You are probably getting tons of emails and notifications about Black Friday. As I reflected on how to structure this post, I want it to be worth your while- i.e Helpful in pointing out some good deals, and not just listing all the sites that have sales. I’m going through some of the big retailers, and pulling out specific discounts and deals that I think make great Black Friday deals for parents.
What I will not be including is every site that has a discount. Because those are everywhere. You can pretty much assume that Gap and OldNavy will have huge discounts like 50% off and more. That is applied on the whole site and not really much more I can tell you that is helpful. If you have a favorite brand, chances are they are having some kind of sale!
It can be a little overwhelming to see everything all at once. Before you start shopping, I would create a list, even a basic one- of what exactly you are looking to buy this season. This way you have a plan for budgeting your money. It could be gifts for your family, but also it could be for yourself. If you are expecting a baby or looking into home upgrades in the near future, it’s a good time to purchase big ticket baby items and large electronics that are heavily discounted.
I’ll share specific products from Amazon and Target, and other big retailers. Since they have so much on sale, I’ll pull out the ones with the biggest discounts, best reviews, most loved and fit into great toy or game categories.
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Baby and Toddler Feeding Items
- Up to 35% off baby and toddler clothing of Simple Joys by Carter’s – great quality brand- as a mom of 3 boys, even with handing down from one to the other, good quality clothes is always welcome with each kid.
- JJCole Carseat Cover– 36% off. An essential winter item for young babies.
- Up to 30% off on Britax Carseats and Strollers
- Baby Playmat– 37% off. Thick foam cushion, waterproof, foldable and reversible.
- BOB Strollers– From single jogging strollers to double strollers. From $100-$130 off.
Toys & Games
- Save 40% on amazing Preschool toys from great brands like Hape and VTech
- Melissa & Dough Hi-Rise Wooden Doll House– 40% off! Great deal! Really nice dollhouse, with neutral appealing colors great for any gender, open on the sides making it easy for siblings or friends to play together.
- Geometric Board Blocks Stack Sort– Preschool Toy. 63% off- Wooden toy helps preschoolers with color, shape and size differentiation skills while stacking and sorting various shapes.
- MEIGO Dinosaur Figures with Activity Play Mat– 59% off. Amazing reviews, great gift for an avid Dinosaur fan.
- Hape Ukulele Musical Instrument– Bought this for my 3 year old for his birthday and it’s a perfect intro instrument! Made of wood, easily playable and tuneable- teaches kids rhythm and basic strumming.
- Large Safari Animals Figures– I listed animal sets in my toddler gift guide as they are great for imaginative play and vocabulary development. Perfect also as a travel toy for restaurants or waiting rooms.
- 40 Inch Flying Saucer Tree Swing for Kids– This looks soo fun! It has great reviews and any excuse to get kids playing outside is a winner in my book. If we had a tree or any room to get this, I’d buy it for the boys in an instant.
- VanTop Junior K3 Kids Waterproof Video Camera-Great for 4+ years old as an introductory video camera. It’s a fun learning tool for creative kids interested in taking pictures and recording video.
- NextX Button Art Toy Color Matching Mosaic Pegboard– One of my favorite activity games for young preschoolers.
- Fire TV Stick– 50% off
- Fire 7 Kids Edition– 40% off
- Echo Dot- 3rd Gen– 56% off
- Echo Dot Kids Edition with Echo Glow (new multicolor smart lamp- for wake ups and countdowns) Just bought this for my boys’ room!- 40% off
Deals are valid all day Thursday online but in stores from 5pm Central on Thursday November 28th until Saturday November 30th. As supplies last.
- Instant Pot 6 qt Duo– Almost 50% off!
- IRobot Roomba– $100 off
- Ninja Professional System Blender– 50% off. My husband got me a Ninja one year and I love it!
- 50% off select Graco Car Seats
- Ergobaby 360 Carrier– 50% off. This is my go to carrier!
- Chicco Bravo Travel System– Perfect for new parents, highly rated carseat on Consumer Reports.
- Baby Einsteins Sky Explorers Walker– Intro walker your baby is sure to love. Especially trying to keep up with older siblings!
- Hot Wheels Super Ultimate Garage Playset– I have two big Hot Wheels fans. They can play with their sets for hours- putting them together and racing each other. This is a great deal for a Hot Wheels fanatic.
- Nintendo Switch- Free MarioKart Game– If you have a 5 or 6 year old, maybe you are considering their first gaming system. Nintendo is the way to go for young kids. They don’t always do that many discounts- but saving on the game is about $50.
- White Mercedes Kids Ride On Car– 38% off. My boys just played with one of these at my parents’ house and they had a blast.
- LEGO City– 21% off, this line is perfect for intro LEGO players, 5+ years old- but my oldest got his at 4 years old and loved it.
- Strider Sports Balance Bike– 28% off, 18 months and up. People rave about starting on balance bikes!
- Huffy 12″ Bicycle– if you prefer a traditional tricycle over the balance bike, this is purely a preference.
- KidKraft Ocean Front Playhouse– $100 off, large wooden playhouse, perfect for the backyard or large basement.
- VTech Smart Shots Sports Center– $10 off, but also part of a huge selection of toys that is buy one, get one 50% off. 12 months and up.
KiwiCo Monthly Subscription Crates
Subscription boxes are a nice alternative to traditional toys. KiwiCo crates are monthly subscription boxes delivered around the same time each month right to your doorstep. They are creative, hands on, fun and learning based. Each box has 2-3 activities, and you pick the package based on your child’s age. I have two energetic boys and they really enjoyed doing these together. We’ve tried the Koala and Kiwi Crates- since they are 3 and 5.
That’s $39.95 for 3 months, $17.95 for 6 months (2 months FREE), and $159.95 for 12 months (4 months FREE)!
Little Passports Subscriptions-Save up to $40! It’s a subscription for ages 3-12. Helps kids learn about the world by picking different themes and subscriptions. You get a monthly box with new topics to explore.
- $10 off a Monthly Subscription
- $20 off a 6 Month Subscription
- $40 off a 12 Month Subscription
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