Looking to score big this Black Friday? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Your Life Arizona to talk about the best Black Friday deals of the year. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the holidays, check out our complete holiday gift guide.


POP-A-BALLS PUSH & POP BULLDOZER (VTECH)

  • Pop, drop and watch little ones stroll along with the Pop-a-Balls Push & Pop Bulldozer.
  • This bulldozer encourages movement and motor skills in little builders when the colorful balls are counted as they pop up through the chimney, into the scoop bucket and back again.
  • Kids can start pushing the chunky handle and watch the bulldozer come to life with poppin’ balls and fun tunes. Little ones can also sit and play with the bulldozer by pressing the buttons to learn colors, numbers and music.
  • Age: 1+
  • MSRP: $24.9
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart
  • Black Friday Deal: ALL VTECH ITEMS BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF AT TARGET

GEARZOOZ ROLL & ROAR ANIMAL TRAIN (VTECH)

  • Kids can be the conductor of their own adventures with GearZooz Roll & Roar Animal Train. Next stop is a new learning milestone for little railway riders.
  • Children can create their own unique train by mixing and matching the 15 included gears while strengthening their fine motor skills and problem solving techniques. Put the Smart Gear animals on the pegs to learn about animals.
  • Press the buttons to listen to different instruments or answer kid-friendly quiz questions and move the slider to explore different locations. Little ones can push the train or pull the string to watch the gears spin and move together.
  • Age: 18 mos.+
  • MSRP: $29.99
  • Available: Amazon, Target, Toys “R” Us, Walmart
  • Black Friday Deal: ALL VTECH ITEMS BUY ONE GET ONE 50% OFF AT TARGET

LITE BRITE ULTIMATE DELUXE (BASIC FUN)

  • Create Art with Light – but double the fun!  This special set comes with double everything – 2 storage cases, 8 templates and 300+ pegs!  Lite Brite inspires creative light play that can be done on the included templates or freestyle & create your own designs! Press the button to display your artwork in 4 different, exciting light shows from pulsing to blinking.   This retro inspired version comes with an 80’s package style and with a white Lite Brite tablet, 2 clear storage cases, 300 round pegs and 8 artistic templates.  Promotes hand/eye coordination and peg play.  When your artwork lights up – it’s truly magical! Manufacturer: Basic Fun;
  • Ages 4+
  • Retailer: Toys R US
  • Regular MSRP: $40
  • Black Friday: $20

KURIO WATCH 2.0 (KD INTERACTIVE)

  • Kurio Watch 2.0 is a real working smartwatch that features interchangeable wrist bands, including color-changing bands, the ability to customize the watch screen with photos, an expanded selection of fun photo filters and frames; an included screen protector, and more.
  • Kurio Watch 2.0 comes loaded with games to play alone or with a friend, like Tic Tac Toe and Pirates Battle. Watches can be connected for play on two screens, or kids can play together on one device. Motion games like Snake and Ninja Roll use precise wrist movements for play.
  • Watch-to-watch messaging via Bluetooth makes it possible for kids to share texts, emojis, drawings, voice recordings, and photos. Friends and family can also download the Kurio Watch Messenger app on any Android device to get in on the fun. The front-facing camera is perfect for selfies, making videos, and using fun photo filters. When connected to a parent’s smartphone (Android or iOS), Kurio Watch 2.0 also becomes a hands-free way for kids to take phone calls (No additional phone plan required).
  • All of the features you’d expect from a smartwatch – like a calculator, calendar and reminders – are included too. Kurio Watch also has an “In Case of Emergency” (I.C.E.) app that allows parents to enter emergency medical and contact information.
  • Age: 6+
  • MSRP: $59.99
  • Black Friday Deal: Toys “R” Us Black Friday week: 50% off  ($29.99)
  • Toys “R” Us Cyber Week: $10 off ($49.99)

SOFT’N SLO SQUISHIES PASTRY BOX (ORB)

  • We are launching our very first Soft’n Slo Squishies Pastry Box kit for Black Friday.
  • This special collectors box features 5 slow rising Soft’n Slo Squishies™, the perfect addition to any Squishy collection.
  • Age 8+
  • MSRP: $39.99
  • Black Friday Sale price:  $19.99
  • Available: Walmart

3DOODLER START ROBOTICS PEN SET (3DOODLER)

  • With the 3Doodler Start Robotics Pen Set, kids can engineer the future.
  •  It’s the perfect toy set for a budding roboticist and engineer.
  • Kids can follow the step-by-step Activity Guide to create simple robots, two-legged, four-legged, and six-legged walking or crawling robots.
  • This 3-D printing pen and its creations are not hot to touch and use BPA-free plastic, making it completely safe for kids to use.
  • Each Set contains: Special edition 3Doodler Start 3D Printing Pen, motor and battery pack, themed Activity Guide with over 6 unique projects, themed DoodleBlocks for “drawing” your own mechanical parts, DoodleSheets, four packs (96 strands) of 3Doodler Start Plastic in eight colors, and Micro USB Charging Cable.
  • Age: 8+
  • MSRP: $69.99
  • Available: Amazon, Barnes & Noble
  • Black Friday Deal: 20% off on Amazon