A list of the best Black Friday deals and discounts for teachers, as well as Cyber Monday. It’ll cover everything on your classroom wish list, plus a few fun things for yourself! Newly updated to reflect Black Friday deals for 2023!
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Discounts for Teachers 2023
Who doesn’t love a deal? As teachers, who often spend their own money on supplies, resources, and tools, we do even more than most. ‘Tis the season for sales, and I want to help YOU, the hard-working teacher, to make the most of the good deals out there.
In this article, I will provide you with a glimpse into the best sales for your classroom and your home (you deserve some pampering, too) so that you will be prepared for this season of deals.
This post will be updated regularly before, during, and in preparation for next year’s sales, so make sure to save or PIN in your preferred way!
Deals in the Proud to be Primary Store for Black Friday & Cyber Week
From November 22nd to November 24th, take advantage of Black Friday BOGO deals in the Proud to be Primary Shop! No code is needed; you only have to add three items to your shopping cart, and the discount will be applied at checkout. Your lowest-priced item will be FREE!
Plus, we are announcing the CYBER WEEK SHOP SALE for the Proud to be Primary Shop!
The sale will begin on November 27th and runs through December 1st. You’ll be able to save 25% off everything (no code needed)!
Watch here for official details to be announced soon, or sign up for our email list to be the first to know when special events and sales occur. You can also follow us on social media, where we will promote the sale.
Teachers Pay Teachers Deals & Discounts for Teachers
DON’T FORGET: The Teachers Pay Teachers Cyber sale happens annually!
The TpT Cyber sale dates have been announced for 2023! The sale will run Cyber Monday and Tuesday, November 27th-28th. Everything is up to 20% off (plus more on bundles!). In addition, you can use promo code CYBER23 for an extra $5 off!
You can prepare NOW by searching for your favorite resources from Proud to be Primary, placing items in your cart now, and leaving feedback on past purchases to earn credits you can spend during the sale.
Here are 10 BEST-SELLERS and bundled deals that will save you a ton during the sale:
- Social-Emotional Learning (K-2) Bundle
- Social-Emotional Learning (3-5) Bundle
- Social-Emotional Learning Read Aloud Book Companion Lessons & Activities BUNDLE
- Monthly Writing Centers: Year-Long Bundle
- Directed Drawing Bundle of 120 Themed Drawings + Writing & Reading Activities
- Writing Mats – Daily Writing Practice
- Poem of the Week – Year-long Resource
- Morning Meeting Social Emotional Learning Slides + Cards
- Mindful Math Curriculum for K-2 (search by grade level K, 1, or 2!)
- Reading Comprehension Mats
Holiday Cheer Event – 5 Days of Giveaways
Want to continue the holiday fun past Black Friday? Our annual December Holiday Cheer event is on each year, and we love to give away prizes and goodies to teachers!
For 5 days, we’ll be giving away over $1,000 in prizes to lucky email readers!
For Teachers Only: Discounts and Deals
I have rounded up the hottest deals across the internet on classroom products and supplies. Get these items at discounted prices to use in your classroom year-round.
Amazon Black Friday Deals for Teachers
Amazon is a great place to find Christmas gifts for teachers this year. The deals start on Black Friday, but until then, they have daily deals on their site. SEE ALL THE DEALS AT AMAZON HERE. Or, browse these favorites:
- Echo Dot – It can be used in the classroom for many different purposes, including looking up facts, setting timers, and playing music, among other things.
- Fire HD 10 tablet – the large screen and fast performance make this a top choice!
- Chromebooks are an affordable kids’ essential for classroom or home use.
- Storage Cart and Organizer for the Classroom – these carts are portable and flexible for all types of use: Great for holding school supplies, papers and documents, manipulatives, or for extra storage behind your desk.
- Fitbit – Check out the newest styles and take charge of your health!
- Digital thermometer – no-touch, for the forehead – may come in handy this winter!
- Sharpies – look at all the pretty colors! And check out the “Ultimate Collection” too!
- Papermate Ink Joy gel pens – a favorite for writing in teacher planners.
- Expo Markers – every teacher hoards these because they dry out so fast – but they’re necessary! You can never disappoint a teacher by giving him/her a pack of these.
- Tunic tops – teachers live for comfort, and these tunic tops pair perfectly with leggings and some cute flats. They come in a variety of colors.
- Laminator – this deal makes laminating at home or in your classroom affordable!
- Laminating Pouches, 100-Pack – For all your laminating needs!
- Interactive globe – a fun educational object for the classroom that kids love to spin and examine!
- Video Projector – Just what you need to project onto your whiteboard painlessly!
- Blue Light Blocking Glasses – We spend hours in front of screens every day, at work, at home, and on the go – these glasses are perfect for protecting your eyes from blue light and keeping your eyes healthy and sleep balanced.
- Craft Cabinet with Drawers – Organize ALL the things with this 36-drawer cabinet.
- Electric Stapler – This stapler sounds perfect: heavy duty and 45-sheet capacity! Imagine being able to make student work packets with this thing.
- Electric Pencil Sharpener – A classroom essential, now is an excellent time to stock up.
- Crayon Sharpener – An essential tool for keeping crayons in tip-top shape!
- Ticonderoga Pencils – Now is a great time to stock up on high-quality pencils for the classroom. Or, grab 150 wooden pencils for pennies each!
- Mr. Sketch Markers – The perfect anchor chart markers!
- Educational Posters – A fun assortment of posters under $20!
- School Glue Sticks – HUGE pack – Because every classroom needs many of these!
- Student Craft Scissors – small for little hands and come in various colors.
- Sharpie Chart Markers – Bright Sharpie markers that are built just for charts! Get them for such a great deal.
- Magnetic Letters classroom set – These alphabet letters are perfect for creating words, practicing sight words, or learning letter names and sounds!
- Scissor Caddy – This caddy is antimicrobial and a must for art centers in the younger classrooms.
- Post-It Notes dispenser – Cute way to store your Post-Its for a great price!
- Astro Bright Paper – Some of the brightest papers out there that are great for various projects in the classroom.
- Astrobrights Colored Cardstock – The best paper, but thicker!
- Utility Cart – An excellent rolling cart to organize art or classroom supplies.
- Flexible Seating Donut Balls – Another active seating option for the classroom.
- Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 – Great tools for your classroom management!
- Colored Clipboards – A pack of colorful clipboards for various purposes around the classroom.
- Bloom Teacher Planner – Keep your days organized with this attractive, helpful planner.
Michaels Black Friday Discounts and Deals for Teachers
Teachers can save every day on all your classroom craft essentials. Take 15% off your in-store and online purchases – even on sale items!
To get these special savings, all you need to do is present your educator ID card at checkout. More info about this discount can be found on the Michaels website.
Early Black Friday savings are available as we wait for the official sales. In the meantime, CHECK OUT THEIR WEEKLY AD HERE. Plus – check out their online-exclusive deals as well.
- Art sets – Art sets like this are always a great find on Black Friday, and kids are happy to get a fresh set of supplies. Although at the time of writing this article, the set isn’t on sale, keep an eye out! Some years, they’ve sold sets for as low as $2.99! Watch the weekly flyer.
- Craft and modular storage – these nifty storage shelves, drawers, and cubbies are great for the classroom for storing all kinds of things.
- Christmas craft kits – These fun sets will make classroom art projects a breeze and within a teacher’s budget.
- Teacher Created Resources and Happy Planner – planners are a great gift for teachers!
- Cricut machines – make the prettiest bulletin board displays with your own custom cutting machine!
- 4 ft prelit Christmas tree – Where allowed, this would make a festive decoration piece for a great price, only $24.99 at the time of this post!
Target Black Friday Deals for Teachers
Target has some really great finds for the classroom as well as for the whole family. SEE ALL THE CURRENT DEALS IN THE WEEKLY AD.
Below, I’ve listed some perfect items for teachers.
- Dry Erase and Chalk Easel would be an excellent item for posting daily announcements or an art center activity.
- Beats headphones – On-ear headphones are better than earbuds because people can easily SEE that you’re busy and don’t want to be disturbed!
- Earbuds – If you rather prefer earbuds and need some, these look great.
- Keurig K-mini Single Serve – perfect for behind your desk for a fresh cup of coffee every morning, and the color options are cute!
- Artificial snake plant – these are great for anywhere – the classroom or home!
Walmart Black Friday Deals for Teachers
Just like last year, Walmart is hosting “Deals for Days” – it’s like Black Friday EVERY WEEK!
Check their ad weekly for the best deals. I’ll update them here as I see them each week.
Here are a few of my favorite picks. Or, take a look at ALL THE WALMART DEALS HERE. Here are a few things you can buy at a steal for the classroom at that time:
- Apple watch – here’s the whole selection, and several are at a very pretty price.
- Games and puzzles – Many of these would be a fun indoor recess activity, center activity, or for working on social or fine motor skills! And this time of year, many of the classics are marked down!
- RCA 480P Projector – this would be great for the classroom.
- 23-piece prep set – Baking serves as a delicious form of stress relief – know a teacher who loves to bake? Give her this.
- A robot vacuum – let an automatic vacuum cleaner keep your floors clean daily so you always come home to a clean house after work.
- Sharpies – 60 Sharpie markers for $23? Oh yeah! These make a great gift for any teacher.
- Tasty cookware set – So bright and cheerful! And a beautiful price too – only $69!
- Comfy slippers – All teachers love some warm comfortable slippers to put on after a long day of teaching!
Best Buy Black Friday Deals for Teachers
For all the tech lovers out there, Best Buy’s your place to find great Black Friday discounts. And guess what!? This year, they’re promising that if you buy now, and the price goes lower, they’ll refund you the difference! So it doesn’t hurt to go ahead and shop now.
Visit the website to see current deals and even some fun daily deals too.
Grab these teacher faves, or check out ALL THE TOP DEALS HERE.
- Smart Speakers – It’s a fun way to play music in your classroom, or find out a quick fact when needed. Or just buy one for yourself for your own enjoyment.
- Wireless mouse – a colored mouse for your computer can be a simple way to brighten your day.
- Printers – grab them when you see a great price! Most years you can find a printer under $30.
- Air fryer – eating healthier foods is simple when you can use this to make your favorite crispy foods.
- Kitchenaid Mixer Ok, so you really can’t use this in the classroom, but who out there wouldn’t love one of these?
- Apple iPad – find a great deal on the latest model Apple iPad!
Black Friday Deals for Teachers at Staples
You know you love new supplies – and Staples has it all! It’s a teacher’s dream store.
And this year, as always they will have great discounts and deals that you could use to revamp and refresh your classroom. SEE THE LATEST WEEKLY AD HERE to learn more as the sales are announced.
In the meantime, the following are some favorite things that teachers love from Staples!
- Papermate Flair pens or Inkjoy
- Copy paper is usually found at a steal during Black Friday.
- Light blocking glasses – these are great for those of us working on computers daily, they really help you focus and protect your eyes from harmful blue light. They even have some for kids too!
More Black Friday Deals for Teachers
Below is a list of other stores teachers enjoy shopping at for classroom essentials. Click the store links below to view their sale flyers and live deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Also, learn more about their teacher discount programs you can take advantage of all year long!
- Joann’s – You can save 15% off on every purchase, every day by signing up for their rewards program.
- Apple: Special pricing for teachers of all grades.
- Barnes and Noble: 20% off of the publisher’s price on books for classroom use
- Books-A-Million: 20% off all items purchased in-store
I hope you find these links helpful as you take advantage of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, deals, and discounts. Remember to bookmark or pin this page so you can refer back to it during the coming days and check for more information to be added!
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