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Last Minute Back to School Items You Need

Most schools have already started up for the year, and others are starting very soon. If you are a procrastinator like me, you know the stress of doing all your shopping last minute. When it comes to getting everything you need, here are last-minute back to school items you need! There are still deals you can score!back to school items

Plastic Folders

If you don’t want to run out to the store to buy new folders halfway through the school year, invest in some durable plastic folders. Target has great deals on back to school supplies.

Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils

These pencils are some of the best pencils for lasting through the school year. Many pencils have led that won’t sharpen or break when used, but the Dixon Ticonderoga pencils last.

BIC pens

BIC pens are by far the most reliable pens on the market. Be sure to get blue or black for writing and red for grading.

Paper, paper, and more paper

When it comes to paper, you can never have too much. Hit the stores for great deals on notebooks and loose-leaf paper. Grab at least 6 notebooks and a few packs of paper.

Crayola Crayons

No matter what grade your kid is in, crayons always come in handy. Crayola crayons are the best when it comes to durability and color. Check your local sales flyers for back to school savings. Rite Aid is still offering deals right now on back to school supplies.

Elmer’s Glue

For projects, crafts, and school, glue is a necessity. Grab one bottle and at least 5 glue sticks to get you through the year.back to school clothes


Mornings can get pretty hectic when you are desperately searching for a matching set. Make your mornings easier by grabbing a pack of socks for each kid.


Again, underwear is a must, and as back to school starts, your kids need more than a pair of swimming trunks.

Three pairs of pants

Of course last minute shopping means you may not have time to get a full wardrobe, but you can get a few pairs of pants to hold you over.back to school shoes

Three shirts

Since the weather is warm, you can get three t-shirts or short sleeved polos to get you through for a while. FabKids has great deals on children’s clothing.

Two pairs of shorts

A couple pairs of shorts for the warmer days of school are all you need. You should be able to find some great deals on clothes for summer.

A pair of Tennis shoes

Whether your kids are old or young, a pair of tennis shoes can go with anything. Write down their size and grab a nice pair. You can customize your own Chuck Taylors over at!

Are you ready for the school year to start? Procrastination may not be your strong suite, but procrastinating can usually score you some great deals on back to school items that you need!