.

The Fire 7 Kids Edition cuts a lot of the concern associated kids using adult devices. You won’t have to worry about them finding their way to inappropriate YouTube content (or worse; we’re not judging!) because the tablet has built-in parental controls that let adults filter out the bad stuff and even limit screen time. In a nutshell, you control what they see when you’re not looking.

“My great niece has been playing games and having fun with this thing from day one,” says one happy shopper. “She wakes up saying ‘Is my tablet charged?’ It keeps her occupied so I can get other things done.”

“Hallelujah!” writes another. “I couldn’t get my daughter to read without a fight... until I bought this. I’ve learned she likes interactive books more than standard books. Now I see her reading almost every day, AND she comes and shared the stories with me. I could just cry, but instead, I’ll jump for joy.”

The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet is also awesomely versatile—how many gifts can you think of that entertain a toddler just as well as a pre-teen? One reviewer calls it “Best thing I have ever bought to distract a toddler,” while another proclaimed, “I have a 2 and a 7 year old and these are perfect for toad trips! Has something for all ages! I have even used it myself!”

The Fire 7 Kids Edition tablet has 20,000 apps, games, videos and more.

Other customers are very clear about their intentions, and why not? “I purchased this tablet for my grandchildren, especially my grandson who has broken my cell phone twice playing his games,” admitted one shrewd customer.

“I bought these for the grandchildren to cut down on the fights over the Xbox,” wrote another, who purchased one tablet for each. “Peace at last!”   

Finally, a tablet that’s made with kids’ needs in mind—and we don’t just mean what’s inside. The device comes with a kid-proof case and a 2-year worry-free guarantee, too.

“Very durable,” wrote one relieved parent. “What pushed me over the line to purchase this was that Amazon will replace it if it breaks even if it's the kid’s fault. My 3, almost 4, year old boy is so destructive and also throws things in a tantrum. He has already thrown this tablet a few times and dropped it other times and there has been no damage! that I have the tablet to take away he is much more apt to listen!”

The long battery life is pushing people to invest in Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets for road trips, too. One reviewer says it’s a way better option than portable DVD players for long car rides. “Really wanted something that would play our already ripped movies but didn’t want to fork over a ton for an iPad,” they wrote. “Could not believe the great value of the Fire 7 Kids Edition...Kids loved every minute of the two days of 4hr car rides.”

Now that’s saying something.

Shop it: Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, 7” Display, 16 GB, Kid-Proof Case, $60 (was $100),

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