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Michaels is having a free teacher event on July 19

Posted at 11:47 AM, Jul 18, 2019

Calling all teachers! If you still have supplies to buy before the new school year starts, you’ll want to head to Michaels on July 19 for a free teacher event.

From 2-4 p.m., the event will include a make-and-take project, refreshments, a raffle and discounts on items teachers need for their kids throughout the year. You can also meet other teachers in the community, get classroom ideas and learn about teacher benefits and services offered at Michaels.

Teachers will also get 20% off until July 20, and they can score a free tote bag filled with back-to-school products from Crayola, Expo, Sharpie, The Happy Planner and more. The tote bag is valued at $35 and is free July 19 and 20 with any $30 purchase after all discounts and coupons.

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Teachers must show an educator ID to get the discounts and bag. The offer is only available for in-store purchases or in-store pick-up for online orders. The 20% off discount is valid on all purchases, including sale merchandise.

Michaels has a ton of items in their teacher supplies category, so you will definitely be able to find plenty of options for your 20% off coupon. Items include storage, arts and craft supplies, decorations and bulk buys to save you even more money.

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After you head to Michaels for their free teacher event, you might want to hit up Target as well, as they’re offering a 15% teacher discount now through July 20.

Target’s discount includes everything from school supplies and classroom storage to food storage bags, health and wellness items like disinfecting wipes and sanitizer, and even women’s and men’s apparel, accessories and shoes.

To get the discount, just fill out a short form with your school’s name, your name, the school’s email address and your personal email address. You will then receive the coupon via email, which can be used online or in stores. The discount applies to all U.S. teachers, including those who work in day-care centers, early childhood learning centers, home schools and other places teachers work.

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Will you be heading to Michaels or Target for some teacher discounts?

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