This is a sponsored conversation with Dollar General. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
There’s always this hype about back to school and preparing for it around this time of year. But, things are a little different this year. There are a lot of questions on whether kids will be going virtually or actually be in the classroom.
There are so many uncertainties surrounding the school year. But, regardless of how your kids will be learning, I do know that Dollar General has everything you need for your kiddos to be prepared to have a great year.
You all know I’m all about scoring the best deals, and back to school shopping is no exception. I’ve teamed you with Dollar General to share with you some of the best finds so you can be prepared, but also save a little money!
Back To School Shopping At Dollar General
I was in the DG Store recently and was able to get so much what Aria needed for her first day. DG offers so many classroom essentials that are not only affordable, but they carry name brand supplies. I went shopping with my mom, because she’s a teacher and she was able to show her school ID and get 20% OFF!
DG is creating a safe shopping environment with sneeze guards in all stores, social distancing, some stores have the option of DG Pickup, so you can order online and grab your order from the in-store Pickup shelves and be on your way. Another great app is the DGGO. This is great for scanning items as you go, it calculates your cart total, applies your coupons and you can even pay in the app so you can skip the line…How cool is that!?
Back To School On A Budget – The Basics
These are the things every kids needs to get ready to go back to school. From backpacks to supplies. Be sure to download the DG App, because there are a ton of Digital Coupons, including an exclusive back to school one. Every day during the back-to-school season Dollar General is offering a one-time use $5 OFF $15 digital coupon good on most school supply items including backpacks. You can Double Up with these savings on Saturdays and use their $5 OFF $25 digital coupon as well…Now that’s what I’m talking about!
Backpacks – I grabbed her a new backpack. They have some fun ones, like flip-sequins, or sets that include a lunchbox, ruler and pencil pouch. Aria wanted to mix it up this year and grabbed this cute set…Best thing, it was only $10.
Supplies – pencils, markers, crayons, glue, notebooks and paper. Everything was so affordable, I found a bunch of things for $1: pencils, 2-pack erasers (Aria needs 6 so this is a great deal!), pencil box and glue.
Lunch Box – Aria is the pickiest eater, so she of course needed her own lunch box. They have several great options under $10, or this year she picked a backpack that came with a lunch box. Plus you can grab individually packed snacks like chips, Cheez-Its and fruit cups, or bulk items like chips, popcorn, pretzels and pack them in baggies. I always grab some of both! You can also grab sandwich items and juice drinks.
Safety and Classroom Supplies – Another great thing to grab here are safety items for the classroom. You can get Kleenex’s, Antibacterial wipes, hand sanitizer, gloves and masks. I found a 5-pack of masks for $10, they come in black or white.
Dollar General also has some great options for Back to School style. Aria’s cute dress and sneakers are from DG. You can also check out this post for some of the things I found last Summer for $10 or less! There are some very similar styles available this year.
How are you prepping for Back To School this year…Are your kids going virtually and will they be in the classroom?
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