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Where to Shop for the Best Back to School Deals

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When the kids go back to school, there’s a lot to buy. From school supplies and clothing to backpacks and haircuts, the list goes on and on. For many families, this time of year is very expensive. Being able to shop at stores that have good deals on the necessities is essential. If you’re about to take your children out shopping for the new school year, then don’t waste your time going to stores that cost too much. Try these places, which have fantastic deals online and at the store.

Discounts on Clothing


The Children’s Place has a lot of offers, including 50% off everything on the site. You can also get $10 in Place Cash for every $20 you spend, and $10 off when you first sign up. Also, all shorts are $7.99 and under, which will be great for the first few weeks back. You can also take a look at FabKids, which has $10 off as well as buy one pair, get one free. You can also get up to 50% off with a FabKids membership, or refer a friend for $10. There is also free shipping for orders online.

If your kid is a little too big for the Children’s Place, then no worries. You can still save a lot by shopping at H + M. H + M has 70% off most clothing items, as well as discounts on boy’s and girl’s denim at $9.99. Make sure you also take advantage of the free shipping!

Young ladies will also like clothes from The Elephant Pants. The site is currently having deals on summer clothing as well as 10% off other items. Young men should also check out the artsy tees from Teepublic, which start at $14.

Deals on School Supplies


Kids will need school supplies to get settled into their new classrooms or lockers. Shopping for school supplies can be rather stressful, as prices seem to be going up and up every year. We recommend making your first stop at Target, where aisle after aisle is flooded with incredibly affordable school supplies. In addition to 30% off kid’s clothing, you’ll get a $5 gift card after spending $30 on school supplies. You can also get up to 50% off with Target’s Cartwheel reward program.

Another option for budget friendly school supply shopping is, of course, Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart has unbeatable prices on pretty much everything in the store. Check the clearance rack where you can get up to 75% off, or your local store’s ad for more coupons. Try the Cyber Rollbacks for huge discounts on everything from notebooks, folders, and binders, to pencil cases, glue, highlighters, and more!

Bargains on Books


So, everything the kids need for school is taken care of, but what about outside of school? Kids need to keep up the good work when they’re home to stay on top of their grades.

To get a good deal on books, head to They have a wide selection of children’s books at competitive prices. The store itself has a ton of deals, like $5 off every $50 spent, or 2 books for $7. PromosPro also has a code so that you can get 15% off any order.

If your kid has a good progress report, you might want to consider getting him or her a little present. LostMy.Name would be the way to go. They customize books for each child to encourage them to love reading. The books are a unique and cute concept, in which the characters in the story help your child find their name, which has been “lost.” When you sign up at the site, you’ll get 15% off as well as discounts on group orders.


Kids need a lot before going back to school. Go to where you know it’s affordable so you can save as much as possible.