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

Save big on supplies for your classroom and for you, too.

The WeAreTeachers team has been scouring the best Black Friday deals for teachers for weeks. Here’s what we’ve found so far.  

We’ll update this post with the top Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals as they are announced, so don’t forget to keep checking back! Plus, join our WeAreTeachers Deals group on Facebook for up-to-the-minute deal announcements chosen by our editors.

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    Best Buy Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Teachers need tech! From the latest laptop to keep your plans and notes organized to gadgets and gizmos that make an educator’s life just a little bit easier, here are the best bargains we found.

Laptops and Tablets

This black Friday you can save up to $200 on the cost of a new Macbook Air or iMac or snag a Chromebook for under $100!

Printers

Get your own all-in-one wireless printer for less than $25!

Accessories

 

Save big on a Dyson Cyclone with up to $200 off the regular price or treat yourself to a Samsung smartwatch. 

Televisions

Whether it’s for your classroom, an after-school club, or your own home, the phenomenal prices on flat-screen TVs make them an absolute steal.

More Best Buy Black Friday Deals tips:

  • You can check the preview sale ad for all the Black Friday sale prices and plan out your shopping by saving individual items to purchase later.
  • Most Best Buy stores open for Black Friday deals on Thursday at 5 p.m., close at 1 a.m. Friday, and reopen at 8 a.m. on Friday. Except for Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island stores, which are closed on Thursday. They open, and remain open, on Friday at 12:01 a.m. (ME) and 1 a.m. (MA and RI).  
  • You can find all the deals in stores and online from November 28–November 30.

                                                                

Target Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Target is a favorite store for supplies and classroom resources for teachers everywhere, but don’t forget all the amazing tech products, homeware, and toys and games they have for your home too! Here are some of our favorite Target Black Friday deals for teachers:

Technology

From Chromebooks to smartwatches, Target is offering big savings on perfect tech products for you or a special someone on your gift list.

Toys & Games

Fill your classroom with giant cuddly bears for just $10 each; they make a great addition to calming or reading spaces.

Grab a foosball table for the staff room, and you’ll put a smile on every teacher’s face.

Food & Kitchen

Get dinner ready in record time, even after a long day at school, with this Instant Pot.

Fun Stuff & Accessories

With $100 off, an Xbox or karaoke machine would be a welcome fixture at camps or after-school clubs. Or treat yourself! It’s a fun way to let off steam after a hard day.

More Target Black Friday deals tips:

  • If you want to avoid the holiday crowds, shop online from the comfort of your home where most deals can still be accessed.
  • Sign up for the REDcard and not only will you get free shipping all year long, you’ll also get exclusive access to early deals.     

                                                                

Amazon Black Friday Deals for Teachers

With quick delivery and some of the best prices on the market, Amazon is an incredibly convenient shopping choice for busy teachers.

Check out these amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals!

Technology

The Echo Dot can automate lights, heating, music, and more throughout your home or classroom.

Televisions

Experience serious savings on TVs at Amazon, and you won’t even have to worry about getting it home!

Tablets

Pick up a Fire 7 kids edition tablet to access a range of educational programs in class to support your teaching, and the robust cases will give you peace of mind.

Toys & Games

Check out one of the Amazon deals of the day products this holiday season and pick up the interactive globe Shifu Orboot for your class.

Books

  • Amazon Video new release movies and TV seasons.
  • Kindle best-selling books, select titles.
  • 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

The online marketplace where teachers create resources for other teachers often has special offers around the holidays including Black Friday deals.

Check out the sales as they are released at this link.

                                                                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! Plus, follow our WeAreTeachers Deals page for even more shopping tips and advice.

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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