School Supplies – Yet Again….


This is probably the second to last school supply post as the “season” is winding down.  Also, a friendly reminder that I’ll be picking a winner tonight for my school supply goody bag contest.  Contest closes at 9:00 EST.  Just leave a comment on any post and you’re entered!


3 for $1 – Caliber 1 subject notebooks

2 for $1 – Paper Mate pens (10 pk)

5 for $5 – Pilot Easy Touch pens (2 – 5 pk)

$3.99 – Sharpie (8 pk)

Spend $15 on any Crayola, get $5 back in Extra Care Bucks

Spend $15 on any Five Star Notebooks, get $5 back in Extra Care Bucks

25% of lunchboxes and backpacks

Office Depot

$0.01 – pocket folders (limit 10), Office Depot (OD) plastic ruler (limit 5), OD paper after mail in savings of $6.48 Visa prepaid card (limit 2) – I did find a Staples that let teachers go through the line 5 times, so ask the managers at your local store about the limits.  The worst they’re going to say is no 🙂

$0.25 (limit 5) – OD Bookcovers, OD wooden pencils (12 pk), composition books Scholastic standard crayons, OD compass, Schoolworks scissors

$1 – fashion colored rubberbands, Paper Mate Expressions ballpoint pens (5 pk), all Sharpie permanent marker singles, 2 sided pencil box, liquid paper smooth-coverage fluid, Avery self-adhesive reinforcements, Prismacolor magic rub vinyl erasers

$2 – Sharpie accent generation highlighters (5 pk), Uniball Vision (3 pk), Papermate WriteBros grip mechanical pencils (12 pk), Post-It 3″ x 3″ super sticky die-cut notes, Fiskars 7″ student scissors, poly index card box, 3M Command Damage-Free picture hanging strips, Post-It flags, Scholastic notebooks, Elmers Xtreeme gluesticks, Really Useful Boxes .55 liters, PaperPro Nano Mini Staplers, OD Jumbo paperclips

$3 – OD brand heavyweight sheet protectors (25 pk), liquid paper dryline correction tape (2 pk), fashion sorter, fashion pencil cup, water bottle, OD clipboard

$4 – Pentel R.S.V.P ballpoint pens (12 pk), docket legal pads (3 pk), Avery write on plastic dividers with erasable tabs (5 & 8 tabs), PaperPro Evo compact stapler

$5 – Foray rollerball pens (blue, black or red – 12 pk), Post-It apple popup note dispensers (there was a coupon for this if you have the Post-It coupons), Mr. Sketch scented markers (12 pk), select 3M fashion labels

$10 – Lexar 8GB flashdrive

50% off select writing – pens, markers, highlighters and pencils

25% off backpacks

Office Max

You need the Sunday paper for this one.  There’s a bag in it and you get 20% off everything you can fit in it plus case paper, storage, furniture, printer accessories and select OfficeMax ImPress Print Center services.  There’s also a coupon on the bag for buy one get one free Expo markers.


$0.01 – Staples 1-subject notebooks (limit 6) (limit 25 for teachers) – Deal only good Sun – Wed with a minimum $5 purchase (if you buy the paper with the rebate, that counts)

$0.25 – mini composition books (limit 2), poly binders (limit 4), Sharpie permanent markers (2 pk) (limit 2)

$0.50 – Staples jumbo paper clips, assorted colors (50 ct.) (limit 2), Epson heavyweight photo paper (50 pk – after rebate) (limit 2), Hammermill paper (after rebate) (limit 2), Staples translucent pencil box, Staples dual dome pencil sharpener (limit 2)

Buy any 2 Bic pens, pencils, markers, highlighters, or correction fluid, get 1 free.

Free with easy rebate – Zebra Z-Grip 0.7 mm mechanical pencils (7 pk), Frixion erasable yellow highlighters (3 pk) (limit 1)

$1 – stretch pencil boxes, Bic student’s choice mechanical pencils (5 pk), Staples pushpins, binder clips and paper clips, Staples 5.5″ x 4.25″ fat memo book, backpack folders (3 pk), Rose Art washable markers (10 pk)

$2 – Crayola large washable crayons and markers (8 pk), Zebra Z-Grip retractable ballpoint pens – medium black (5 pk), Expo 8.9″ x 11.8″ double-sided writing practice and plain dry-erase board, Roselle professional drawing pad, Staples 5″ x 3″ memo books (5 pk), Really Useful 1.6 Lt box, Staples hole punch, Expo dry-erase board cleaner, Staples pencil pouch with mesh pocket, Webster’s pocket reference books, Mars plastic erasers (4 pk), Studio C by Carolina Pad notebook, Germ-X hand sanitizer, Clorox disinfectant wipes, Softsoap, EnduraGlide low-odor dry-erase markers (4 pk)

$3 – Crayola dry-erase markers (4pk), Crayola dry-erase crayons (8 pk), 8.5″ x 11″ monthly calendar board with marker, 22″ x 28″ white poster boards (10 pk), Staples eraser and grip, Kleenex tissues (2 boxes), Staples top and side opening expandable file

$5 – Triplus fineliner marker pens (10 pk), Bic Mark-it markers (12 pk), Staples pastels paper (after $3.79 easy rebate)


$1.50 – washable Crayola markers and crayons, Elmers glue (3 pk)

$2 – 1″ Avery binder, Mead 1 subject notebook

$2.50 – 3 pack of Scotch tape with a free pack of double stick tape (there are coupons here for Scotch tape)

$3 – Pilot G2 roller gel pens (3 pk), Expo markers (4 pk)

$3.50 – HP paper (400 ct), Bic shimmer mechanical pencils (26 pk)

$4.99 – Sharpies (10 pk)


$0.99 – Liquid Paper correction fluid or tape, index dividers with pockets, splash color binder

$1 – Expo dry erase markers (6 pk washable) You need an in-store coupon in the August coupon book.  It’s a rectangular book and should be in the front of the store).

$1.19 – 5 subject notebok

$1.99 – composition books, Pilot G2 or Fixion gel pens

$2.99 – 48 pack Oxford file folders, 3 hole punch, 7 pocket expandable file, 13 pocket expandable hanging files, Crayola 64 crayons, 24 colored pencils, 20 washable markers, home, office or student planners

$3.99 – Sharpie pens or markers (8 pack markers, 2-4 pk pens)


$0.29 – Penway wooden ruler, 24 pk crayons

$0.49 – scissors, index card case, pencil case, 1 subject notebook

$0.69 – Mead envelopes (40 – 100 pk)

$0.79 – Elmer’s school glue or 2 pk glue sticks

$0.99 – Crayola crayons (24 pk), construction paper, Crayola markers (10 pk)


15 responses »

  1. Wow, you really put a lot of effort into saving money and helping us do the same. I’m exhausted and it hasn’t even started yet. 🙂

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