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More Joyful Holiday Gifts for Junior: 5 Toy Sales

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The most recent holiday shopping statistics indicate that many consumers went out whole hog on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which is all well and good, until you check that list twice and discover that you've forgotten a few key items for the junior members of your household.

What's more, great bargains often lead to long lines and huge demand, and cool toys get snapped up faster than you can say "XBox." That's why we keep going back to Santa's Workshop to ask for more awesome toys, and of course, the elves continue to deliver the goods. But take our advice: Don't kick back with your gingerbread latte and assume these deals will last. Once these toys are delivered, Santa is packing his bags for winter break in Cabo San Lucas.

  1. Barnes & Noble Coupon for Toys and Games
    Discount: $10 off $20 or more via coupon code "L9V4X9V"
    Shipping: Starting at $3.99 s&h or free shipping on orders over $25
    Expires: December 24

    Is It Worth It?: Barnes & Noble takes $10 off any toy or game order of $19.95 or more. You'll have to pay with a MasterCard and use the coupon code "L9V4X9V", but you could be saving up to 50%. You can also head to your local Barnes & Noble with this printable coupon and walk out with your kids newest favorite game.

  2. Hasbro Toy Shop Coupon
    Discount: 20% off via coupon code "FNF20FS"
    Shipping: Free shipping
    Expires: December 18

    Is It Worth It?: Hasbro continues to score high points as a maker of beloved children's toys and games. Whether your child is into My Little Pony or Mighty Muggs, prices on these kids favorites are 20% off via coupon code "FNF20FS", and eligible for free shipping through Sunday December 18.

  3. Bon-Ton Toy Sale
    Discount: 10% off via coupon code "DECWEEK3D11"
    Shipping: Free shipping
    Expires: December 17

    Is It Worth It?: Aside from offering free shipping on most toys (except for "Yellow Dot" clearance items), Bon-Ton is taking an extra 10% off most toys via coupon code "DECWEEK3D11". A best bet is the Melissa & Doug Mini-Puzzle Pack in Animals (pictured) or Vehicles for $6.74 after the coupon. With free shipping, each is at the lowest total price we could find by at least $2. That's not too shabby for an item from one of the most popular brand of educational kids toys.

  4. Amazon Toy Roundup
    Discount: 65% to 72% off
    Shipping: Free shipping via Prime

    Is It Worth It?: Several times a day, dealnews rounds up a series of hot toy deals offered by Amazon, and we present to you one of the latest selections that takes 65% to 72% off. The toys run the gamut from a Wild Republic Polybag Shark 6-Piece Set, pictured, for $2.79 to a Learning Resources Human Skeleton Anatomy Model for $6.11. Not seeing something that piques your interest? Look for one of the other timely roundups here.

  5. LEGO Set Sale
    Store: Target
    Discount: 50% off
    Shipping: Starting at $6 s&h or free shipping on orders over $50

    Is It Worth It?: Le'go my LEGO! At 50% off, these sets are worth fighting over. We like the Prince of Persia Ostrich Race Set, pictured, for $9.98 and the Lego Atlantis Undersea Explorer for $21.48.

Not finding what you're looking for? We post numerous toy deals this time of year, so be sure to check out our daily offerings and create an email alert.

Front page photo credit: Squidoo


Lou Carlozo is dealnews' Green Dad columnist. He was most recently the managing editor of WalletPop.com, and before that a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune. Follow him on Twitter — @LouCarlozo63. You can also sign up for an email alert for all dealnews features.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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