Prevent Overspending on School

Edited by Shalom, Lynn, Graeme, Eng

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School is near, yet you still don't have the things you need because you're out of money. Well, you really don't have to spend so much to prepare for school. In fact there many ways you can get the things you need without overspending. Let me share some ways.

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List the things you need

Common things needed

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    Bag
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    Notebook
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    Ball point pens and/or pencils
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    Crayons or markers
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    Pads of paper
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    Bond paper
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    Erasers
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Tips

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    Reuse the things that you can reuse
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    Bags, notebooks, crayons, erasers, and ball point pens and pencils are typically things you can reuse
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    But if you don't have them, you will need to buy them.
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    In buying the things you need, you should always choose the options and styles that fit your budget, but still make sure that they are of good quality.
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    Do not buy things that are not necessary
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    Use your old bag so you won't need to buy a new one
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    Redesign it if you want it to look new.
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    Recycle your old notebooks so you can use them again.
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Redesign a bag

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    Check if your old bag has any damage
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    If there is a hole, put on a patch and sew it.
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    In putting a patch make a design out of the stitches with your thread and needle.
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    If the zipper is not functioning well then you can replace it
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    Rip the zipper using a blade or cutter. You need to be careful so you won't cut the edges. Then after ripping, get a new one and sew it.
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    Decorate your bag with sequins or paint
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    Use your imagination on how you want it to be designed.
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    You now have your new bag.
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Recycle your notebook

Springed notebook

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    Carefully remove the spring of your notebook.
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    After removing it, remove those pages that are already used
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    Separate them from the pages that are still fine and are still good to be used.
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    After separating, combine the pages that are still good - you should have at least 50 to make a new notebook.
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    Make a new cover for your notebook, using a folder
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    Punch holes into it that match with the holes of the pages that you have.
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    Using a thread, join them together by putting it in and out of the hole
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    Then tie it.
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    You can draw a design on your cover and color it if you want, so it will look better.
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Stapled notebook

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    Carefully remove the staples used in the notebook.
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    Using scissors, separate the pages that are used and the ones that are not
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    Cut it properly.
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    Using a puncher, punch at least eight holes on the left side of the pages
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    Distance must be equal.
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    Now make a cover for your notebook
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    Use a folder for it. You can have it designed or plain.
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    Punch eight holes on the left side of the cover too
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    It must be equal with the pages.
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    Using a thread, join them together by putting it in and out of the holes
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    Then tie it.
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    You now have a new notebook.
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Example of recycled notebook

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Recent edits by: Graeme, Lynn, Shalom

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