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Coupon Abbreviations
  • SC = Store Coupon
  • MC = Manufacturer Coupon
  • SS = Smart Source
  • RP = Red Plum
  • PG = Proctor and Gamble
Coupon Terms
  • WYB = When You Buy
  • B1G1 = Buy One Get One Free
  • .75/1 = 75 cents off one item
  • .75/3 = 75 cents off three items
  • EXP = Expiration Date

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The back to school deals are starting! Pretty soon there will be a ton of deals in stores for school supplies. I wanted to give you a buy price list of what you should be looking to pay for certain items.

Although some schools haven’t put out their supply lists yet, you can guess what will be on them: pencils, markers, binders, and more. Go ahead and start buying now so you won’t have to pay top dollar the week before school starts.

Remember that you can also price match name brand items (not store brand) at Target, Staples, Toys R Us and Best Buy, so keep that in mind if some stores sell out of items.  Staples also runs a 110% price match policy with school supplies that makes for an ever better deal!

If you don’t need these items, consider donating. There are lots of kids in need and schools always welcome supplies.

See the weekly deals and make a shopping list: 

Staples Deals

Office Depot/Max Deals

Walmart

Target

Note: Some of these items can end up being much cheaper with store promos, but the prices below are the general sale prices to watch for.  Print this out and keep it handy over the next few weeks.

School Supplies Buy Price List 2017

Pencils, Erasers, Pens
No. 2 Pencils, 8-10 pk: 1¢-79¢
Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct: 99¢
Pencil Pouch: 1¢
Pink Erasers, 2 pk: 50¢
Pencil Top Erasers, 12 ct: 1¢
Pens, multipacks: 1¢-$1.99
Gel Pens, 2 pk: $1.50

Arts & Crafts
Crayola Crayons, 24 ct: 25¢-50¢
Crayola Markers, 10 ct: 75¢-97¢
RoseArt Markers, 10 ct: 62¢
Crayola or RoseArt Colored Pencils, 12 ct: 50¢-97¢
Watercolor Paints, 10 ct: $1

Highlighters & Sharpies
Bic Highlighter, 5 pk: $2
Sharpie Highlighter, 5 ct: $1
Sharpie Permanent Marker, 5 ct: $1.99

Notebooks
1 Subject: 17¢-49¢
3 Subject: $1.44
5 Subject: $1.88
Composition Books: 50¢-$1
Mini Composition Books: 20¢

Folders
Pocket Folders: 1¢-15¢
Poly Folders: 39¢-42¢
File Folders: 25¢

Binders
1″ Binder: 25¢-99¢
Zipper Binder: $9
Paper Clips, Pushpins or Binder Clips: 33¢-$1

Paper
Filler Paper, 100 Sheets: 25¢-75¢
Copy Paper, 500 Sheets: FREE-$1
Writing Pad, 80 Sheets – $2
Construction Paper, 100 Sheets: $1.50-$2

Index Cards
3″x5″ Lined Index Cards, 70-100 pk: 1¢-48¢

Adhesives & Staplers
Glue Sticks, 3 ct: 67¢-99¢
School Glue, 4 oz: 1¢-50¢
Scotch Invisible Tape, 3 pk: $2
Stapler: $3
Mini Stapler: $1

Scissors, Rulers, & Other Equipment
Backpacks: Up to 50% off
Protractor: $1
Scissors: $1
Ruler: 5¢-35¢
Dry Erase Marker, 4 pk: $1-$3
Manual Pencil Sharpener: 1¢-39¢
Bic Wite-Out, 2 pk: $1