This week starts another week of great deals for back-to-school shoppers. As the summer vacation gets closer and closer to the end, it is that time again to get the kids ready and stocked up for the year. Buy extras – we all know that the teachers will be sending home notes asking for more school supplies all year long. And, if your house is anything like mine, we are always in need of pencils, glue and markers throughout the year.
This week, the best deals can be found at the following stores.
Staples has quite a few bargains this week. These items can all be bought for 50 cents each from Sunday through Saturday. There is a limit of two of each product. These items include Jumbo paper clips, Avery insertable 5-tab dividers, 12-inch finger-grip rulers, Steel one-hole punches, Translucent pencil boxes, Mini composition books, Photo-plus 4-inch x 6-inch paper, clipboards, dual pencil sharpeners and magnetic bulldog clips.
Many items will be available for $1 each with a limit of two. They include memo books, a 5.5 inch x 8.5 inch dry-erase board with marker, mechanical pencils, binders. BIC Clic Stic ballpoint pens,Paper Mate Profile ballpoint pens, and retractable Bic ballpoint pens.
Office Depot is also a great place to go this week for back to school items. Items that can be purchased for 25 cents include filler paper, rulers, Crayola crayons and pens. Shoppers can also get Sharpie pens for 2 for $1 and pocket folders,10 for $1. Those who do not mind doing rebates can get copy paper packages for $1 after rebates.
Back to school shoppers can get free scissors for kids at Publix. The Scotch 5 scissors are buy one, get one free at $1.99 through Wednesday. Print this coupon for $1 off of one, and get free scissors. Also at this store, shoppers can get Master combination locks at $2.50 each. They have some of their back to school supplies on sale. These are not the lowest prices you can get them that at just half off, but if you prefer to stay away from Target, Walmart and the office supply stores and will get your school supplies at the market, this is the week to do it. Publix has many items including Crayola packages that are buy one, get one free. Items do not need to be bought in twos, the price is simply cut in half.
Walmart has many back to school items under $1 this week. The Elmer's glue sticks are 40 cents in the two packs and Crayola markers are 97 cents. Pencil top erasers, ball point pens, folders and other supplies are also on sale but the highlight here is the Crayola and glue.
Backpacks and lunch totes are on sale at Target this week. The lunch boxes start at $4 and the backpacks start at $12. They also have Scotch magic tape on sale for 50 cents each. Use this coupon and get it for free. Items that are on sale for 41 this week include Roseart crayons, binders, rulers, compasses and drawing paper. Sharpies are 50 cents for the 2 pack. These are not the lowest prices of the season yet for back to school products.
Patch will follow the back to school sales and let you know where the best deals are each week until school starts. If parents buy what is on sale each week, they will save money and spread out the cost of buying supplies to send the kids back to school.