Welcome back for week eight of The Krazy Coupon Lady’s back-to-school deals! This year, in addition to the back-to-school deals we share (and in lieu of back-to-school videos), we’re publishing this weekly post—a best-of B2S shopping list! Keep following this guide every week, and you’ll have more than enough school and office supplies to last the rest of the year! These prices are valid 8/25-8/31.

Click these links to view the full match ups of the Drugstores, Supercenters and Office Supply stores.

 

Office Depot

Slider Pencil Case $0.01

Limit 3
We’ve only seen these this cheap once last year and once this year, so if these are on your list, buy now!

 

Office Depot 2-Pocket Folders $0.01

Limit 10
We always want to pay a dime or less for these. As a plus, there isn’t a minimum purchase requirement!

 

Office Depot Beveled Erasers, 3 pk $0.25

Limit 3
We saw these 3 packs for $0.25 twice last year and 5 packs for $0.25 twice. This is the lowest price we’ve seen this year!

 

2-Hole Manual Pencil Sharpener $0.25

Limit 3
These are tied for the lowest price this year. We did see these for $0.10 on a special sale last year, but this could be the cheapest they go this season.

 

Post-It Apple Dispenser $5.00
Use $2.00/1 – Post-It Pop-Up Notes Dispenser, $5.00 or more – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $2.00/1 – Post-It Pop-Up Notes Dispenser, $5.00 or more – (scotchbrand.com)
Or $2.00/1 Post-It Dispenser, Purchase of $5.00, Limit one coupon per day from SS 8/11 (exp 9/22)
Final Price: $3.00
We’re so excited to have this deal back from Week 1! This same dispenser sells for $7.88 at Walmart. Makes a great teacher gift!

 

SanDisk 8GB Cruzer USB 2.0 Flash Drive $5.99
We always want to pay less than $1.00 per GB in flash drives. The smaller the flash drive’s GB, the more expensive per GB it is, so this is a good price for a name brand 8GB!

 

 

OfficeMax

Schoolio 4-Pocket Poly Folders $0.25

Limit 2
Poly folders are more than twice the cost of the paper counterparts, and our stock-up price is $0.30 or less for the 2-pocket, so this 4-pocket version is a steal!

 

Just Basics #2 Wood Pencils, 12 ct $0.25

Limit 2
Remember, sales vary by region, so double check your local ad before heading out!

 

Schoolio Colored Pencils, 12 ct $0.25

Limit 2
We’re excited this deal is back from last year! We look for generic or store brand colored pencils and markers to be $0.50 or less, and this is the cheapest it gets!

 

Schoolio Solid-Color Composition Book, 80 sheets $0.01

With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, excludes Max Value Items, Limit 5
Max Value items this week include all the above OfficeMax deals. We recommend using the great paper deal below to reach your $5.00 minimum purchase.

 

OfficeMax Multipurpose Paper, 500 sheets $6.99
Buy 1, Receive $6.98 in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards, Limit 2
Pay $6.99, Receive $6.98 in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards
Final Price: $0.01
MaxPerk Bonus Rewards are similar to drugstore rewards: you pay the base price out of pocket, then receive store credit to use on a future purchase. MaxPerks are issued monthly or quarterly, depending on the account type you sign up for.

 

OfficeMax Binder 3-Hole Punch Ruler $1.00
This is tied for the lowest price this year!

 

 

Rite Aid

Poly Portfolio $0.29
Compare to $0.50 at Walmart.

 

Westcott Kid Scissors $0.29
The amazing scissor price is back from two weeks ago! The cheapest price we saw last year was $0.49.

 

Sheet Protectors, 10 ct $0.29
This is the best basic sheet protector deal you’ll find! These have been on sale at this price three times this year.

 

Crayola Chalk, 12 ct $0.49
Generic brand chalkboard chalk is a stock-up price at $0.50 or less, so this brand name pack is a bargain!

 

Mead 3-Subject Notebook $0.99
We look for 3-subject notebooks to be under $1.35 each, so this is a great find!

 

3M Single Clear Medium Hook $0.99
Use $0.99/1 In-Ad Coupon, Limit one coupon per customer
Final Price: Free

 

 

Staples

Staples Lined 3×5 Index Cards, 100 ct $0.01

With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, Limit 2
This is the fourth time this year we’ve seen index cards for a penny with a $5.00 purchase! To get to the minimum threshold, check out all of the awesome paper rebate deals this week!

 

Paper 2-Pocket Folder $0.01

With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, Limit 10
Remember that you only have to meet the $5.00 minimum purchase once to cash in on all the great penny deals!

 

Staples #2 Yellow Pencils, 8 ct $0.01

With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, Limit 2
Remember, sales vary by region, so double check your local ad before heading out!

 

Staples Cap Erasers, 12 ct $0.01

With Minimum $5.00 Purchase, Limit 2
These come in handy about halfway through the school year when all the classroom pencil erasers are worn down!

 

Avery Insertable Dividers, 5 tab $0.25
Staples has had these for a quarter three times this year, and this is the first time that there isn’t a limit!

 

Bic Mechanical Pencils, 0.7 mm, 5 ct $0.50
Limit 2
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.50/2 – Bic Stationery Products, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (facebook.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Final Price: Free
We hope you still have some great Bic coupons to use this week! Mechanical pencils should be $0.05 each or less, while their wood counterparts range from $0.03 for basic to $0.07-$0.10 for Ticonderoga.

 

Crayola Classic Markers, 10 ct $0.75

Limit 2
We are jazzed to have this super low sale back from last year! This is the cheapest price we’ve seen this year.

 

Zebra Z-Grip Retractable Ballpoint Pens, 7 ct $1.00
Limit 2
Use $1.00/2 Zebra Pen Writing Instruments from SS 7/28 (exp 8/31)
Final Price: $0.50 each, when you buy 2
Stick pens are a stock-up price at $0.03 each, and retractable versions are a great price at $0.08 or less. These Zebra brand pens come in at just over $0.07 with the manufacturer coupon.

 

Staples Copy Paper, 5 ream case $24.99
Buy 1, Submit for $20.00 Easy Rebate, Limit 2
Pay $24.99, Submit for $20.00 Easy Rebate
Final Price: $4.99, or $1.00 per ream
Staples Easy Rebates are payable via mailed check or PayPal deposit. Just input your receipt information online to submit the rebate–it’s that simple!

 

Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer $2.00
Use $1.00/1 Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer, 8 oz or larger from SS 7/28 (exp 9/22)
Final Price: $1.00
Remember, Staples accepts manufacturer coupons in store, just not online. They’ll need to be applied at the end of checkout.

 

Bic Ultra Round Stick Grip Ballpoint Pens, Black Ink, 12 ct $2.49
Buy 1, Submit for $2.49 Easy Rebate, Limit 1
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.50/2 – Bic Stationery Products, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (facebook.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Pay $1.49, Submit for $2.49 Easy Rebate
Final Price: $1.00 Moneymaker

 

Bic Eraser Grips, 4 pk $1.00
Limit 2
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.50/2 – Bic Stationery Products, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (facebook.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Final Price: Free
We saw these on sale last year and with the high value coupon, they’re free this time!

 

Bic Stylus Ballpoint Pen $3.00
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.50/2 – Bic Stationery Products, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (facebook.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Final Price: $2.00
Stylus pen combos can be expensive, so this is a steal at just two bucks!

 

Hammermill Copy Paper, 500 sheets $6.99
Buy 1, Submit for $3.99 Easy Rebate, Limit 4
Use $3.00/1 – Staples Multipurpose Paper Ream, exp 8/31 – (staples.com)
Pay $3.99, Submit for $3.99 Easy Rebate
Final Price: Free
The free Hammermill paper deal strikes again! Remember to print off the coupon to make this free after the rebate.

 

Staples Photo 4″ x 6″ Gloss Paper, 60 ct $9.99
Buy 1, Submit for $6.99 Easy Rebate, Limit 4
Use $3.00/1 – Staples Multipurpose Paper Ream, exp 8/31 – (staples.com)
Pay $6.99, Submit for $6.99 Easy Rebate
Final Price: Free
This deal is back from two weeks ago! Staples Easy Rebates are so simple– just input your receipt information online to submit the rebate for a mailed check or PayPal deposit.

 

Staples Pastels 8.5″ x 11″ Colored Paper, 500 sheets $8.99
Buy 1, Submit for $5.99 Easy Rebate, Limit 4
Use $3.00/1 – Staples Multipurpose Paper Ream, exp 8/31 – (staples.com)
Pay $5.99, Submit for $5.99 Easy Rebate
Final Price: Free
Colored copy paper can cost 50% more than the white counterpart, so grab this deal while it’s hot!

 

 

Target

Uni-Ball Gel Pens, 2 ct $2.00
Use $0.50/1 Uni-Ball 2 pk or 3 pk, Limit one coupon per visit from SS 8/18 (exp 9/30)
And use $1.00/1 – Uni-Ball Pens or Pencils, limit 1 coupon or offer per guest, Target Coupon – (target.com)
Final Price: $0.50
Stick pens are a stock-up at $0.03 each, retractables at $0.08 each, and specialty pens like Uni-Ball will run around $0.25-$0.50. You can score a great deal with this coupon stack! If you don’t have a printer or a Target nearby, Walgreens has these for just $0.49 after the manufacturer coupon!

 

 

Toys R Us

Crayola Crayons, 24 ct $0.25 each, when you buy 4

Limit 8 Boxes Total
This deal is back from week 4! This is the absolute lowest price we see for Crayola.

 

All Clearance Backpacks $5.98
Hurry in for a bigger selection!

 

All Clearance Lunch Kits $3.98

 

 

Walgreens

Uni-Ball 207 Gel Pens, 2 ct $0.99
Use $0.50/1 Uni-Ball 2 pk or 3 pk, Limit one coupon per visit from SS 8/18 (exp 9/30)
Final Price: $0.49
Compare to Walmart at $2.44. This great deal is also at Target when you stack two coupons.

 

Bic Grip Pens, 8 ct $0.99
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Final Price: Free

 

Wexford 3-Subject Notebook, 120 sheets $0.99
We look for 3-subject notebooks to be under $1.35 each, so this is a great find!

 

Wexford 5-Subject Notebook, 180 sheets $1.49
This is the lowest price this year or last we’ve seen on 5-Subject notebooks! Our stock-up price is under $2.00.

 

 

Walmart

Master Lock Combination Lock $3.47
This is the lowest price we’ve seen on single combination locks for a name brand like Master Lock. Last year we did see them at Staples for $3.00 each, but the Walmart price may be the cheapest this year.

 

We haven’t seen many deals this season on disinfecting wipes. Our 6-month stock-up price is $1.00 or under per canister, but this is a great price to tide you over until a better deal comes along.

 

Kmart

RoseArt Crayons, 24 ct $0.15
Generic crayons are a good stock-up price at less than $0.20 per box, so this is really great! Crayola crayons are the lowest price at $0.25 each, which we saw once last year and twice this year (including the Toys R Us deal listed below).

 

Crayola Colored Pencils, 12 ct $0.99
These are tied for the lowest price we’ve seen this year on Crayola!

 

Bic Mark-It Assorted Markers, 8 ct $3.00
Use $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day – (coupons2.smartsource.com)
Or $1.00/1 Bic Stationery Product, Limit 4 like coupons per household per day from SS 8/4 (exp 9/15)
Final Price: $2.00
Black permanent markers are a great stock-up price at $0.25 or less, and it’s an awesome deal if you can find the same for colored versions! Target also has the 12 ct pack on price cut this week for $5.00 through 8/31.

 

Dixon #2 Wood Pencils, 10 ct $0.20

Member Price, With $5.00 In-Store Purchase, Limit 3
For standard wood pencils, we look for them to be $0.03 each or less, mechanical pencils $0.05 and Ticonderoga to be $0.07- $0.10 each.