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 Sign up for our daily newsletter > 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 Old Navy 6 of the Best Denim Styles and How to Shop For Them 5 Ways to Style Your Denim For a Perfect Weekend This Classic Wardrobe Staple Was Made For Summer Days 8 Ways to Turn Your Next Hike Into a Learning Adventure Target 16 Reasons Why the New TargetExpress Will Change Your Life Best Rumor Ever: Target Is Opening Its First In-Store Bar Think You're a True Target Addict? See If You Exhibit These 27 Symptoms Bye-Bye Cottage-Cheese Thighs: 5-Minute Leg-Toning Workout Back to School Beyond Chicken Salad: 10 Creative Poultry Sandwiches 15 Surprising Breakfast Recipes Your Slow Cooker Can Make 10 of the Best Apps For Book Lovers 23 Chicken Recipes Made in a Slow Cooker 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 SavvyWith Our Moms Newsletter Personalize Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.