Jamie climbed up into the arcade game to retrieve the prizes himself
He proceeded to climb into the notoriously hard arcade game to retrieve his prizes himself at the Jump 'n' Gyms play centre in Nanagh, Ireland.
Jamie Braken-Murphy, from Nenagh, Tipperary, was trapped inside the machine for 10 minutes, while searching out the best toys to take.
However, dad Damien Murphy was not worried for long.
He was inside for about 10 minutes and was worried for maybe 10 seconds at the start but then he just found it hilarious
"He was inside for about 10 minutes and was worried for maybe 10 seconds at the start but then he just found it hilarious."
Footage also shows that the toddler looking both happy and confused by the situation of being stuck in a glass box filled with cuddly toys.
At this time, Mr Murphy, 35, was sitting unwittingly with Jamie's five-year-old brother, Shane.
He was trapped inside for 10 minutes
It was then they started hearing "muffled complaints" from behind him.
Mr Murphy said: "I turned around and just see Jamie's face looking out from behind the glass.
"I wasn't surprised at all really. He's a very mischievous, sharp kid who's always pushing boundaries.
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Jamie ended up with two dinosaurs to take home
The staff at the play centre searched for keys to the machine, and meanwhile an off-duty fireman helped extract the child, said Mr Murphy.
He added: "Luckily, a fireman was there and is used to dealing with situations like these. He told Jamie to crouch down and then he was able to shimmy out.
The unashamed Jamie ended up with two toy prizes to take home by the end of the ordeal.
Mr Murphy, a social media adviser, said: "He got to keep two dragon toys after picking them up inside. He's not embarrassed about it or anything, he just laughed about the whole thing."
Mr Murphy realises that there will always be certain people claiming the scene was made up.
However, he insisted the episode was genuine and not a stunt.
The staff at the play centre searched for keys to the machine
This is not the first time a child has been stuck inside a claw machine.
In Maryville, Tennessee, in 2014, an 18-month-old boy Colin Lambert snuck into a machine.
In 2015, four-year-old Henry Howes did the same at an arcade in Tamworth, Staffordshire.