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Valentine's Day deal: Amazon Fire kids tablets are up to 36% off right now

If you're looking for a sturdy kids' tablet that'll last, you can't go wrong with these Amazon Fire options, which are discounted during Amazon's Valentine's Day sale.
Written by Maria Diaz, Staff Writer
Fire HD 10 Kids tablets
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Amazon is offering some limited-time deals on its Fire Kids Tablets, decidedly my kids' favorite device to use at home. The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids tablet is down to $100, while the Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Pro tablet is down to $150. If you're looking for a smaller option for the youngest kiddos, you can get an Amazon Fire 7 Kids tablet for just $70 right now.

These Fire tablets are my favorite option for kids under the age of 10, as they're built to last: An aluminosilicate glass screen ensures it holds up to the rowdiest kids, and it if does break within two years of purchasing, Amazon will replace it -- no questions asked. They also come cloaked in a chunky rubber case for extra protection.

My kids have had a couple of generations of Fire HD 8 Kids Tablet and a Fire HD 10 Kids Pro tablet and have never had an issue with a broken screen, or any other issue with them for that matter. Our oldest Fire Kids tablets are four years old now, and considering my oldest of three is a first-grader, they've been through the wringer and come out unscathed. 

The 8-inch and 10-inch tablets both feature an HD screen, 32GB of storage that is expandable with a microSD card, one year of Amazon Kids+, and up to 13 hours of battery life. The Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids tablet is perfect for kids 3-7 years old, while the Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Pro tablet is built for older kids ages 6-12 who may be transitioning to a more grown-up device but may not be quite ready to protect an expensive tablet from bumps and falls.

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