There are two times of the year to save money buying clothing
for school on sale. The first one is to shop the "Back to School" sales.
The second is toward the end of the school year, when unsold clothing goes on
If you are very conservative, you may not
want to purchase your children's school clothing until after the school year
starts and your children can see what their classmates are wearing. Even
items purchased on sale are not frugal or thrift friendly if they don't want to
some frugal tips to save money on school
- Children grow out of clothing
so quickly, you can always find an abundance of good, used
the thrift stores and garage sales.
- Clothing for younger children
is easier to make than clothing for teenagers. If you can sew, pick a pattern with easy,
classic lines, have them pick the fabric, and make a few pieces of clothing for
them that will last a long time.
- Be sure and talk with your
children about their clothing preferences. Know their favorite colors.
sure that you can recognize items they will like so you feel confident buying
something for them when they are not with you. Do some "window
shopping" at the thrift store. Find out what they like and dislike about
clothing and write it down so you don't forget.