It's our inner child's favorite time of year, when toy prices are falling like snowflakes. That's why we're sharing this treasure trove of awesome toy deals today. Right now, you can grab a classic board game for just $5, save $20 on a Hot Wheels playset, and pick up a Pillow Pet at the lowest price we've ever seen.
Barnes & Noble takes $10 off any toy or game order of $19.95 or more when paying with MasterCard via coupon code "MCTOYGAME". That's tied with our January mention and only the second dollar-off discount we've seen on toys and games from Barnes & Noble this year. Spend over $25, after coupon, for free shipping; otherwise, shipping starts at $3.99. Several exclusions apply. Coupon expires December 16 at 3 am ET.
Of note, the same discount is available in-store via this printable coupon. (It's not valid at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores.)
Toys "R" Us offers the 16-Foot Hansa Giraffe for $7,999.99 plus $299.99 for shipping. Although it's list price, we imagine it's still much cheaper and more convenient than owning a real giraffe. (And much better than owning a geraffe - geraffes are so dumb.) This life-size giraffe is hand-sculpted and features a lightweight metal frame to allow it to be ridden by children or adults up to 150 lbs.
In case you can't find room for that guy under your tree, here are some alternatives that may be slightly gentler on your pocketbook. Each is a price low by at least $1 and as much as $10: