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  • 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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top back to school deals 7-15

The back to school deals are in full swing! If you haven’t started shopping yet, now is the time. Here are the best deals on pens, pencils, markers, and more.

Don’t forget, you can also grab deals on Amazon.

Pens

  • Dollar General – Bic Velocity Gel Pens, 2 pk., $1.50
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items, SS 8/02
    (makes it $1)
  • Family Dollar – Paper Mate Ink Joy Pens, 4 pack, $2
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate pens pack, excl 2 in 1 stylus pen, SS 7/26
    -.75/1 Paper Mate InkJoy pens, 4 ct. +, Ibotta App mobile coupon
    (use .75/1, makes it $1.25)
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Lowe’s Foods – PaperMate Blue or Black Pens, 10 ct., $1.50
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate pens pack, excl 2 in 1 stylus pen, SS 7/26
    (makes it 40¢)
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Bic Round Stic Grip Ballpoint Pens, 12 pk., 50¢, limit 3
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items, SS 8/02
    (makes both FREE)
  • Publix – Paper Mate InkJoy Pens, 8 ct. , $2.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate pens pack, excl 2 in 1 stylus pen, SS 7/26
    -.75/1 Paper Mate InkJoy pens, 4 ct. +, Ibotta App mobile coupon
    Store Coupon -B1G1 PaperMate Profile pen pack, 2-4 ct. or Inkjoy pen pack, 8 ct., (Publix Coupon) printable
    (buy (2), use (2) .55/1, B1G1 and Ibotta, makes it 57¢ ea.)
  • Publix – Paper Mate Write Bros Ball Point Pens, 10 ct., B1G1 at $2.19 ($1.09)
    Store Coupon -Free Paper Mate White Bros. ball point pen, 10ct. WYB (2) Quaker instant oatmeal, 9.8-16.2 oz, (Publix Coupon), Summer Snacking flyer or (exp 08/07) printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate pens pack, excl 2 in 1 stylus pen, SS 7/26
    Store Coupon -Free Paper Mate Write Bros. ballpoint pen, 10 ct., WYB (2) Quaker Instant Oatmeal (Publix coupon), SS 7/26 (exp 08/07)
    (makes it 54¢)
  • Publix – Pilot G2 Gel Ink Roller Pens, 2 ct., B1G1 at $3.19 ($1.59)
  • Staples – Zebra Z-Grip ballpoint pens 24 pk., $5
  • Staples – Bic Soft Feel Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 5 pk., 75¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items, SS 8/02
    (makes it 25¢ ea.)
  • Walgreens – Bic Cristal Pens, 8-10 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Bic Atlantis Pens, 3-4 pack, 2 for $3
  • Walgreens – Pilot G2 or B2P Pens, 1-2 pack, $1.99
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walgreens – Paper Mate Eagle Ballpoint Pens, 10 pack, 29¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate pens pack, excl 2 in 1 stylus pen, SS 7/26
    (makes it FREE (if included))

Pencils

  • Family Dollar – Paper Mate Write Bros. Mechanical Pencils, 7 ct, $2
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate mechanical pencils, SS 7/26
    (makes it $1.45)
  • Lowe’s Foods – BIC Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct., $2.99
  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Pencil Top Erasers, 30 ct., 50¢
  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Deluxe Pencil Sharpener, 1 ct., 50¢
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Pencil Pouch, $1
  • Publix – BIC #2 Mechanical Pencils, 10 ct., B1G1 at $3.69 ($1.84)
  • Publix – Crayola Colored Pencils, 12 ct., B1G1 at $2.59 ($1.29)
  • Staples – Ticonderoga #2 Pencils, 18 pk., $3
  • Staples – Crayola Colored Pencils, 12 pk, 97¢
  • Staples – Staples #2 Pencils, 12 pk., 68¢
    Limit 30 in store. Limit 10 per customer online with a $25 min. purchase.
  • Staples – Bic #2 Pencils, 8 pk., 75¢
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items, SS 8/02
    (makes it 25¢ ea.)
  • Target – Bic Mechanical Pencils, 8 ct., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Paper Mate Write Bros Mechanical Pencils, 30 pack, $1.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate mechanical pencils, SS 7/26
    (makes it $1.44)
  • Walgreens – Wexford No. 2 Pencils or Composition Book, 20 pack or 100 sheets, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Paper Mate Mechanical Pencils, 1-2 pack, $2.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -.55/1 Paper Mate mechanical pencils, SS 7/26
    (makes it $2.44)

Crayons

  • Dollar General – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 50¢
  • Family Dollar – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct, 50¢, limit 4
  • Kroger – Crayola Crayons, 24 ct., 59¢
    (good through 9/21)
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Crayola Crayons, 64 ct., $3
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Crayola Crayons, 24 pk., 50¢, limit 3
  • Rite Aid – Playskool Crayons or School Glue, 24 ct. or 4 oz, 49¢
  • Staples – Crayola Crayons, 24 pk., 50¢
  • Staples – Crayola Crayons, 24 pk.
    in store only.
  • Walgreens – Crayola Crayons, 24 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

Markers and Colored Pencils

  • This is a great deal. Stock up! CVS – $1 ECB wyb Sharpie Fine or Ultra Fine Markers 8 ct. or Expo Dry Erase Markers 4 ct., $3.99, limit 1
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Expo dry erase marker, 4 ct. +, SS 7/26
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker item, 3 ct. +, SS 7/26
    -$1 off Expo markers, 4 ct. +., Ibotta App mobile coupon
    -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker, 3 ct. +, Ibotta App mobile coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie marker pack, 3 ct.+ printable
    (makes Expo Marker 99¢ after Ibotta)
  • Dollar General – Crayola Classic Markers, 10 ct., $1
  • Kroger – Crayola Washable Markers, 10 ct., $1.99
    (good through 9/14)
  • Lowe’s Foods – Sharpie Black Markers, 2 ct., $1.99
  • Publix – Crayola Washable Markers, 8 ct., B1G1 at $3.89 ($1.94)
  • Publix – Sharpie Permanent Fine Point Markers, 8 ct., B1G1 at $7.99 ($3.99)
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker item, 3 ct. +, SS 7/26
    -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker, 3 ct. +, Ibotta App mobile coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie marker pack, 3 ct.+ printable
    (use .75/1, makes it $2.49 after Ibotta)
  • Staples – Sharpie Permanent Markers , 24 pk., $10
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker item, 3 ct. +, SS 7/26
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie marker pack, 3 ct.+ printable
    (makes it $2.25)
  • Staples – Sharpie Permanent Markers, 5 pk., $3
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker item, 3 ct. +, SS 7/26
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie marker pack, 3 ct.+ printable
    (makes it $2.25)
  • Staples – Crayola Broad Line washable markers, 8 pk., 75¢
  • Walgreens – Crayola Classic Markers or Colored Pencils, 10-12 pack, 99¢
  • Target – Expo Dry Erase Markers, 4 ct., $2.50 wyb (2)
    Store Coupon -Free Target $5 Gift Card with $25 + purchase of Paper Mate, Sharpie, Expo, Uni-Ball or Mr. Sketch products (Target coupon), SS 7/12
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Expo dry erase marker, 4 ct. +, SS 7/26
    (Buy (2), use $1 off coupon, makes it $2 ea.)
  • Target – Sharpie Markers, 2 ct., 99¢
    Store Coupon -Free Target $5 Gift Card with $25 + purchase of Paper Mate, Sharpie, Expo, Uni-Ball or Mr. Sketch products (Target coupon), SS 7/12
  • Target – Crayola Markers, 10 pk., 99¢
    Store Coupon -$2 off Crayola school or art supply purchase, $10+, excl Crayola items in One Spot (Target Coupon), Target Easy As ABC home mailer
  • Walgreens – Wexford Construction Paper or Dry Erase Markers, 96 sheets or 4 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Sharpie Permanent Markers, 8 pack, $3.99
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker item, 3 ct. +, SS 7/26
    -.75/1 Sharpie permanent marker, 3 ct. +, Ibotta App mobile coupon
    Manufacturer Coupon -.75/1 Sharpie marker pack, 3 ct.+ printable
    (use .75/1 mfr and .75/1 eCoupon, makes it $2.49)
  • Walgreens – Crayola Classic Markers or Colored Pencils, 10-12 pack, 99¢
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walgreens – Expo Dry Erase Markers or Sharpie Highlighters, 2-4 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Sharpie Clearview highlighter, 3 ct. printable
    (makes it FREE – if included)
  • Walmart – Crayola Classic Markers, 10 ct., 97¢

Highlighters

  • Lowe’s Foods – Sharpie Highlighters, 4 ct., $2.99
  • Publix – Sharpie Highlighters, 4 ct., B1G1 at $2.39 ($1.19)
  • Staples – Bic Brite Line Highlighters, 24 pk., $6
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Bic stationery items, SS 8/02
    (makes it $5.50 ea.)
  • Target – Sharpie Tank Highlighters, 3 pk., $1 wyb (2)
    Store Coupon -Free Target $5 Gift Card with $25 + purchase of Paper Mate, Sharpie, Expo, Uni-Ball or Mr. Sketch products (Target coupon), SS 7/12
  • This is a great deal. Stock up! Walgreens – Expo Dry Erase Markers or Sharpie Highlighters, 2-4 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1 off Sharpie Clearview highlighter, 3 ct. printable
    (makes it FREE – if included)
  • Walgreens – Wexford Mini Highlighter or 2-pocket Paper Folders, 7 for $1 w/ in-ad coupon, limit 7

Notebooks and Paper

  • Dollar General – 1 Subject Notebook, 3 for $1
    must purchase 3
  • Lowe’s Foods – Top Flight Wirebound Notebook, 1 Subject, 70 sheets, $1
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Office Depot Brand & OfficeMax Brand Notebook 3 Hole Punch, $1, limit 3
  • Publix – Top Flight Standard Notebook, 1 Subject, 70 Sheets, B1G1 at 99¢ (49¢)
  • Rite Aid – 1000 PP wyb (2) Craig Tablets, Notebooks, Tower Speakers or LED TV, 50% off, limit 2
  • Staples – Staples Wireless Notebook, 75¢
  • Target – Mead Poly Notebook or Composition Notebook, 70 Sheets, 99¢
  • Lowe’s Foods – Top Flight Filler Paper, college or wide ruled, 150 ct., $1
  • Rite Aid – 100 PP wyb HP Copy Paper, $2.99, limit 1
    (makes it $1.99)
  • Staples – Staples 8.5″ x 11″ Multipurpose Paper, 1 ream, $7.79, limit 4
    in store only
    -$4.79 Easy Rebate
    =$3
  • Walgreens – Wexford Construction Paper or Dry Erase Markers, 96 sheets or 4 pack, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walmart – Crayola Construction Paper, 120 ct., $2.97 (Rollback)

Binders and Folders

  • Rite Aid – 200 PP wyb $10 worth Avery Binders, Accessories, Leap Year or Planahead Journals, B1G1 50% off, limit 2
    Avery Durable Clear Cover Binder, , $6.99
    (buy (2), makes it $4.24 ea.)
  • Staples – Staples 1″ Basic white binders, 2 pk, $4
  • Walgreens – Mead Binders, 40% off
    Manufacturer Coupon -$1/2 Mead Five Star products printable
    Manufacturer Coupon -$2 off Mead Five Star binder printable
  • Walgreens – Wexford Binders, 1-3 inch, B1G1
  • Dollar General – 2 Pocket Folders, 5 for $1
  • Staples – 2 pocket paper folders, 15¢
    Limit 30 in store. Limit 10 per customer online with a $25 min. purchase.
  • Walgreens – Wexford Mini Highlighter or 2-pocket Paper Folders, 7 for $1 w/ in-ad coupon, limit 7

Glue

  • Harris Teeter – Elmer’s Glue Sticks, 1-3 ct., B1G1 at $2.99 ($1.49)
  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Glue Sticks, 1 ct., 75¢
  • Publix – Elmer’s Washable School Glue, 4 oz, B1G1 at $1.79 (89¢)
  • Rite Aid – Elmer’s Glue or Art Skills Craft Supplies, B1G1
  • Rite Aid – Playskool Crayons or School Glue, 24 ct. or 4 oz, 49¢
  • Staples – Staples school glue, 4 oz, 50¢
  • Target – Elmer’s Glue Sticks, 6 pk., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Wexford School Glue or Glue Stick, 4 oz or 3 pack, 39¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

Backpacks

  • Dollar General – Backpack, $8
  • Family Dollar – Backpacks, $5
  • Office Depot & Office Max – 30% off all school backpacks
  • Office Depot & Office Max – 50% off High Sierra Backpacks
  • Rite Aid – Assorted Backpacks, 50% off
  • Target – Backpacks on Sale, $18.00-$35.00
  • Walgreens – Backpack, $3.99

Rulers and Index Cards

  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Plastic Rulers, 1 ct., 25¢
  • Staples – Staples 12″ Ruler, 35¢
  • Dollar General – B1G1 DG Office Index Dividers Poly or Paper , 5 ct., 75¢ (.37)
  • Lowe’s Foods – Top Flight Index Cards, 100 ct., $1
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Index Cards, 300 ct., $2
  • Safeway or Randalls – Top Flight Index Cards, 79¢
  • Walgreens – Wexford 3×5 Index Cards or 6-inch protractor, 100 pack or 1 ct, 29¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Wexford Index Dividers or Sheet Protectors, 5 pack or 10 pack, 49¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

Scissors

  • Dollar General – B1G1 Kid scissors, $1 (.50)
  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Blunt Scissors, 1 ct., $1
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Fiskars Scissors for Kids & Students, $1, limit 3
  • Publix – Scotch 5″ Blunt Tip Scissors, 1 ct., B1G1 at $2.09 ($1.04)
  • Staples – 5″ kids scissors, $1
    Limit 30 in store. Limit 10 per customer online with a $25 min. purchase.
  • Target – Fiskars Scissors, 99¢
  • Walgreens – Fiskars 5-inch Scissors or Pencil Sharpener, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

Erasers

  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Erasers Combo Pack, 6 ct., 50¢
  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Pencil Top Erasers, 30 ct., 50¢
  • Target – Pink Pearl Latex Free Erasers, 3 ct., 99¢
  • Walgreens – Wexford Eraser, 2-15 pack, 4 for $1 w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

Pencil Sharpeners

  • Lowe’s Foods – Academix Deluxe Pencil Sharpener, 1 ct., 50¢
  • Staples – Omnitech Battery Operated Sharpener, $5
  • Staples – Stanley Bostich Desktop Electric Sharpener, $34.99
  • Walgreens – Fiskars 5-inch Scissors or Pencil Sharpener, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Wexford Compass or Sharpener, 39¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4
  • Walgreens – Fiskars 5-inch Scissors or Pencil Sharpener, 99¢ w/ in-ad coupon, limit 4

And More

  • Office Depot & Office Max – Lexar JumpDrive S75 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, 16GB, $9.99
  • Office Depot & Office Max – PNY Attache 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive, $5.99
  • Staples – Lexar S50 USB Flash drive 2.0, 16 GB, $6.99
  • Office Depot & Office Max – Texas Instruments Ti-Nspire CX Graphing Calculator with Color Screen, $129.99
    • Hokiesave

      Also a Target cartwheel for 25% off backpacks. On top of the sale price

    • Rachel

      why aren’t there boxes to check???

    • Casey Johnson

      Target cartwheel for 5% off all up and up school items. Target 2 pack glue sticks for 30cents. Amazing deal that is not shown.

    • UTBluehen

      Target text coupons included $1.50/5 up&up items, plus 5% off up&up school items – I used both yesterday!