Black Friday shoppers queue up outsideIt's not officially Black Friday -- that's not until November 26 -- but retailers are starting early. From now until the day after Thanksgiving several are hosting early Black Friday events, complete with doorbuster deals. So if you're the type to get an early start, here is a sampling of deals that start this weekend.

Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6, Toys R Us is boasting 30%, 40% and 50% discounts on toys, games and electronics, as well as free-gifts-with-purchase of Microsoft's new Kinect for Xbox 360 (released November 4).

Toys R Us sent WalletPop's Black Friday Insider a few examples of items on sale Friday, November 5 from 3 p.m. to midnight and on Saturday, November 6 from 8 a.m. to 1pm (while supplies last, of course):

  • 50% off Razor "A" Kick Scooter -- Was $39.99; Now $19.99
  • Buy one get one 50% off -- all Video Games $19.99 or less
  • Save $50 on all Power Wheels Tot Rods – Was $149.99; Now $99 (each)
  • 30% off LEGO Indiana Jones Temple of Doom or Atlantis Typhoon Turbo Sub
  • 30% off all Fairies Dolls, Play Sets and Dress Up
  • 30% off all Just Like Home Play Sets, accessories and more
  • 30% off Radio Flyer Big Flyer and Slider Rider
And, if you're getting the new Microsoft Kinect on Friday, November 5 and Saturday, November 6, you can score:
  • A $59 Toys R Us gift card with the purchase of both Kinect for Xbox 360 and any one of three games.
  • A $20 Toys R Us gift card with the purchase of Kinect for Xbox 360
  • A $20 Toys R Us gift card with the purchase of a Kinect Value Bundle
And through the remainder of the week, Toys R Us has games on sale, some as low as $1 (Candy Land and Chutes and Ladders.)

And not to be outdone, Sears and its sister company Kmart are hosting Black Friday Now sales. Some highlights include:

For their first week, this Friday, Nov. 5 and Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon, local time, Sears Black Friday items include:
  • 50% off Hamilton Beach Stand Mixer
  • Panasonic 42" 720p Plasma HDTV -- Now $449.99 (Originally $599.99)
  • Up to 60% off entire stock of Fine Jewelry
  • Sony Bravia 52" LED HDTV -- $1,599.99 (Originally $2,799.99)
  • ViewSonic G-Tablet 10" tablet -- $379.99 (original $399.99)
And at Kmart, it's a three day sale from November 5 to November 7. Deals include:

  • 20% off Christmas Trees + FREE Shipping on ALL Christmas Orders of $39.99 or more.
  • Extra $10 off Christmas orders of $100 or more with code 10CHRISTMAS100
  • Extra $5 off $50 Coupon Code WINTER

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