Toys ‘R Us Back to School Sale: crayons, lunch kits, backpacks, and more!

Toys ‘R Us is having some great deals on school supplies this week, especially Crayola items!

Get Crayola crayons (24 ct) for $.25 each!  You must buy 4 boxes to get this price!  If your store is sold out, you can also price match at Walmart or Target.

They also have deals on these Crayola items:

  • Crayola pointed tip scissors – $1
  • Crayola colored pencils (12 ct) – $1
  • Beginning Alphabet & Numbers pad – $1

You can also get a free lunch kit (9.99 value) with the purchase of any backpack priced at $12.99 or more! I do this deal every year with my kids and just went earlier this week with my kids so they could pick out their backpacks and lunch kits!

You can see the full ad here–> Toys ‘R Us back to school sale

This sale runs through 8/4/2012 and these offers are available in store only.

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Totsy Back to School Sale PLUS free shipping offer!

Back to School time is just around the corner!  Are you ready?  Totsy wants to help families stock up on quality clothing and back to school gear without busting their budget!  They have kicked off a Back to School Sale and you can save up to 83% off on all the items you need for your back to school shopping!  Plus, right now you can get FREE shipping when you spend $75 or more or FREE shipping if you register for Totsy and place an order within 30 days!  Forget about the crowds this year!  Get your back to school shopping done from the comfort of your home!

Here’s what you’ll find in the sale:

  • Accessories
  • Backpacks
  • Boys & Girls  clothing
  • Lunch boxes
  • Shoes

Click here to shop this sale–> Totsy Back to School Sale

Here are some of the highlights for me:

Disney Backpacks – prices start at $6!  They also have ProSport bags and messenger bags for the older kids and prices start at $8.50!

Wildkin Munch & Lunch bags for $8.13!  They have other lunch bags with prices starting at $6.25!

Get super cute rain boots for just $8!

Back to school shoes for kids are just $13!

Plus, save up to 40% off on various Levi’s brand items!

A recent Wall Street Journal article (summary only for non-subscribers) revealed that the average per child spend for 2012 Back-to-School shopping would reach a whopping $680.00!! I love that Totsy lets you get quality back to school stuff for your kids at great prices!

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Dollar General Back to School Deals for 7/15-9/30‏


There is a Back to School Dollar General ad, valid from 7/15-9/30.  Here are the top ten best deals.  Thanks to Nicole’s Nickels for these deals.

Purell Hand Sanitizer, 8 to 12 oz, Assorted varieties, On Sale for $3
$1/3 Purell Products printable
$1/1 Purell Product printable
Final Cost: As low as $2

Huggies Wipes, On Sale for $2
$1/2 Huggies Baby Wipes, exp. 8/4/12 (SS 07/08/12 R)
$0.50/1 Huggies Baby Wipes, exp. 8/4/12 (SS 07/08/12)
$0.75/1 Huggies Wipes, exp. 1/15/13 (Discover the Value of a Great Buy Booklet)
Final Cost: As low as $1.25

Ziploc Sandwich Bags, BONUS pack, Assorted counts, On Sale for $2.50
$1/2 Ziploc Bags, exp. 8/25/12 (SS 07/15/12)
Final Cost: $2 each wyb 2

Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent, 35 ct, On Sale for $2.50
$1/1 Clorox Select Cleaning Items, exp. 8/19/12 (Kroger, Your TripSaver June Specials Home Mailer)
Final Cost: $1.50

Playskool Crayons, 24 ct, On Sale for $1

Elmer’s Large Glue Stick, On Sale for $1

Notebook, 5 in x 7 in, Assorted styles, On Sale for $1

Basix Fashion Mechanical Pencils, 4 pk, On Sale for $1

Pocket Calculator, On Sale for $1

Flash Cards, 36 pk, Assorted varieties and licensed, On Sale for $1

FREEBIE ALERT: Free Papermate pens at Target!

 I LOVE this time of year because I can stock up on school supplies and office supplies for the entire year!  Right now you can get free Papermate pens at Target with a new printable Target store coupon that was released!

Click here to print your coupon–> $1 off Papermate writing instrument Target printable (sort by “Back to School”)

Here’s the breakdown on the deal at Target:

Buy Papermate pens – $1

Use $1 off Papermate writing instrument Target printable

Final Price = FREE after coupon

NOTE:  The Target coupons typically specify a limit of one per transaction.

(Thanks Thrifty and Thriving)

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Back to School Shopping Tax FREE Holidays 2012

Many states are offering Back to School Tax FREE Shopping holidays in 2012.  Here is a full list of praticipating states.  Follow the links for each state for more information.  Most states offer $100.00 in tax free clothing, $100.00 in tax free school supplies & $1,500.00 in tax free technology (computers and such) but be sure to check your specific state for information.  Some states offer better deals than others!

New Mexico (dates aren’t set yet but we assume it will be the same week as it was in 2011)
New York
North Carolina
Oklahoma (dates aren’t set yet but we assume it will be the same week as it was in 2011)
South Carolina
Vermont (Vermont will not be hosting any tax free back to school holidays this year)
Washington D.C.
West Virginia (we’ve spoken with the office of the Govenor & a date  has not been set as of yet, check back)

(Thanks Family Frugal Fun!)