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Get Back-To-School Supplies For Pennies

Here are the best deals on back-to-school items that will get you cheap and free items for your kids.

The deals on back-to-school supplies continues this week as the summer vacation gets closer to an end. Here are the best buys at local stores this week.

 has great stock up prices on the following items to get the kids ready for school. 

  • Foray dry erase markers sold in packs of 2 are 25 cents. 
  • Office Depot brand 2-pocket poly portfolios are 25 cents each.
  • Scholastic glue sticks sold in packs of 4 are 50 cents.
  • Tug 2-hole manual pencil sharpeners are 1 cent each.

 has a few great deals for the kids until Saturday.

  • Schoolio crayons in the 64 pack are free when purchased with Crayola washable markers in the 8 pack box.
  • Zebra Cadoozles mechanical pencils in the 28 pack are free when bought with Zebra retractable ball point pens in the 24 count package.
  • Schoolio 1 subject notebooks with 70 sheets each are  free when purchased with 2 twin-tip Sharpie marker singles.

 has the following great bargains on back to school supplies.

  • Flash drives in 4GB size are $5.99.
  • Jumbo paper clips in bright colors and packs of 50 are 50 cents a box.
  • Pencil cases are 50 cents each.
  • Sharpie markers sold in sets of 2 are 25 cents.
  • Staples pink cap erasers ion the 12 count packages are 10 cents each.
  • White Out bottles are 50 cents each. 
  • 2 pocket folders are 1 cent each.
  • Staples 500 sheets of copy paper packages are 50 cents.
  • Staples 20 percent off one item purchased coupon can be printed here.
  • Staples $5 off of a $25 purchase coupon can be found here.

 has a large back to school section and a great variety. The best deals here are as follows. 

  • Crayola colored pencils in the 12 count packages are 99 cents a box.
  • Gold pencils in packs of 12 are 99 cents a package.
  • Pencil boxes are 50 cents each.
  • Pencil sharpeners are 99 cents each.

 has many of their back to school items on sale this week. these are the ones at the best prices.

  • Crayola crayons, sold in the 24 pack boxes are $1. Shoppers will get a coupon when they check out good for $1 off of their next purchase of anything at the store when they buy them. This makes the crayons free. 
  • Crayola white posterboards are 29 cents each.
  • Designer pencils are 9 cents each.
  • Elmers glue sticks sold in packs of 2 are 29 cents with the coupon that is in the store ad right inside the door. 
  • It's Academic scissors are 29 cents with the coupon that is in the store ad right inside the store door.
  • Paper Mate 1.2 Stick Pens 10 pk .29
  • Penway highlighters are 9 cents each.
  • Penway or Wexford pencils, sold in the 10 count package are 9 cents.
  • Penway wooden rulers are 19 cents.
  • Penway or Wexford notebooks with 70 sheets of paper are 29 cents.
  • Wexford 2 pocket folders are 9 cents each.
  • Walgreens also has select backpacks at buy one, get one free at $9.99.

 has the biggest selection of back to school supplies at the overall lowest prices that I found. If you want to do a one stop shop this week on back to school supplies, Walmart is probably going to save you the most money as a whole. Here is a highlight of the best deals there.

  • 1″ Binders are 92 cents.
  • 1 Subject notebooks are 20 cents each.
  • Bic pen packages of 10 are 97 cents.
  • Composition books are 40 cents.
  • Crayola crayons, in the 24 count size are 40 cents per box.
  • Crayola color pencils are 97 cents each.
  • Crayola washable markers are 97 cents.
  • Elmer’s glue is 40 cents.
  • Elmer’s glue sticks in the 2 pack package are 40 cents each.
  • Folders are 15 cents each.
  • Index cards are 64 cents a package.
  • Notebook paper sold in packs of 150 sheets is 75 cents.
  • Paper Mate pens are 97 cents.
  • Pencils in the 10 count package are 47 cents.
  • Pencil sharpeners are 97 cents.
  • Pencils in the 24-count package are 97 cents.
  • Pencil boxes are 47 cents.
  • Plastic rulers are 47 cents each.
  • Poly binders are 60 cents.
  • RoseArt crayons in the 24 count boxes are 25 cents a box. 
  • Wooden rulers are 50 cents.
Kay Campbell July 30, 2011 at 03:50 PM
Or, how about giving some business to a new hometown "The School Place of Roswell."
Christine Foster July 31, 2011 at 12:54 AM
Kay, you're right! Do you have any information about the sales they have going on right now?
janet h russell July 31, 2011 at 03:19 PM
Thanks for the info. I don't have children in school anymore but I buy large quantities of pens, pencils, pencil boxes, folders, glue and give it to a teacher for her students. She loves it and the children love it so much. She has them write me a thank you note....how refreshing - a thank you note.
Kay Campbell July 31, 2011 at 04:02 PM
See the speciall marked Lacrosse t-shirts, Cross t-cshirts, then too the elementary school t-shirts for all the schools in Roswell at The School Place of Roswell.
Lea Ogozelec July 31, 2011 at 05:02 PM
Great article...huge help to families and teachers since so many parents can no longer afford school supplies and teachers have to buy them themselves...but, what about the prices at the local grocery stores? I just saw some great deals at Kroger's.
Lea Ogozelec July 31, 2011 at 05:03 PM
Where is it located?
Kay Campbell July 31, 2011 at 11:47 PM
Lea..The School Place of Roswell is across the road from Sweet Apple Elementary. It's in the mall called the Silos in Alpharetta, on Crabapple Road.

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