Friends, it's that time of year again. Back to school time. School supplies can cost a fortune unless you shop the weekly deals. July through August is the best time to take advantage of the great deals. Shop the loss leaders designed to pull you in the door. Pace yourself and begin to pick up a few items each week. This way you will ensure you get the most for the least. Here are a few of the back to school deals for the week of July 26.

Walmart * Wide Ruled Composition Books - $.25 each * Crazy Art Jumbo Crayons - $1.82 (16 ct.) * Crazy Art Pens - $6.22 (72 ct. colored) * Crazy Art Washable Markers - $.70 (11 colors) * 24 Ct. Crayola Washable Water Colors - $3.44 * 24 Ct. Crayola Colored Pens - $2.84 * Crayola Super Tip Markers - $3.16 (20 ct.) * Bic Mechanical Pencils - $1.00 * Elmer's School Glue - $.25 each (4 oz. bottle) * Stretchable Book Covers - $1.00 * 24 Pack Pencils - $1.00 * 5 Star One Subject Notebook - $2.00 * Georgia- Pacific Copy Paper - $2.50 (500 sheets) * Everyday Copy Paper - $3.00 (500 sheets) * 1 Subject Spiral Notebooks - $.15 each * Folder with Prongs - $.25 each * Crayola 24 Count Crayons - $.25 * College Ruled Filler Paper - $.75 (150 ct.) * 1" Economy Binder - $.75 each * Bic Cristal Pens 10 Pack - $1.99 (red, black or blue) * College Ruled 5 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.54 * College Ruled 3 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.38 * College Ruled 1 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.00 * Spiral 75 Ct. Page Notebook - $.15 each * 1 1/2 Inch Durable Binder - $3.78 * 1" Binder - $2.50 * Pencil Box - $.60 each * Write Dudes Wood Pencils - $1.00 (8 ct.) * Fiskar's Student Scissors - $2.97* Flexible Rulers - $.97 each * Wood Rulers - $.50 each * Elmer's Washable Glue Stick Twin Pack - $.25 * Elmer's Glue Stick - $3.88 *12 sticks) * Crazy Art 64 Count Crayons - $1.67

Friends, it's that time of year again. Back to school time. School supplies can cost a fortune unless you shop the weekly deals. July through August is the best time to take advantage of the great deals. Shop the loss leaders designed to pull you in the door. Pace yourself and begin to pick up a few items each week. This way you will ensure you get the most for the least. Here are a few of the back to school deals for the week of July 26.

Walmart * Wide Ruled Composition Books - $.25 each * Crazy Art Jumbo Crayons - $1.82 (16 ct.) * Crazy Art Pens - $6.22 (72 ct. colored) * Crazy Art Washable Markers - $.70 (11 colors) * 24 Ct. Crayola Washable Water Colors - $3.44 * 24 Ct. Crayola Colored Pens - $2.84 * Crayola Super Tip Markers - $3.16 (20 ct.) * Bic Mechanical Pencils - $1.00 * Elmer's School Glue - $.25 each (4 oz. bottle) * Stretchable Book Covers - $1.00 * 24 Pack Pencils - $1.00 * 5 Star One Subject Notebook - $2.00 * Georgia- Pacific Copy Paper - $2.50 (500 sheets) * Everyday Copy Paper - $3.00 (500 sheets) * 1 Subject Spiral Notebooks - $.15 each * Folder with Prongs - $.25 each * Crayola 24 Count Crayons - $.25 * College Ruled Filler Paper - $.75 (150 ct.) * 1" Economy Binder - $.75 each * Bic Cristal Pens 10 Pack - $1.99 (red, black or blue) * College Ruled 5 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.54 * College Ruled 3 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.38 * College Ruled 1 Subject Spiral Notebook - $1.00 * Spiral 75 Ct. Page Notebook - $.15 each * 1 1/2 Inch Durable Binder - $3.78 * 1" Binder - $2.50 * Pencil Box - $.60 each * Write Dudes Wood Pencils - $1.00 (8 ct.) * Fiskar's Student Scissors - $2.97* Flexible Rulers - $.97 each * Wood Rulers - $.50 each * Elmer's Washable Glue Stick Twin Pack - $.25 * Elmer's Glue Stick - $3.88 *12 sticks) * Crazy Art 64 Count Crayons - $1.67

Target *6 Pack Elmer's Washable Glue Sticks - $1.00 * Mead 1 Subject Poly Notebook, Composition Book or Folder - $1.00 * 12 Pack USA Gold Pencils or Retractable Eraser * Texas Instruments 30XIIS Solar Powered Scientific Calculator - $9.00 (green or black) * Dane-Elec 4GB USB Drives - $9.00 * Embark Basic Insulated Lunch Kit (includes water bottle) or Backpack with Multiple Pockets - $9.00

Office Max * Back Packs- buy any 2 back packs and get 100% back in MaxPerks bonus rewards (limit 2) * All OFFICEMAX 1 Durable Non-View Binders - buy this item and get 100% back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards (limit 3, available in red, black, and blue or green) * SHARPIE Black Fine-Point Permanent Markers, 12 Pack - buy this item and get 100% back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards. Limit 3) * All UNI-BALL 207 Gel Pens, 3 Pack - buy this item and get 100% back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards, limit 3 * Hammermill 8.5x11 Copy Plus Paper, 500 Sheets - buy this item and get 100% back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards, limit 3 * All OFFICEMAX Poly Notebooks - buy this item and get 100% back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards, limit 6 * Texas Instruments TI Plus SE Graphing Calculator - $119.99 * Schoolio 12” Flexible or Shatterproof Rulers - $.50 * Just Basics Assorted Cap Erasers, 25 ct. - $.50 * HELIX Protractor and Compass Set - $1.00 * PRANG Paint Set, 8-Pan or Fine Line Markers, 8 ct. - $2.00 * PENTEL WOW Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 5 Pack - $2.00 * OFFICEMAX 8.5x11 Inkjet or Laser Paper, 500 Sheet Ream - $5.00 * All Sharpie Permanent Markers, 5 Pack - buy 1 get 1 free * All BIC Pens, Pencils, Highlighters or Wite-Out Correction Tape - buy 1 get 1 free * All (IN) PLACE Heavy Duty Binders or Mead Five Star Reinforced Filler Paper - buy 2 get 1 free * OFFICEMAX or Elmers Glue Sticks - 2 for $3.00 * Select Scholio or WESTCOTT 5” Scissors - 2 for $4.00 * Select POST-IT Flags - 2 for $5.00 * BOOKSOX - buy 1, get 1 50% off * All AVERY Note tabs - buy 1 get 1 50% off * OFFICEMAX Insertable or Write -On Dividers, 5 or 8 Tab - buy 1 get 1 50% off * OFFICEMAX Premium Folders, 2 or 4-Pocket - buy 1 get 1 50% off * OFFICEMAX Recycled Notebooks or Composition Books - buy 1 get 1 50% off

CVS/Pharmacy * Fashion Notebooks - buy 1 get 1 free * Bic Mark-It Markers 12 ct., Ultimate’s 18 ct., or Triumph Pen 2 ct. - buy 1 get 1 free * Mead Index Cards or Envelopes - buy 1 get 1 free * Georgia -Pacific Copy and Print Paper 500 Sheets - buy 1 get 1 free * All Caliber Tape - buy 1 get 1 free * Crayola Crayons 24 ct. - buy 1 get 1 free * Elmer's School Glue Sticks or Krazy Glue 1-2 ct. - buy 1 get 1 free * Bic, Pilot, Paper Mate or Expo Mechanical Pens, Pencils, or Markers - buy 1 get 1 free (asst. selection) * Paper Mate Pens 10 Packs - 2 or $1.00 * Caliber 1 Subject Notebooks - 3 for $1.00 * Lunch Carriers or Backpacks - 25% off

Walgreens * Paper Mate Mechanical Pencils 30 Pack - $.99 * Mead 5 Star Portfolio, Theme book or Notebook - buy 1 get 1 free * High Trail or Anchorage Backpacks, Urban Sport Duffel Bags, Messenger Bags or Book Totes - buy 1 get 1 free * Penway Flexible Ruler or Protractor, Poly Pencil or Index Card Case, or 2 Pocket Poly Portfolios - $.39 * Corner Office Vinyl .5-1.5 in. or Premium, 1 to 2 in. - buy 1 get 1 free Oxford Panorama, .5 to 3 in. * Pilot Easytouch Pens - $.99 (2 pack retractable fine point or 3 pack medium point) * Calculators - $2.99 (Casio basic handheld, SL300SV or Corner Office Dual Power) * Texas Instruments Scientific Calculator TI-30Xa - $9.99 * Notes or Tape - $3.99 (Highland Self Stick Notes or Scotch Sealing Tape, (1.88 in.x109 yards) * Elmer's Glue 4 oz. or 2 Pack Glue Sticks - $.59 (in store coupon, limit 3) * Penway Crayons - $.39 (in store coupon, limit 3) * Crayola Poster board - $.39 (in store coupon) * Paper Mate Profile Pen or Sharpie Markers - $.69 (in store coupon, limit 3) * Penway Memo or Mini Composition Book - $.19 (in store coupon, limit 3) * Penway Carry-All Pouch - $.59 (in store coupon) * 3M Scotch Magic Tape - Buy 1 get 1 free (in store coupon, limit 4)

Kmart * RoseArt 24 ct. Crayons - $.25 * Elmer's 4 oz. School Glue - $.25 * Paper Mate Pens - $.50 (blue, black or asst. colors, limit 4) * Pencil Boxes - $.50 * Filler Paper 150 ct. - $.50 (wide or college ruled) * RoseArt 12 ct. Colored Pencils - $.50 * 2 Pocket or 3 Prong Folder - $.15 (limit 10) * Selected Fashion or Licensed Portfolios - $.50 * Bic 24 ct. Shimmer or Colorful Barrels Mechanical Pencils - $5.99* * RoseArt 10 ct. Classic or Bold Markers - $1.50 (limit 4) * Westcott Pointed or Blunt 5-in. Scissors or 10-Piece Math Set - $1.50 (limit 4) * Fashion or Licensed Notebooks or 4-Pack Sharpie Accent Highlighters -$1.50 * Essential 300-Ct. Index Cards - $1.00 (limit 5) * Expo 4 Pack Chisel-Tip or Fine Point Markers - $2.00 (limit 4) * Pilot 2 Pack G2 Gel Pens - $2.00 (black or blue or red) * Sharpie Fine or Ultra Fine Black 2-Pack - $1.00 * Post-it 90 ct. - $1.00 * Crayola 48 ct. Crayons - $2.00

Kroger * Top Flight Filler Paper 150 Sheets - $.75 * Paper Mate Mechanical Pens - $.99 (10 ct.) * Stretchable Book Cover - 10 for $10.00 * Top Flight One Subject Notebooks- 10 for $10.00 * Crayola Colored Pencils - $1.50 (12 ct.)

Meijer * School Box - $.50 (limit 10) * 70 ct. Wirebound Notebook - $.15 (college or wide ruled, limit 30) * Elmer's 2 Pack Glue Sticks - $.25 * Expo 4 Pack Dry Erase Markers - 2 for $5.00 * Bic 24 ct. Mechanical Pencils - $4.00 * All Texas Instruments Calculators - $8.99-$119.99 * Sharpie Highlighters 2 Pack - $.99 * Post-it Super Sticky Notes - $.99 * Scotch Magic Tape - $.99

Discount Drug Mart * Paper Mate 1.2 Bold Point Ball Point Stick Pens - 4 for $1.00 (black or blue, limit 8) * A &W School Box - $.59 * A&W Colored Pencils - $.99 (12 ct.) * Portfolios - 10 for $1.00 (2 pocket or 3 prong)

Staples * Staples Multi Purpose Paper, 96 Bright, 500 Sheet - $.01 thru Wednesday(after easy rebate, limit 2 per household) * Zebra Sarasa Retractable Gel Pens 5 Pack - $.25 (after easy rebate, limit 1 per household) * Staples Hypel Pen-Style Asst Highlighters, 6 Pack - $.25 (limit 2 per household) * Really Useful Box, 0.14 liter, asst. - $.25 (limit 2 per household) * Buy Any Backpack and get 100% Back in Staples Gift Card After Easy Rebate (limit 1 rebate per household) * Staples Relay 4GB *USB Flash Drive - 49.99 * All Staples Better Binders - Buy 2 get 1 Free * All Avery Heavy Duty View Binders-Buy 2 Get 1 Free * Pentel Icy Razzle Dazzle 0.7 mm Asst, Mechanical Pencils 12 Pack - $4.99 * Staples Gel Stick Pens 36 Pack - $7.49 * Staples Slim Line Pencil Sharpener - $7.99 * Sharpie Permanent Markers 24 Pack - $9.49 (asst. colors)

I will update as I get more information. For now happy shopping!

Laurie Dixon, TheBAG Lady