ShoppingSchool
To Top

Thrifty Stores for Back to School Shopping

Category Shopping

Don't forget to check out Goodwill and the Salvation Army stores for good buys on clothing. Stick to neutrals when buying the basics and you can expand your wardrobe.

By Linda

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

June 3, 20050 found this helpful

Goodwill also usually has office and school supplies. Especially 3 ring binders and "Trapper Keepers" . These can be relaminated cheaply with shelf liner or in your childs favorite design if they don't like the pattern on the cover. My children love the plain black or white 3 ring binders from Goodwill, and just cover them in stickers.

Yard sales are also great. We hit them all summer long. Most parents are "cleaning out" their child's unneeded or partially used school supplies after school is out.

For office supplies, watch the paper for "Going out of business" sales. Doesn't matter what kind of business. They usually have large over stocks of office supplies they haven't even thought about disposing of yet. Just be bold and ask. I got a car load of office supplies from a furniture store last year that was going out of business for $40, including a file cabinet and some older electronics like calculators and adding machines.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Parenting School ShoppingAugust 3, 2004
Guides
Shoes at a Thrift Stores
Buying Shoes at Thrift Stores
Photo of a green back and full of back to school supplies.
Green Tips for Back to School
Couple in a grocery store.
Shopping At Ethnic Food Stores
Girl Getting on the Bus to go Back to School
Preparing Kids for Going Back to School
More
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/10/12 20:21:29 in 485 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!