On Black Friday, shoppers snag deals on all kinds of items — some they've been waiting for and others they never could have guessed they would want or need. GOBankingRates rounded up some of the strangest deals being offered this Black Friday that fall firmly into the latter camp. Click through to see some surprising Black Friday deals offered this year.
Jetson V12 All-Terrain Electra-Light Hoverboard
Target's best Black Friday deals include this eccentric hoverboard — the Jetson V12 All-Terrain Electra-Light Hoverboard — that typically retails for $299.99 but will be on sale for $199.99. The built-in LED lights and Bluetooth speaker that plays your music will guarantee lots of curious looks.
Garmin Vivofit Jr. Kids Activity Tracker
For parents who can't stop at monitoring their own steps and sleep, they can now strap Garmin's Vivofit Jr. Kids Activity Tracker onto their kids to record their data points. Usually $79.99, it goes on sale for $49.99 on Black Friday at Target.
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Singing Machine Hi-Definition Digital Karaoke System
For the karaoke fiend who also happens to be a Star Wars fanatic, this Singing Machine Hi-Definition Digital Karaoke System is a dead ringer for R2D2. And on Black Friday, Target takes $30 off the list price of $79.99 to retail it for $49.99.
If imagination isn't enough to bring a minion to life, Target has a deal on "interactive minions" on Black Friday that brings the price down to $9.99 per minion. Just don't be spooked when the toy starts to talk and follow you around the house.
Zoomer Meowzies, Sparkle, Interactive Kitten
An eclectic combination of plastic, faux-fur and LED lights, Sparkles the Interactive Kitten lights up and moves according to "how she's feeling." And on Black Friday, she is on sale at Target for only $17.49, down from $34.99.
Cat & Jack Kids Blanket Sleeper
If your child fancies himself an elf, the Cat & Jack Kids Blanket Sleeper can send him off to bed appropriately attired. On Black Friday, Target is offering the unique pajama set for only $10, down from $14.99.
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Pillowfort Wearable Blankets
Little Disney fans will love the opportunity to drift off dressed up as their favorite characters in a Disney Wearable Blanket. Coming in a variety of themes, such as Dumbo and Mickey Mouse, these blankets are on sale on Black Friday at Target for only $10, down from $14.99.
For those who just can't live without a knob on their cellphones, Walmart has a Black Friday deal where the knobs (otherwise known as Spin Pops), which attach to the back of a phone, can be had for only $2, down from $4.88.
If you're itching to hold a hologram in your hands, the Merge Cube gives you that experience. And on Black Friday, Walmart is offering the Merge Cube for only $9, down from $14.97.
Yuneec Breeze Drone
Some people like the idea of their pets or children following them around, but a drone? If that's your dream, the Yuneec Breeze Drone has a setting that programs the drone to follow you around. And Walmart is selling the drone for just $199 on Black Friday, down from $299. It might be one of Walmart's best Black Friday deals this year.
A "Batcave" has become something of a punch line ever since the first "Batman" movie, but a massive dollhouse version of the Batcave can now be yours for only $50 on Black Friday at Walmart, down from $74.
Baby Alive Brushy Brushy Baby
For any child who also happens to be a dental hygiene enthusiast, Baby Alive Brushy Brushy Baby is on sale on Black Friday at Walmart for only $10, down from $24.97.
John Deere Gator 12V Ride-On
If your child is particularly attracted to the idea of yardwork, he might be interested in the John Deere Gator 12V Ride-On, which lets kids faux-haul, dump and dig to their heart's content. Walmart is offering the truck for only $298 on Black Friday, down from $398.
Yvolution Neon Blue Street Rollers
The Yvolution Neon Blue Street Rollers can transform any pair of kids' shoes into roller skates so they can roll and ride down the streets and hallways at top speed. (Whether that's a good thing is a matter of debate.) Walmart is offering them for only $15, down from $28.82, on Black Friday.
If dressing up as her favorite character isn't enough for your child, buy her a character chair at Walmart, like this PJ Masks Bean Chair, which goes on sale on Black Friday for $15, down from $19.97.
Ankovo Digital Medical Infrared Forehead and Ear Thermometer
For anyone who doesn't trust a thermometer under the tongue, Ankovo's Digital Medical Infrared Forehead and Ear Thermometer offers a different alternative. Just rest it on your forehead or in your ear. Amazon is offering the device for only $29.99 on Black Friday, down from the manufacturer's price of $99.99.
Mpow Kids Safety Ear Muffs
If you've ever wanted to block out the noise of the world on your child's behalf, the Mpow Kids Safety Ear Muffs have got you covered — literally. And in a Black Friday deal, Amazon is offering them for $11.39, down from $24.99.
Friendsgiving Paper Straw Decor Striped Decorative Straws
If you want to make sure your friends know they really are like family, Friendsgiving Paper Straw Decor Striped Decorative Straws are sure to get the message across. A set of 24 is only $12.99 on Amazon in a special Black Friday deal.
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Boon Water Bugs Floating Bath Toys
For any child (or adult) who has ever wanted to see a bug in his bathwater, the Boon Water Bugs Floating Bath Toys will give him an opportunity to make this creepy dream a reality. Amazon is offering the toys in a Black Friday deal for only $6.39, down from $7.37.
Citrus Magic Fresh Orange Spray
If you've ever wanted your entire house to smell like orange juice, Amazon is offering a three-pack of Citrus Magic's Fresh Orange Spray for $18.50 in a Black Friday deal, down from $19.49.
Thaitoo Wooden Watch
Materials like leather, canvas, aluminum, gold, silver and steel might be the most common materials watchbands are made of, but if you prefer to stick out in the crowd, you certainly will with Thaitoo's Wooden Watch, which is made — you guessed it — entirely of wood. Right now, you can get it on Amazon for $89.99, marked down from $149.99.
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All Amazon deals included in this article are current at time of writing and might include early Black Friday deals. All other deals were sourced from BFAds.net