For most kids (and adults), Toys R Us is just as awesome as a candy store. And with the recent release of the 2016 Toys R Us Black Friday sales, it will be far too easy to brighten a loved one’s holiday season. After all, Toys R Us has been at the forefront of all the hottest toys, video games,and educational gadgets for toddlers and kids. Even the pickiest child will find something at this wonderful place of fun and magic.
You don’t have to wait until the day of Black Friday, though. Toys R Us will be offering online sales as early as Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 9 p.m. ET. Come Thanksgiving, you can shop for door-buster deals from 5 p.m. to midnight. All 2016 Black Friday deals will last until the store closes on Saturday. Don’t forget to check the store hours for your local Toys R Us in advance.
If you need some help prepping for the madness, make a wishlist at Toys R Us’ website. And until Saturday, Nov. 19, $1 will be donated to Toys for Tots for every new wish list created. How great is that? Remember, Toys R Us isn’t just about the toys. You can also find family-oriented gifts like board games and karaoke sets. General products such as movies, posters, and books can also be purchased at Toys R Us. You might even find something that speaks to the kid within you.
For the little one that loves to play, an interactive Elmo is the perfect best friend. On Black Friday, you can snag this Play All Day Elmo toy by Playskool Sesame Street for just $19.99. That's 65 percent off the original price of $59.99. With eight games and more than 150 responses, this little guy will keep kids giggling all day long.
Do you know a child (or adult) that is fascinated by all things celestial and scientific? Head to Toys R Us to pick up a Edu Science Microscope & Telescope Combination Set for 50 percent off the original price of $99.99. After the markdown, this awesome gift will cost just $49.99. Talk about a stellar deal. (Pun intended.)
Fantasy buffs will adore a toy collection like this Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship Playset for 40 percent off. The ship is extremely interactive, boasting hiding spots for treasure and a "shark biting" feature. Regularly priced at $49.99, you can pick up this set for $29.99 on Black Friday.
For the child that is obsessed with farms and zoos, an Animal Planet Collection Bucket doubles as the perfect gift. Each $11.99 set will run for just $5 on Black Friday at Toys R Us. You can also choose from ocean creatures, dinosaurs, and safari animals — just to name a few.
During the early years, making art is all about having fun and letting your imagination run wild. With an awesome Crayola Coloring Arts & Crafts kit from Toys R Us, you can help your little one's creativity flourish. And while this set is regularly priced at $24.99, it will be available for $12.49 on Black Friday.
When you're a kid who wants to cook up a storm like your parents, a vibrant toy grill like this Hello Kitty 25-inch Barbeque Grill Stand is a dream come true. This 10-piece set, which normally runs at $49.99, will be $24.99. It even comes with charcoal and sizzling sound effects. Score.
When it comes to fun family activities, board games never get old. Switch things up with a SpongeBob SquarePants Edition of Monopoly for a goofy twist on a popular classic. This particular game is regularly priced at $14.99. On Black Friday, it will be knocked down to just $7. Additional select games will be on sale for $5 to $20, too. These interactive boxes of entertainment make ideal gifts for people of all ages.