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Getting ready for the school year? This week is the times to do it. I subcribe to Miami on the Cheap and they had an article giving parents the low down on where to find what. I copied it from the site. Check it out!

Walmart

These prices are ongoing and should not change significantly for the next several weeks. Remember that Walmart will price-match other stores’ advertised prices if brand, size, quantity, etc., match up.

Paper, Notepads, Index Cards

  • Filler paper (150 sheets) .82
  • 1-subject spiral notebooks (70 sheets) .17
  • 3×5 index cards .48
  • Post-It notes (single) 1.00
  • Post-It page markers (8-pk multi-colored) 1.97
  • Georgia Pacific copy & print paper (10 reams) 28.97

Pencils, Erasers, Sharpeners

  • pink eraser (2-pk) .50
  • Dixon pencils (8-pk) .47
  • Dixon pencils (24-pk) 1.12
  • Bic mechanical pencils (10-pk) 1.47
  • Maxpen pencil sharpener .88

Pens

  • Bic Cristal blue or black pens (10-pk) .97
  • Papermate pens (4-pk) 2.28
  • Sharpie pens (2-pk) 3.37

Crayons

  • Crayola crayons (24-pk) .50
  • CraZArt crayons (24-pk) .25

Markers, Highlighters

  • Crayola washable markers (8-pk) 1.97
  • Crayola markers (10-pk) .97
  • CraZArt washable markers (10-pk) .50
  • Sharpie markers (3-pk) 1.54
  • Sharpie highlighters (4-pk, wide or thin) 1.74
  • Expo dry-erase markers (4-pk, multi or black) 2.50

Colored Pencils

  • CraZArt colored pencils (12-pk) .50
  • Crayola colored pencils (12-pk) .97

Paints

  • Glory watercolors (16-pan) .50
  • Crayola watercolors (8-pk) 1.97

Folders

  • Glossy folders with prongs and pockets .74 each

Binders

  • Mead 2″ zipper binder w/pocket portfolio 12.88
  • Mead 2″ zipper messenger binder 15.97
  • Mead 2-in-1 dual ring zipper binder 15.97

Glue

  • Elmers glue stick (2-pk) .50
  • Elmers glue stick (single, purple) .10
  • Elmers school glue .50
  • CraZArt glue stick (3-pk) .25

Tape

  • Scotch tape (2-pk) 1.00

Rulers, Protractors

  • Wood 12″ ruler .25
  • Fixkars flexible 12″ ruler .97

Scissors

  • kids’ scissors .50
  • Wescott 8″ scissors 4.97
  • generic office scissors (3-pk) 3.44

Cases & Desk Supplies

  • Pencil box (plastic 8 5/8 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2) .97
  • Mini stapler .97

Backpack, Lunchboxes

  • Lunch boxes 5.92 and up

Misc.

  • Quartet cork board (24 x 36) 9.97
  • Quartet magnetic calendar dry erase board (17 x 23)

Target

  • RoseArt Washable Glue Sticks, 2-pack 25¢
  • RoseArt Washable School Glue, 4 oz. 25¢
  • Purell Hand Sanitzer 8 oz. pump $2.99

Walgreens

  • Adventure Trails backpack $3.99
  • Wexford 2-Pocket Folder with Prongs 17¢ with in-ad coupon, limit 12
  • #2 pencils, 8-pack 39¢ (The Dixon pencils at Walmart work out to be a better deal.)
  • pencil sharpener 39¢
  • pencil case 39¢
  • index cards, 70-100 count 39¢
  • index card case 39¢
  • filler paper, 280 sheets, $1.59
  • 1-subject notebook 49¢ (cheaper at Walmart, Target, and Dillons)
  • composition book 69¢ (Cheaper at Walmart and Target)

Office Max

  • Purell .5 oz. Hand Sanitizer 10¢ (see coupon above)
  • Just Basics Assorted Ballpoint Pens 10-pack 25¢
  • Schoolio 1″ or 1.5″ Poly 3-ring binder $1
  • Sharpie Accent Yellow tank-style highlighters 4-pack $1
  • Kleenex Facial Tissue, 2-pack $3 (Might be better deals out there.)
  • Kingston 8GB DataTraveler USB Flash Drive $7.99
  • OfficeMax Poly 3-fastener folder 50¢
  • OfficeMax Clear Zipper Binder Pocket 50¢
  • Really Useful .14 liter storage box 50¢
  • Bic Round Stic Grip Ballpoint Pens 12-pack $2 (Walmart has a great price on Bic Cristal pens, and if you wait there might be a coupon)
  • POST-IT® 2×2 Notes Cube $2

MaxPerks Rewards (7/15 – 7/21)

  • BOISE X-9® 8.5×11 Multiuse Paper, 10-Ream Case $14.99 after MaxPerks Rewards
  • AVERY 5160® Laser Mailing Labels, 3,000-Pack 1¢ after MaxPerks Rewards
  • HAMMERMILL® 8.5×11 Copy Plus Paper, 500-Sheet Ream $1 after MaxPerks Rewards

Shop at Office Max and receive a $10 off $25 coupon for Payless Shoes.

Office Depot

  • tug™ Pencil Sharpener 10¢
  • Office Depot® Brand 2-Pocket Folders with and without Prongs, Assorted Colors 10¢
  • Office Depot® Brand Clipboard, 9″ x 12, Assorted Colors $4
  • Office Depot® Brand 3-Hole Paper Punch, 10-Sheet Capacity, $4
  • Purell® Instant Hand Sanitizer Pump, 8 Oz $2 (see coupon above)
  • Fiskars® 5″ Scissors For Kids, Blunt & Pointed Tip $2
  • Office Depot® Brand Flexible Ruler 12″, Assorted Colors 50¢
  • Locker Culture Wire Locker Shelf $3 each
  • Fashion 1″ Binders $3.99 each
  • BUY 1, GET 1 FREE Highlighters & Wood Pencils Reg. 99¢ – $14.49 (Mix or Match within each product category.)
  • Crayola® Crayons 24-PK 50¢ EA.
  • FORAY® Rollerball & Porous Point Single Pens 50¢ EA.
  • Office Depot® Brand Binder Clips 12-PK, Small $6
  • Office Depot® Brand Filing/Stacking Crates $6
  • Swingline® SmartTouch™ Staplers, Assorted Colors $6
  • Post-it® 3″ x 3″ Super Sticky Notes 5-PK, Assorted Colors, $6
  • Post-it® Flags, 5-PK, 100 Flags Per Pad, $4
  • Toshiba 2TB Desktop External USB 3.0 Hard Drive, $119.99
  • Lexar™ 8GB USB Drive $7.99 each
  • Ativa® 4GB Fashion USB Drive, $7.99 each

Kroger

In some areas, the following prices are good from Wednesday-Tuesday, 7/17.
All of these prices are with Dillons card.

  • Crayola Crayons 24-pack 29¢
  • Top Flight 1-subject notebook 19¢
  • pencil sharpener 50¢
  • pink eraser 50¢
  • Office Works craft glue, 4 oz. 50¢
  • kids scissors 50¢
  • Oxford twin pocket portfolio with or without tangs 15¢
  • Oxford 100-pack index cards 45¢
  • protractor 50¢
  • eraser caps (multi-pack) 50¢
  • Elmer’s 4 oz. school glue 69¢
  • 150-sheet filler paper 75¢
  • Bic Cristal pens, black, red, blue, or fashion colors 89¢
  • SRX Dry Erase markers 10-pack $3.99
  • Ticonderoga 24-pack pencils $2.99
  • Avery glue sticks 6-pack $2.79
  • CarolinaPad construction paper $1.49
  • Mead Five Star 4-pocket portfolio (folder) 99¢
  • Top Flight wireless notebook 80-sheets 99¢
  • Scotch kids scissors 99¢ (possible coupon)
  • Pentel RSVP ballpoint pens 99¢
  • A&W School box 99¢
  • Bic Brite Liner highlighters 5-pack $1.99
  • Ticonderoga eraser set (includes pink erasers and cap erasers) $1.99
  • Pentel Wow! pens, 5-pack $1.99
  • Top Flight 5-subject notebook $1.99
  • Top Flight 3-subject notebook $1.49
  • Crayola colored pencils, 12-pack $1.49
  • Crayola markers, 10-pack $1.49
  • Avery glue sticks 3-pack $1.49
  • Sharpie permanent markers, 2-pack $1.49
  • Crayola crayons 96-pack (with built-in sharpener) $4.99
  • Avery 1″ binder $3.49

Staples

For the week starting Sunday, July 15, here are the three items you can get for a penny at Staples:

  • Staples brand lined writing pads, yellow or white (normally $1.49)
  • Avery insertable 5-tab dividers, the kind you use in a three-ringed notebook (normally $1.49)
  • Avery one-inch binders (regularly $2.99)

In addition to the penny deals, there are other specials for back to school at Staples this week worth noting:

50¢

  • Staples manual pencil sharpener
  • 30-count West Wipes
  • Plastic rulers
  • Staples translucent pencil box

$1

  • Staples compass or protractor
  • Staples dry erase markers
  • Expos dry-erase board cleaner
  • 5-pack Zebra Z-Grip retractable ballpoint pens

HAPPY SAVINGS PARENTS!!!

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