Amazon Prime Day 2022: Which items for kids are discounted - and how long will deals last?

School supplies and gadgets are among the items set to have their prices slashed for a limited time

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Amazon Prime Day is set to offer some of the biggest discounts this summer, with hundreds of products having their price slashed for a limited time.

From school supplies, clothes to tech gadgets a number of items have been discounted ahead of the highly anticipated event.

So when does Amazon Prime Day begin and what are the best early deals for kids?

Here’s what you need to know.

What is Amazon Prime Day?

Online shoppers who have an Amazon Prime account will be able to access exclusive deals on 12 and 13 July this year.

The reduced prices will apply to hundreds of items ranging from lifestyle, technology to homeware. Amazon Prime membership costs  £7.99 per month or £79 a year, with perks including unlimited premium delivery, video and music streaming as well as the annual Prime Day discounts.

You can sign up for Amazon Prime here.

Shoppers who haven’t had an Amazon Prime account in the last 12 months may be entitled to a free trial of Amazon Prime.

You can sign up for an Amazon Prime membership on Amazon.co.uk.

Why is Amazon Prime Day popular?

Same day delivery and a vast selection of products and brands has made Amazon one of the most popular online retailers.

Over 250 million items were bought by Prime members worldwide during the last Prime Day event, according to Amazon.

Highest selling products in the UK included the Shark Anti Hair Wrap Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner, CeraVe SA Smoothing Cleanser and Jack Daniel’s Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whisky.

What is on offer in the sale?

This year’s Amazon Prime Day event will include deals on technology, clothes, homeware and lifestyle.

We’ve rounded up a selection of the best early deals on items for children ahead of the sale.

Many parents are shopping with back to school in mind, so you’ll act fast if you want to get a deal.

Drawing pencil set

Pencil set (Amazon)

Budding artists can experiment with their creativity using this set, which contains 72 pieces of art accessories including sketching pencils, coloured pencils and an eraser.

It currently has a 15% discount and hundreds of positive ratings.

School dress

School dress (Amazon)

This classic gingham print school dress has a 10% discount at the moment.

Available in three different colours, it can be worn as part of uniform during the summer.

ASUS laptop

ASUS Vivobook (Amazon)

With an impressive 1TB Hard Drive, the ‎ASUS Vivobook is perfect for completing homework and streaming videos. It comes with a carry case and mouse for each use on the go.

Letter game

Letter game (Amazon)

Children aged four and above can use this game to learn spelling and improve their letter recognition and memory.

It currently has a 15% discount alongside reviews from parents who claim it has benefitted their children.

Academic diary

Academic Diary (Amazon)

Staying organised with exams and homework can be tricky, but this 16-month planner can be used to make things a little easier.

It has plenty of space for writing, public holidays listed and a page for noting important contacts.