Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Top Back-to-School Buys

Every child wants to be the coolest kid in class come Back-to-School season. Luckily for parents, getting their child school supplies that reflect the latest trends doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Here is Target’s list of the top five best back-to-school buys from 99 cents to $19.99.

#1 - Knock ‘em Out Backpack

Getting noticed in the hall is easy with a Simone Legno for Target backpack. For $19.99 at Target and, this bag packs a lot of graphic style and is part of an exclusive, limited-edition collection.

#2 - Eco-Friendly Pencil Case

Eco-consciousness has gone from a trend to a way of life for many students. A Terracycle pencil case made out of Chips Ahoy packaging is just $1.00 at Target and keeps pencils and pens in their place.

# 3 - 1 GB USB + MP3

This tiny gadget with an itsy bitsy price of $9.99 will help kids take digital documents to and from school and store their favorite tunes. It is available at Target stores.

#4 - Locker Decor

A kid’s locker is her home away from home. It will be the envy of all of her friends with locker d├ęcor from Target. Pick up clip magnets ($2.49), a pencil cup ($2.99), a magnetic mirror ($2.99) and photo frame ($4.99 for 3-pack) at Target and everything will be organized in its place.

#5 - A Gotta-Have-It Notebook

Students have to take notes and they might as well look great doing it. These Dror for Target doodle composition books are just 99 cents at Target and and are a fashion statement unto themselves.

Don’t forget to check out the Target weekly circular. The Sunday, July 26 circular features back-to-school deals and steals including 50 cent book covers, pens and pencil pouches and $1.00 Mead notebooks, Elmer’s Glue and Sharpies. Guests can view it online at

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