More Readers 70% off Target Toy Clearance Shopping Trips & Finds

Today we are sharing even more terrific photos of reader’s 70% off toy clearance finds and shopping trips!  Keep those pictures coming!

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Ashley scooped up so many great items, including, Cra-Z-art easel, Baby Einsten activity bouncer and more.  She even found a few LEGOs at 50% off.

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Amy scored big with all of these super LeapFrog items.  She paid only $13!

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I absolutely love the Black & Decker tool workshop Cristi found along with many other great finds!

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Kristine brought home a super cute Frozen vanity, Hot Wheels, VTech, Fisher-Price & more.

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Woa!  Check out Julie’s HUGE haul which included everything from Star Wars, Tinkerbell, Little Tikes, Hello Kitty, Littlest Pet Shop and so much more!

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Kim got lucky and found some great items I hadn’t seen before.  Everything was 70% off except the high chair and LEGO sets.

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Here is a look at Stefanie’s super finds.  She even scored a Melissa & Doug toy!

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Stefanie was on a roll and added lots of great Disney items.

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Here is my haul from my very first 70% off toy clearance shopping trip.  In the years past, Christy has always done my 70% off toy clearance shopping for me.   This year I returned the favor and I shopped for her (and her sister).   I was thrilled to grab 2 Equestria girls dazzlings dolls sets for both of my daughter’s upcoming birthdays.  All of the LEGO sets were 50% off.  I had a blast!   I can’t believe this is my very first time hitting the sale in the morning the day the markdown happens.

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Readers 70% off Target Toy Clearance Shopping Trips & Finds

Today is the day that Target marked down the majority of their clearance toys to 70% off. Here are some fun photos of readers clearance finds and shopping trips. Enjoy!

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Kristin found this Frozen Vanity set for only $14.98 (reg $49.99).

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Cory picked up all of these at 70% off (the LEGO was 50% off). I’m impressed with the Magna Tiles set she found.

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Here are the great things reader Krilicam scored.   She found some quality preschool brands.

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Here is Noelle’s shopping trip.   Lots of different items for boys and girls.

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Reyna and others found this Hello Kitty kitchen for $23.

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Check out Christy’s great finds. I would be jumping for joy over that KidKraft kitchen at 70% off.

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Kerrie scored big time with this Innotab for only $17.98.

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Here are all the great items Angela picked up.    She found lots of great Disney items.

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Christy got everything here at 70% off, with the exception of the LEGO.   Most people are finding that the LEGOs only went down to 50% off today.   I’m totally jealous of the Nerf Rebelle.

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Rebecca lucked out and scored this bad boy for only $56.

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Target 70% off Toy Clearance Today!! (1/15)

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Great news!   It appears as if the unadvertised 70% off Target toy clearance is happening today!   Keep in mind that there is a chance your store may not go 70% off today, but most should.   If not, it may happen tomorrow or even next week.

Remember!  Don’t believe the signs on the shelf, check the individual price tags to see if items have in fact been marked down to 70% off.

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Not familiar with this toy clearance that happens in January and July? Check out these posts to get you up to speed.

Thanks to Rebecca for the photo!

Get Ready for the 70% off Target Toy Clearance

It’s getting close to the time when a good portion of the clearance toys will be marked down to 70% off at Target.   The markdown should happen at most stores on a Thursday, but it is possible for stores to mark them down on a Wednesday or even Friday.

If history repeats itself, the markdown should take place on Thursday, January 15th 2015.   Please understand this is not a guaranteed date, it can happen the week before or the week after.    This is an unadvertised clearance, so we won’t know for certain when it happens until it happens.    Historically, the markdown has taken place the middle of January.

Here are some things you can do BEFORE the big sale happens to make sure you are ready for the big day!

Make your list and set your budget:
Figure out your budget now, and stick to it.   It is so easy to go overboard when you see all of the great deals.   I would also make a list of potential gifts you will need for the year.   It’s much easier to decide what to buy when you have specific people in mind.   When I make my list I usually ad a few items for birthday parties my kids may get invited to through the year   (Example: My son is 8, so I will look for items that will work for boys turning 9.)

Check the clearance deals now:
If possible, you will want to visit all of your local Target stores now.   If you have 3 Target’s that are close to your house (LUCKY!) you will want to check what the clearance is like at each store.   This will help you know which store has the largest selection of clearance, and help you to see if there is a store that has more of the items you are interested in.  The store that meets most of your needs should be the one you shop at first.

Should you buy items at 50% off:
If you see an item that you are extremely interested in, but the stock is very low, you may want to pick it up at 50% off.   I do this for VERY FEW items!   I figure another amazing sale will always come along.

If you see an item that has been marked down to 70% off and you already purchased the item at 50% off, you will not be eligible for a price adjustment.   Target does not do price adjustments on clearance items.   You can buy the item at 70% off and then return the original item with your 50% off receipt.

Check reviews before you buy:
Once you have seen which toys are available, go home and check the reviews on Amazon.com.  Some toys aren’t worth the money even at 70% off.   You want to make sure you are bringing home quality items that will get played with and last a long time

Keep your schedule clear:
Don’t make any appointments on Wednesday or Thursday for the next couple of weeks.  I am serious about this one!!  It may seem silly, but you don’t want to miss the sale, because you had a dental appointment. Seriously, what’s more exciting – shopping for toys at 70% off, or getting your teeth cleaned?

Get your hiding spot ready:
Once you buy your toys, you are going to need a place to hide them.   I have kept things in my car a couple of times, because I wasn’t exactly sure where I wanted to store them.   On both occasions one of the kids saw something that I was planning to give them for their birthday.  I hate it when that happens!

Check for coupons or rebates:
Check to see if there are any coupons or rebates.  Make sure you check Target.com for Target printable toy coupons too.

Here is more information regarding the 70% off Target toy sale:

Target Toy Clearance has Started (Currently 50% off)

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If you are a regular here at All Things Target I am sure you are aware of the BIG 70% off toy markdown that happens every January (and July/August).  If you haven’t heard about this unadvertised clearance sale, make sure you check out these posts to get you up to speed.

The current Target ad shows a variety of toys currently marked down to 50% off.   I’m kind of surprised they’ve included a LEGO set in the photo.   I wouldn’t hesitate picking up that cute set at 50% off.    Most other toys I just wait until they hit 70% off then I buy toys for birthdays throughout the year and even classic toys that I can save for Christmas next year.    The majority of these toys will be part of the 70% off mark down as long as they haven’t all been purchased before they hit the next markdown level.

They 70% off toy markdown generally happens in the middle of January.  Last year the 70% off markdown happened on Thursday, January 16th.    I will be sure to keep you all up to date on when I think the markdown will happen and what toys you may find.

January is by far my favorite month for clearance shopping at Target, there are so many great deals in every department!

Keep in mind that Target could switch up how they 70% off clearance markdown happens, just because they have done it in the past there is no guarantee the markdown will happen the same way each and every year.

The Fine Print from the ad: Clearance quantities limited; no rain checks. Intermediate markdowns may have been taken. Previously purchased merchandise, now on clearance, is not eligible for price adjustments.

 

Target Toy Clearance 70% off Finds

Once again we are sharing more awesome photos of readers 70% off Target toy clearance finds!  We have had so much fun looking at all the great items you were able to score! Thanks for sharing with us.

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Doreena was thrilled to finish up Christmas and birthday shopping for her triplets with her fantastic toy haul.

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Check out Stacy’s incredible LEGO finds, I am a wee bit jealous.

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Annaleis did a super job and found tons of Play-doh, Sofia the First, Barbie items & more.

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Rachelle hit the jack pot with her LEGO movie find, wow!

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Rachael snatched up a nice selection of Disney Planes, MobiGo games, Aquadoodle & more.

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Jamie scored this super cute Cinderella dress-up dress.

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Lindsey got lucky with her Mega Bloks, LEGO finds.

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Jackie got an impressive mix of boys and girls toys, she brought home games, dolls, action figures and more.

We love to hear what clearance deals you have been finding, you can share your Target clearance deals the following ways:

Readers 70% off Target Toy Clearance Shopping Trips

We are sharing more fantastic photos of readers 70% off Target toy clearance finds!  We can’t believe at the amount of toys some of you were able to score!  Please continue to share us.

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Holy Cow!   Katie scored big time with her 70% off haul, LEGOs, LeapFrog Leapsters, dolls, action figures and so much more.

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Say what??   Look at all those Chima LEGOs Stephanie found.   NICE!

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Erin got super lucky and scored these Disney Fairies dolls at 70% off along with other great toys.

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Erin was on a roll and found some great toys for boys too.

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Chrissy scooped up a lot of great items that I haven’t see before, including the Schwinn Bike Trailers several others have found.

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Check out Cheryl’s 70% off haul, she found lots of Melissa & Doug toys, VTech InnoTab 3, super cute doll bike, and Easy Bake Oven and so much more!

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The majority of Liz’s super 70% off haul is going to Toys for Tots, which is totally awesome!

We love to hear what clearance deals you have been finding, you can share your Target clearance deals the following ways:

Target Toy Clearance 70% off (Readers Shopping Trips)

Here is what we all have been waiting for, photos from readers Target toy clearance 70% off finds!  We are totally in awe at all the super deals you all were able to score!  We appreciate you sharing with us.

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Check out Michelle’s HUGE 70% off toy haul, La La Loopsy, Fisher-Price, Hot wheels & so much more.

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Brooke walked away with all these 70% off finds for only $160.  WOW!

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Dani did super, she found lots of CraZart, Hot wheels and more.

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Michelle hit the jack pot with these 70% off LEGO finds, she paid only $30 each.  SCORE!!!

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Jessica from The Mom Creative, scooped up so many awesome 70% off toy finds.

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Jessica’s 70% off haul included, Nerf, Play-Doh, Star Wars, Plus, she is going to donate most of the items to kids at Christmas!  AWESOME!

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Jamie’s cart was stacked full of some terrific toys at 70% off, LeapFrog, Mickey stuffed animals, Thomas & Friends and the list goes on.   Watch your stores because a few (one in Texas & Chicago West for sure) are offering buy one get one 40% off all toys including clearance!!

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Chelsea brought home a super selection of toys 70% off.

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