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Category: Deals Around Town

Toys “R” Us: 7 Hasbro Games for $13 ($1.85 each)!

Beginning tomorrow (November 7, 2010), Toys “R” Us is offering a $10 Gift Card when you purchase $35 worth of Hasbro games (see page 1 of the ad).

Some of the games included in this gift card offer are also included in the Hasbro Mail-In Rebate offer. By combining these two offers, you can get seven games for as low as $13 after the Toys “R” Us gift card and mail-in-rebate. That’s just $1.85 per game!

Deal Idea

Buy 1 Chutes & Ladders — $3
Buy 1 Candy Land — $3
Buy 1 Ants in the Pants — $5
Buy 1 Don’t Break the Ice — $5
Buy 1 Memory — $5
Buy 1 Hi Ho Cherry-O — $5
Buy 1 $9 Game (Trouble, Scrabble or Monopoly)
Pay $35 plus tax out of pocket, Get a $10 Gift Card
Submit for the $12 Mail-In Rebate
$13 total for all 7 games (just $1.85 each) after the $10 gift card and rebate

Thanks, Clippin’ With Carie!

Walmart: Current Deals

Here are the best deals at Walmart right now with thanks to Heather from Passion for Savings for her help in compiling them. Please keep in mind that Walmart deals vary by region so not all of the prices listed here will be valid at all stores.

Reach Floss – $0.97
Use $1/1 printable or coupon from the 10/10 RedPlum insert
Free after coupon (Thanks, Freebies 2 Deals!)

Del Monte Canned Vegetables – $0.60
Buy 5 and use $1/5 coupon from the 9/19 RedPlum insert
$0.40 after coupon

Carnation Evaporated Milk – $0.94
Buy 2 and use $0.50/2 printable or coupon from the 9/26 SmartSource insert
$0.69 each after coupon

Betty Crocker Boxed Potatoes – $0.98
Buy 2 and use $0.50/2 printable
$0.73 each after coupon

Corn Chex – $2
Buy 2 and use $1/2 printable
$1.50 after coupon

Colgate Total Toothpaste – $2.47
Use $0.75/1 printable
Or use $1/1 coupon from the 10/31 SmartSource insert
$1.47 after coupon

Curel Body Lotion – $5
Use $2/1 coupon from the 10/10 SmartSource insert
$3 after coupon

See the full list of Walmart deals here.

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Groupon: $10 for a $20 voucher to Build-A-Bear

You can get a $20 voucher to any Build-A-Bear location for only $10 today. Here’s how:

::Go to Groupon and sign up or log in.

::Click on Wichita, Houston or Tuscon and it will pull up a deal for a $20 voucher to any Build-A-Bear location for only $10. Just click through and purchase this (it is only available today and may be limited in quantity).

::Your Groupon voucher will show up in your account within 24 hours. This Groupon can be used in-store and online, however, it doesn’t apply towards shipping costs, so it would likely be a better deal to use it in-store.

::This Groupon is good at all Build-A-Bear locations. The fine print says Limit One Per Order or visit, but it appears you can purchase multiple vouchers if you’d like to make multiple orders or in-store visits.

::This Groupon expires March 31, 2011.

Thanks, Steals and Deals!

Educational Freebies and Deals

Free Fire Safety Resources: There are a number of free fire safety resources available from the U.S. Fire Administration including Let’s Have Fun with Fire Safety Activity Book, Kids’ Firetruck Fold-Up Activity Sheet, Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Color and Learn. Plus, homeschooling parents can call and order the Sesame Street Fire Station Curriculum Book and CD by calling (301) 447-1189.

Inexpensive Thanksgiving Resources: CurrClick has a sale on their Thanksgiving-themed lap books and mini books. The Thanksgiving Lap Book and Study Guide, a $15 value, is currently on sale for $8.50. This resource includes 22 mini-books and is complemented by a 14-page study guide.  CurrClick also has a mini-book, Countdown to Thanksgiving, on sale for $1. This is a shorter unit study that includes eight different activities over the course of 34 pages.

Happy, Healthy, Ready for School Program: PNC Bank and Sesame Workshop have joined forces to create a new school readiness program entitled Happy, Healthy, Ready for School. There are three free kits available: Math is Everywhere, Learning is Everywhere and Happy, Healthy, Ready for School. Families can choose to order their kits in either English or Spanish and can pick up their kits at any PNC Branch location or can order their kits by calling 1-877-PNC-GROW.

Coupons for Half Price Books: Half Price Books has released a new set of four coupons that are valid on different days between November 8, 2010 and November 14, 2010. These coupons vary from 20% off to 50% off any item. Half Price Books is also offering a $5 gift card and a free tote bag to the first 100 customers to visit each store on Black Friday. In addition, customers will receive 20% their total purchase on Black Friday until 10 a.m.

The World of Brian Cleary Online Resource: Brian Cleary, the author of the Words are CATegorical series, has created a free online resource that allows children to interact with the written language. When visiting the site, kids will have the opportunity to explore the many parts of speech, build word trains, make up silly stories and create printable posters and pictures. There’s also a teacher’s section, filled with games and activities to supplement and enhance your grammar curriculum.

Katie is a wife and mother of four, who loves to share her family’s homeschooling journey at Our Blissful Chaos. She also blogs about frugality at Cinncinnati Cents.