4th of July Sales To Help You Get a Jump Start on Back to School

4th of July is such a fun time of year. Your kids are out of school or home from college, food and fireworks abound…and everyone has a smile on their face. In the back of the minds of some moms across the U.S. though are four words: back to school shopping. It’s right around the corner.

Why not go ahead and get a jump start on that long shopping list by grabbing some items from the 4th of July sales happening this week? We’ve rounded up our favorite picks for you below!

Note: We receive compensation from purchases made through the links in this post. 

4th of July Sales To Help You Get a Jump Start on Back to School Shopping

Heading off to college, you can never have too many towels. Just trust us on this one. These Tommy Hilfiger towels are on sale for $4.99!


Your student can keep all of their tech organized & in one place with this tech portfolio case. On sale now for $20!

tech gear holder

Textbooks are crazy expensive and finding used copies or renting them can be less costly. But sometimes a student needs to get a new edition where used copies are not yet available. This weekend, save 20% on NEW textbooks at Barnes and Noble.  If your student already knows their fall courses, the may already be able to see what textbooks are required for each class.


Online retailer, Dormify is having their biggest sale of the year – July 1st-7th 20% off sitewide with code SPARKLERS

Dormify room


Projet Repat will take all your teen’s T-shirts and make them into a keepsake quilt.  Today, July4, take 40% off with this code – 4thofjuly19. 

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Amazon has launched a Happy School Year store  (for students of all ages) and a College shopping deals  site, too.

While you are on Amazon, check out the Grown and Flown Amazon store where you can find loads of our top picks on dorm supplies, gifts for teens, and college care package ideas.

Vineyard Vines has ALWAYS been a favorite place of ours to shop for our sons.  We love the fabric of their shirts and boxers and think anything from their collegiate collection would be a great gift for your college kid. Look for the 30% off specials with code JULY19.

This rug is a great way to spice up any dorm area! At 75% off and under $100, you can’t beat this deal!
area rug

Shop more great deals at Macy’s here. Many items are 25% off! 


This Cuisinart Advantage 10-Pc. Ceramic Cutlery Set is under $15 and would be a great set for your college kid to take with them if they plan to cook while at school

knife set

New shoes are a must when it comes to back to school shopping. These lace up sneakers have great reviews and are under $25!

white tennis shoes

$25 is a steal for this Google Home Mini! Your college student will love their new virtual BFF.

google home

Treat your student to new back to school clothes from Express. They currently have most everything on sale for 50% off!


It’s a given that your student will spend a good amount of time using technology. Help to protect their eyes by grabbing a pair of Quay Blue Light Blocking Glasses for 15% off!

blue light glasses

Your son is sure to be the coolest kid in the dorm with this game. We know it’s a bit odd, but we all know that the guys in the dorm will love it!

mini golf game

You can’t head back to school without near gear to carry your essentials in. Including a new backpack. Pottery Barn has many various styles on sale right now! 

Sure to create laughs for each person that walks into the dorm, we can’t resist this cool llama wall art. At $25, he will be a funny reminder of just how cool and hip your teen’s parents back home are. 
wall art

While it may be blazing hot where you are, fall and winter are right around the corner. Keep your teen warm with this hoodie for only $24!hoodie

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About Allison Lancaster

Allison Lancaster is a blogger and work at home mom. She has always had a passion for writing and after becoming a mom in 2015, decided to turn her passion into her career. Her writing has been featured on the Huffington Post, Scary Mommy and more. She resides in Tennessee with her husband, Josh and son, Levi. You can visit her blog at www.lovinglivinglancaster.com where she shares her thoughts on parenting and more.

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