Sainsbury’s Toy Sale 2022 – What to Expect

So I headed down to the Sainsbury’s Toy Sale first thing this morning and thought I’d share with you what I found. Note that this is in store only and that I am in the UK.

Sainsbury's Toy Sale 2022

Firstly the toy sale – or the Sainsbury’s Toy Event as they refer to it as – wasn’t hugely publicised. In fact I headed there unsure whether it was actually on! There’s a banner outside of the car park however, and a board before going in – which was reassuring. The cashier said that the dates had been moved – which is why when you make a purchase you get a voucher for £4.50 off when you spend £30. These, obviously, can also be used on the toys (some other exceptions apply but not to the toys).

Up to 50% off Sainsbury’s Toy Sale

First note that it’s up to 50% in the Sainsbury’s toy sale; and not all items will have that much off. Make sure you have some sort of idea of what you want and how much they cost elsewhere. However, you can take things back if you keep your receipt!

Not all toys are on sale in the Sainsbury’s Toy event sadly. This includes the much wanted Surprise Mini Brands Capsule Real Miniature Brands Assortment by Zuru for my young niece!

Zuru Surprise Toy Mini Brands

What Can you Find in the Sainsbury’s Toy Sale 2022

This morning I filmed my local branch and stuck my rough and ready video on TikTok so that people could see what was to offer as soon as possible. I was able to enter the store before 9am and there was already people coming out with trollies full of toys. Apparently it would have ramped up by 11am too – so be aware that these items may have already sold out.


Yes there was LEGO on offer!! To be honest I was not only impressed with the variety on sale this year but also the discounts on some of it. Most notably was the LEGO Star Wars – Death Star Trash Compactor down to £50 from £80!

LEGO Star Wars Death Star Trash Compactor £50 in Sainsbury's Toy Sale

You could also find:

  • LEGO Brick Headz – including The Mandalorian and The Child £11.99 from £18
  • LEGO City Stunt – including Competition – £11.99 from £18
  • LEGO Friends –  including Magical Funfair Stalls £16.66 from £25
  • LEGO Jurassic World
  • LEGO Minecraft
  • LEGO Speed
  • Classic LEGO
  • LEGO Harry Potter
  • LEGO Technic
  • LEGO Chima
  • And also Duplo

Sadly there was no Christmas LEGO available – but you could make your own LEGO Christmas Decorations using LEGO Classics sets.

Other Toys for Older Children

It was good to see that LEGO wasn’t the only toy on offer for older children on sale there was also:

  • Deluxe Pokemon 10 figure Multipack from £70 to £35
  • Roblox – Heroes of Robloxia £20 from £40
  • A variety of Games – such as Hungry Hippos. Dobble Harry Potter from £14 to £9.33, Rapid dough Mini Game from£8.50 to £6.37, and Monopoly Secret Vault £21.99
  • Nerf – Black Panther £14.50 from £29
Nerf Black Panther half price in Sainsbury's Toy Sale

For Younger Children

There was a huge variety of toys on sale for younger children including:

  • Vtech Bounce and Discover
  • Thomas & Friends
  • Floor puzzles
  • Paw Patrol toys – including The Movie Marshall Transforming City Fire truck and Paw Patrol Mighty Gift Pack down from £30 to £15.
  • Bluey – Dad (Bandit & Bingo) plushes
Bluey plushes at Sainsbury's Toy sale

Other Toys on Sale worth Noting

  • There were a variety of dolls including – Kindi Kids; LOL (including the 4 in 1 Glamper; Clubhouse and Car Pool Coupe); and Barbie (including Chelsea, who is in a wheelchair).
  • Peppa Pig toys
  • Harry Potter – lots of different toys so if you have a fan I would definitely get down to Sainsburys.
  • Hot Wheels
  • Magic Tricks
  • Slime
  • Kinetic sand
  • Jurassic World Tyrannosaurs Rex
  • Monster trucks
  • Play-Doh including Kitchen creations – this one seemed very popular with the parents this morning.
Play doh kitchen creations

Did you go to the Sainsbury’s Toy Sale 2022 – did you get any good bargains?

Sainsbury’s Christmas toy sale started on Wednesday 12th October 2022, and runs for one week, ending on Tuesday 18th October 2022

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