We’re at T-minus 8, but this countdown isn’t about space shots.
It’s the days ticking off until Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping frenzy begins.
The New Jersey-based chain’s Black Friday marathon blasts off 5 p.m. Thanksgiving and continues through 11 p.m. Black Friday at most locations. Babies R Us stores open 8 a.m. Friday.
The toy store's 28-page Black Friday circular has discounts on everything from Barbie dolls, Lego sets and video games to swing sets and diapers.
Some items will be available online starting 9 p.m. EST Nov. 22 and are available while supplies last through Saturday.
Although many retailers this holiday season have been advertising more doorbusters will be available in-store and online, Toys R Us has two full pages of deals that will only be available in-store from 5 p.m. to midnight Thursday.
Here are the in-store Thanksgiving doorbusters:
- Barbie Pink Passport 3-Story Townhouse for $59.99, regularly $119.99.
- Power Wheels Boomerang 12 Volt Ride-On for $249.99, regularly $399.99.
- Doc McStuffins All-in-One Nursery for $49.99, regularly $79.99.
- Baby Alive Twinkles ‘n Tinkles baby dolls for $14.99 each, regularly $29.99.
- PJ Masks Rev-N-Rumblers Track Play Set for $29.99, regularly $49.99.
- 40 percent off selected Lego construction sets.
- Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire Blaster for $19.99, regularly $39.99.
- Hover1 Hoverboard & Buggy Combo for $199.99, regularly $299.99.
- nabi DreamTab HD8 tablet for $59.99, regularly $159.99.
- Cabbage Patch Cuties for $4.99 each, regularly $9.99.
- Imaginarium All-In-One Wooden Train Table for $69.98, regularly $99.98.
Other top deals from the Black Friday sale include:
- Disney Princess dresses for $9.99, regularly $19.99.
- Lalaloopsy Magic Kitchen & Café Play Set for $19.99, regularly $69.99. The Lalaloopsy Baking Oven is $14.99, regularly $59.99.
- Select DVDs and Blu-rays are buy one, get one free (in-store only).
- PS4 Slim 1TB console for $199.99, regularly $299.99.
- Xbox One Slim 500GB Core Consule for $189.99, regularly $279.99.
- Lego Dimensions figures will be 50 percent off and all regular-priced Lego Dimensions Starter Packs will be over 50 percent off.
- Playskool Friends Sesame Street Love2Learn Elmo for $19.99, regularly $69.99.
- NERF N-Strike Elite Terrascout Remote Control Drone Blaster for $99.99, regularly $199.99.
- All Fisher Price infant toys will be 33 percent off.
- KidTrax Disney Mickey Mouse Hot Rod Coupe 12 Volt Ride or Disney Minnie Mouse Hot Rod Coupe 12 Volt Ride On for $199.99, regularly $349.99.
- Save $10 to $30 on select video games. Board games are also on sale with selected games on sale for $5, $7 and up.
- Big Backyard Hazelwood Gym Set for $299.99, regularly $599.99.
- Babies R Us brand super packs of diapers for $11.99, regularly $19.99.
- EduScience Microscope & Telescope Combination Set for $49.99, regularly $99.99.
Savings tips: Use the store’s free loyalty program, Rewards R Us, on all your Toys R Us and Babies R Us purchases. R Us credit cardholders earn rewards faster get 10 percent off an in-store purchase every Thursday through Feb. 1. Other offers are available for new credit cardholders.
Online shopping tips: Earn cash back on your online purchases by using a cashback site such as Ebates.com or TopCashback.com. Utilize in-store pickup to cut down on shipping costs and always look for coupons and free shipping offers on sites like RetailMeNot.com.
Kelly Tyko is a columnist for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK. This column reflects her opinion. Read her Bargainista tips at TCPalm.com/Bargainista and follow her on Twitter @KellyTyko. Sign up for her weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/featured-newsletter/bargainistabest.