Dollar Tree has tons of items but knowing what to buy and what not to buy can be tricky. Find out my favorite 20 things to buy!
Top Items to buy at Dollar Tree
Are you a Dollar Tree shopper? I have been for a while, but it hasn’t always been that way. Honestly, I used to think the Dollar Tree store was just a bunch of cheap junk for $1. I wondered why people would shop there and how people could think they were getting a good deal. I used to think that, until I happened in a store one day and my eyes were opened. There actually are some great deals to be had at the Dollar Tree store.
Yes, there are definitely things that I would suggest steering away from. Not everything at the Dollar Tree store is a good deal. However, there are a bunch of great things to buy that will save you money. Make sure you also check out our Dollar Tree page for the best coupon deals you can snag each week.
If you need help figuring out what is a good deal at the Dollar Tree store and what isn’t, check out my list of my favorite 20 things to buy:
Regardless of the season, Dollar Tree always has plates, cups, tablecloths and basically every decoration imaginable for the upcoming holiday. Whether its New Year’s or Christmas or anything in between, Dollar Tree has you covered.
I cannot tell you how many times I have bought frames at Dollar Tree. They carry frames in a variety of shapes and sizes. They are a great starting point for fun home decor Pinterest projects.
Decorative glassware is also great to buy at Dollar Tree. Glass vases make such a great starting point for mantle and dining table decor.
I bought some plates and cups that we can use for outdoor picnics. They come in great colors and their plastic, so they won’t break if someone drops them on the patio.
Dollar Tree is a great place to find items for pool fun. They have pool noodles, swim goggles, water balloons and so much more!
3. Kids and Teacher supplies:
If you are a teacher or just like to have fun teaching your kids at home, Dollar Tree has a lot of basic teacher supplies. You can find decor for bulletin boards, rewards charts and stickers and more.
Before you head out on that road trip, swing into Dollar Tree for coloring and activity books for the kids. You can let them each pick a few books they like and not worry that you are over spending.
Did you know you can find drinking glasses, too? There are colored glass and stemmed glasses, short glasses and tall glass.
You can find a ton of different types of aluminum disposable pans at Dollar Tree. These are great for freezer cooking or for taking meals to others.
If you need an extra serving spoon or another spatula, the Dollar Tree is a great place to look! I hate paying a lot for these kitchen utensils and the ones I’ve gotten from Dollar Tree hold up just fine.
5. Office Supplies & Gift Bags:
Have you bought a gift bag lately? They are so expensive! You can find a variety of gift bags in various sizes, all for only $1.
Buy your office supplies at Dollar Tree and save! Items like envelopes, rubber bands and paper clips only $1 and would be much more expensive at an office supply store.
You can also find highlighters, dry erase and permanent markers at Dollar Tree. These are great for the home office, for back to school or even for a teacher’s gift basket.
Whether you are looking for white, clear or colored cutlery, Dollar Tree has it! They usually carry cutlery in seasonal colors and/or colors to match their stocked party supplies. Since packages are only $1, you pay barely $0.06 for a set of forks, spoons and knives.
I have known several people that have used inexpensive Dollar Tree items to help with wedding or other party planning. You can find clear plastic cups in all shapes and sizes and even silver plastic ware.
If you’re planning a themed birthday party for a kid, you can find a variety of options at Dollar Tree. Items are way cheaper here than at a party store.
Dollar Tree has Mylar Balloons for only $1! They will also fill them up for you. These can be pretty expensive at a party store, so buy your balloons here.
Dollar Tree has some pet care items. You can find dog and cat toys as well as some grooming tools.
Buy bread! I don’t really buy a lot of groceries at Dollar Tree, but bread is a definite yes! You can find buns and a ton of different breads – all for only $1.
What items do you like to buy from the Dollar Tree store? I am sure there are loads that I am missing!
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