Amazon offers Prime members the Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Blades the Copter-Bot Figure, model no. A2770, for $6 with free shipping. (Non-members can spend $35 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, it adds $4.43.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $13. It transforms from robot mode to copter mode and includes a rescue hook.
At Toys "R" Us, buy one Skylanders Toss 'Ems 7" Plush Toy in Spyro, Trigger Happy, Gill Grunt, or Europtor for $5.98, and get a second for free. Shipping adds $7.99, but orders of $49 or more receive free shipping. That's $6.99 per plush toy and the lowest total price we could find for any two plushies elsewhere by at least $3. In addition to being cute and fuzzy, they speak their "signature phrases" and make battle sounds when thrown at walls or your cousins.
Walmart offers the K'NEX 375-Piece Deluxe Value Tub, model no. 13597, for $10. (Amazon charges the same for Prime members.) Choose in-store pickup to avoid the $4.97 shipping charge. That's $8 off and tied with our mention from four weeks ago as the lowest total price we could find. This set includes 375 pieces and ideas to build 30 models, including a truck, helicopter, and dune buggy.
Kmart offers the Little Tikes 3-in-1 Trike, model no. 627354M, for $44.99. Plus, Shop Your Way Max members bag free shipping. (Not a member? It's free to sign up for a 90-day trial; otherwise, shipping adds $17.62.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $49. It includes a canopy and rear storage space.
Target via eBay offers the Hot Wheels Mega Garage Playset for $25 with free shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $20. It has a working elevator, turnstile, and two car launchers; it comes with one Hot Wheels car.
Kmart offers the Fun Wheels Toys 11" Big Wheel Sidewalk Screamer for $19.99. Plus, Shop Your Way Max members bag free shipping. (Not a member? It's free to sign up for a 90-day trial; otherwise, shipping adds $11.25.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $20. It features high-rise handle bars, wide rear plastic tires, and an over-sized front tire.
Kmart offers the Playskool Rockitivity Walk N' Roll Rider in Blue for $24.99. Plus, Shop Your Way Max members bag free shipping. (Not a member? It's free to sign up for a 90-day trial; otherwise shipping adds $7.75.) Outside of the offers below, that's tied with last year's mention in a different color and the lowest total price we could find by $15. This sit-on rider features five wheels, musical sounds, lights, and coverts to a walker.
Want it in pink? YoYo via Amazon has it for $24.80 with free shipping. Also, Toys "R" Us has it in Blue or Pink for $24.99 with in-store pickup; otherwise, shipping adds $7.99.
Amazon cuts 50% to 73% off a selection of toys, with prices starting from $5.58 as listed below. Plus, Prime members bag free shipping on all orders. (Non-members can spend $35 or more to receive free shipping; otherwise, it starts at $5.27.) That's the best percent-off discount we've seen on these toys from Amazon this year and the lowest we could find by for each by at least $7. The deals:
Amazon cuts 50% to 55% off select toys, as listed below. Additionally, Amazon Prime members get free shipping with no minimum purchase required. (Non-members can spend $35 or more for free shipping; otherwise, shipping starts around $5.) That's among the best deals we've seen on toys at Amazon this season; each is at the lowest total price we could find by at least $5. The deals:
Kmart offers the Mega Bloks First Builders Construction Site, model no. 06634U, for $7.99 plus $6.99 for shipping. That's the lowest total price we could find by $5. This set includes a truck, figure, construction blocks, and comes in a tub with a lid that can be built on.
Amazon takes 40% to 60% off a selection of toys, with prices starting at $11.99. Plus, Prime members qualify for free shipping on all items. (Non-Prime members can spend $35 or more to bag free shipping; otherwise shipping starts at $6.07.) Each is at the lowest total price we could find by at least $7. The deals:
Available in-store only, Target offers the LEGO Legends of Chima The Lion Chi Temple for $74.99. (Toys R Us offers it for a penny more.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $25. Features include a waterfall, vehicles, drawbridge trap, prison, and lion gate.
Walmart offers the KidKraft Savannah Dollhouse Play Set, model no. 65023, for $89 with free shipping. (Amazon charges the same.) That's $10 below our mention from a year ago and the lowest total price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $21.) Accommodating dolls up to 12" tall, it features 13 pieces of furniture, four levels, and six rooms.
Kohl's cuts up to 63% off a selection of toys and kids' items as part of its Top Dream Toys & Holiday Wish List 2013 Sale. Plus, coupon code "FF20DEC" takes an extra 20% off all orders, or coupon code "MITTENS" takes an extra 25% off orders of $100 or more. Even better, get $10 Kohl's Cash for every $50 you spend. Shipping adds $5.95 or get free shipping on orders of $50 or more. Although not as strong as our mention from three weeks ago, when we saw combined added discounts of 35% off, it's still one of the largest toy sales we've seen from Kohl's this season, yielding a number of price lows. Deal ends December 9. A couple of best bets, with prices after coupon and each including $10 in Kohl's Cash:
Walmart offers preorders of the Skylanders Swap Force Jolly Bumble Blast for $9.99 with free shipping. While this appears to be list price, it's the only available in-stock option we could find for this new release. (For further comparison, most Skylanders Swap Force figures cost $13 or more.) The expected release date is December 15.
Amazon offers the Lionel Pennsylvania Flyer O Gauge Train Set, model no. 630233, for $123.99 with free shipping. That's $26 under our mention from three days ago and the lowest total price we could find by $26. It features a 0-8-0 locomotive and tender, 3-dome tank car, boxcar and caboose, and train chief remote.
ThinkGeek offers the Iron Man Mr. Potato Head for $13.99. Coupon code "GEMINIO" yields free shipping. (Amazon charges pennies more for Prime members.) That's the lowest total price we could find by $7. It features removable armor and body parts.
Also available is the Thor Mr. Potato Head for $13.99 with free shipping via the above coupon code. That's another price low, this time by $2. You should probably get both and mix up their pieces, because oh man, how annoyed would Tony Stark be if you made him wear Thor's helmet?
Walmart offers the Baby Einstein 9-Piece Essentials Bundle, model no. 52139-12, for $20. Choose Site-to-Store pickup to avoid the $4.97 shipping fee. That's at least $14 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately elsewhere. It features Take Along Tunes toy, Bendy Ball, Caterpillar Rattle and Teethe, Take Along Discovery Cards and Roller-pillar Activity Balls.
Amazon offers its Prime members the Nerf N-Strike Elite 100-Dart Refill Pack for $17.49 with free shipping. (Non-members can spend $35 or more to qualify for free shipping; otherwise, shipping costs $5.61.) That's $18 under the lowest total price we could find for similar items elsewhere. This set includes 100 darts, two clips, and an ammo box.