School Supply Deals Round-Up: 7/24/11 – 7/30/11

Are you participating in the Back-to-School Challenge? If so, this is a great week to pick up some super cheap school supplies on your list. Here’s a look at the best deals I see this week.


If you’ll be buying a number of items at Staples, you will want to print this $5 off $25 Staples in-store coupon, valid through 7/30/11.

Easy Rebate Deals

Zebra Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 7 pk. – $4
Get a $4 Easy Rebate (limit 1)
= FREE after rebate

Staples 8.5x11 Multipurpose Paper, 500 sheets – $5.99
Get a $5.49 Easy Rebate (limit 2)
= $.50 after rebate

Kodak Premium 4×6 Photo Paper 100 pack – $13.99
Get a $12.99 Easy Rebate (limit 2)
=  $1 after rebate

1¢ Deals
With $5 minimum purchase. Valid only thru Wednesday; limit 10 per customer while supplies last.

  • 2-pocket folders, assorted colors

10¢ Deals
Limit 2 per customer, while supplies last.

  • Staples pink cap erasers, 12-count

25¢ Deals
Limit 2 per customer, while supplies last.

  • Sharpie Permanent markers, fine, black – 2/pack

$.50 Deals
Limit 2 per customer, while supplies last.

  • Bic Wite-Out correction fluid, 2/pack
  • Staples paper clips, jumbo, assorted colors, 50/box
  • Slider pencil case, assorted colors

$1 Deals

  • Staples Stickies Portable Notes (pretty designs)
  • Staples Poly Zip Envelope
  • Letter Size Expandable Envelopes With Elastic Closure
  • RoseArt Classic Washable Markers

$2 Deals

  • EnduraGlide low-odor dry-erase markers, fine tip, 4/pack

Other Great Deals

  • SanDisk Cruzer 4GB USB flash drive – $5.99, regularly $17.99

Office Depot

1¢ Deals
Limit 3 per household, while supplies last.

  • Tug 2-Hole Manual Pencil Sharpener

25¢ Deals

  • Office Depot Brand 2-Pocket Poly Portfolios, Limit 10 per household
  • Foray WriteOff Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, 2-Pack, Limit 3 per household

50¢ Deals

  • Scholastic Glue Sticks, 4-pack

$1 Deals

  • Office Depot Brand Multipurpose Paper, 500-sheet ream – $6.49, Limit 2
    Get $5.49 mail-in savings Visa Prepaid card
    = $1 after Visa card

Office Max

Max Perks Rewards

  • OfficeMax Multipurppose Paper, 500-sheet ream – $6.99
    Get $6.98 MaxPerks Bonus Rewar
    = $.01 after rewards


  • Crayola Colored Pencils 12 ct .99
  • Licensed Items: 1 Subject Notebooks or Composition Books $2, Folders .80
  • Mead Dry Erase Double Sided Board or 6 ct Markers $2.50
  • USA Gold Pencils 12 ct or Pencil Sharpener, 2 hole .99
  • Sterilite Pencil Box, Select .50
  • Mead Spiral Notebooks, folders, Composition books, Select .99

(Thanks, Totally Target)


  • Paper Mate Grip Pens 8 ct $1.99, Earn 1.99 ECBs wyb 1 Limit 1 = FREE after ECBs

  • Caliber 1 Subject Notebooks 70-80 Sheets – $.25 each, Limit 8

Note: This round-up is not *every* sale item at the following stores, rather the deals that I think are most notable.

Don’t forget that most of the major office supply stores price match, as do Target and Walmart. Read more about price matching school supply deals.

{Update: Check out this handy-dandy school supply comparison chart from Savings Lifestyle!}




  1. Drat! The best Staples deals haven’t started here yet. When does public school open there? Here it’s not until after Labor Day.

  2. Rivka H. says:

    I’m disappointed that most of Office Max’s deals this year require a $5 purchase. That doesn’t work when I only spend less than $1!

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