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 August 4, 2013  Posted by  Expired

Here is a list of the best school supplies deals we found this week. They are combined into one post to make comparison shopping more convenient. If you haven’t already, you might want to read Tips for Saving with Back-to-School Sales and see how low prices for school supplies have gotten in previous years with the School Supply Price List.

Be sure to look for printable coupons for office supplies and combine them with sales to get the best deals.

Staples

  • 1¢ Staples filler paper, 120 sheets (with minimum $5 purchase, limit 5)
  • 25¢ Bic .7mm mechanical pencils, 5-pk (limit 2)
  • 75¢ Staples poly cover composition book or notebook
  • $1 Bic Great Erase dry-erase markers, 5-pk (Bic coupon online or in 8/4 Smart Source coupon insert)
  • $1 Wescott 5″ scissors, 2-pk (limit 2)
  • $2 Purrell hand sanitizer, 8 oz. (Purell coupon )

Electronics

  • $259 Toshiba 15.6 laptop with AMD E-series APU

Staples Easy Rebates

  • FREE Pentel R.S.V.P. ballpoint pens, 5-pk (Pay $3.29, get $3.29 Easy Rebate. Limit 1)
  • $1 Hammermill copy paper, 500-sheet ream (Pay $6.99, get $5.99 Easy Rebate. Limit 2)
  • $21.99 Staples multipurpose paper, 10-ream case (Pay $49.99, get $8 instant savings and $20 Easy Rebate. Limit 2)

 

Office Max

These deals vary by region. 

Some locations:

  • 5¢ plastic protractor (limit 2)
  • 5¢ ball-bearing compass (limit 2)
  • 50¢ Schoolio composition books
  • 50¢ Schoolio marker multi-packs (limit 5)
  • 50¢ Bic Cristal ballpoint pens, 10-pack (limit 5)
  • 50¢ Office Max 4 oz glue and glue sticks combo pack (limit 3)
  • Paper Mate Write Bros mechanical pencils, 10-pack (limit 5)
  • 1¢ Office Max filler paper, 100 sheets (with min. $5 purchase, excluding Max Value items)
  • 1¢ Office Max 3×5 cards, 100-pack (with min. $5 purchase, excluding Max Value items)

Some locations:

  • 10¢ Papermate Write Bros ballpoint pens, 10-ct
  • 25¢ Office Max glue sticks, 4-ct
  • 50¢ Schoolio 1″ or 1.5″ poly 3-ring  binder
  • 50¢ Office Max filler paper, 100 sheets
  • 50¢ BicMatic Grip mechanical pencils, 5-ct (limit 3, Bic coupon)
  • $1 Paper Mate InkJoy pens, 10-ct (limit 5)
  • $2 Schoolio 10-pocket organizer (limit 5)
  • 50¢ Paper Mate White Pearl erasers, 3-ct (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • $1 Expo low-odor dry-erase markers, 4-ct (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • $1 Sharpie Accent pen-style highlighters, 5-ct (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • $2 Just Basics pencils, 72-ct (w/in-ad coupon, limit 3)
  • 1¢ Schoolio 1-subject notebooks, 70 sheets (with min. $5 purchase, excluding Max Value items)

Walgreens

Sign up for and use your Walgreens Balance Rewards card; it’s required for many of these deals.

  • $3.99 backpacks or drawstring bags
  • 29¢ Paper Mate stick pens, 10-pk or mechanical pencils, 5-pk (limit 6)
  • $1 for 6 Wexford 2-pocket folder w/prongs or memo books
  • $4 for 2 Wet Ones wipes, 40-pk (Wet Ones coupon)
  • 99¢ Bic Cristal Bold pens, 10-pk
  • 99¢ Bic Atlantis pens, 4-pk
  • 99¢ Expo dry-erase markers, 2-pk
  • $1.99 Crayola markers, 10-pk or colored pencils, 12-pk
  • $6 for 2 Elmer’s disappearing glue sticks, 6-pk (compare Walmart)
  • $3.99 Ticonderoga pencils, 24-pk
  • $3.99 Sharpie permanent markers, 8-pk

In-ad coupons

  • 99¢ Fiskars 5″ scissors (limit 3)
  • 79¢ Sharpie permanent markers, 2-pk
  • 4/$1 Wexford cap erasers, 15-pk or pink, 2-pk (limit 4)
  • 39¢ plastic compass or pencil sharpener (limit 3)
  • 99¢ Wexford dry-erase markers, 4-pk (limit 3)
  • 19¢ Penway wooden ruler or protractor (limit 3)
  • 99¢ Uni-ball gel pen, 2-pk (limit 3)
  • 99¢ Wexford legal pad, 2-pk or correction fluid, 2-pk (limit 3)

Kroger

All of these prices are with Kroger card.

  • $1.99 Bic Briteliner highlighters, 5-pk (Bic coupon)
  • 89¢ Bic Cristal pens, 10-pk (Bic coupon)
  • 50¢ composition books
  • $1.19 Crayola markers, 10-pk (Crayola coupon)
  • $4.99 Expo dry-erase markers, 4-pk
  • 99¢ OfficeWorks glue sticks, 3-pk
  • $1.99 Paper Mate InkJoy 100 pens, 8-ct
  • 99¢ Sharpie highlighters, 2-pk

Office Depot

  • 1¢ viny storage pouch, assorted colors (limit 3)
  • 25¢ Kleenex 2-ply facial tissue pocket pack
  • 25¢ Oxford 3×5 index cards, 100-pk
  • 25¢ Office Depot ballpoint stick pens, 10-pk (limit 3)
  • 25¢ Office Depot wood pencils, 8-pk (limit 3)
  • 25¢ Scholastic pourable glue (limit 3)
  • 25¢ Office Depot poly 2-pocket folders (limit 10)
  • $5 Quartet dry-erase starter kit, includes 4 markers, cleaner, and eraser
  • $9.99 Lexar 16GB jump drive
  • Officejet Pro 8600 Plus e-All-in-One printer $229 (Decent price on a printer that is great on ink, but it gets mixed reviews from customers.)

Target

Target will apparently price-match if you bring in a competitor’s ad. Also, you may find extra savings if you use the Target Cartwheel app stacked with Target coupons and manufacturer coupons.

  • $8 Lexar 16GB USB drive (best price, plus use printable Target coupon 10% off)
  • 90¢ Paper Mate Eagle ballpoint pens, 10-ct
  • 90¢ Sharpie Accent highlighters, 2-pk
  • 90¢ Scotch Magic tape
  • 50¢ Mead fashion notebooks
  • 50¢ Sterilite pencil case
  • $3 Paper Mate InkJoy pens, 18-ct (Cartwheel app discount)
  • $3 Ticonderoga pencils, 24-ct (Ticonderoga coupon)
  • $3 Crayola dry-erase markers, 6-ct
  • $3.50 Ziploc storage bags, various (Ziploc coupon)
  • $8 The Board Dudes whiteboard kit
  • $8 8-pc locker kit
  • $8 Case-it 2″ fabric zipper binder
  • $26 Trans by Jansport Supermax backpack (see Target coupon $5 off backpack w/purchase of 4 Quaker products)
  • $90 Texas Instruments TI-84

Big Lots

  • 16¢ 1-subject spiral notebooks
  • 14¢ pocket portfolios
  • various dorm room deals: $5 shower curtains, $3 fleece throws
  • various backpacks

Dollar General

  • $4.95 Kleenex facial tissue, 6-pk (great price, better if you have a Kleenex coupon)
  • $5 Clorox wipes, 3-pk
  • $10 Scott paper towels, 12 mega rolls or 18 regular rolls (Scott coupon?)
  • BOGO FREE iMagine #2 yellow pencils, 18-ct (reg. $1 each)
  • various dorm room deals: $4 pillow or $6 2-pk pillows, 13-piece shower set $6

 

Carolyn Erickson

Carolyn Erickson is a freelance writer with expertise in business-to-consumer writing and editorial. During her career, she's helped companies like Time Warner Internet, Ethan Allen, Gold's Gym, Stanley Steemer, Empire Vision Centers and others reach local customers with their marketing messages. Her writing has received awards from the Kansas Professional Communicators and the National Federation of Press Women. Most recently, Carolyn has parlayed her experience in digital media as the owner of Wichita on the Cheap into helping small businesses and non-profit organizations establish an Internet and social media presence – on the cheap, of course.

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