Black Friday is famous for deep discounts on consumer goods – but it also presents the perfect opportunity to nab a cheap toy deal for Christmas. We've found plenty such deals in 2018, as more South African toyshops and kids' retailers get in on the action.

These are our 20 favourite Black Friday discounts on toys and gifts for kids so far: 

Build-a-Bear products - 50% off

Toy Kingdom: From November 23rd (in-store and online)


Inflatable pool bundle - R1,799 (saving of R487 according to Game)

This deal includes an Intex metal frame pool, pool cover, an inflatable lounger and a pool noodle. 

Game: Only on November 23rd (in-store and online)


Zingo Move 2.10 - R2,499 (was R3,999)

Game: Only on November 23rd (in-store and online)


Nerve Nstrike Dual Strike - R229  (we found it for R399 elsewhere)

Game: Only on November 23rd (in-store and online)


Barbie Princess R49.90 (was R99) 

Toys R Us: Available from November 23rd


Lego City Jungle Mobile Lab R399.90 (was R849)

Toys R Us: Available from November 23rd


Ride-on bike R699.90 (was R999.90) 

Toys R Us: Available from November 23rd


BMX Blast 12" Girls Bike R299 (was R599.90)

Toys R Us: Available from November 23rd


Hot Wheels Track Set - R399 (was R599)

Makro: Already available, in-store only


LEGO Juniors Spider-man Vs Scorpion R299 (R459)

Makro: Already available in-store only


BOUNCEKING 10 ft Trampoline Combo - R1,599.00 [We saw this at other retailers at R2,500]

Makro: Available online and in-store


TOTEM 20" Rocky Mountain Bike Matt grey red - R699.00 [was R1,199]

Makro: Already available online and in-store


Hatchimals Fabula Forest Tigrette R499.90 [We saw it for more than R1,000 at other retailers]

Toys R Us: Available from November 


Growth with me Musical Walker - R249.90 [We saw it for R679 at other retailers]

Babies R Us: Available from 23 November


Volkano Black Bazooka Bluetooth Speaker and Impulse Headphones R399 (the Bazooka alone is retailing for R749)

Toys R Us: Available from 23 November


LEGO Friends Mia's Camper Van -R499 [Makro's Black Friday price is R799, Normal Price R999]

Toys R Us: Available from 23 November 


NERF Modulus Tri Strike - R499.90 (was R1299)

Toys R Us: Available from 23 November 


Large plush bear (1m) - R100 (50% off)

Checkers: Available in-store on 23 November


Push bike - R300 (save R200)

Checkers Hyper:  Available in-store on 23 November


Toy Kingdom 4-for-3 deal

For larger families, this may be a godsend. Buy four toys (across the entire store) and get the cheapest one for free.

Read also: Our favourite kitchen gear and gadgets specials this Black Friday

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