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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