The Back to School Blitz Has Begun

  1. Dollar Tree — The name says it all. You can get notebooks, pens, pencils, and even backpacks for a dollar or less. The quality varies depending on the item, but it’s the best place to save money, especially if you have a lot of children returning to school.
  2. Ocean State Job Lot — A regional store in New England, Ocean State provides back to school items like pencils and notebooks,that range between $1 — $5 dollars. Backpacks are a bit pricier costing between $7 and $15 dollars. However, you do get a more durable backpack.
  3. Staples — This retailer is an office supply giant. So of course it would also sell loads of back to school supplies. They offer good deaks. Crayons sell as low as .50 cents a box, pens, filler paper, folders, and binders with prices ranging from $1 — $ 5 dollars and backpack prices going for $ 15 — $30 dollars.
  4. Walmart — This chain carries name brand back to school supplies at rock bottom prices. Some of the items like crayons, pens, and pencils rival Dollar Tree’s prices. Some item being as low as .25 cents. Anything you need for the kids can be purchased at the retailer. Their backpack prices are for all budget levels ranging from $7 — $30 dollars.
  5. Target — Back to school at this retailer is always fun. They carry high quality, name brand items in a range of prices. I saw a box of Crayola crayons for .50 cents and a pack of black or blue ink pens for a dollar. They aso carry backpacks at various price ranges from $ 15– $ 40 dollars.

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Shirley is a poet and writer. Ms. Luke enjoys reading, fashion and travel. She is working on a manuscript of her poems and an essay collection.

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Shirley Jones Luke

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Shirley is a poet and writer. Ms. Luke enjoys reading, fashion and travel. She is working on a manuscript of her poems and an essay collection.

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