Still Need Supplies? Great Places To Find Hidden Deals.

By Melissa Shrader Editor Publisher Loveland Macaroni Kid August 13, 2022

You have to get school supplies for the school year. With the cost of everything raising like the temperature outside its time to see where we can cut some cost. 

Have you ever wondered where else you can go to get supplies? There are some great deals out there if you know where to look. 

Our first choice of places to search are thrift stores.

Check out the following places for deals on a variety of supplies. It's hit and miss at some but the deals are fantastic! 

Habitat For Humanity 

Berthoud, Loveland and Fort Collins. This is one of the most consistent and reliable places to find school staples. 

CSU Surplus Property  

Fort Collins. Located on the south end of the campus on Pitkin this is a great place to find the basics and some interesting finds from computers to paper, furniture to baby items. Everything you need for school and more. 

ARC Thrift

Loveland and Fort Collins. There are some great finds for school here.


Loveland and Fort Collins you may have to search but you can find some great things too. 

Mr. Thrift


Brand Spanking used thrift 

Fort Collins

Eco Thrift 

Fort Collins 

The Village Thrift Shop 

Estes Park 

The Antique Mall 

Located between Fort Collins and Loveland There are several businesses here and they all have a some unique notebooks, plus binders etc. You have to search the whole store to find the treasures so it takes a bit more time.

Our Second choice, Discount stores 

These are reliable and consistent. They always have supplies and at a great price. 

Goode Deals 

In Loveland has great deals. However you have to watch which day you come. Their prices start at $7 for the bins and go down during the week. They are only open Thursday through Sunday. Thursday $7 bins, Friday $5 bins, Saturday $3 bins, Sunday $1 bins. It's first come first served so if you see something get it as it might not be there the next day. 

Family Dollar 

In Loveland, Fort Collins, etc. The items they carry are from $1.00 and up. 

Big Lots 

In Fort Collins, Greeley etc. 

Tuesday Mornings 

In Fort Collins, Johnstown etc.

Teachers and students alike will find great discounts and fun finds at these places.