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BEST Back to School Sales for 2021

Back to School sales are here! We're sharing the best places to score the hottest school supply deals for everything on your 2021 school supply list! Shop the best back to school deals at Staples, Office Depot/OfficeMax, Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and even Amazon!

Fill out the form below and get our FREE 2021 Back to School Printable Cheat Sheet! Plus, we'll be updating this sheet WEEKLY, so enter your information below, and you'll get the updated form sent out each week!

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Shopping for all the best Back to School online deals?


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We're Sharing the Best Back to School Sales for 2021!

EEK! You're going to love our free 2021 Back to School printable Cheat Sheet!

Every week, we update our free printable with all of the basic school supply prices at Target, Walmart, Staples, OfficeMax & Office Depot. Hopefully this will make Back to School Shopping a wee bit easier for you!

While there's no guarantee on this pricing, the cheat sheet should give you a basic reference guide!

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Did you know that the average American family spends over $500 on back to school shopping? Yikes! 😱😱 The good news is that there are ways you can drastically cut those school expenses by shopping smarter!

Using the comparison cheat sheet above – OR this Back to School Deals Comparison tool that we update each week – you can be aware of which stores are running specials on the things you still need to buy.

Quickly locate all the latest back to school sales and deals we've been posting!


A Few Things to Know About Our Back to School Supplies Cheat Sheet:

  • Pricing will vary some by area. Staples, Office Depot and Office Max pricing should be fairly consistent nationwide, but Walmart and Target prices may be slightly different depending on your location.
  • The regular prices on some items at Staples and Office Depot & OfficeMax are significantly higher on a few things, however their weekly sales ads will have deeply discounted savings that are worth picking up each week.
  • Note that Target, Staples, and Office Depot/Office Max have much lower prices on their store brands that are not all included on this list. Watch for those when you shop. We based the list for the most part on name brands to make the pricing consistent at each store.
  • Since Walmart doesn’t typically offer big sales on their items (just every day low prices), my bet is the Walmart pricing should be pretty similar to what you’ll find at your local Walmart throughout the Back to School season.

Save on School Supplies at These Popular Stores

Amazon Deals

Shop all the best Amazon school supply sales & deals and have them shipped to your doorstep!

Office Depot Deals

Get your kiddos backpacks stocked up with the best Office Depot school supply sales & deals!

Staples Deals

Save on Crayola crayons, Elmer's glue, Ticonderoga pencils, and more school supplies at Staples!

Target Deals

Grab all the best weekly school supply sales and deals at Target! Save on crayons, pencils, school glue, & more.

Walgreens Deals

Find great deals on school supplies at Walgreens, including super inexpensive backpacks & more!

Walmart Deals

Wondering what the best school supply sales are this year? Head this way as we've got you covered!

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