Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Shopping for the New School Year!

I've been pretty quiet for most of the summer, but to be fair, I haven't been working either!

I've started shopping for the upcoming school year.  I have no budget anything outside test protocols this year so I need to acquire anything I might want to use in the cheapest way possible.  I've been following all the sales.  My deal of the week is the 1 cent folders at Office Depot.  Pretty much every week during school supply season both Office Depot and Office Max offer some crazy 1 cent and even some 5 cent deals.  There are usually some small item number limits, which has an easy work around.  Bring your teacher ID and get double the limit!  (I think you have to sign up for the teacher max-perks reward program at Office Max no signing up for things has been requested of me at Office Depot) Three trips to Office Depot and my 60 kiddo case load is covered for 60 cents plus negligible tax.

Another Item I've been collecting this summer are cheap plastic pencil boxes (Depending on color the one's I've got were .47 to .57 at Walmart and .99 at Target).  I've currently obtained 9, but am ultimately going for 12-15.  They are going to be used as an organizational tool for the numerous decks of therapy cards I've created or printed from all my fellow bloggers.  I'm planning on featuring it in a future post toward the end of the month.

What's your deal of the week?


  1. Dollar Tree had sight word cards, synonyms, antonyms and homonyms cards for $1. Lots of ideas could go with those!

  2. I found crates at Walmart for $1 that I'm going to use for books & toy storage in my speech room.