Back to school season is in full swing, and that means back to school shopping is either on you to-do list or it's already been done. Whether you and your kids need to shop for an entire list of new school supplies or you just need to grab a few things, the good news is you don't have to spend your monthly salary. You also don't have to deal with crowds at the store.
Amazon makes it easy to find high quality, inexpensive school supplies that'll arrive in a day or two. You can search for them yourself by typing into Amazon's search bar "school supplies under (the max you want to spend)." Or we made things extra easy by rounding up the most essential school supplies that won't break the bank. They're all under $10 and will get the job done. Your kids will be excited about new school supplies no matter what they cost, because new things are always fun.
Amazon's Best School Supplies Under $10
Every middle school/high school student needs a solid 5-subject college ruled notebook. This one comes in various color options.
Ticonderoga #2 Pencils, 18-Pack - $3.79
Here are 18 classic yellow #2 pencils, pre-sharpened and ready to write.
Considering how often kids lose glue sticks, a 4-pack just makes sense. Disappearing purple glue makes glueing a little more fun than regular ol' glue.
Niutop 8-Inch Scissors, 3-Pack - $9.69
These scissors are on the sharper side, so they're best for older kids. They come in a 3-pack, which means you won't have to buy a new pair every time one goes missing.
Oxford 2-Pocket Folders, 25-Pack - $9.90
One kid probably doesn't need 25 folders, but if you have multiple kids, this pack is the way to go.
Sopito Paper Clips, 300 Pieces - $9.99
This pack of colorful clips includes binder clips in three sizes, paper clips in two sizes, and rubber bands. They come in a handy box to help keep things organized.
Multiple subjects in school require multiple binders. These binders are pretty basic, but as you probably remember from your own childhood, they can be personalized by sticking artwork or whatever in the front or back slots.
This 12-pack of chisel tip highlighters comes with six assorted colors for all your highlighting needs.
BIC Mechanical Pencils, 60-Pack - $9.99
How many times a day did you hear "Can I borrow a pencil?" as a kid, only to never get that pencil back? Well, things haven't changed. Kids still borrow pencils and still don't give them back. So, here's 60 of them to last the whole year — or at least a few months.
Paper Mate Pink Eraser, 12-Pack - $5.47
This classic pink eraser is timeless and never fails to get the job done.
Kinia Hand Sanitizer, 8-Pack - $9.95
These cutie hand sanitizer bottles come empty, but they can easily be filled with your favorite anti-bacterial option. They come in fun designs that'll hopefully remind your kids to keep those hands clean. Plus, they can be hooked onto a backpack so they don't get lost.
Mr. Pen Pencil Pouch, 2-Pack - $8.75
Pencil pouches are essential for keeping pencils, pens, erasers, etc. in one place. These have three holes to hook right into a 3-ring binder.
Magefy Pencil Pouch - $6.99
This adorable pencil pouch can hold a whole bunch of school supplies and is super helpful in keeping everything together.
Crayola Washable Markers - $5.79
If your child could use some new markers, go for the washable kind. You'll be happy you did.