Here's this week's cheat sheet of the best deals on school supplies.
(There's a link at the bottom of the post to print the list as a Word document.)
Bic Velocity gel pens 2-pack: 50 cents
$1/1 8/4 SS
Mechanical pencils 12-pack: FREE after $4.29 rebate.
Composition books: 10 cents after $5 minimum purchase.
7-inch scissors: 50 cents.
Paper Mate Magic Rub erasers 3-pack: 50 cents.
3-hole binder punch: $1.
Don't forget about Staples' binder recycling program. You can read about that HERE.
20 percent off anything you can fit in the brown bag inserted in Sunday's newspaper. Paper, calculators, backpacks, ink, tablets and e-readers are all included.
See store for exclusions.
At Office Depot:
1-subject notebooks: 1 cent. Limit 3.
Acrylic rulers: 1 cent. Limit 3.
Mechanical pencils with comfort grip 12-pack: $1. Limit 3.
Backpacks: up to 50 percent off.
Bic pens: BOGO
$1/1 8/4 SS
Select Crayola products: BOGO.
NOTE: Be sure to check for printable coupons on Target.com or text OFFERS to Target (827438) to get coupons on your phone. Look for additional discounts on Target's new Cartwheel program through Facebook. There are numerous discounts on school supplies, from backpacks and lunch boxes to crayons and markers.
1-subject notebooks: 17 cents.
Composition books: 50 cents.
At Rite Aid:
Crayola 8-count crayons or 12-count chalk, Avery Big Tabs or 5-pack poly tabs, Mead composition books, paper portfolios, Rite Aid rubber bands, highlighters or reusable envelopes, key chain sharpener, jumbo book cover or pencil pouch: 2/$1
$1/2 in-ad coupon
= 2 FREE! One per customer.
Backpacks or totes: BOGO.
Spend $20 on select school supplies and school-related items, Get a free $5 CVS gift card. Limit 2 deals. Bic pens and pencils, Ziploc and Hefty bags, Lysol wipes, Smuckers jam and Jif peanut butter are among the qualifying products, many of which have coupons to lower your out-of-pocket expense.
Spend $10 on Sharpie, Paper Mate or Profile, Get $3 Extra Bucks. LImit 1 deal.
Check inside the Sunday circualr for a full page of in-store coupons on school supplies.
Bic Briteliner Highlighter 5-pack: 79 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
$1/1 8/4 SS
Wooden ruler, plastic protractor: 19 cents with in-ad coupon. LImit 6.
Mini highlighters: 19 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
2-pocket prong folders: 5/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 5.
Eraser caps 15-pack or 2-count pink: 3/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
Paper clips (100 count): 39 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 3.
Sharpie marker: 39 cents.
Wexford index cards (70-100 count): 39 cents.
No. 2 pencils 8-pack: 39 cents.
Paper Mate mechanical pencils 5-pack: 49 cents.
Sheet protectors 10-pack: 49 cents.
5-tab dividers: 49 cents.