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.
Paper Mate Sharpwriter mechanical pencils 5-pack: $3.79 minus $3.79 Easy Rebate = FREE! Limit 1.
Never miss a local story.
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.
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.
8-count Dixon pencils: 2/$1.
2-count Elmers glue sticks: 2/$1.
Composition books: 2/$1.
150-sheet filler paper, 10-count Bic Stic pens and marble composition books: 25 cents with $5 minimum purchase.
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.
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.