Your Last Chance to Get the LeapPad 2 & LEGOs Shipped for Christmas


Listen up, elves: It's time to get up off your shelves and get to buying toys, because the Christmas shipping deadlines are fast approaching. In that vein, we've gathered five toy deals that are guaranteed to arrive in time for Christmas. There's still time to save $10 on the Fisher-Price Octonauts playset, to take advantage of an all-time price low on the LeapPad 2 Disney Princess bundle, or to grab a pair of Hobbit 3D glasses bundled with a movie ticket.

  1. Fisher-Price OctopodFisher-Price Octonauts Octopod Playset
    Store: Target
    Price: $15.74 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $10

    Is It Worth It?: Surprise your "Nice" list's younger denizens with the Fisher-Price Octonauts Octopod Playset for just $16. Most merchants charge $30 or more for this Editors' Choice, underwater-themed set, which features sound effects and four rescue tools for helping sick sea critters.

    Orders placed by December 19 are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas.

  2. LeapPad2 Disney PrincessLeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer Disney Princess Bundle
    Store: Kmart
    Price: $49.99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $30
    Expires: December 21

    Is It Worth It?: If you want to give your little princess a truly royal gift, you can't go wrong with the LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Explorer Disney Princess bundle. At just $50 — it fell another $20 overnight! — we've never seen a better price for this Editors' Choice kit. Along with a Princess-themed LeapPad 2 Explorer tablet, this bundle includes a carrying case, seven wallpapers, two sticker sheets, and five pre-installed apps.

    Orders placed by 5 pm ET on December 21 will arrive in time for Christmas.

  3. 66 Pontiac GTO1/15 Muscle Car 66 Pontiac GTO
    Store: Kmart
    Price: $16.49 with free shipping via coupon code "FREESHIP"
    Lowest By: $7
    Expires: December 21

    Is It Worth It?: He may not be old enough to drive, but you can give your favorite little racer his own working car and save $7 in the process with this remote-controlled, 1/15 scale model 1966 Pontiac GTO. Modeled with authentic colors and graphics, this RC muscle car is fully functional with forward and reverse modes.

    Is there still some space under the tree? Kmart takes up to 50% off a selection of toys, with prices starting at $2.50. Better yet, all orders receive free shipping via coupon code "FREESHIP". It's the best toy sale we've seen from Kmart since October, so Santa's elves are sure to find all the toys they need before the big day. Most orders placed by December 21 at 5 pm ET are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas. (You'll be notified in cart if this is not the case.)

  4. LEGOSLEGO Duplo Skipper's Flight School Playset
    Store: Target
    Price: $30 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $10

    Is It Worth It?: When Disney and LEGO combine, the possibilities are endless! Inspired by the movie Planes, this set aims to teach Dusty to fly at Skippers Flight School. Kids will love flying these LEGOs in and out of the hanger as Skipper, Dusty and Sparky characters gear up for the big race. Parents will love the $15 price-drop from October.

    Orders placed today via standard shipping are guaranteed to arrive by Christmas.

  5. Hobbit 3D glassesHobbit-Themed 3D Glasses bundled with $11 in eMovie Cash
    Store: Best Buy
    Price: $9.99 with in-store pickup

    Is It Worth It?: Sure, these 3D glasses aren't a toy, but at $10 they're an awesome, cheap gift! Beyond their obvious nerd appeal, these 3D glasses are an Editors' Choice present because they come with an $11 credit towards the purchase of a ticket to see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Assuming you'll go see the movie, that's like making a $1 profit.

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