If you haven't played Minecraft yet, I strongly urge you to. It is pretty awesome.
Christmas is coming up, and I have this friend who is
This set of REAL Minecraft Blocks includes wood, grass, stone, brick, diamond, sand, a chest, and the head of a Creeper!
All you need is
a set of 1-1/4" wooden cubes (about $3.00 for a pack of 8 at Hobby Lobby or Michael's)
some glue (I used elmers!)
a printout of Minecraft Blocks (see attached PDF!)
Scissors / Paper Cutter Thingy
Step 1: Cut 'em up!
Different blocks have different sides to them, so I included in the PDF a little instruction telling you which side each picture goes on. (not shown in picture)
Paper cutters work WONDERFULLY for this, though you can use normal scissors as well.