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.
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.
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Amazon Prime deals for dorms and college shopping
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.
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.
Having a way to block out noisy roommates and hallmates has never been easier than with these headphones. Save $121.
A slim cordless vacuum cleaner like this Eureka one would be perfect for a college dorm or apartment.
This is one of the most practical and popular solutions for creating a “nightstand” for an elevated dorm bed. Now, save $5.
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.
I have now seen it all on Prime day — IKEA bags, save $4 on a set of 5.
This folding platform cart is one of the top things that our G&F parents recommended for move-in day and now, save $78.
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.
One of our favorite brands to buy for everyone in our families is Columbia Sportswear. Now, save up to 40%.
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.
This virtual assistant is simply amazing in all the functionality it packs in a very compact space. Save $25.
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.
This e-reader gets the highest reviews. Save $50.
Once you have used these amazing Apple devices, you will never want to be without them. Save $59
This top brand in audio has some amazing deals — save up to 40% off.
Save $100 on this highly-regarded touchscreen tablet.
If you or your teen needs a new laptop, save 25% today.
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.
Industry-leader, Bose, is offering these headphones with Alexa voice control on sale with savings of $150 — kind of amazing!
Another great deal with savings of $130 for Beats headphones in a light blue color.
Save $75 on these highly-popular earbuds.
With loads of functionality, the Fitbit Watch is a competitor to the Apple Watch. Today, save $30.
Bose makes amazing audio equipment and this go-everywhere speaker is discounted by $70.
Save up to 30% on Tile trackers.
This waterproof and durable speaker offers “monstrous” sound. Save $125.
Gamer in your household? Check out these discounts on popular accessories.
Just For Fun
Save up to 30% on some of the most popular board games for teens and families, including Exploding Kittens.
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.
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.
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.
Save up to 40% on Soda Stream bundles.
I really, really want this countertop ice maker. Save $100.
This brand makes some of the best-priced and top-rated mattresses and bed frames. Now up to 45% off.
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%.
We think these very narrow machines are perfect for dorms or first apartments. Available in 5 colors. Save $10.
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.
If you’ve always wanted one of these, now may be a great time to buy. Save $58 on this model.
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.
Iconic and discounted by $35.
Health and Beauty Deals
This anti-frizz, humidify-proof hair treatment works on all hair types to smooth the hair. People are loving it. Save $8.
Do you want to be able to monitor your brushing habits to make sure you are taking great care of your teeth? Save $30.
Great time to sample this super-popular trio of face mists. Save $6.
The one and only, such a popular blow dryer. Save $25!
This waterproof tool has gotten lots of buzz — a great way to clean and massage your face. Save $30
Lightweight and powerful, this is a hairdryer that gets lots of great reviews. Save $24.
This is cordless and showerproof and comes with 3 attachments. Save $30.
Does your son have an electric shaver? This one, by well-known brand, Braun, is discounted by $50.
Highly accurate, this scale gets great reviews.
Smelly sneakers or cleats? Problem solved and save a dollar today.
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.
Same features with a smaller screen and smaller price — Save $70.
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.
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