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19 Everyday Items You Can Get From Target To Make Sure You're Prepared Now That School Is Back In Session

These are the deals you need now that the new school year is here.

The first few weeks of the school year can seem like a lot, but they don't have to! At Target, the one-stop shopping destination for BTS deals, you not only get amazing value on cleaning, laundry, and paper products, but you also get the *best* selection — so you no longer have to sweat the small stuff this year.

Here's everything you'll want to snag now that the new school year is here:

1. A can of Microban Sanitizing Spray you'll want to have on hand since it's oh so effective at zapping (and killing) 99.9% of germs, including cold, flu, and other viruses for up to 24 hours. So high-touch areas like grubby remotes, door handles, and even soft surfaces can be free of bacteria when you're back at school.

the sanitizing spray

2. A pack of lotion-less Puffs Ultra Soft Facial Tissue you can conveniently keep in small spaces since it comes in a square box container that's desk- and counter space–friendly.

the box of tissues

3. A pack of Tide 3-in-1 Pods in a spring meadow scent, because even if the parents usually handle the washing, these make laundry day as easy as one, two, clean. Just pop a couple of them in (depending on your load size) to bring the fragrance of home with you wherever you go.

the container of Tide Pods

4. A bottle of Ultra Downy conditioner so your back-to-school 'fits can be protected from fading, stretching, and fuzzing. Plus, it works great to soften up fabrics, just in case you have a couple of those *super*-itchy sweaters.

the Downy conditioner

5. Charmin Ultra Soft Toilet Paper for those with an extra-sensitive tush who still want a cleaner-than-clean feel. A bonus? This stuff is superabsorbent so you don't have to use as much, aka you'll be getting straight A's in creating less waste this back-to-school year.

the pack of Charmin

6. A bottle of Dawn Platinum Powerwash Dish Spray to cut through grease on contact, no H2O needed! Simply spray, wipe, and rinse for sparkling clean dishes.

the bottle of Dawn Powerwash

7. A pack of heavy-duty Swiffer Duster 360 Refills because you won't believe how dusty dorm rooms can get. This works like a charm in capturing sneeze-inducing allergens, so don't be surprised the next time you hear your roommates exclaim "bless you!" for keeping areas dust-free 😉.

8. Bounty Select-A-Size Paper Towels because not all messes are created equal, and this way you can soak up any accident in a flash with more absorbency and less waste. One swipe with a sheet of this and it'll be like that ice coffee never spilled near your laptop.

the pack of Bounty

9. Tide Sport Active Plus Febreze Detergent specifically designed for folks who need an extra hand with tough, post-workout stains, plus caked-in sweat and odors. This stuff gets to work to clean, brighten, and whiten, so your back-to-school look can stay super fresh all year round.

the Tide detergent

10. A bottle of Downy Unstopables In-Wash Booster Beads that will be your holy grail for long-lasting freshness. No, seriously, these add up to 12(!) weeks of freshness to your clothes. So even if you store something away post-wash, the moment you pull it out, it'll still smell as clean as the day you washed it.

the bottle of Downy Unstopables with a model smelling a top

11. A container of Tide Free & Gentle Pods for an easy, 3-in-1 solution that cleans, removes stains, and protects your collegiate colors from fading, all the while being kind on your precious skin.

the container of Pods overlaid on an image of a mother and daughter

12. A multipack of Puffs Simple Softness Facial Tissues because allergies (especially during back-to-school season) are no joke. And when you've sat wiping your nose in what feels like a continuous, never-ending loop, you're going to want something that feels as light as a feather across your skin.

the box of Puffs simple softness

13. A Mr. Clean Magic Eraser that's like waving a magical wand (or scrubbing one) on literally any mess or spill. Think: dingy tiles in the bathroom, a splattering of spaghetti sauce, or even scuffs on your college kicks, all handled with a durable spongelike pad.

14. A two-pack of Febreze Small Spaces Air Fresheners to make living in funky odors from last night's fast food run a thing of the past. And these don't just mask smells; they eliminate *and* prevent them for up to 45 days.

the pack of two small, linen & sky fresheners

15. Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper that's woven like a washcloth to deliver results when you're handling your ~business~. This stuff is four times stronger than the bargain brands and it won't run out as fast, so you can run out to grab more TP less.

the pack of Charmin

16. Tide Plus Downy High Efficiency Detergent, which begs the question: Is there a more iconic duo? The leaders in cleaning power and softness have joined forces to create a formula that's built for long-lasting freshness and reviewers say it leaves their clothes smelling ah-mazing.

the bottle of detergent overlaid on an image of a mother and daughter

17. A box of Bounce Fabric Softener Sheets you won't want to forget to toss into your drying cycle, since these control static *and* help make your stuff look a little less wrinkled. (Because who has time to whip out the iron before class?!)

the pack of dryer sheets

18. A tub of Cascade Platinum Tablets because chances are if you're lucky enough to have a dishwasher in your college digs, you already hate the idea of a prewash. And since these blast away cooked-on messes, you'll never have to hand-scrub those plates that were used for back-to-school brunch.

19. Tide Free & Gentle High Efficiency Liquid Laundry Detergent composed of a hypoallergenic, dye- and perfume-free formula that's guaranteed to be gentle on your skin, yet will make no compromises in tackling the toughest stains on your favorite white tee.

the Tide Free & Gentle with a woman in the background doing laundry

Stock up on everything you need to make this school year a breeze (and for less than you'd expect) with Target.

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