I live in a small Colorado town that does not have a Target store. During the two years since moving here, I’ve made a couple of trips to the nearest Target, which is in New Mexico. It’s not convenient, but I can get there if I need to.
Recently, I took my three kids on a Target trip so they could shop for Christmas gifts. They each had $15 to spend on each of the other two siblings. I wanted them to spend some time thinking about what to give, rather than what they hoped to receive.
At first, they didn’t know what to do. They were excited to have money to spend, but weren’t sure what to buy. I encouraged them to have conversations, spend time chatting, to get some ideas.
When we got to Target, we headed for the toy department. Imagine our great surprise when we found a small selection of Minecraft toys!! We knew Minecraft toys were available online, but we didn’t know you could get them at Target! We were so excited!
I forgot to snap a photo of the display, but here are the Minecraft toys we saw:
- Creeper and Enderman small plush toys
- Minecraft foam Pickaxe
- Steve minifigure
- Creeper minifigure
- Enderman minifigure
- Large Creeper plush toys with sound effects
There were lots of other kids crowding around the Minecraft merchandise, so we chose our toys and got out of the way. I have no doubt that the Minecraft section sold out quickly! We were there before Thanksgiving, and I can’t imagine they lasted past Black Friday.
So if you’re lucky enough to live near a Target, you might check for Minecraft toys. We also saw some t-shirts, but were disappointed that there weren’t any Minecraft LEGO sets.
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