Why wait until Black Friday to start your holiday shopping? While Black Friday might get all the press, there are plenty of great deals to be found on Thanksgiving, too. No time to leave the house? You don’t need to leave the turkey unattended to take advantage of these deals. We’ve rounded up some great deals available right now on Amazon. If you’re looking for the best of the best Thanksgiving deals on Amazon, we’ve saved you the hassle of sorting through all the sales yourself. Read on to see the deals that caught our eye. Please note, some of these deals are in limited supply. If you happen to miss out on any of the deals we’ve highlighted below, you can also visit Amazon’s main Black Friday page to see all of the deals that are currently running for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. You may also want to browse our Gifts page to find thoughtfully curated gift guides for Christmas 2016.
1. 44 Percent Off Kindle for Kids Bundle
If you’ve been eyeing a Kindle for your child, now is a great time to pounce on this e-reader bundle. The bundle includes the latest Kindle (without sponsored screensavers!), a cover in your choice of five colors, plus the company’s two-year “Worry Free” guarantee. That guarantee covers any damage to the Kindle, no questions asked. Kid drops the Kindle in the toilet? It’s covered. Kid smears spaghetti sauce all over the Kindle and it stops working. It’s covered.
This deal makes the Kindle a nice option for accident-prone kids, or families on a budget. Whether you’re shopping for a kid who loves reading, or a child who has yet to appreciate the magic of reading, this is a fun Christmas gift for kids of all ages. Prime members get unlimited access to over a thousand digital book titles on the Kindle, so you can stock their Kindle with lots of books without any added expense.
Think your kids would prefer a tablet instead of an e-reader? You should also check out Amazon’s deal on the Fire Kids Edition, which is currently 25 percent off.
Price: $69.99 ($54.99 off the regular price)
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2. $25 Off $100 DEWALT Tool Purchases
For a limited time, you can get $25 off DEWALT purchases of $100 or more. One item featured in this promotion is the DEWALT DWD210G 10-Amp 1/2-Inch Pistol-Grip Drill, pictured above. It’s already on sale for 47 percent off, making it just $119 before the $25 off promotion. You can browse all eligible tools that are included in this promotion here. This promotion includes both power tools and hand tools.
Not sure if you want to take advantage of this deal? You don’t have to rush, since this promo will run through December 22. The discount will be applied automatically at checkout, without needing a promo code. Make sure you’re buying DEWALT tools that are shipped and sold by Amazon.com to get this discount.
Shopping for someone who prefers a different brand of tools? Amazon is also running similar promos for BLACK+DECKER and Stanley tool orders. In both cases, you get $10 off qualifying orders of $50 or more. Amazon is also offering $25 off $100 promotions for Makita and Bosch tools, too.
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3. 30 Percent Off Select Beauty Items From the Body Shop, Maybelline & More
Items we want to highlight in this promotion include Maybelline New York’s The Blushed Nudes eyeshadow palette, pictured above. It is $5.24 after coupon is applied. Other cool items in this promo include The Body Shop Tea Tree Skin Care Kit ($17.50 after coupon), and The Body Shop 40 Years of The Body Shop’s Best Iconic Collection Gift Set ($21.47 after coupon).
To browse all available items in this promotion, and to “clip” the coupons you’ll need to get the reduced price, start browsing the main Beauty Essentials promotion page here. To redeem coupons, clip the virtual coupon and the discount will be applied when you check out. This is a great way to pick up inexpensive gifts for stocking stuffers, office parties, or your friends.
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4. Over $50 Off Brother 1034D 3/4 Thread Serger
Looking for a gift for your mom, or the budding fashion designer in your family? Even if they already have a sewing machine, they can still benefit from having a serger. Sergers are used to create a professional hem on a wide range of fabrics, including knits, linens and formal wear. They’re also indispensable for creating ruffles, decorative edges, or spaghetti straps in women’s garments. This machine currently has a 4.5/5 star rating on Amazon, so you’re getting a solid discount on a machine that delivers great value for money. It’s also user-friendly, making it ideal for beginners or the elderly. Please note that is one of Amazon’s “Lightning Deals”. That means it will only be available for a few more hours today before the price goes back up. Want more gift ideas in this vein, but for a younger audience? Check out our guide to the best kids sewing machines, which includes models appropriate for novice sewers of any age.
No seamstresses in your family? Another Amazon Thanksgiving deal that we liked is this deal on the Garmin Handheld GPSMAP 64s Worldwide with High-Sensitivity GPS and GLONASS Receiver.
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Price: $152.42 (31 percent off MSRP)
5. Up to 35 Percent Off Select Britax and BOB Baby Products
Need a gift for a new parent? Think again. This Amazon promotion includes top-rated Britax and BOB baby products, including car seats, strollers, and travel systems. You can browse all the included items in this promotion here. Another Amazon baby promo you should have on your radar is the deal on a myBaby SoundSpa for 32 percent off.
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6. $75 Off CoLiDo DIY 3D Printer
Think you can’t afford a 3D printer? This fun, educational gift is more affordable than you might think. This 3D printer is about $75 off, a savings of 25 percent off the usual price. This small, lightweight printer is ideal for students or hobbyists, since it comes unassembled. This keeps the cost low, and also increases the educational benefits of having a 3D printer in the house. The printer can create items up to 7.9″ x 7.9″ x 6.7″ in sizes (20 x 20 x 17cm).
Want to see more options? You can browse more deeply discounted 3D printers and printer pens on sale here.
Price: $224.99 (25 percent off MSRP)
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7. 50 Percent Off EZVIZ Mini O 720p HD Wi-Fi Home Video Monitoring Security Camera
This deal gets you a savings of nearly $40 off the usual price. One cool feature we like this that you can control this security camera using Amazon’s Alexa devices (such as the Echo, Dot, and Tap). If you’re looking to get a holiday gift for the security obsessed person in your life, this is a solid option at a sweet discount. Looking for more pre-Black Friday deals on similar items? The LaView 8 1080P IP Camera Security System kit is also on sale for 24 percent off list. It’s a smaller discount, but you get multiple cameras.
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Price: $39.99 (50 percent off MSRP)
8. $70 Off GoPro HERO Session Kit
A GoPro is a pretty sweet Christmas gift, and this discounted bundle is a great way to be ready to use the GoPro right out of the box. The bundle includes the GoPro HERO Session camera, the “Handler” floating hand grip, a 16GB microSD card, mounts, a mounting buckle, microUSB candle, and more. You’ll save almost $70 off, a savings of about 28 percent.
If you’re shopping for someone who prefers a DSLR to an action camera, another Amazon deal to have on your radar is this Canon camera deal. You’ll get a Canon EOS Rebel T6 DSLR camera, plus two lenses, at 40 percent off list.
Price: $178.56 (28 percent off MSRP)
9. 67 Percent Off Samsung HM1350 Wireless Bluetooth Hands Free Headset
With more states passing hands-free driving laws, a Bluetooth headset is becoming a necessity for drivers everywhere. This Bluetooth headset is affordable and well-reviewed. It supports multi-point pairing, so you can use the same headset with multiple devices. You can browse more gifts from Samsung here.
Price: $9.99 (67 percent off MSRP)
10. 44 Percent Off SiriusXM Satellite Radio XEZ1H1 Onyx EZ Satellite Radio With Home Kit
Love satellite radio? You can get a SiriusXM radio for a healthy discount. Keep in mind that the subscriptions are sold separately by SiriusXM. This radio is easy to install in a car, even with no previous installation experience. The easy-to-read display shows artist name, song or program title and channel information. The buttons can be programmed to remember up to 10 of your favorite channels.
Still haven’t found an amazing deal for yourself, or a perfect gift for that special someone? Visit Amazon’s main Black Friday page to see all of the best deals that are available right now.
Price: $24.99 (44 percent off MSRP)
Need more help finding great holiday gifts? Visit our Gifts page to find more of our thoughtfully curated gift guides, or check out our Toys page for gift ideas for your kids. You may also be interested in our mega gift guides where we recommend over 100 great gifts for women and gifts for men.