POPSUGAR Moms Back to School Back-to-School Clothes Bargains Back-to-School Cool: 6 First-Day Outfits Under $35 by Rebecca Gruber 8/09/11 6 Shares Like us on Facebook View in slideshow Dress to the nines for the first day of school without breaking the bank! From school supplies to new clothes, back-to-school shopping can take a hefty chunk out of Mama's wallet, and these days that's the last thing moms want to hear. We know the first day of school is special — filled with new friends, a new classroom, and oftentimes a new outfit — but it doesn't have to send the family to the poor house. Over the next few days, we're showing moms just how easy it is to dress a schoolyard prince and princess in a brand-new outfit at various budget levels. First up, head-to-toe outfits for under $35. Check them out! Preppy Chic What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 Lil ones can head off to school in their best country club attire without breaking the bank! For Boys Top: Children's Place Heathered Jersey Polo ($10) Shorts: Crazy 8 Belted Plaid Short ($10) Shoes: Crazy 8 Slip-On Sneaker ($15) For Girls Top: The Children's Place Lace Bird Graphic Tee ($6) Skirt: Old Navy Poplin Tie-Front Skirt ($13) Shoes: Target Mossimo Supply Co. Bliss Gladiator Flip Flops ($7) 1 / 3 Athletic Cool What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 They'll be ready for gym class and recess with these athletics-inspired outfits. For Boys Top: Target C9 by Champion Orange Training Short-Sleeve Tee ($9) Pants: Crazy 8 Athletic Active Pant ($13) Shoes: Target Pro S Percy Boys Athletic Orange ($13) For Girls Top: The Children's Place Hello Kitty Girls' Glitter Star Short-Sleeve Tee ($8) Shorts: Crazy 8 Peace Knit Short ($5) Shoes: Target Circo® Janeane Athletic Shoes - Multi Color ($20) 2 / 3 Mad For Plaid What’s Your Reaction? Thanks for your reaction Don’t forget to share this with your friends! 0 0 0 0 0 0 Plaid is all the rage for boys and girls. Paired with some dark denim, lil ones will be on top of the trends at the start of the year. For Boys Top: American Living Rylan Short Sleeve Shirt ($14) Jeans: Old Navy Boys Skinny Jeans ($12) Shoes: Old Navy Printed Canvas Slip-Ons ($10) For Girls Top: Crazy 8 Ruffle Plaid Top ($15) Jeans: Old Navy Dark-Wash Super Skinny Jeans ($12) Shoes: Old Navy Gladiator Sandals ($8) 3 / 3 Read More First Day Of SchoolChildren's PlaceCrazy 8Lil ApparelKids ClothingBack To SchoolTargetOld Navy Target 10 Target Reviews That Speak to Your Soul 37 Pairs of Stylish Sunglasses to Feed Your Summer Addiction See Every Piece From Eddie Borgo For Target 25 Amazing Ways to Save More at Target Old Navy This Classic Wardrobe Staple Was Made For Summer Days 7 Ways to Style a Maxi Dress to Perfection Bold Street Style Looks That Make Us Want Summer to Arrive ASAP 13 Pieces That Are Perfect For Memorial Day — and the Rest of the Summer, Too Back to School 31 Things Every College Student Needs to Know Student-Teacher Relationships That Cross the Line 11 Lessons We've Learned From Young Heroines in Literature Dinnertime Crunch: 26 Easy 30-Minute Meals For the Entire Family POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Stay sane and savvy with our daily newsletter Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.