Back-to-school supplies deals, July 27-Aug. 2

07/27/2014 8:00 AM

07/27/2014 1:05 AM

This Sunday starts the fourth week of school supply deals -- with prices starting at a penny. 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.

Staples:

Paper Mate Sharpwriter mechanical pencils 5-pack: $3.79 minus $3.79 Easy Rebate = FREE! Limit 1.

2-pocket paper portfolio: 15 cents.

70-sheet 1-subject notebook: 17 cents.

12-inch wood ruler: 25 cents.

4 oz. school glue: 39 cents.

100-count index cards: 48 cents.

Crayola 24-count crayons: 50 cents.

500-sheet ream of copy paper: $7.79 minus $2 in-ad coupon minus $3.80 Easy Rebate = $2. Limit 1.

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:

Paper folders: 1 cent with $5 minimum purchase. Limit 10.

6-inch protractor: 25 cents. Limit 3.

12-inch plastic ruler: 25 cents. Limit 3.

5-inch scissors: 25 cents. Limit 3.

4 oz. school glue: 25 cents. Limit 3.

3-pack or 5-pack beveled erasers: 25 cents. Limit 3.

Plastic boxes: 25 cents. Limit 3.

Target:

6-count Up & Up erasers: $1.

8-count Up & Up washable markers: $1.

Note: There are several new Target coupons on school supplies on several of the national brands, including Pilot, Sharpie, Mead, Scotch and Post It. Print them via Target.com. There is a link to coupons at the bottom of the home page.

Five Below:

8-count Dixon pencils: 2/$1.

2-count Elmers glue sticks: 2/$1.

Composition books: 2/$1.

Kmart:

150-sheet filler paper, 10-count Bic Stic pens and marble composition books: 25 cents with $5 minimum purchase.

Walgreens:

Wexford 2-pocket paper folders: 10 cents. Limit 10.

50-pack sticky notes, 280-pack page markers or wooden ruler: 6/$1 with in-ad coupon.

4 oz. school glue, 8-pack No. 2 pencils: 39 cents with in-ad coupon.

10-pack sheet protectors: 49 cents with in-ad coupon.

5-inch scissors: 49 cents with in-ad coupon.

Kleenex (85 count): 99 cents

.50/3 7/13 SS

.75/3 possible Ibotta credit

= as low as 57 cents each after coupon and Ibotta credit.

Filler paper (130 sheets): 79 cents.

Purell hand sanitizer (8 oz.): $2.99

$1 in-store booklet coupon

$1/1 7/27 SS2

= 99 cents. Good deal.

Backpacks or totes: BOGO.

Rite Aid:

Mead composition notebooks: 3/$1.98

$1 +UP Rewards on 3. Limit 4 deals.

= 33 cents each. Nice deal.

Westcott scissors, Playskool crayons 24-count, 4 oz. school glue, Mead 70-count notebook, Avery sheet protectors, Erasers, Poly or paper portfolios, sharpeners, rulers, index cards: 3/99 cents.

Lunch kits, totes and backpacks: 50 percent off.

Kroger (sales through Tuesday, 7/29):

Two-pocket portfolios: 15 cents each.

70-sheet spiral notebooks: 19 cents each.

Pencils (10 count): 49 cents.

Filler paper (150 sheets): 79 cents.

Lunch kits and backpacks: 25 percent off.

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