Best back to school Amazon Prime Day deals

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Whether you have a youngster who is heading off to school or you are the student embarking on your college education, there are many supplies you will need to hit the classroom and crack the books. From notebooks to dorm essentials, there are numerous items that will help any student make the most of his or her educational journey.

Now is a great time to find deals on back-to-school items. Amazon Prime Day is offering great prices on much of the gear that will help make the upcoming school year a productive one. Check out our list of favorite offerings, and grab them at significant savings while supplies last!

Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens in Assorted Colors, 24 Count

Do you have a budding artist in your family who can't wait to attend art class? These colorful pens have the features that encourage creativity. With today's Prime Day savings, you get a great deal on 24 pens in nearly every color of the rainbow. The medium point felt tips make them easy to control, regardless of the type of line being drawn. The ink also has the added benefit of being water-based, so it's resistant smears and smudges during the creative process.

High Sierra Loop Backpack

Not only is this backpack built for use on the trails, it's also handy for students heading back to school. WIth tough fabric, sturdy padded straps, and lots of pockets, it's built to carry quite a collection of school gear. It also features a large compartment capable of fitting books and various devices. At just $32.29, it's 54% off the regular price -- a deal that's almost too good to pass up!

SanDisk Ultra Flair 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive

You may dread class projects, but you know these assignments are coming. That's why you will need a reliable storage device to keep your work safely saved and accessible. Not only does this SanDisk flash drive provide 128GB storage space, but it's speedy and gives you the option of password protection with the included software. We love that you can get ample storage for just $22.99, because that's an unbeatable deal compared to the usual list price of $79.99.

ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS01 11.6"

Notebooks and pens are old-school, so even youngsters need a laptop. This rugged Chromebook is perfect for the classroom and can stand up to rough handling. At just a few pounds, it's lightweight enough to throw into your bag of books without putting even more strain on your back. At just $119, it's a total steal (that's 40% off).  

Tile Mate - Key Finder

School keeps you busy, and it's easy to lose track of important items. Do you or your kids lose your keys or your phone on a regular basis? If so, owning a set of Tile Mate Key Finders, on sale for $33.73, could change your life. These are tiny Bluetooth trackers you can attach to various items that tend to get lost. When they turn up missing, use your smartphone (or someone else, or the help of other Tile Mate users) to locate the missing item. It's a beautiful answer to the age-old question, "Where did I leave my keys?"

Anker Portable Charger

 With a quality portable charger, you needn't worry about running out of juice for your device. There's a certain peace of mind that comes with that, and we've recommended several great portable chargers from Anker over the years because we believe in them. Today, we're we're happy to see the AnkerPowercore 10000 on Amazon's list of Prime Day deals. Get it for just $19.19, and you've taken a smart step toward staying connected. Owners love the fast charge speed and small, unobtrusive size of this potential lifesaver. It's a must in any backpack.

Simple Modern Summit Water Bottle

You'll want to stay hydrated as you run to and from classes. The Simple Modern Summit Water Bottle, selling at sweet discounts today, is far more durable than plastic, and you'll be doing your part to protect the environment since stainless steel is highly recyclable. You don't have to worry about harmful plastic chemicals leaching into your beverage, and you'll enjoy whatever you've got on tap -- cold or hot -- in your choice of various sizes and colors.

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