The best back-to-school deals this Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2022 is finally here, with sitewide savings for Prime members on popular categories ranging from mattresses and pet products to tech and fitness gear. And whether you’re looking for a new college laptop or writing utensils to fill a pencil case, Amazon is offering notable discounts on backpacks, calculators, pens and more during the sale.

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Prime Day’s history dates back to 2015 – and after seven years it’s grown so much that other retailers like Target and Bed Bath & Beyond are now running their own counter sales. To help you make the most of the pop-up shopping holiday, we’ve compiled some of the best Prime Day back-to-school deals and sales live on Amazon, plus other notable counter sales offers at other retailers. . And be sure to tune in to our Prime Day live coverage – we’ll highlight flash deals and share some of our favorite deals throughout the day.

The best Prime Day deals for back to school

Below, we share the best Prime Day back-to-school deals based on our coverage and previous reports. To ensure the quality of every transaction, we manage transactions through price tracking tools such as CamelCamelCamel and Honey — each product is at its lowest price for at least three months.

When shopping for back-to-school supplies, remember that many retailers are offering discounts exclusive to students, especially as we get closer to fall. For example, Amazon offers a First student membership for $69 per year (plus a six-month free trial) and students with a Target Circle Account can get 20% off single purchase from July 3 to September 3.

Best Prime Day deals on school supplies

Rotring retractable mechanical pencil

  • Average rating of 4.7 stars from 2,935 reviews on Amazon

This 0.5 millimeter mechanical pencil has a non-slip metal grip to help maintain a firm grip while writing, Rotring says. The lead and sleeve retract when the pencil is not in use, and it has a clip on the side so you can slip the pencil over a page or notebook cover for storage.

Rocketbook Fusion

  • Lowest price ever
  • Average rating of 4.5 stars from 44,262 reviews on Amazon

We previously recommended Rocketbook products in our roundup of top-rated planners, and this model offers similar features, like reusable synthetic paper pages that can be wiped clean. Available in executive or letter size, the Fusion has 42 pages with seven different page styles for taking notes, planning, setting goals, and organizing lists. The notebook comes with a Pilot Frixion pen and one microfiber cloth.

Five Star Spiral College Ruled Notebooks, Pack of 6

  • Average rating of 4.8 stars from 2,835 reviews on Amazon

Each spiral-bound notebook in this set of six contains 100 double-sided lined sheets. Notebooks come with a built-in 2-pocket divider to hold loose paper, envelopes or sticky notes. The sheets are also perforated, so it’s easy to tear them if needed.

Five Star 4-Pocket File Folders, 6-Pack

  • Average rating of 4.7 stars from 8,923 reviews on Amazon

These folders come with two horizontal and two vertical pockets to hold the paper in place. They come in a multicolored set of two and have a 3-hole punch so you can clip them into notebooks. The folders can hold 8.5 inch by 11 inch papers and there are periodic table, ruler and conversion charts printed on the pockets.

Paper Mate InkJoy Pens, Pack of 20

  • Average rating of 4.8 stars from 55,644 reviews on Amazon

The Paper Mate 20-pack is available in every color of the rainbow. The pens’ ink dries quickly to prevent smudging, the brand said, and each pen has a pointed 0.7 millimeter tip. The pens are also designed with an ergonomic grip.

Best Prime Day back-to-school deals

Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 Android Tablet

  • Lowest price ever
  • Average rating of 4.6 stars from 3,743 reviews on Amazon

We previously recommended Samsung tablets in our roundup of iPad alternatives. This branded option features a 10.5-inch LCD touchscreen and comes in 32, 64, or 128GB options. Its battery lasts several hours, depending on the brand, and charges with a USB-C cable. And if you have other Galaxy devices, you can share files and other information between them.

Sony WH-1000XM4 Premium Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

  • Lowest price ever
  • Average rating of 4.7 stars from 31,068 reviews on Amazon

Some students need quiet to study, which noise canceling headphones like these provide even in a busy library or home. Sony’s hanging earbuds offer 30 hours of battery life and come equipped with fast charging – the brand says you can get five hours of use if you charge them for 10 minutes. The headphones have touch controls for pausing music, answering calls or controlling volume, and they respond to voice commands.

Texas Instruments TI-30XIIS Scientific Calculator

  • Average rating of 4.7 stars from 25,977 reviews on Amazon

This battery-powered calculator has a two-line display to show you the calculations and the result at the same time. The brand said it can perform one- and two-variable statistical calculations, as well as three angle modes, scientific modes, and Falsetation engineering modes. To keep the battery that comes with this calculator fully charged, the device also uses the sun as a power source.

Best Prime Day deals on backpacks and lunch boxes

AmazonBasics Laptop Backpack

  • Average rating of 4.6 stars from 16,204 reviews on Amazon

If you carry a laptop to school every day, it might be useful to buy a backpack with a dedicated compartment, like this one from AmazonBasics. The backpack is suitable for laptops up to 17 inches, according to Amazon. You can store the laptop in the bag’s padded sleeve and use the many other compartments to store chargers, laptops and more. The backpack is also constructed with mesh water bottle pockets on the sides.

Adidas Santiago Insulated Lunch Bag

  • Lowest price ever
  • Average rating of 4.8 stars from 2,934 reviews on Amazon

Experts we spoke to previously recommended buying an insulated lunch box for packing meals or snacks. The Adidas Santiago lunch bag is designed with a lining in the main pocket to keep food fresh during the day. It has a small zippered pocket on the front for storing towels or utensils and there is a mesh pocket on the back of the bag for even more storage.

The Best Prime Day Back-to-School Sellers on Amazon

Here are the best back-to-school Prime Day sales on Amazon right now that we think you’ll want to know about.

  1. Up to 75% off Sharpie, Elmer’s and more
  2. Up to 68% off Rubbermaid, rotring and more
  3. Up to 54% off Sony headphones
  4. Up to 52% off Notebooks, folders and more Five Star
  5. Up to 52% off EXPO, X-Acto, Paper Mate, etc.
  6. Up to 50% off Kindle e-readers
  7. Up to 50% off back to school children’s fashion from Amazon brands
  8. Up to 49% off Pilot Pens writing supplies
  9. Up to 48% off Rocketbook Fusion Laptops and Cloud Boards
  10. Up to 46% off Oxford and Pendaflex office supplies
  11. Up to 46% off Scotch school and office supplies
  12. Up to 45% off Osmo learning toys and more
  13. Up to 40% off Hand2Mind social and emotional learning games
  14. Up to 39% off Dimex office products
  15. Up to 39% off on “off to college” fashion from Amazon brands
  16. Up to 38% off Fiskars craft and office supplies
  17. Up to 30% off Post-it Office Products
  18. Up to 25% off learning advantage
  19. Up to 23% off Vornado fans and other products
  20. Up to $202 off 3M keyboard trays and office products

The best Prime Day back-to-school sales at other retailers

In addition to Amazon, the following retailers are offering back-to-school Prime Day sales that we recommend.

  1. walmart: Up to 75% off on a selection school supplies and up to 50% off select technology
  2. JC Penney: Up to 40% off and an additional 35% off select dorm bedding, bath and other essentials during the Dorm Flash Sale with code DORMBED until July 13
  3. Michael’s: 30% discount happy planners and 20% off regular priced purchases with code 22MADEBYYOU until July 16
  4. Target: 30% reduction on a selection school supplies, art kits and Office supplies during the Deal Days event until July 13
  5. best buy: Save up to $400 on select Dell Computers and find others Back to school offers until July 17

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