Make the first day back at school stress-free, for parents and kids alike, with these amazing discounts on back-to-school items.

Parents, rejoice! It's that time of the year when your kiddos are heading off to school and, more importantly, they're not going to be home all day, every day, like they are during the summer. But before that (happy) occasion occurs, you've got to make sure they're ready for the school year ahead.

Yep, that's right. It's back-to-school shopping season, folks! And to make things easier, we've compiled a list of the best sales and deals that retailers -- including Amazon, Target, and Walmart, among others -- are having on school supplies, backpacks, and tech.

So start the school year off stress- and worry-free, because we've got your back!

School Supplies

From pencils and pens to notebooks and planners, glue and tape, and everything else in between, Amazon's got all of the school supplies your kid will need to be successful in the classroom. Plus, you can save up to 60 percent on back-to-school items!

Some of the school supplies at Target start at 99 cents. 99 cents! That's it. The retailer has mechanical pencils, notebooks, pens, binders, index cards, and more, all for under $5 each.

Use Target's School List Assist to make the shopping experience faster! All you've got to do is choose your preferred delivery method, select your school's list, and add the items to your cart.

Walmart has a wide selection of school supplies to choose from, all for crazy discounts! Get a 5-pack of mechanical pencils for under $2 or a ream of lined paper for no more than $3.

Find your school's supply list on Walmart's website.


Go classic or add a little character to your backpack. Amazon's got a wide variety of options to choose from that are both functional and stylish. So it's a win-win!

Like Amazon, Target's got plenty of backpack options for your kids for less than $25, including character backpacks like Star Wars, Paw Patrol, Barbie, and more.

Backpacks at Walmart start at a mere $5! And there are choices from The Little Mermaid to Descendents and everything else in between.

If you shop online and use the code: 7BIGSALE, you'll receive an extra 25 percent off so long as you spend $100 or more!

Glitter, sparkles, and more glitter! Justice has a great selection of cute backpacks that'll light up your kid's school year. Plus, they come in an array of styles like traditional, messenger, or even wheelie.

With prices starting as low as $17, there are plenty of backpacks to pick from online or in the store.


There's always some type of electronic sale happening on Amazon. Click here for all the best sales, just in time for class!

Best Buy
Through Best Buy's Student Hub, you can find an array of computers to choose from, all at reasonable prices! Simply enter the appropriate information, and they'll find the right computer for you.

Save up to 10 percent off all electronics at Microsoft's online store! Plus, students can get Office 365 for FREE.

Students can save up to $200 off a qualifying Mac and receive 20 percent off AppleCare through Apple's back-to-school sale!

Are there other back-to-school sales and deals happening that we missed in our list? Any school shopping tips? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and make this upcoming school year one to remember!