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The Idea Store has a bunch of school supplies

Most area K-12 schools are starting up this week, Parkland and U of I classes start next week, and the big box stores have been packed with school supply shoppers. Don’t forget that The Idea Store is a great place to get some of the items on your list, or even get some extra stuff so teachers can have replacement items on hand. Pencils disappear, crayons break, markers run out…it’s always good to have more. I stopped by and found a variety of basics:

A plastic bin filled with sharpened yellow number two pencils. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

Black and white composition books are stacked upright in a wooden box. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

A bin filled with all different types of pens. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

A white metal shelf holds a row of large binders of all different colors. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

A set of metal shelves with a row of spiral bound notebooks on the top shelf and a row of two pocket folders on the bottom shelf. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

A collection of different colored gel pens. Photo by Julie McClure.Photo by Julie McClure.

Okay gel pens aren’t a “basic”, but who doesn’t love gel pens?

Top photo by Julie McClure.

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