Back to School Bargains

The start of school is just around the corner and that means back to school shopping. Supplies always rack up a hefty bill, but we have a back to school checklist that features great bargains that won’t break the bank.

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The start of school is just around the corner and that means back to school shopping. Supplies always rack up a hefty bill but we have a back to school checklist that features great bargains that won’t break the bank.
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You’re going to need to get a sturdy backpack to carry all those school supplies used to fill up your desk. Check out Pathmark for great deals on backpacks, their Green Way Backpack only costs $4.99.
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Binders are great tools to help you or the kids stay organized. And why not buy a couple when they are this affordable? Pathmark is selling two for $3 one-inch Acco binders and Wegman’s has two for $3 one-inch binders too.
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If you are looking to burn some CDs or DVDs check out Pathmark’s 30 percent off deal on blank CDs and DVDs.
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Don’t spend all that time measuring, cutting, and taping together a book cover for ten different schoolbooks. At Pathmark book covers are just $0.99.
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If you are looking for a basic calculator to do simple math CVS has CVS brand pocket calculators for $3.49, not too bad!
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Keep the kids busy on the sidewalk for hours with a 12-pack of Crayola Chalk from Wegman’s for just 99 cents.
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Grab a 24-pack of Crayola colored pencils at Kmart for just $1.99.
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Dividers are great to use in binders to keep you even more organized by dividing classes or subjects. Head to Pathmark and get some Avery insert-able tab dividers for 79 cents.
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Heading off to college this year? You’ll want to stock up on some mini storage crates for those tiny dorm rooms. You can get two for $3 at Pathmark.
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Dry erase boards are great to hang on your dorm room door for friends to write on. For $4.99 at Wegman’s you can buy the Board Dudes dry-erase magnetic board.
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And what good would a dry erase board be without some dry erase markers? Get a four pack of Expo dry erase markers at Wegman’s for $3.49.
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Make it look like you never make mistakes by buying a six-pack of Pink Pearl Erasers for just $1.50 at Target.
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Folders always come in handy for loose-leaf papers, tests, and projects. Acme has great deals for folders, just $1 for 10!
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Kids always have crazy craft projects so you’ll need to stock up on some glue. Walgreen’s has the best deal on liquid glue--you can grab two Penway all-purpose glues for just a dollar.
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Kids tend to get really messy so stick glue is usually a better option. Head to Pathmark and grab a three pack of Elmer’s for 99 cents.
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Highlighters are great to use to study for tests and picking out main points. Go to Wegman’s and grab a six-pack of Paper Mate highlighters, they are just two for $3.
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Save the planet and switch to using lunchboxes instead of paper bags for your mid-day meal. Genaurdi’s sells Igloo lunch boxes for $6.99.
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Grab a pack of mechanical pencils at Acme. A ten-pack of Paper-Mate mechanical pencils is just two for $1.
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If you are looking for some notebooks for classes you can get four for just a dollar at Acme.
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To keep your belongings safe in your gym or school locker go to Wegman’s for a Master Lock Combination Padlock for just $4.59.
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For paper, go to Staples, their college-ruled filler paper is just one cent. And if you are looking for some colorful paper for a project or craft then Wal-Mart has Rose Art Construction Paper (88 sheets) for just two bucks.
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With some tests you are required to use No. 2 pencils. You can get 10 packs of Color Art No. 2 pencils for just three for 99 cents at Pathmark.
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Keep that desk or cubby organized with pencil boxes. Store your pencils, pens, markers, and erasers in a Stuff Management pencil case for 69 cents from Walgreen’s.
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Need some fillers for that new pencil case? At Acme you can get a two for $1 deal on 10-packs of Bic pens.
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Post-it notes are great for reminders and studying. At Wegman’s you can get 200 count Post-it notes for $2.69 a pack.
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If you are looking for rulers and protractors for math class head to Walgreen’s where they have Penway Megaflex rulers for 29 cents.
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Cut it out with six-inch Microban scissors at Target for $1.50.
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Sharpie pens are perfect to use when writing on your new Post-It notes. Wegman's is selling Sharpie pens for $1.99 a pack.
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Watch your kids creative side come out when you buy them a Crayola sketchbook from Wegman's for just $1.99.
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Save all of your files and papers onto a Duracell memory stick for just $6.99 at Acme.
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Wite Out is great to use when you find a mistake on your paper and don't have enough time to print out a new one. At Pathmark, Bic Wite Out is just 99 cents.
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