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 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 Target 16 Reasons Why the New TargetExpress Will Change Your Life Add Personality to Your Dorm Room With These Unique Target Essentials Bye-Bye Cottage-Cheese Thighs: 5-Minute Leg-Toning Workout 10 Target Reviews That Speak to Your Soul Back to School The Best Method to Grill Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breasts 21 #MealPrep Ideas That Are Anything but Boring 10 YouTube Tutorials That Will School You on Covering Acne What Your Child's Preschool Teacher Wants You to Know Before School Starts 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.