Whether you’re a grad student, starting senior year of high school, or just shopping for your kids, there’s nothing more exciting than back-to-school shopping come fall — especially when you find cute and practical essentials that don’t break the bank.

Our one-stop shop? Target, of course! Below, we’re sharing the best items we found under $25. (P.S. Even if you’re not technically going back to school, you can still use these items in your home or office.)

Wall Pops!® Dry Erase Calendar and Cork Board Set $17.99

Getting organized is the best way to ensure a great start to the school year. This awesome set has everything you need to stay on track including a dry-erase monthly calendar, a weekly planner, and a corkboard to pin any reminders.

Room Essentials™ Stainless Steel Water Bottle $8.99

This bottle is perfect for both hot and cold beverages and couldn’t be more convenient for busy mornings. Plus, you can’t go wrong with the durable stainless steel and the chic marble print.

Room Essentials™ Lap Desk With Pillow $12.99

Perfect for anyone who prefers to work comfortably on the couch instead of at a desk, this lap desk provides a flat surface for your laptop and is easy to store and clean.

Room Essentials™ Organizer Task Lamp $18.99

This desk accessory proves that great things come in small sizes. The cute aqua blue lamp does more than light up your space as it also includes little nooks to organize your office supplies and USB ports for easy charging.

Room Essentials™ Cut Plush Bed Rest $10.49

This classic dorm room essential will never go out of style. The plush pillow supports your back and keeps you comfortable whether you’re reading, working, or watching TV.

Project 62™ Hanging File Holder $12.99

Never has a file cabinet looked this good. This gold hanging file holder is the ultimate organization accessory and is sleek enough to sit right on your desk.

Globe Electric Power Strip $12.99

If there’s one thing we always need more of, it’s outlets. This pretty pink power strip has a six-foot cord with three outlets and two USB slots.

Hearth and Hand™ With Magnolia Pencil Case $8.99

This sleek case is the perfect size for your purse or backpack. There’s a large mesh pocket to keep all of your pens and markers in place and a pouch to store sticky notes, rulers, and more.

Green Inspired™ Lined Journal Hard Cover $7.99

This journal will get your creative juices flowing. You can choose from three different hardcover variations and each notebook contains 192 pages of lined paper to last you the whole semester.

Yoobi™ Index Cards in Doodled Case $2.99

These fun index cards come with five colored dividers and sticker labels to keep your notes organized. The best part? With each purchase, the company donates one set of cards to a classroom in need.

xx, The FabFitFun Team