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Start Your Year Off Right With the Newell Brands' #BestofBacktoSchool Supplies & Giveaway!

Start Your Year Off Right With the Newell Brands' #BestofBacktoSchool Supplies &  Giveaway!

It’s that time of the year again. Summer vacation is over and the new school year is begining (or has already begun). 

Whether you're back-to-school already or still enjoying those last few days of summer, new school supplies are a must!

That’s why we’re here to help you breeze through your shopping list with our:

 Back-to-school supplies must-haves:

  • Elmer’s Disappearing Purple Liquid Glue: Elmer’s new Disappearing Purple Liquid Glue is awesome for kids as it comes out purple but dries clear! (We recommend it for kids of all ages but it’s extra perfect for those who are just learning how to glue!)

  • Elmer’s Re-Stick Glue Stick: Elmer’s Re-Stick Glue Stick is our go-to for making poster presentations and arts and crafts projects, as it is easily adjustable for up to 5 minutes. What parents love the most about it: no mess!

  • Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE Lunch: Pack your child some quick & nutritious lunches minus the mess! These are 100% leak-proof* containers that are perfectly designed for ready-to-go meals and snacks. 

*Not applicable to internal compartments created by inserts. 

  • Sharpie Clear View Highlighters: This highlighter has a unique see through tip so your child can see exactly what they’re highlighting. This makes studying for that big test a breeze!

  • Sharpie Art Pens: Their fine tip makes for picture-perfect coloring and writing, plus they come in 12 colors!

  • Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pens: Now your child can brighten up their notes with these beautiful Gel Pens which dry three times as fast as normal gel pens!

Enter our back-to-school giveaway for a chance to win your own back-to-school gift basket!

How to Enter:

1) Click here to Tweet: “Get prepared with the #BestOfBackToSchool & enter the giveaway to win your own gift basket! #entry”

2) Or, comment on this post and tell us one of your tips for making back-to-school season go smoothly.

One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive a back-to-school gift basket. Giveaway is open through September 13 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

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  • By TSReed

    Lots of lists and planning make things run smoothly.

  • By Meigan

    To make it a little smoother, I start weeks in advance with BTS shopping - clothes, shoes, school supplies. Closer to the day, I pack everything in backpacks, double-check school lists. Night before, I pack lunch, double-check backpack, check lists once again. Essentially, it's the double- and -triple-checking that makes everything go more smoothly :-)

  • By Ladygem616

    I usually look for sales throughout the year and stock up for things that are always used rather than waiting for school to start.

  • By stylinstar53

    Some of my best tips for the back-to-school from when I attended school, is to prep the night before! Nothing makes the mornings go easier than knowing everything (breakfast, lunch, supplies) are all packed and ready to go! It is a big stress reliever and lets me focus on other tasks.

  • By eason90

    Prepare lunches at night

  • By rge-rge

    make a check-list and go thru it over and over to make sure nothing is missing

  • By tmaadman

    Start ahead of time getting the kids in a normal sleep schedule. Also have them help pack their backpack.

  • By jolynn22

    I wish I had tips! My daughter is going into second grade. And while so many people in my life are suggesting buying everything online, i super like actually going into stores for things. I am *TRYING* to get her back into sleep habits. we are going to aim to do more meal/snack planning and outfit planning so we run into less "BUT I DON'T WANT TO WEAR THAT."

  • By 1Nancy

    A tip for making back to school go smoothly: make sure you mark your backpack, coat, school supplies, etc with your child's name . If an item is misplaced at school, it can be returned to your child.

  • By mrsmin

    I don't have kids so I don't have to deal with any of this, but we do donate supplies to our local districts to help offset some of the cost teachers incur.

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