This Sunday starts the third full week of school supply deals -- with prices starting at 10 cents. Take advantage of the sales while you can. And don’t forget to pick up a few extras to donate to a teacher.
Here's a cheat sheet of the very best deals of the week -- with the fine print noted so there are no surprises for you at the cash register.
2-pocket paper folders: 15 cents each.
Composition books (100 sheets): 50 cents.
12-pack No. 2 pencils: 68 cents.
Filler paper (120 sheets): 82 cents.
Crayola 10-count markers: 97 cents.
500-sheet ream of paper: $2 after $2 in-ad coupon and $3.80 Easy Rebate.
Lexar 8GB USB flash drive: $6.
Buy a backpack, Get 25 percent off school supplies.
Save $2 instantly on a binder when you recycle an old binder.
Office Depot and OfficeMax, which now have a combined circular:
School glue (4 oz.): 25 cents. Limit 3.
2-hole manual pencil sharpeners: 25 cents. Limit 3.
Office Depot 3-pack or OfficeMax 5-pack erasers: 25 cents. Limit 3.
Poly snap envelopes: 25 cents. Limit 3.
Mead Five Star 4-pocket poly folder: 99 cents
$1/2 Five Star coupon 7/6 P&G
= 49 cents each.
UP & UP 8-count mechanical pencils: 99 cents
$1.50/3 printable coupon on Target.com
= 49 cents each.
Elmer’s 6-pack glue sticks: 99 cents. That’s 16.5 cents each.
Lexar 16GB USB drives: $7.
8-pack No. 2 pencils, 70-sheet notebooks or 2-pocket paper portfolios: 10 cents each after $5 minimum purchase.
24-count Rose Art crayons: 50 cents.
100-count index cards: 50 cents.
Plastic pencil boxes: 50 cents.
7-count eraser set: 50 cents.
2-pocket folders: 50 cents.
2-pocket folders with prongs, mini memo or composition books: 6/$1 or 19 cents each.
Wexford mini highlighters, 2-pack pink erasers and 15-pack eraser caps: 4/$1 with in-ad coupon.
Wexford flexible protractor and 100-pack index cards: 29 cents each with in-ad coupon. Limit 4.
Hydrogen peroxide (16 oz.): 3/$1 with in-ad coupon.
Elmer’s Glue (4 oz. or 2-pack stick): 49 cents with in-ad coupon. Limit 4.
Wexford 5-pack dividers, 10-pack sheet protectors: 2/$1 with in-ad coupon. Limit 4.
Plastic supplies box, single Sharpie markers, 20-pack No. 2 pencils, 80-sheet composition books or 1-inch binder: 69 cents each.
Wexford dry erase markers (4 count): 99 cents.
Fiskars 5-inch scissors or sharpener: 99 cents.
Crayola markers and colored pencils: BOGO.
Binders (1-3 inch): BOGO.
12-pack Crayola chalk, Avery Big Buff tab dividers, 70-sheet notebooks, rubberbands, keychain sharpener, jumbo book covers and pencil pouches: 47 cents each.
Select school supplies (Westcott scissors, 24-count Playskool crayons, 4 oz. school glue, Avery sheet protectors, erasers, poly or paper portfolios, poly mailers, pencil case, sharpeners, rulers, index cards and Mead composition books: Buy 1, Get 2 Free.
Rite Aid facial tissue: BOGO.
Rite Aid boxed envelopes, index cards, notebooks, pens or pencils: BOGO.
Backpacks and lunch kits: 50 percent off.
Backpacks or lunch carriers: starting at $5.99.
Harris Teeter (sales through Tuesday, 7/22):
Angel Soft facial tissue (75-165 count): $1
.50/1 7/13 RP
Kroger (sales through Tuesday, 7/22):
Twin pocket portfolios: 15 cents.
Spiral one-subject notebooks: 19 cents. Limit 10.
100-count index cards: 47 cents. Great deal.
Filler paper (150 sheets): 79 cents. Solid deal.
Crayola Classic markers (10 count): 99 cents.
$1/2 Five Star 7/6 P&G insert.
$1.50/3 Up & Up school supplies at Target (Available to print at Target.com) Note: Mine printed with an Aug. 16 expiration date so these have nice long life to them.