Amazon Prime Day 2021: College, High School and Home Deals

Amazon Prime Day starts today, June 21 and continues through the 22nd.

It’s definitely a great time to buy things you’ve had your eye on for yourself and to jumpstart your holiday shopping.  For those of you who don’t know, this is a site-wide sales event for Amazon Prime members only.

Other retailers are having their own Prime-type deal days and you can check out the Target Deal Days here.

BTW, Grown and Flown has our own Amazon store and we have stocked it with hundreds of suggestions that the G&F community has given us for great dorm shopping, college care package ideas, gifts for teens (boys and girls), Recommendation Sunday suggestions from our Grown and Flown community, and books, including our very own, Grown and Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults, now in paperback.

Grown and Flown paperback

Amazon Prime Day Deals

We’ll be adding to this list through the Prime sales event so bookmark this page. Prices and availability subject to change.

Note: We are a reader-supported site and receive compensation from purchases made through the links in this post. 

Amazon Prime deals for dorms and college shopping

Mattress topper Twin XL

After IKEA bags, getting a mattress topper for our college students may be the most frequently-requested item.  NOW, save $23 on this well-regarded brand.

mattress topper

Conair Clothes Steamer

There is no room for an iron and ironing board in a dorm room — this is the solution! Plus, the heat kills 99% of germs, dust mites, and bed bugs. Save $5.

Conner clothes steamer

Sony Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Having a way to block out noisy roommates and hallmates has never been easier than with these headphones. Save $121.


Eureka Stick Vacuum Cleaner

A slim cordless vacuum cleaner like this Eureka one would be perfect for a college dorm or apartment.


Bed Shelf

This is one of the most practical and popular solutions for creating a “nightstand” for an elevated dorm bed. Now, save $5.

dorm bed shelf

Task Lamp with Charging Pad

Not all college dorm rooms come with adequate desk illumination. This one is dimmable and has a charging platform for a phone, too. Save $20.

desk lamp

IKEA bags

I have now seen it all on Prime day — IKEA bags, save $4 on a set of 5.

IKEA blue bag

Cart for moving into the dorm

This folding platform cart is one of the top things that our G&F parents recommended for move-in day and now, save $78.

moving cart

Leviot Air Purifier

This is one of the top brands for air purifiers and, once you see how many harmful things that your teen will likely breathe in a cramped dorm room, this might be something to consider adding to the list. Save $20.

air purifier

Columbia Sportswear

One of our favorite brands to buy for everyone in our families is Columbia Sportswear. Now, save up to 40%.

rain jacket

Amazon devices

If you’ve ever wanted to check out any of the Amazon devices, TODAY is your day with discounts up to 70%. Amazon continuously updates these devices and is offering the 3rd generation Echo Dot at a great price of $20, saving you $8.

Amazon Echo (4th Gen)

This virtual assistant is simply amazing in all the functionality it packs in a very compact space. Save $25.

Echo Dot 4th gen

Echo Show 5 (2nd Gen)

This incredible Alexa device offers so many features with a video screen including the ability to watch TV shows, movies, or the news or listen to radio stations, podcasts, and audiobooks. You can video call and message and have the ability to disable the video camera whenever you want to chat off-screen. Save $17.

Echo Show

Kindle Paperwhite

This e-reader gets the highest reviews. Save $50.



Apple AirPod Pros with Charging Case

Once you have used these amazing Apple devices, you will never want to be without them. Save $59

AirPods Pro

Jabra Headphones and Earbuds

This top brand in audio has some amazing deals — save up to 40% off.

Jabra earbuds

Microsoft Surface Pro X Tablet

Save $100 on this highly-regarded touchscreen tablet.

Surface pro X

Apple MacBook Air 13″

If you or your teen needs a new laptop, save 25% today.

Apple MacBook


One of the things that many teens and college students are finding very helpful now for virtual learning is having a second monitor. They can watch Zoom lectures on it and take notes on their laptops. This one gets top reviews for an affordable option and is discounted by $10 today.


Bose Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Industry-leader, Bose, is offering these headphones with Alexa voice control on sale with savings of $150 — kind of amazing!


Beats Headphones

Another great deal with savings of $130 for Beats headphones in a light blue color.


Powerbeats Pro Earbuds

Save $75 on these highly-popular earbuds.

powerbeats pro

Fitbit Versa 3 Watch

With loads of functionality, the Fitbit Watch is a competitor to the Apple Watch. Today, save $30.

fitbit watch

Bose Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Bose makes amazing audio equipment and this go-everywhere speaker is discounted by $70.

Bose bluetooth speaker

Tile Trackers

Save up to 30% on Tile trackers.

tile products

JBL Boombox 

This waterproof and durable speaker offers “monstrous” sound. Save $125.

JBL boombox

Razer Gaming System Accessories 

Gamer in your household? Check out these discounts on popular accessories.

Razer gaming gear

Just For Fun

Board Games

Save up to 30% on some of the most popular board games for teens and families, including Exploding Kittens.

Exploding kittens

LED Strip Lights

Your teen can create a new look for their space or dorm room with these LED strip lights. Comes with a remote control. Save $8.

LED strip lights


Do your big kids still love LEGO? Puzzles became very popular during the pandemic so maybe a family LEGO project is just what your holiday needs. Not all LEGO sets are discounted but this one was discounted by $30.


Home Deals

GE Convection Toaster Oven

Toaster ovens are ideal for college apartments for easily cooking pizza, toast, or even roast chicken! It even includes 10 functions and a thermometer — allowing your student to cook many different foods. This is a great gift for a college student or recent college graduate! Save $30.

toaster oven

Soda Stream

Save up to 40% on Soda Stream bundles.

soda stream

GE Ice Maker

I really, really want this countertop ice maker. Save $100.

opal nugget ice machine

Zinus Box Springs and Bed Frames

This brand makes some of the best-priced and top-rated mattresses and bed frames. Now up to 45% off.


Mini Fridge

If your high school or college student has established a great place to study at home, treat them to this fridge where they can store snacks and cold drinks, giving them that much more independence in their spaces. Save 10%.

mini fridge

Keurig Mini

We think these very narrow machines are perfect for dorms or first apartments. Available in 5 colors. Save $10.

Keurig mini

Instant Pot

I love my Instant Pot and used it all the time, especially when our young adults moved back home last spring and summer. Save $30.

instant pot

irobot Roomba

If you’ve always wanted one of these, now may be a great time to buy. Save $58 on this model.

iRobot Roomba

Rtic Cooler

At some point, we all need a cooler to take to games, for a road trip, when we need extra space in the fridge…Holds 20 cans and is lighter weight than the bulkier hard-sided ones. Save $35 on the blue/grey one.

Rtic cooler

Fashion Accessories

Ray-Ban Sunglasses

Iconic and discounted by $35.

Ray Ban

Health and Beauty Deals

Color Wow Dreamcoat Anti-Frizz Hair Treatment Spray

This anti-frizz, humidify-proof hair treatment works on all hair types to smooth the hair. People are loving it. Save $8.

wow dream coat

Panasonic Electric Toothbrush with Realtime Feedback

Do you want to be able to monitor your brushing habits to make sure you are taking great care of your teeth? Save $30.

Panasonic toothbrush

Mario Badescu Face Mist

Great time to sample this super-popular trio of face mists. Save $6.

facial mist

Revlon Blow Dryer Brush

The one and only, such a popular blow dryer. Save $25!

Revlon hair dryer

PMD Smart Facial Cleaning Device

This waterproof tool has gotten lots of buzz — a great way to clean and massage your face. Save $30

facial cleaning device

Rusk Hair Dryer

Lightweight and powerful, this is a hairdryer that gets lots of great reviews. Save $24.

Rusk hair dryer

Panasonic Body Groomer

This is cordless and showerproof and comes with 3 attachments. Save $30.

Panasonic body groomer

Braun Wet or Dry Electric Razor

Does your son have an electric shaver? This one, by well-known brand, Braun, is discounted by $50.

Braun razor

Bathroom Scale

Highly accurate, this scale gets great reviews.


Sneaker Deodorizer Balls

Smelly sneakers or cleats? Problem solved and save a dollar today.

sneaker balls

Fashion Brands

Check out all the fashion brand deals here.

TV Deals


Live, over-the-air plus the ability to stream over 500,000 movies and TV episodes from Disney+, Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, Hulu, HBO, and more. Plus, access tens of thousands of channels, apps, and Alexa skills. Save $100.

Toshiba TV

Toshiba 32-inch Smart HD Fire TV Edition TV

Same features with a smaller screen and smaller price — Save $70.

Auto Car Trash Can

This car trash can is perfect if your student tends to leave trash in their car and forget about it. It is waterproof and even holds up to three gallons of trash. Save $7.

car trash can

More to Read:

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About Allison Lancaster

Allison Lancaster is a blogger and work at home mom. She has always had a passion for writing and after becoming a mom in 2015, decided to turn her passion into her career. Her writing has been featured on the Huffington Post, Scary Mommy and more. She resides in Tennessee with her husband, Josh and son, Levi. You can visit her blog at where she shares her thoughts on parenting and more.

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