Take advantage of the great deals when shopping for school supplies during the tax free holiday Aug. 1-2. Save on purchases of clothing and footwear ($100 or less per item), computers, components and software for home use ($1,000 or less per item), and school supplies ($20 or less per item). Here are some of the best deals we found:


offers a price match guarantee and a “Less List” were you can buy 30 of each item or less. You can also buy a backpack and get 25% off all your school supplies.

$0.17 each Staples 1-subject notebook, 8” x 10.5” 70 sheets, wide ruled

$0.39 each Staples school glue, 4 oz.

$1 each BIC Cristal stick ballpoint pens, black, 10/pack


Office Depot 

has great deals including 25% off Office Depot brand notebooks, lunch totes, lunch accessories, and locker supplies. Also over 1,000 items are $5 or less.

$0.01 each (with a $5 purchase) Office Depot and Office Max brand spiral 1 subject notebooks

$3 each Crayola 64-ct. Crayons

$0.25 each Office Depot and Office Max brand 12-pk. and 24-pk. mechanical pencils


offers great school supply deals under $3. They also offer big discounts to satisfy your kid’s basic clothing needs.

$5 tops and $10 jeans, $5 uniform polos and $10 shorts and skirts.

$1 each up & up 60ct. smudge-free erasers, 8-pk. broad-tip washable markers, and 2-ct. pointed-tip scissors

$2 each up & up 24-ct. pencils, 5-ct. fine-point permanent markers


Toys R Us 

has a great backpack deal hiding between all of those fun toys. You can get a free lunch kit (up to a $9.99 value) when you buy any backpack priced $12.99 or more.



if you have a Walgreen’s card lots of great deals are available.

Wexford 2-Pocket paper folders for $0.10 (limit 10) and buy one get one free backpacks.

$0.99 each Pens, pencils, and sharpies

$0.79 each Wexford school supplies: notebooks, filler paper and composition books

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