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 2021!
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Discounts for Teachers
Who doesn’t love a deal? As teachers, who are often spending 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 out there for your classroom AND for 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 Cyber Week
Announcing the CYBER WEEK SHOP SALE for the Proud to be Primary Shop!
The sale will begin on November 29th and runs through December 3rd. 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.
Teachers Pay Teachers Deals & Discounts for Teachers
DON’T FORGET: The Teachers Pay Teachers Cyber sale happens annually!
The sale dates have been announced: They will be on Monday and Tuesday, November 29th-30th.
You can get prepared 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
- NEW! Social-Emotional Learning Read Aloud Book Companion Lessons & Activities BUNDLE
- NEW! Seasonal Social Emotional Learning Mini-Lessons and Activities
- NEW! Directed Drawing Bundle of 120 Themed Drawings + Writing & Reading Activities
- Writing Mats – Daily Writing Practice
- Poem of the Week – Year-long Resource!
- Directed Drawing Mats – Teach Kids to Draw
- Morning Meeting Social Emotional Learning Slides + Cards
- 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 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 are having 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 to look up facts, set timers, and play music, among other things.
- Fire HD 10 tablet – the large screen and fast performance make this a top choice!
- 4-pack of reusable face masks – Great colors, and at the time of writing, they’re at a great price!
- Chromebooks are an affordable kids’ essential for classroom or home use.
- Vera Bradley – love Vera Bradley bags, wallets, and accessories? Check out these steals.
- Fitbit – Check out the newest styles and take charge of your health!
- Digital thermometer – no-touch, for the forehead – this just may come in handy this winter!
- Sharpies – just 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 a necessity! 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 own 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 makes the task easy, with its no-jam feature.
- Electric Pencil Sharpener – A classroom essential, now is a good time to stock up.
- Crayon Sharpener – An important 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 $10 for the whole set.
- School Glue Sticks – HUGE pack – Because every classroom needs a lot of these!
- Student Craft Scissors – small for little hands, and come in a variety of colors.
- Sharpie Chart Markers – Bright sharpie markers that are built just for charts! Get them for less than the regular price!
- Magnetic Letters classroom set – These alphabet letters are perfect for creating words, practicing sight words, or just learning letter names and sounds!
- Scissor Caddy – This caddy is antimicrobial and is 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 is great for various projects in the classroom.
- Astrobrights Colored Cardstock – The best paper, but thicker!
- Utility Cart – A nice rolling cart to organize various art or classroom supplies on.
- 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 a variety of purposes around the classroom.
- Bloom Teacher Planner – Keep your days organized with this attractive, useful planner.
Michaels Black Friday Discounts and Deals for Teachers
Teachers can save every day on all your classroom craft essentials. Take 15% off your entire in-store and online purchase – 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 right now 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 – These art sets are always a great find on Black Friday, and kids are happy to get a fresh set of supplies. Some years they’ve been marked down as low as $2.99!
- 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.
- Recollections 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 $19.99 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.
Like many stores, Target is also offering new deals each week online and in stores!
Below, I’ve listed some perfect items for teachers.
- Dry Erase and Chalk Easel – this would be a great item for posting daily announcements or for an art center activity.
- Apple Watch – Been dreaming for one of these? Here’s a good price on them.
- Earbuds – Need some great ear buds? Check these out.
- Keurig K-mini Single Serve – perfect for behind your desk for a fresh cup of coffee every morning.
- Eos gift sets – these are great for anyone this winter to keep lips and hands smooth and comfortable from the elements.
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!
- 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.
- Shark Self-cleaning robot vacuum – let this automatic vacuum cleaner keep your floors clean daily so you always come home to a clean house after work.
- Sharpies – 60 Sharpie markers for $25? Oh yeah! These make a great gift for any teacher.
- Tasty cookware set – So bright and cheerful! And a beautiful price too – only $77!
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.
- Amazon – Echo Dot 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 cute 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
- Loft: 15% off regular priced items only
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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