School Supplies

You Might As Well Add Mousetraps, Personal Fans To School Supplies List

Lizanne Foster | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Lizanne Foster

Thirty years ago, school supply lists were quite short, perhaps just two items: pencil crayons and a geometry set. But for a number of years now, the lists have become very long and often include two types of paper: photocopying and toilet. How did we get to this point?

Teachers Are Paying For Their Own School Supplies

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada Parents

And it can get pretty costly.

How to Stay on Brand and in Budget for Back-to-School Must-Haves

Andrea Stairs | Posted 09.05.2016 | Canada Parents
Andrea Stairs

Working for a major e-commerce player for 10 years, I've become an online shopping expert. It's easy to find a variety of back-to-school must-haves online with different price tags; here are three examples that will help you balance your kid's wish lists with your budget.

40 School Supplies That Will Make You Want To Go Back To Class

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Living

If there’s one thing that can lessen the sting that comes along with the end of summer, it has to be a stack of gorgeous school supplies just waitin...

15 School Supplies That Never Used To Exist

The Huffington Post Canada | Thien Hyunh | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living

It’s time to gear up for back to school, but kids can still sing the famous rhyme, “No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers with dirty lo...

Going Back To School Is Expensive. Demand A Discount.

CP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO — There are a lot of things Basma Hakem wished she had done to save money when she first moved away from home to attend university. "I ha...

10 Back-to-Campus Essentials for September

Jenna Em | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

What do you really need for a successful year of college or university, aside from enthusiasm, smarts and inspiration? Text books are an obvious answer, but there are some important basics and creature comforts that should not be overlooked. Read below to see 10 back-to-campus essentials for September!

Essential School Items: Then And Now

Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Living

Remember how fun it was to stock up on school supplies when September hit? We'd cram our backpacks full of pencils, erasers, notebooks and brand-new s...

8 Fun Do-It-Yourself School Supply Decorations

Posted 08.22.2013 | Canada Living

It's not always easy to get the kids excited about going back to school, but inviting them to decorate their own super cool, personalized school suppl...

28 Classic School Supplies We Miss

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Living

With back to school around the corner, but we can easily say kids these days don't know what they're missing out on. As schools get more and more ...

16 Back To School Must-Haves

The Huffington Post Canada | Thien Huynh | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Living

August is when back-to-school anxiety starts to heat up…for moms and dads at least. Now’s the time to shop for pencils and search for books, to ke...

'Tis The Season For A Cellphone Sales Bonanza

CP | LuAnn LaSalle | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Business

Students are hooking up more and more with wireless companies in the back-to-school season, making this period a key time for buying cellphones. N...

SavvyMom's Ultimate Back to School Checklist

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Moms everywhere -- it's back to school time! Here's a little checklist for everyone to review. It's not supposed to make you feel like you have more to do -- it will hopefully reassure you that you've got most things nailed. There are just a few things you need for day one, some ideas to ease your child into a new environment and some handy mom items.

Get Kids Pumped For School With Fun, Awesome Supplies

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Living

Like shopping for a fall wardrobe to stave off the sadness of summer's end, getting really great school supplies can help get kids pumped for heading ...

More Money To Be Spent On Back-To-School This Year, Say Experts

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - With the start of classes mere weeks away, the scramble to stock up on everything from laptops to shoes is on.But analysts predict that back...