I really don’t like spending money I don’t have to, and many of us are on a tight budget, so here is a list of things you should be able to get from dollar stores for around $1.

Dollar Store Prep Items

  • lotion
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • nail clippers
  • hair ties/clips
  • toothpaste*
  • toothbrushes*
  • floss
  • deodorant
  • shaving cream
  • razors*
  • foot powder
  • baby powder
  • soap
  • hand sanitizer
  • socks
  • underwear
  • buckets
  • freezer tape
  • sample size detergents
  • aluminum foil
  • sponges
  • scrub brushes
  • emergency candles
  • gallons of water
  • juice
  • paper & pens
  • duct tape
  • regular tape
  • treats for kids
  • scissors
  • lighters
  • household cleaners
  • toilet paper
  • paper towels
  • q tips
  • can of nuts
  • chapstick
  • sun screen
  • bug spray
  • vinegar
  • candy tt
  • paper towels


If you have any other ideas, leave a comment and share them with us! I would love to know what you think.