Some of us are bargain hunters. We search for hidden treasures and seldom pay full price. Before the economy crashed, many of our friends considered us a little strange. Now, many of them are doing exactly the same thing!
There are bargains to be had at ToysRUs, Wal-Mart and Staples stores around the Valley. Here are just a few examples:
ToysRUs: Savings on Crayola products
1. 24-count classic crayons – 4 for $1! You may want to stock up, whether an educator or a parent!
2. Blunt tip Scissors, 12-count colored pencils, 8-count large washable crayons – $1 each!
3. 8-count classic washable markers, art smock, 24-count colored pencils, 16-count large washable crayons – $2
4. 4-count finger paint, 18-count Pip-Squeaks colored pencils, 20-count Super Tips, construction paper, Wild Notes 2-subject journal – $3
5. 96-count classic crayons, Pip-Squeaks glitter glue, 18-count twistables, 3-count ta-doodles washable paint – $4
Buy any backpack for $12.99 and receive a FREE lunch kit
Wal-Mart: savings for high school and college students
1) Desks for $49 and up, and desk chairs for $19.99 and up!
2) Bookshelves for $20 and up for dorm rooms
3) Amazing selection of backpacks for $9 and $17!
4) Huge selection of laptops for under $500 (and up)!
Staples: Great Back to School Savings! Binders, Backpacks, Computers, Calculators and More.
1) 1″ binders for $0.59 – $2 and tab dividers for $0.59!
2) Buy any ream of paper, get 100% back in Staples rewards! (like getting a ream free)
3) $1 items: Gold paper clips, 3-pkg glue sticks, 5-pack fine ballpoint pens, dry erase markers and board eraser, Stretch pencil box, 3-pack pink erasers, 2-pack dry correction fluid, Kodak premium 4×6 photo paper, gloss, 100 pkg (after rebate)
4) $2 items: 3-pkg mechanical pencils, Pilot FriXion erasable gel pens 3-pkg, Energel retractable medium gel pens (black, 3-pkg), 5-pkg adjustable dividers, Avery note tabs, FriXion erasable highlighters (3-pkg), 8 1/2 x 11 dry erasable board, Expo dry erase board cleaner, pencil pouches and mini pencil pouches, 1 6-litre clean box [great for storing supplies], 3-pkg of invisible tape, 125/pkg recycled security envelopes, 200-pkg assorted construction paper.