To save us all a little time on Black Friday, Senior Editor Ali Mierzejewski dropped by 11 Alive in Atlanta to show off some of the day’s best deals. With her help, you’ll be in and out of the stores in no time!

MadameAlexander.BabbleBabyBabble Baby (Madame Alexander)

  • Babblebabies are designed to look and feel like a real baby, weighing 3.5 pounds and measuring 19-inches long.
  • Not only will your Babblebaby look and feel real, but it will also ACT real – it will babble and coo, just like a real live baby!
  • With over 80 real baby sound combinations, your baby doll will chuckle, sigh, grunt, cry, growl, giggle, squeal, and babble as you speak to it.
  • The 6 new dolls in the collection will include both boy and girl options!
  • Upholding the Madame Alexander reputation of high-quality and craftsmanship, this age-appropriate collection illustrates that the “love is in the details.”
  • Ages: 3+
  • MSRP: $119.95

HappyDanceSnoopyPeanuts Happy Dance Snoopy (Just Play)  

  • The wold-famous Peanus characters are heading to the silver screen in November with a major feature film.
  • Happy Dance Snoopy is sure to happy-dance his way into everyone’s hearts.
  • Squeeze his paw and the adorable plush boogies to the irresistible tune of “Linus and Lucy,” recognized everywhere as the Peanuts theme song.
  • Give Snoopy a kiss and enjoy his surprising and hilarious response: a return kiss, a laugh, a howl—or even a belch sound!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $29.99

56035 Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck OOP 2Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck (Moose Toys)

  • The Shopkins family is growing with all new Season 3 characters and playsets!
  • Kids can wheel around their Shopkins friends on-the-go with the new Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck.
  • The Ice Cream Truck has a ton of secret storage compartments and fun places to display their collections.
  • Kids can grow their collection with exclusive Shopkins characters and new exclusive shopping bags.
  • The Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck promises imaginative and engaging play.
  • Age: 4+
  • MSRP: $19.99

JustPlay.DisneyFrozenUltimateOlafDisney Frozen Ultimate Olaf (Just Play) 

  • Inspired by the Disney film Frozen, this magical Ultimate Olaf comes alive with music and phrases, while dancing and walking along to follow the fun wherever kids lead him.
  • With the push of his magic snowflake, Olaf’s eyes open, his head moves, and, thanks to special sensor technology, he can locate his snowflake controller and the child holding it, wherever they are!
  • Olaf walks, spins, says familiar phrases from the movie, sings his iconic “In Summer” song, and dances his way right into kids’ hearts!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $49.99


Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center (Just Play)DocMcStuffinsPet VetCheckUpCenter_Lifestyle_JustPlay

  • Kids can pretend to take care of their beloved pet friends and animals, just like Doc McStuffins from the top-rated Disney Junior series.
  • Future veterinarians will love exploring all the Checkup Center’s features and accessories, including Doc’s pet friends Findo, who is ready for his checkup!
  • Kids can slide in multiple x-rays to activate lights and sounds, use the scale to weigh animals with a removable basket, and give them a bath with a pretend water sprayer.
  • The Pet Vet Checkup Center is also equipped with an electronic stethoscope, kid-powered EKG, otoscope, brush, and a bandage sticker dispenser to fix boo boos.
  • The patients can get a special treat after their checkup from the pet treat dispenser!
  • Age: 3+
  • MSRP: $79.99

Zing.DinoHunterzCrossbowDino Hunterz Cross Bow (Zing Toys)

  • Send these prehistoric creatures back to the Jurassic with Zing’s Dino Hunterz Crossbow.
  • Place the arrow hooks through the Crossbow loops and latch onto the pin.
  • Release the safety, pull the trigger and watch the Dino Dartz fly!
  • With arrows shooting over 45 feet and a special Dino-scope for supreme accuracy, T-Rex doesn’t stand a chance!
  • Each Dino Hunterz Crossbow comes with three Dino Dartz suction-cup arrows and one Dino Hunterz Crossbow!
  • Ages: 8+
  • MSRP: $19.99

About the author

Christopher Braun

Christopher Braun

Christopher Braun is the editorial assistant at Adventure Publishing Group. He is a recent transplant from Ohio, and spends the bulk of his free time reading, running and exploring his new home in New York. When he’s not at home or in the office, he’s on a park bench somewhere, enjoying fresh air with his nose deep in a novel or magazine. With a lifelong interest in literature and art, Christopher loves any toy that helps kids share their creativity and imagination with family and friends. He thinks coloring books and crayons are necessary for a fulfilling life and no home is too small for a craft closet. To keep up with Christopher, follow him on Twitter @chrisjamesbraun.