Flood Warning: When rivers will crest and how high the water will get

Toys R Us to open Thanksgiving night

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Toys R Us

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Toys R Us is joining the slew of stores that will open increasingly early this Thanksgiving.

The toy store chain will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. Last year, Toys R Us opened at 9 p.m.

The deals start with more than 200 doorbusters, including a free $20 store gift card and $30 iTunes card with the purchase of an Apple iPod touch.

Toys R Us is working especially hard to promote its electronics, including Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U software, Samsung Galaxy tablets and its very own $150 tablet for kids, called the Tabeo. From Thursday to Saturday, the stores will offer “buy one, get one for $1” on select video game titles.

Meanwhile, Furby is back this year, and Lego is expected to be a big seller as usual. Doc McStuffins dolls, modeled after a Disney character who heals toys, are already flying off the shelves.

View a list of the deals Toys R Us is offering for Thanksgiving and Black Friday shoppers – click here.

Following retailers like Kmart and Wal-Mart, Toys R Us is offering free layaway plans, where customers can reserve a toy online or in stores and pay it off over time.

Wal-Mart stores will also open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Sears will roll out its holiday deals on November 18 — five days earlier than usual.