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It may only be July, but summer moves fast, and the next thing you know, you’ll be in panic mode trying to find the best gear for back to school. Thankfully, Amazon is having a surprise back-to-school sale right now so you can load up on all of the gear you need (and some awesome stuff you want), then kick back and enjoy the rest of the summer knowing that you’re fully prepared for a return to the classroom.
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From arts-and-crafts gear for school-aged kids who will be looking for help for their crafty homework projects to tech gadgets for older students and even our all-time favorite tablet for kids (now 36% off!), you can save in just about every category of product Amazon sells. And that’s a lot!
First and foremost, you’ll need something to carry all your supplies, and that’s where a backpack comes in. Jansport backpacks are back-to-school staples, and the Jansport Superbreak backpack we named among the best backpacks for school is now on sale now for $34.99, down $7.01 from its original price tag of $42. This backpack is exactly as promised: a basic, no-frills yet durable backpack that gets the job done. It’s casual in style and can carry everything from books (yep, they still use those in school!) to even oddly shaped items like lunch bags.
A pair of good earbuds is essential for high school, college and university students, in particular, and there are a number of pairs available as part of the back to school sale, including the Soundcore by Anker Liberty 2 Wireless Earbuds, which are down from $79.99 to $69.99 with an on-page coupon. Named our favorite pair of true wireless earbuds under $100, we loved this pair for its customizable fit, customizable sound and stellar battery life.
Here are all the best back-to-school deals you can shop at the Amazon sale.
The best back-to-school 2021 deals to shop at Amazon
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