Back-to-school shopping is a little confusing this year, as many parents are still waiting to find out if learning will take place in-person, at home, or with some combination of the two. But regardless of whether your kids will be learning from the classroom or the couch, certain school supplies will still be essential.
The good news if your child's school supplies list is pages long? Walmart has tons of essential back-to-school buys on sale for under $1. Yep, you read that right. From glue sticks, to scissors, to pencil sharpeners and more, you can stock up for school for less than a buck.
We've rounded up some of the best buys, below. Note, most of these products need to be ordered online and picked up curbside or in-store.
Looking for more back-to-school sales? Check out our roundup for retailers' top deals this year.
Pen + Gear Kids' Scissors, 5", Blue | $.25 at Walmart
Good news if your child tends to lose things? You can order her a dozen pairs of scissors for less than the price of your morning latte.
BIC Cristal Xtra Smooth Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 10 Count| $.97 at Walmart
Mo more running around trying to find a pen for the permission slip while the bus waits outside. For under a dollar, you can snag enough pens to stock your kid's backpack and your junk drawer.
Cra-Z-Art Washable Watercolor Paints With Brush, 8 Colors | $.97 at Walmart
This set of washable watercolors comes with its own brush. Perfect for toddlers and older kids alike.
Elmer's Disappearing Purple Washable School Glue Sticks, 2 Count | $.50 at Walmart
If you have elementary schoolers, there's a good chance glue sticks are on your class list. This classic Elmer's version is just 50 cents for a pair.
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 3" x 3", Pink, Green, Blue Pads, 1 Pack | $.97 at Walmart
It seems like we'll all probably need more reminders this year (Zoom call at 1! In-person classes tomorrow!), and Post-Its are perfect for leaving to-do
Pen + Gear 3-Subject Notebook, Wide Ruled | $.97 at Walmart
These 120-page 3-subject notebooks comes in five different color options and at 10.5 inches by 8 inches, is the perfect size for most school backpacks.