Black Friday Deals for Teachers

Updated 11/20/20

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Black Friday Deals for Teachers
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Whether you’ll be getting up before dawn to get an in-store Black Friday bargain or cozying up on the couch with your laptop on Cyber Monday, there’s one thing we can all agree on—teachers love a good deal.

Here at TeacherLists, we’ve been gathering the best deals and steals out there so teachers can take advantage of all the gift-giving savings that Black Friday 2020 has to offer (and maybe pick up a little something for themselves, too). We’ll be adding more Black Friday deals as they’re announced closer to the big shopping day.


What’s Different in 2020 

This year shoppers can expect fewer doorbuster deals and longer wait times to enter stores, as retailers take measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. The good news is that some large chains are having big November sales leading up to Black Friday and are offering more delivery options to people who prefer to shop online.

If you plan to shop in stores on Thanksgiving or Black Friday, check store hours first. Many large retailers are closing their doors on Thanksgiving day and may open later on Black Friday than in past years.


Early Black Friday Sales for Teachers


Through Nov. 19, check Amazon’s Holiday Dash page for discounts on electronics, toys, home items, and more. New deals are added each day.

Amazon will have one-day deals on Black Friday, before running its three-day Cyber Monday sale from Nov. 28-30.

Home Depot

The home improvement giant will have early Black Friday sale prices from Nov. 6 to Dec. 2, featuring:


Instead of saving their big deals for Black Friday, Target is offering weekly sales that start each Friday in November 2020. Check the website or sale circular each Thursday to get the details on the sale starting the next day. And there’s no need to hold out for lower prices closer to Christmas. If Target drops its price on a Black Friday deal, they’ll match the lower price through Dec. 24.


Walmart plans three separate November sales in what it’s calling Black Friday Deals for Days. Sales start Nov. 4 online and Nov. 7 in stores, and new deals will be announced each week.

If you need a new cell phone, watch for Walmart’s in-store sale on iPhones and Samsung phones on Nov. 14.


Black Friday Fashion Deals for Teachers

Banana Republic

Stock up on “work from home” pants and Zoom-worthy shirts during the 50% off everything Black Friday sale at Banana Republic, running through Nov. 28.


Deals will run from Nov. 20-28 in stores and online and include:

  • Stylish face masks starting at $4.20
  • 60% off matching pajamas for kids and adults
  • 70% men’s pants
  • Women’s sweaters $9.99 and up

The store offers an additional 10% off online orders if you pick them up curbside or in the store.


In addition to its Black Friday deals Nov. 25-28, JCPenney has a coupon for an extra 30% off select clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories (online coupon code CHEERFUL). The sales include:

  • Boots from $19.99
  • Up to 60% off women’s clothing
  • 60% off men’s and women’s winter coats

Land’s End

Get 40% off orders with promo code FUN through Nov. 30.


The store’s pre-Black Friday deals include deep discounts on clothes, shoes, and handbags, many offered at 50% off. You can get an advance look at more items that will go on sale on Nov. 16.


Save an extra 40% off on sale prices on 30% on regular price items on through Nov. 27.

Old Navy

You can save 40% off during the pre-Black Friday sale Nov. 19-22. The 50% off Black Friday sale starts Nov. 23 and runs through Nov. 27 in stores and through Nov. 30 online.


Black Friday Deals for the Classroom

Dress up your desk with 15% off Poppin brand file storage, desk organizers, and more at The Container Store. Members of the POP! customer loyalty program get 25% off a single item and earn $20 in rewards when spending $100.

Get 70% off custom framing at Michael’s so you can grab your favorite inspirational quote or teaching aid and spruce it up a bit for the new year.

Save 50% on art easels at Michael’s.

Black Friday Deals for Remote Learning

Tired of those weird shadows under your nose on class videoconferences? Amazon has this highly rated ring light for around $30.

Ease neck pain from spending hours on a laptop with a $20 ergonomic laptop stand from Amazon.

Even if you’re teaching online, there’s still a lot of paper to keep up with. Get 25% off home learning file cabinets at The Container Store by joining the POP! customer loyalty program.

Upgrade your headset and save 50% at GameStop on Black Friday.


Black Friday Technology Deals for Teachers

Pick up an Amazon Echo Show 5 for $45 at Best Buy.

Get $250 or more off select HP Pavilion laptops at Staples.

Been wanting a Surface Duo? The Microsoft Store has $200 off the Surface Duo and will give buyers up to $700 back when trading in eligible devices.

Save $100 on a Fellowes Saturn 3i 9.5″ laminator at Staples.


Black Friday Fitness Deals to Kick-start Your New Year

The Fibit Charge 4 is on sale for $90 at Sam’s Club, Nov. 20-29.

Dick’s Sporting Goods has up to 40% off home gym equipment.

Buy one get one 50% off shoes online at Rack Room Shoes. Through Nov. 17, save an extra $10 on purchases of $79 or more with the code SHOPEARLY.


Black Friday Deals for Your Home

Find home furniture deals up to 50% off at Ashley Furniture. Use promo code BF-SAVE10 to save an extra 10% through Dec. 7.

Put your feet up while an iRobot Roomba vacuums the house. Best Buy has the Roomba 260 for $200 off starting Nov. 22.

Grab an Instant Pot Duo Crisp pressure cooker and air fryer for $100 off at Kohl’s, and earn extra Kohl’s Cash from Nov. 22-27.

Update your home decor or upgrade your kitchen tools at Crate and Barrel, which has up to 60% off clearance items and free shipping on select merchandise.


Black Friday Travel Deals for Teachers 

Get 65% off this 128 GB flash drive at Best Buy.

For discounts that go beyond the holiday shopping season, check out our list of stores that offer teacher discounts.


You can also check out our sister site,, for lots of Black Friday shopping tips for PTOs and PTAs to share with your parent group leaders!

Originally posted 2017

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