Best Back to School Deals Delivered to Your Door

Written By Jeff Hindenach
Last updated November 9, 2017

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August 8, 2016

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Having too much fun this summer to get all your back to school shopping done? Can’t stand the thought of going back to the store for another back to school shopping trip? Just missing one thing on your list and don’t feel like fighting the crowds to get it? Get it on Amazon. The site is offering some amazing deals right now on the top back to school items, and if you sign up for Amazon Prime (get a free trial here), you can get it shipped to you in two days, and get the benefits of Prime, including access to a huge library of online movies and TV shows. Here are some of the top deals they are offering right now:

Amazon has amazingly collected school supply lists from schools all over the country and have uploaded them to the site, which makes finding what you need even easier. Search for your school’s supply list here.

School Supplies

It’s the most basic of supplies that your kids need, but also the most important. Everything from pencils to backpacks, Amazon is having deals on all of it right now. Here are the different categories they are focusing on:

School supplies: Pencils, paper, protractors, etc.

Storage: Backpacks, lunch boxes, etc.

Art Supplies: Paint supplies, canvases, clays, etc.

Extracurriculars: Musical instruments, camera equipment, sports equipment, etc. See the deals here.


Do your children need calculators, computers, printers or other electronics for school? Amazon is offering great deals on some of the top electronic devices. Here’s a list of what they have:

Calculators: Standard, Graphing, Scientific, etc.

Computers: Apple, PC, laptop, desktop, etc.

Tablets: Apple iPad, Android tablets, Surface tablets, etc.

Accessories: Printers, scanners, hard drives, etc.

While your college student needs a lot of the same things listed above, they also need a lot of extras for their dorm room, including sheets, cleaning supplies, storage containers and countless other items. Amazon does a good job of covering all your bases when it comes to things your college student might need. Check out their college student corner here to look for all the essentials you might need.

Also, your college student can get Amazon Prime Student for a discounted rate! Sign up here for a free trial of Amazon Prime Student.

About the Author

Jeff Hindenach

Jeff Hindenach is the co-founder of Simple. Thrifty. Living. He graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. He has a long history of financial journalism, with a background writing for newspapers such as the San Jose Mercury News and San Francisco Examiner, as well as writing on personal finance for The Huffington Post, New York Times, Business Insider, CNBC, Newsday and The Street. He believes in giving readers the tools they need to get out of debt.

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