Are you ready to get back to your routine after the summer break? With the kids starting school soon, its time to make sure they are prepared for the new term. While kids look forward to shopping for new school supplies, for parents it’s an added expense. From books, uniforms, trendy school bags, stationery to lunch boxes and water bottles, there’s a bunch of stuff parents need to spend on during this time of the year. On average parents spend AED 35,000 on just school fees yearly, which is why back to school offers can be a blessing in disguise.

We round up a few back to school offers in the UAE so you can stock up everything you need without breaking your bank.

Win your school fees

  • Spend a minimum of AED 250 on the Hamleys back to school collection and get a chance to win your school fees. Get one entry into the raffle draw to win up to one term’s fees or AED 50,000 whichever is lower. This promotion is valid across all Hamleys stores in the UAE till 27 August 2016.

Scratch and win laptops

  • Get a chance to win prizes such as laptops and gift vouchers, when you shop at Sanrio stores across Dubai. Spend a minimum of AED 250 to receive one scratch card. Store locations include The Dubai Mall, Mirdif City Center, Deira City Center, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Festival City, Mercato Mall, Al Barsha Mall and Time Square Center.

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Get an Adidas sports watch

  • Shop for AED 500 or more on back to school items such as backpacks, swimwear, footwear, team kits and water bottles at Sportsone stores and get an original Adidas sports watch worth AED 325 for free. Spend AED 250 on your purchases and get a free stationery kit worth AED 85. This offer is valid till 3 September 2016.

Save on school supplies

  • Shop for school essentials at selected Lifestyle stores across Dubai and avail of the buy-three-get-one-free offer on your purchases. Lifestyle stores are located in The Dubai Mall, Reef Mall, Oasis Centre, Ibn Battuta Mall, Arabian Centre.
  • If you wish to make your back to school shopping easy, visit Shoe Mart outlets for bundle offers. Get a Puma set comprising of a pair of shoes, socks and backpack for a price of AED 299. This promotion is valid across all Shoe Mart outlets till 2 September, 2016.

[Related: Back-to-school: The 10 step guide]

Receive gift vouchers

  • Spend AED 500 or more on back to school supplies at Jashanmal stores across the UAE and receive a voucher worth AED 100. Also, get a Eastpak water bottle with your purchase when you spend AED 199 or above at Jashanmal stores.
  • Shop for school products from Kipling worth AED 500 or more and receive a gift voucher of AED 100. Store locations include The Dubai Mall, Al Ghurair Centre, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai Festival City, Mirdif City Centre, Lamcy Plaza and Deira City Centre. The offer is valid till 30 September 2016.