The dollar store is not just a place to get seasonal decor and party supplies for cheap. You can take advantage of these low prices to get essential items for your day-to-day. At Dollar Tree everything’s $1, which means you don’t want to pass on the chance to shop for back-to-school essentials that will keep you on budget. You’ll be surprised by how many items you can check off your back-to-school shopping list at Dollar Tree. Here are our Flipp top five affordable back-to-school items you should add to your basket the next time you’re in-store.

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Back-to-School Essentials

Cover these basics for students at any level: composition notebooks, spiral notebooks, highlighters, and multicolored pens and pencils. For creative students, Dollar Tree carries painting and crafting supplies.

Brand Name Supplies

Shop for the brands you know and trust like Crayola, Post-It, Bic, and Sharpie. 

Lunch and Snack Containers

Back-to-school means back to packing lunches. Stock up on affordable food storage containers and plastic zipper bags to pack your snacks.

On-the-Go Snacks

Have lots of handy snacks and drinks in your pantry to easily pack your lunch boxes. Items like single-wrapped crackers, pudding cups, and fruit-flavored juice boxes are great options.

Electronic Accessories 

For young kids who easily lose or misplace their stuff, we love these affordable electronics. You can save tons of money on items like earphones, chargers, and calculators when they’re only $1!

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