Back to School with Cheerios & General Mills at Target

Do you have everything you need for the back to school season? I think we’re pretty set, but I should pick up some more snacks and even a few packs of crayons and markers.

Crayola and General Mills have joined Target to offer us the supplies we need and great savings all at the same time. It’s a great time to finish back to school shopping at Target.

Available exclusively at Target Stores during the month of August:

  • Purchase specially marked Nature Valley® Crunchy Granola Bars, Pillsbury® Toaster Strudel® Pastries, and Big G Cereal packages and you could save up to $5 on Crayola products
  • Participating Big G cereal boxes will feature a fun Crayola coloring activity on pack
  • Save on General Mills products when you purchase specially marked Crayola 64-CT Crayons

Personally, I’ll be taking advantage of the Big G cereal packages and Crayola savings. That’s two things my family uses a lot.

You can save even more money with additional couopns from There’s coupons for everything from breakfast items to yogurt to snacks. All things we’ll use for the school year. You can also find recipes and a fun 2012 “Grocery Savvy Crayola® Back To School” Sweepstakes! Enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win one of 700 Crayola® 8-count Washable Dry Erase Crayons or one of 20 Crayola® Dry-Erase Activity Centers Zany Play Edition.

To celebrate these savings and the back to school season, Target, Cheerios, and Crayola are offering you a fun prize package!

Win It!

1 lucky winner will receive a gift pack containing a $20 Target Gift Card, a box of Cheerios, and 8 ct Crayola Dry-Erase Crayons

This giveaway ends on September 3, 2012 at 11:59 pm EST.


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About the Author

Erika is a happily married mom with four energetic children. With a love for Jesus, photography, organizing, and encouraging other moms, she stays busy and definitely does not have it all together.


  1. I would love some printer ink.

  2. Valerie Carpenter says:

    I still have to buy 3 ring binders, tissues, waterproof markers, and printer ink

  3. Need to get a few notebooks

  4. My kids aren’t in school yet but I teach preschool and still need some plastic containers for storage in my classroom.

  5. Ashley Hatten says:

    Printer ink and paper

  6. We could always use more hand sanitizer. :-)

  7. Mary Happymommy says:

    I still need to buy notebooks.

  8. Bethany McKinley says:

    I go to Target at least once a week… I would get snacks, clothes, etc! : )

  9. I need a new rug for the living room.

  10. All things we’ll use for the school year. Thanks for this awesome post.. I am looking forward for more great blog.

  11. I think we’re pretty set, but I should pick up some more snacks and even a few packs of crayons and markers. Thanks for the great blog.

  12. I need to buy more printer paper!

  13. I actually need to go buy those dry erase crayons–they are less messy than the markers and are great for my preschooler’s letter tracing books~

  14. I need to get a new backpack for my daughter! Hers from last year is falling apart at the seams!

  15. Lisa Brown says:

    I need a few more binders and colored pencils.

  16. Colleen Fowler says:

    I need socks still :/

  17. still need to get a calculator

  18. Need to get a few notebooks

  19. i would like to get a back pack at target

  20. Trung Nguyen says:

    I’d like to buy produce at Target

  21. Cynthia R says:

    i still need to buy some lunch supplies

  22. Stephanie says:

    i wanna buy some cheerios

  23. Margaret Smith says:

    I need to get them backpacks and calculators and locks.

  24. Jessie C. says:

    I still need to get lunch boxes.

  25. Tami Vollenweider says:

    Still got to get more notebooks

  26. I need to get some reams of paper and printer ink at Target.


  27. I still need to buy all of my daughters supplies.. crayons..pencils..paper..etc

  28. I would buy cat food

  29. Nicole Sender says:

    Socks and new jeans!

  30. Kathy Davis says:

    FB fan as Kathy Newsom Davis

  31. Mildred Floyd says:

    I would like to put the money toward some new slacks. I have not bought any for several years.

  32. Tiffany Kinney says:

    we still need to buy binders and notebooks.

  33. I’d get some more school supplies I could donate. There’s so many people where I live that can’t afford stuff for their kids. I live in Martinez,Ca. There’s lot of homeless people here. It’s sad but it’s even sadder when it’s in my own city. I now know what is needed and the guy running the organization picks stuff up. I won a $100 giveaway so I had so much fun buying a few things I needed but more fun buying for other people. God has blessed me and I want to share my blessing to bless others. Thanks for the giveaway!

  34. I need a new toaster oven.

  35. I used to live in Portland where there was a Target! I miss it. You would never know what you might find!! I still go once and a while when I visit the big city!!! I live in a small Oregon coastal town! Walmart is 30 miles away!! I would shop for what ever I might find!!

  36. Always need to buy clothes.

  37. adrienne warren says:

    crayons, not for the kids. Something about fall coming on and I just had to have a new box of crayons. Ahh the smell of a new box of crayons all the colors lined up like colorful little soldiers and the built in sharpener how cool is that? Found some web sites where I can print off coloring book pages now I just have to clear off space on the kitchen table.

  38. Colleen Maurina says:

    I would like to buy new toys for my grandchildren at Target!

  39. I’d like to get some new pajama pants. Target always has pretty comfy pj pants.

  40. Tracy Robertson says:

    I needed some Metamucil, a small kitchen gadget, and some granola bars at Target and bought them all there yesterday, so I don’t need a thing there at this second. But I guarantee I will need something else at Target within the next week or two!

  41. Anita Jones says:

    i still need to buy a mead primary journal for my daughter, but can’t seem to find one

  42. angela adelman says:

    I need to get some red pens…who would have thought little old red pens

  43. Sandra davis says:

    I want crayons and the learning pencils

  44. Carla Bonesteel says:

    I need a new coffee maker!!

  45. I still need to buy everything on our list- binders, notebooks, pens, pencils, cases and another backpack since the one I got at Old Navy is too small for my middle schooler! That’s what getting sick right before school starts does!!

  46. Emily Adams says:

    I would buy me some clothes or shoes at Target!

  47. My son really needs new clothes before school! He grew A LOT this summer.

  48. Raina Aiello says:

    I still need EVERYTHING!

  49. I found a top I really really like… but i may save it for school supplies

  50. We need to get a book bag

  51. Mary Williams says:

    I would love to buy a new pair of shoes!

  52. Kristin sawatzke says:

    I have not bought anything yet!

  53. School supplies

  54. Cheryl Chervitz says:

    I would like to get a blender or an electric skillet from Target.

  55. I need to buy a new lunchbox.

  56. Kristy Thiel says:

    Need more regular crayons!

  57. Cynthia C says:

    I’d like to get some Brita filters at Target.

  58. My son still needs some clothes.

  59. crystle tellerday says:

    doggy steps for my pug

  60. Clothes

  61. I need to buy highlighters, composition books, pencils, and a pencil holder

  62. Andrea Williams says:

    We still need backpacks and shoes.

  63. Linda Lansford says:

    I will buy food

  64. I’d like to get some cosmetics from Target

  65. Elizabeth J says:

    I would get some of the Target house brand (Archer?) international foods.

  66. Kathy Davis says:

    I love Target but the closest one is an hour and 30 minutes away. I would buy something for my new grandbaby who is 2 weeks old today.

  67. Maria Oller says:

    Printer ink I’m always in need!!

  68. Still need to get more notebooks

  69. Anastasia says:

    Clothes, on both counts :) They always need clothes! :)

  70. i’d like to buy some cute clothes for myself

  71. susan varney says:

    shoes for my grandson

  72. I’d like to buy my daughter the book What to Expect the First Year, she’s expecting her 1st baby next month!

  73. I’d like to get a Food Scale.

  74. Christine W says:

    My son needs new tennis shoes…would be great to get them at Target

  75. still need some clothes

  76. Stephanie Hirsch says:

    I still need to get some shoes for my kiddos!

  77. My kids are set for school, but I am saving up my Target gift cards to buy myself a bike. I am the only one in our house without one :(

  78. Michelle C says:

    My son doesn’t get his supply list until the first day of school next week, so I’m sure what I have to buy! Thanks for the chance to win!
    mrsmchappell at gmail dot com

  79. Brynn Dexter says:

    I would love to get some new dishes from target

  80. I’d get groceries :)

  81. Robyn Galloway says:

    I would like to get some baby supplies for my little one on the way!

  82. I’d love to get some new kitchen towels at target

  83. Sherry Compton says:

    I love Target…especially to stock up on toilet paper, paper towels, cleaners…

  84. I still need to find a specialty calculator
    msboatgal at

  85. Kids aren’t in school yet so I would just use the GC for clothes.

  86. Carmen S. says:

    I don’t have kids but I am a elementary school teacher, and I need to get some more pencils for my classroom, as well as a few other things. Pencils are one thing I can never have enough of!

  87. We go through a lot of elmers glue sticks. Can never have enough around here.

  88. Cheryl Abdelnour says:

    I am saving for a Keurig.

  89. moonsword says:

    I need to get socks at Target…somehow they always disappear over summertime. :)

  90. I still need to get some school clothes for my daughter.

  91. I still have to get school clothes but will wait until for a little longer and I will get them at Target!
    Thank you for the opportunity(;

  92. I still need to buy him more jeans.

  93. i’d like to get my daughter a few more shirts for school!

    annae07 at aol dot com

  94. I need to buy food eggs , milk and bread

  95. Patricia Mohl says:

    Always looking for functional clothes.

  96. New clothes.

  97. Jenny Sims says:

    My son doesn’t need much in the way of school supplies, but I’d love to stock up on supplies for the “Stuff the Bus” program the United Way runs in my city!

  98. Michele L. says:

    I need index cards and pencils

  99. I would love to get one of those pillow things for sitting for my boys! :) I have no idea what they’re called, but they’re like the back of a chair, but a pillow. :)

  100. Christy Anderson says:

    I need to stock up on snacks.

  101. Is it bad that I just love shopping for school supplies? Okay, but I guess I love the school snacks, pens, paper and composition notebooks. 😀

  102. Elizabeth B says:

    I would definitely get some holiday gifts!

  103. I need to get myself a few pair of jeans for school.

  104. Sarah Hall says:

    Notebooks, glue and lots of pencils.

  105. It’s not entirely school-related, but we need toiletries.

  106. I love colorful pens and need to get some more

  107. New Clothes for Lily

  108. Barbara Montag says:

    We have everything for back to school.
    I love buying groceries at Target.
    Thank you.

  109. I need to get some shoes!

  110. Marti Parks says:

    I would like to get some socks and tee shirts at Target.

  111. We’re good on school supplies so I’m beginning Christmas shopping! 😀

  112. Crystal F says:

    I would get my youngest daughter a couple of zip up hoodies. thank you!!

  113. Cynthia Rayne says:

    We need printer ink (for all of those papers!). And some quick breakfast foods would be terrific, too.

  114. We’d probably buy a closet organizer or groceries!

  115. I love shopping the clearance aisles at Target :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

  116. I would love to use this towards a slow cooker!

  117. Stephanie Phelps says:

    I still need to get lunch boxes

  118. I still need to buy half of the wierd stuff on the teachers list…………ziploc bags, 20 glue sticks, sticky notes, etc

  119. always need facial & toilet tissue from target!

  120. Carmen Q. says:

    I’d get toilettries

  121. I would like to stock up on some clearance items from Target. Don’t know what they would be but there always is something.

  122. School already started but I love Target’s clearance items!

  123. I’d love to buy baby stuff from Target.

  124. I need to buy a nap mat!

  125. Virginia Rowell says:

    I need to get some graph paper.

  126. Mike Davis says:

    we nee a few more notebooks, and 1 more backpack

  127. Mike Davis says:

    Mike Davis says “boosting 8/28 @ 6:49 PM”

  128. Nothing like waiting ’til last minute but I still have to get his backpack!

  129. Jessica Vaughan Gengler says:

    We homeschool and I have not bought any supplies yet since we are moving out of state next week

  130. I need to buy some lunch time snacks and some school supplies.

  131. rebecca w says:

    I need to get some closed toe shoes for my daughter

  132. susan hartman says:

    I would like to get some fall decorations from Target.

  133. I need to get extra supplies like notebooks and filler paper for when my kids run out later in the year.

  134. My daughter still needs a graphing calculator.

  135. I buy my groceries at Target.

  136. I’d like to buy some bedding for my son who will be switching from his crib to a big boy bed soon.

  137. Ann Fantom says:

    I still need to get my daughter a back to school jacket

  138. Mary Cloud says:

    I could definitely use a GC for groceries since all school supplies are bough

    annabella @ centurytel dot net

  139. I’m set for school, but I’d use it for groceries.

  140. We’ve tackled some clothes shopping. Still need to get specific supplies.
    Thanks for the chance.

  141. I need another wireless keyboard

  142. It is more like “What do I need at Target today?” LOL I will probably need to get a few things for Bryce’s birthday party next weekend.

  143. Julie Ghrist says:

    I would like to get so post-its to keep us organized :)

  144. I would get shoes and clothes at Target!

  145. we need graphing paper.

  146. Jaime Nicole says:

    I still need to get my daughter a lunch box!

  147. I need to buy printer ink and paper.

  148. I still need a few tables and pencils.

  149. I still need to get lead for mechanical pencils… My daughter uses a lot of them.

  150. Paula Tavernie says:

    I still have to get some school clothes for the little one!!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  151. I would like to get my son a laptop before he starts school.

  152. Laura Bradley says:

    my kid needs some new outfits =]

  153. Trasina McGahey says:


  154. Special snack foods for after school.


  155. My kids need a new calculator
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  156. micheal dale grim says:

    we got most of our back to school shopping done we just need a few little odds and ends yet!!!


  158. shoes are a big need item

  159. I’d like to buy some new bathroom rugs at Target!

  160. Jennifer Speed says:

    I would love to get ink from Target

  161. Angela Winesburg says:

    A new pair of sneakers

  162. We still need to pick up a few notebooks and folders.

  163. Juli Guthrie says:

    I really need to buy my kids’ some clothes. They have outgrown so much!

  164. a new winter coat

  165. I just had my first baby and now that I’m not in maternity clothes would love to buy some new apparel at Target.

  166. Amber Porter says:

    Just some unique school supplies like a special pencil or a special folder, some of my kids really get into their school supplies.

  167. Ed Nemmers says:

    I have yet to purchase scented markers!

  168. natalia ryjova says:

    my daughter needs poster boards.

  169. I would love to get a toaster oven at Target.

  170. construction paper

  171. I need to get facial cleansers and other body products.

  172. Last time I was at Target they had a lot of cool school items in the $1 bins. I refrained from buying them but I sure would with a gift card!

  173. I need a couple more notebooks.

  174. I’d use it towards getting a new pair of shoes. Thanks!

  175. I still need to get more notebooks and pens.

  176. Laurel Simmons says:

    School lunch food. lol

  177. I need to get more binders. Thanks!

  178. cassandra (rab pom) says:

    I still need to buy a calculator and highlighters!

  179. This year I need to get some welding supplies.

  180. I’d like to get some cotton bed sheets.

  181. I need to get myself some corkboards before grad school starts!!

  182. Printer ink.

  183. Love this giveaway!

  184. Brad Merrell says:

    We still need folders

  185. My kids informed me that they needed more binders and dividers (we started back on August 20th). Thank you

  186. still need some fall clothes

  187. Well, I actually do not have kids of my own. But I love to buy home decor at target!

  188. No kids in school, but could use some dog food.

  189. I love Target for home decor.
    hisprincess886 at yahoo dot com

  190. thischickwins says:

    i still want to buy some clearance tank tops

  191. I need to get some things for my daughters room.

  192. Susan Smith says:

    I still need to get a calculator

  193. We still need to get some pencils, kleenexs, and hand sanitizer!

  194. health and beauty stuff

  195. I’d love to get a new alarm clock from Target – I’m going to need it now that the school year is starting!

  196. printer ink, groceries, maybe a shirt

  197. I’ve been wanting to get some new flip-flops from Target before the summer shoes disappear for the year!

  198. Brenda Elsner says:

    I would like to get some new shoes for my kids.

  199. Teresa Thompson says:

    I would like to get some new makeup.

  200. april yedinak says:

    we always need art supplies and paper

  201. shirley zolenski says:

    I would like to get something for me at Target

  202. Cory Brown says:

    I would love to buy more workout stuff from Target! : )

  203. I would love to get some erasers for when my daughter’s does her homework

  204. I still need to get a couple of outfits for my 6 year old

  205. I’d like to get some new shoes from Target!

  206. I’d like to get some books at Target

  207. Harriett Daniel says:

    I need new underwear!

  208. Clorox wipes and tissues

  209. a new backpack
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  210. Still need a new binder!

  211. I need to buy a new printer.

  212. I would like to get new shoes!

  213. Composition books and crayons.

  214. Trisha McKee says:

    My daughter desperately needs a backpack.

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