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From K to 12: Back-to-School Essentials to Ace Every Grade Level

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From K-12, check out our list of deals on the most wanted back-to-school items. Hurry because these in-demand school essentials are selling out fast, so grab yours while supplies and these deals last!

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PreK to Grade 5


Trendy (and Kid-Friendly) Bento-Style Lunch Box

Bentgo Kids Prints Leak-Proof, 5-Compartment Bento-Style Kids Lunch Box

Bentgo Kids Bento Box
Amazon

The #1 best-selling lunchbox provides ideal portion sizes for kids aged 3-7. It’s made from BPA-free, food-safe materials and is dishwasher-safe. Perfect for sending your kids to school with home-prepared meals.

Made of durable rubber with coated edges that are slide and slip-proof, it’s leak-proof with two kid-friendly latches that are easy to open and close for small hands.

The Dinosaur theme design is available in 30 different colors.

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It’s Fantastic When You’re Plastic!

Barbie Girls 4 Piece Backpack Set

Barbie school set
Amazon

We’re all living in a Barbie world. This must-have stylish Barbie girls backpack set features the Barbie girls logo. It includes a rucksack, lunch bag, pencil case, and water bottle featuring the iconic Barbie dolls posing.

The lunch bag and pencil case are insulated and made from 100% durable polyester. The water bottle is made from BPA-free plastic and features an easy flip lid.

The backpack also has a mesh drinks holder and a large, spacious compartment for carrying books.

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Slip-On Shoes Make Mornings Easier

Weestep Toddler Little Kid Boys and Girls Classic Cotton Slip-On Sneakers

Weestep slip on shoes
Amazon

Don’t let the laces fool you; this shoe features an invisible elastic band under the tongue for easy slip-on. 

This top-selling unisex shoe for toddlers and little kids is famous for its classic style. 

Made from 100 percent cotton, and natural, breathable materials, it features a rubber sole. It is lightweight and flexible for all-day comfort.

Remember, this size runs 1 size bigger than the standard US size, so choose one size smaller for a better fit.

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Super Safe Electric Pencil Sharpener

X-ACTO XLR Electric Pencil Sharpener

Electric pencil sharpener
Amazon

Stop repeated pencil breakage with this X-ACTO XLR Pencil Sharpener that prevents over-sharpening and sharpens pencils to break-resistant tips. Compatible with standard and colored pencils. 

It features a safe start motor that stops shaving when the bin is removed, and the easy-to-empty shaving spends reduce mess.

X-Acto is the #1 sharpening brand.

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The Best Tablet for Kids, Hands Down

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Tablet

Amazon Fire Tablet for kids
Amazon

This tablet has an 8-inch HD display and is suited for kids ages 3-7. It’s encased in a kid-proof case with a 2-year worry-free guarantee.

Kids can enjoy games, videos, apps, add-free books, and more. Includes a 1 year of Amazon kids + digital subscription to help kids safely learn.

Also includes parental controls to filter content, set educational goals, and enact time limits.

This Wi-Fi-enabled tablet comes with 32- or 64 GB of memory, a power adapter, a USB-C (2.0) charging cable, and a built-in rechargeable battery.

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Best back-to-school deals for Grades 6 to 12


A Styling and Functional Backpack

JanSport SuperBreak One Backpack

Jansport backpack
Amazon

There is a reason this continues to be the #1 best-selling backpack: this forever pack’s sturdy zippers and durable fabric, which is strong, abrasion-resistant, and water-repellant. 

Features one main compartment and a front utility pocket with a built-in organizer. Sized just right (for 13 years and older), it’s ultra-lightweight, functional, and looks sharp with its timeless style. Its padded shoulder straps make it comfortable to wear. Buy a pack that’s built to last.

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Is There Anything More Essential Than Binders?

Samsill Earth’s Choice, 1.5-Inch Durable D-Ring View Binder 4 Pack

Binders
Amazon

Save big on this bundle of 4 D-ring 1.5-inch binders that feature a transparent overlay with a non-glare finish and include 2 clear interior pockets for additional storage. 

Binders will not transfer ink or lift copy from materials inserted into the cover sleeve or placed inside the ring binder.

The binders are USDA certified for bio-based material and made with non-stick polypropylene that is PVC-free.

Made in the USA since 1953 using domestic and imported material.

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Shockingly Affordable Wireless Ear Buds

All-new 2023 Echo Buds

Wireless earbuds
Amazon

True wireless high fidelity at a third of the price of other noise-canceling earbuds. It also features Alexa-on-the-go, is compatible with iOS and Android, and has access to Siri and Google Assistant. Listen to music, take calls, and connect to two devices simultaneously with seamless switching. Tap controls can be customized for each individual earbud.

Delivers crisp audio with deep bass and full sound. Up to 20 hours of battery life with provided charging case and up to 2 hours with a 15-minute quick charge.

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Don’t Forget It’s Also Athletics Season…

Real Essentials 5-Pack: Men’s Dry-Fit Sweat Resistant Active Athletic Performance Shorts

Athletic shorts
Amazon

Here’s a real bargain, 5 pairs of sweat-resistant athletic shorts.

Made to stretch with 90% polyester and 10% spandex, these feature a 9-inch inseam and allow for a full range of motion.

Moisture-wicking dry fit technology will keep you cool and comfortable.

Perfect for gym class, basketball, running, soccer, or any other sport or workout.

Comes in sizes small to 3X large and 16 different 5-pack color options.

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Are You Ready for Some Chilly Evenings?

Trendy Queen Womens Half Zip Cropped Pullover Sweatshirts

Pullover hoodie
Amazon

Back-to-school means cooler weather is just around the corner. This half-zip collar Trendy Queen cropped pullover sweatshirt is all the rage with its stylish lines and features, including a hemmed thumb-slit on the sleeve to keep them in place and your hands warm.

Fleece-aligned for warmth and comfort, these relaxed-fit sweatshirts are lightweight and breathable.

Perfect match with casual sports clothing, shorts, or jeans.

Available in sizes small to X-large and comes in 17 color choices.

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