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So Long Summer:What was the hardest item to find on your kid's school supply list? Where did you find it?

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Asked by CafeMom Team at 2:04 PM on Sep. 6, 2010 in

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  • I haven't got the supply list yet. They start school on Wednesday. I've decided this year to wait until the list come home before we do the shopping.
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 2:05 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • My boys are grown, so no more buying for them, but I am in school. The hardest thing to find right now is a voice recorder (like a tape recorder). Everywhere I looked, they were sold out!
    MaryWolfe

    Answer by MaryWolfe at 2:06 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • haven't had trouble finding anything we needed.
    yoliplus6

    Answer by yoliplus6 at 2:06 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • lucky for me my little one is way to young for school... 20 weeks yesterday
    pinkdena

    Answer by pinkdena at 2:06 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Nothing this year, but in years past the elusive red pencil with erasers.
    SleepingBeautee

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:12 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Since we've started homeschooling I've not had a problem finding supplies except for Crayola's Model Magic - finally found it at Hobby Lobby. One year, though, we had a teacher list Prang water colors (no other brands) and while they were much better than regular water colors, they were also a lot harder to find.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 2:20 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Of course I haven't had to buy any items lately, but I used to have a problem finding those little protractors.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 2:30 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • I didn't have a hard time finding what my kids needed.
    PoisonousBlonde

    Answer by PoisonousBlonde at 2:37 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • Bright Card Stock
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 2:39 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • No school this year... I'm holding him back.. but for preschool I had trouble finding just the right backpack.. I found one online but it took awhile.
    momofonelilguy

    Answer by momofonelilguy at 2:54 PM on Sep. 6, 2010

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