Last-Minute School Supplies to Shop with Amazon's Back to School Sale

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Whether your kids are already in class or they go back to school in a few days, you still have time to get your last-minute school supplies together. Although the upcoming school year may look a bit different depending on where you are and what coronavirus restrictions you’re currently operating under, some of the classic staples in school supplies never change. Whatever learning environment kids are in this year, there are still plenty of deals to take advantage of at Amazon's Back to School Sale before classes start. 

So whether you or a loved one is headed back to the classroom in-person, or gearing up for yet another semester of remote-learning, or they're a college student looking for dorm essentials, it's time to stock up on the basics to make this year as easy and educational as possible.

From comfortable backpacks to a spill-proof lunch box to headphones for remote learning that will help you connect with your class, we’ve got you covered with back to school must-haves for the upcoming school year. 

Ahead check out ET's top picks and for must-have back to school items at Amazon's Back to School Sale

Make sure your kids are getting enough educational screen time with the Fire HD 8 Kids Pro tablet. It's designed specifically for kids ages 6–12 tand includes 1 year of Amazon Kids+.
$90 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $140)

For some college and high school students, graphing calculators are required for the curriculum. This one from Texas Instruments is highly rated and is 20% off the regular price. 
$115 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $150)


Even in the digital classroom, there's still a need for paper. 
$18 (REGULARLY $21)

Whether you're in middle school or high school, dry erase markers are a must-have for your school supply list. 
$7 (REGULARLY $14)

Make the most of locker space with this Honey-Can-Do Collapsible Locker Shelf.
$11 AT AMAZON

If you have a Minecraft fan in the house, this is the pencil topper they'll enjoy. 
$7 AT AMAZON

If you're sending your kids off to school with beverages, this Insulated Travel Mug can keep drinks at the optimal temperature from breakfast until lunch time. 
$20 (REGULARLY $29)

This pencil case is made from easy-to-clean, dirt-resistant fabric and has an inner velcro and mesh pocket to hold cards, coins or cables. The main compartment of this case can hold up to 60 slim pencils, so you’ll surely be all set with school supplies. 
$13 AT AMAZON

These chic headphones are specially designed for children six and up! With metal extenders for durability and kid-safe volume limits, these headphones are fun for the whole family. They also feature an integrated SharePort so you won’t need a splitter to listen together anymore. 
$30 AND UP AT AMAZON

This backpack features an external USB charging port and a set-in charging cable, so you can recharge your devices as you go! It’s made of durable fabric with a vegan leather trim and features six internal storage compartments to help you keep your pack organized.  
$31 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $46)

This multi-compartment lunch box is perfectly portioned out for a child’s appetite. With its leak-proof and drop-proof design, this dishwasher-safe lunch box is sure to keep any hard-working student satisfied throughout the day. 
$25

Keep your dorm room tidy with a Hanging Closet Organizer Shelves. It holds up to 30 pounds and has six drawers that can be converted into shelves. 
$40

This lunch box comes with everything you need to keep food fresh from drop off to lunch time. 
$25

This insulated lunch box is designed with maximum efficiency while still remaining sleek and compact. It has an expandable side pocket for your water bottle and inner mesh pockets to keep your lunch organized. 
$17 AT AMAZON

Ideal for students of all ages, this lightweight JanSport daypack is durable and designed to serve as a simple and straightforward storage solution for school supplies and anything else you might need to carry.   
$36 AT AMAZON

If you want to make sure your child doesn't forget their hand sanitizer, this dispenser comes in the form of a bracelet so they can't lose it. 
$3 AT AMAZON

There's never enough glue when you have a little one at school. Shop now to get this incredible deal. 
$15 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $38)

No need for a trapper keeper when you have the Five Star Zipper Binder, 2 Inch 3 Ring Binder, 6-Pocket Expanding File.
$20 AT AMAZON

Sharpie Gel Pens
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This gel pen pack comes with four black, four blue, and four red gel ink pens, all of which are made with no-bleed technology and bold colors, so your thoughts will look as clean and clear on paper as they do in your head.
$12 AT AMAZON

This cute, large capacity pencil pouch can store up to 50 pens or up to 90 pencils, and has an internal mesh pocket to store other accessories. Need less storage? The case is collapsable and easily adjusted by the zipper on the side, so it won't take up necessary space in your backpack. 
$16 AT AMAZON

You gotta look between classes. All high school students must have mirrors in their lockers. 
$16 AT AMAZON

Whether you want to make a chalkboard wall at home for distance learning or your child wants fun locker decor, this Kassa Large Chalkboard Contact Paper Roll is what you want. 
$13 AT AMAZON

This fun Spider-Man supply kit includes a stapler, staples, staple remover, hole punch, tape dispenser, tape, scissors, pencil sharpener, glitter-infused case and a pair of small, kid-safe scissors.
$11

No school supply list would be complete without crayons. The two 64-packs from Crayola have all the colors your little ones will need whether they're in a virtual learning situation or they're getting an in-person education. 
$16 AT AMAZON

Stock up on colored pencils because you'll never have enough of the good colors. 
$11 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $13)

These wireless bluetooth headphones have up to 15 hours of playtime and an advanced built-in microphone system. With these headphones you can swap between two connected bluetooth devices for quick and easy listening and enjoy up to a 30-foot listening range. These are the perfect pair of headphones for staying connected while remote-learning. 
$229

This Avengers-themed pencil case can turn even the most boring homework assignment into a heroic, adventure-packed task! 
$13 AT AMAZON

Having trouble staying organized? Spider-Man is here to save the day with this hero-themed binder set! This pack of four 1-inch 3-ring binders will hold up to 220 sheets of paper each.
$20

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