We Scoured the Internet to Find the Best Black Friday Deals for Teachers (Cyber Monday, Too!)

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Black Friday Deals for Teachers

While Black Friday and Cyber Monday are officially November 23 and 26, the deals start rolling in the week ahead. From items you covet for the classroom to gifts for your family (or yourselfyou deserve it!), here are the best Black Friday deals for teachers for holiday 2018.

We will be updating this post with the top Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, so keep checking back!


          Best Buy Black Friday Deals for Teachers

If you’re looking for technology Black Friday deals, Best Buy has you covered! Here are some of the best bargains we spotted.

Laptops and Tablets


Chromebooks for under $100? Yes! Plus more laptop deals, including big savings on MacBooks:




Snag a printer that gets top reviews for less than a round of lattes at Starbucks.




A tripod is awesome for making classroom movies, and these wireless headphones are a steal:




The price on big televisions just keeps coming down—to the point where you might buy one for your classroom if you don’t already have a TV available. Here are some of the best Black Friday television deals at Best Buy: 


More Best Buy Black Friday Deals tips:

  • Start shopping online Thanksgiving morning: Best Buy has eliminated the rush-for-the-door deals of yesteryear by offering almost all of its Black Friday deals on BestBuy.com all day on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
  • If you enjoy shopping in store: Best Buy will open its doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and run sales until 1 a.m. It will then reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday for more sales that will last until 10 p.m.
  • Free shipping all season long: Most items at Best Buy are available for free shipping. Check out the free shipping details and purchase-by dates to ensure your gifts arrive before Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa.


Target Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Ahh, Target—you come through for us the other 364 days a year, so it’s no surprise you rock Black Friday, too. Here are some of our favorite Target Black Friday deals for teachers:


Have the classroom dance party of your dreams with deals on portable speakers, headphones, and more.


Toys & Games

Jenga 2

Wouldn’t this giant Jenga game be ridiculously fun for a classroom review session or study break?


Food & Kitchen

Keurig 2

Putting this Keurig in your classroom might just be your shortcut to becoming the most popular teacher on the block.


Fun Stuff & Accessories

Snow Projector

You know how wild life is going to get before winter break. Picture turning on this projector in your classroom and having kids reading in the light of falling snow. Sounds pretty peaceful, doesn’t it?


More Target Black Friday deals tips:

  • Consider getting the store card: Target REDcard holders get early access to select Black Friday deals on Target.com on November 22.
  • Buy now, save later: If you spend at least $50 in store or online on Black Friday, November 23, you will receive a voucher for 20 percent off one shopping trip (in store or online) Nov. 27–Dec. 9.


Amazon Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Nothing beats Black Friday shopping in your pajamas, and Amazon makes it easy with scores of savings.


A portable charger is LIFE-SAVING on a long field trip. Trust us!


Whether for the classroom or your home, Amazon has TVs on serious sale for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.


Kindle Fire

Get two Fire 7 Kids tablets with cases for $150 ― these get great reviews from teachers.

Toys & Games


  • Amazon Video new release movies and TV seasons, save 40 percent
  • Kindle best-selling books, select titles, save up to 80 percent
  • Amazon almost always offers a special promo code for a single book purchase on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. This year’s code has not yet been released, but we will update this post when we know more.



More Amazon Black Friday deals tips:

  • Sign up for Prime: Start your 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime for early deal access.
  • Download the free Amazon app to easily find the top deals and place watches on items.
  • Make an official Amazon list of the items you hope will go on extreme sale for the holidays. If these items go on sale, you will be notified.
  • If you miss a deal, click the join waitlist button, and you will be notified if it goes on sale again

          Teachers Pay Teachers Black Friday Deals

Saving on resources created by other teachers might be the best Black Friday deal of them all! Teachers Pay Teachers almost always offers a special promo code for Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday. This year’s code has not yet been released, but we will update this post once we know more.

          Teacher Discounts That Can Be Combined With Holiday Sales

A.C. Moore: Bring official teacher identification with you and get 15 percent off your entire purchase, including regular-price and sale items. 

J. Crew, J. Crew Factory, and J. Crew Mercantile: Shop in store and present your valid school ID and receive 15 percent off, on top of Black Friday sales. (In store only.)

JoAnn Fabric and Crafts: Get a Teacher Rewards card and receive 15 percent off all online and in-store purchases (must show teacher ID to activate in store before first use).

Michaels: Teachers receive 15 percent off, in store only, on items designed for the classroom, even items on sale. Some exclusions apply.

          Year-Round Teacher Discounts Not to Forget While Shopping

Apple: Apple has special reduced education pricing for teachers and students. Compare the prices here on Apple products to holiday sale prices elsewhere.

Banana Republic: Teachers with valid ID get 15 percent off regular-price items.

Barnes and Noble: B&N Educators always save 20 percent off publisher list prices and get 25 percent off on select Educator Appreciation days.

Ben Franklin Crafts: Teachers receive 15 percent off regular-price items.

Books-A-Million: Registered BAM Educators get 20 percent off the publisher list price on hardcover and paperback books for the classroom.

Bose: Bose offers up to 15 percent off for teachers, only available by calling 1-800-353-4207 and ordering over the phone.

HP: Registered members of the HP Academy receive 20 percent off HP products.

LOFT: Sign up to snag 15 percent off full-price items plus additional perks and discounts.

If you’ve spotted more Black Friday deals for teachers, we’d love to hear about them! Please share in our WeAreTeachers Chat group on Facebook. Plus, follow our WeAreTeachers Deals page for even more shopping tips and advice.

We Scoured the Internet to Find the Best Black Friday Deals for Teachers (Cyber Monday, Too!)

Posted by Jessica McFadden

Jessica McFadden is a writer, blogger and parent living in the Washington, DC suburbs. A daughter of a teacher and a member of a family of teachers, she is happily at home interviewing teachers, principals and education specialists.

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