Below we present a selection of eleven LEGO sets that are very popular in the USA and across the world and represent very well the amazing variety of construction sets that the LEGO company offers for different age ranges. Each one of the toys is geared toward a certain age group that we specify below.
LEGO means top quality and it has been so since 1932, the year that Ole Kirk Christiansen started making wooden toys in his workshop. Since 1934 the company is known as LEGO, which is derived from the Danish leg godt meaning play well. LEGO kits are popular with both boys and girls and the best LEGO sets are more and more unisex or gender neutral as people like to say nowadays.
1. Elsa Is Waiting for You in Her Majestic LEGO Disney Ice Castle
Prepare for hours of intense fun while building Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle. Jump aboard the sleigh with Anna and Olaf and pay a visit to Queen elsa’s beautiful ice palace!!!
Recommended for kids ages 6 to 12 years, the LEGO Disney Princess Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle is another Disney LEGO set inspired in Frozen that contains 298 pieces including the Elsa and Anna minifigures and Olaf the snowman. The pieces that make up the castle are very unique compared to other LEGO sets.
Some buyers point out that the castle is a little bit too small and the price a tad to high but at the same time they admit that the attention to detail with this LEGO castle is mind blowing and their little girls love it.
2. Fans of LEGO Minecraft Just Found their Perfect Playset
Dare to go into The Cave on a quest for precious minerals and vital resources only suitable for adventurous and brave people!!!
Recommended for 8 years and up, the LEGO Minecraft The Cave 21113 Playset is an affordable starter LEGO set containing 249 assorted LEGO pieces you and your kids can combine with other LEGO playsets to create your own original LEGO Minecraft world. This LEGO Minecraft playset comes with two minifigures, Steve ad a zombie, a spider and assorted accessories that include iconic pieces such as the TNT box.
3. LEGO Brick Box for Your Creative Little Builders
Young LEGO architects will enjoy the LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box for years to come. This is quite an amazing LEGO set with lots of bricks in 35 different colors designed for kids ages 4 years and up. The set also comes with special pieces like windows and tires and a very useful storage box.
Your little builders at home will be able to build cars, houses, figures and many more things they imagine themselves. With this box of LEGO bricks your children can engage in imaginative play on their own or with their siblings and friends.
4. LEGO Scooby-Doo 75902 the Mystery Machine Building Kit
The LEGO Scooby-Doo 75902 the Mystery Machine Building Kit has 301 pieces and includes the standing version of Scooby-Doo and three minifigures of the Guys: Fred, Shaggy and a Zombie. The set also comes with a robotic tree and in the van you will find a flashlight, a kitchen, a central command for Fred and more. The Scooby Doo is so awesome, sooo LEGO, that many grown-ups confess to having bought it for themselves. 🙂
Some people are a little bit upset that the LEGO Scooby-Doo 75902 the Mystery Machine Building Kit doesn’t include Velma and Daphne. If you really want them you have to buy the 75904 Mystery Mansion LEGO set. All in all this Mystery Machine is a sweet LEGO playset designed for kids ages 6 to 12 with vibrant colors and an amazing attention to detail in each piece.
5. Tons of Fun with the LEGO DUPLO Town School Bus Set
Devised for kids ages 2 to 5 years, the LEGO DUPLO Town School Bus 10528 Building Toy is a building playset with large LEGO Duplo bricks in very bright colors children love. Either on its own or as a cool add-on to your kid’s existing LEGO Duplo collection it ensures hours of creative fun.
The set includes a bus driver and two LEGO Duplo minifigures, a traffic light and a bus shelter. It also comes with cute accessories like two suitcases. This Duplo LEGO set contains 26 blocs, which for some buyers is not enough. Aome have solved this issue buying an additional LEGO Duplo box.
6. LEGO Police Station Set Bonds Kids And Parents While Having Incredible Fun
Chase the thief that runs away with the stolen money with the help of the high-tech control room surveillance screens. The satellite dish and the antenna will prevent the crook from escaping and once caught you’ll put him in jail!!!
Created for kids ages 5 to 12 years, the LEGO City Police 60044 Mobile Police Unit is one of the best LEGO sets for younger children, if we take into account the online reviews of satisfied parents. This amazingly cute LEGO City Police station features a Mobile Police Unit with control room, a jail for the bad guy, three surveillance monitors and a detachable trailer with supporting legs.
But that’s not all, it also comes with a hidden city map, a SAT dish, a folding antenna and many accessories you need to fight crime: handcuffs, walkie talkie, flash light and more. And when you want to relax for a moment or two you can even make some coffee with the included coffee machine!
7. Challenging LEGO Technic Set for All You LEGO Lovers
Pull the sleek car back, release it and your Champion Racer will shoot forwards at an astounding speed. Add the chrome stickers to enhance the beauty of the LEGO Champion Racer even more. Combine it with the 42027 Desert Race to create an astounding Race Truck with two pull-back motors!!!
As with most LEGO Technic sets, the LEGO Technic 42026 Black Champion Racer Model Kit is also a bit above the usual LEGO sets. Designed for ages 7 to 14 years, this is one of those LEGO sets that will have your kids and their dad playing together for hours. What mom doesn’t like this?
This LEGO Technic is a solid set and the race car is much more than a display item. When it crashes against the wall, it doesn’t break apart. You put back the few parts that fell off and you are back to the races in no time. As a buyer puts it graphically and masterfully:
8. The Affordable Batman LEGO Set with a Unique ManBat Minifigure
Chase the bad guys through the air with the free-flying Man-Bat and Nightwing. Shoot a missile from the Batcopter and lift Nightwing’s glider to safety with the help of the Batcopter’s hook!!!
The LEGO Superheroes 76011 Batman: Man-Bat Attack is recommended for 6 to 12 years and guarantees hours of fun for Batman LEGO set fans —young and old alike. It’s a basic set with 184 pieces and a middle-of-the range price that won’t take you or your kids hours to build.
Don’t get me wrong, this is a great LEGO set and if you are on a budget this is the best way to get the popular minifigures Batman and Nightwing without having to purchase a much larger LEGO set. It also includes pretty cool Man-Bat minifigures with assorted weapons and a sleek Bat-copter with opening cockpit, spinning rotors and much more.
9. Explore the Night Sky With The Telescope From Your LEGO Creator Treehouse
Create your own secret treetop hideaway, keep unwanted guests away with a red bucket filled up with water. Lift up the ladder and seal the trap door. Convert your treehouse into a cute lakeside hut and make pizza in the oven while you study the treasure map!!!
Treehouses have a special attraction for kids, hence most children absolutely love to play with the LEGO Creator Treehouse 31010 Toy Interlocking Building Sets. Anyway, this excellent LEGO Creator playset includes instructions for making three different constructions: the treehouse, a garage or a regular house but your little ones will be able to build other variations as well.
This LEGO set is designed for kids ages 7 to 12 years and comes with one child minifigure but if you own other LEGO playsets you can use other minifigs with it as well.
10. LEGO Imperial Star Destroyer: A Must-Have For LEGO Engineers and Collectors
Recreate imagined space battles and scenes featuring the evil Sith Lord Darth Vader from the iconic Star Wars movies. Use the rear handle to aim the eight synchronized cannons. Remove the top of the space ship to reveal the amazing detail of the interior, control panel, rotating chairs for the crew and much more!!!
Are you a fan of the original trilogy? The LEGO Star Wars 75055 Imperial Star Destroyer Building Toy is much more affordable that the set from years ago. The LEGO Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer is conceived for kids ages 7 to 12 years and includes two new figures: Emperor Palpatine Hologram and a Mouse Droid apart from six minifigures with assorted weapons: Darth Vader with a new head, Imperial Officer, two Stormtroopers, Imperial Crew and Imperial Navy Trooper.
If you missed out on the Ultimate Collector Series LEGO 10030 Imperial Star Destroyer, this is your second chance. The one complaint from buyers is that it’s hard to distinguish between the different shades of grey of the pieces. A new feature that most everyone depicts as very clever is the built-in handle included in the set for the first time. As this ship is quite large and a bit on the heavy side the handle helps you to carry it around.
“It’s a good mixture, where you can get a small amount of crash carnage, but not so much that it gets annoying and affects play.”
Nowadays LEGO building instructions are very straightforward. In the new LEGO sets the directions are broken into different books and the pieces are also broken into separate bags to make it easier to find the right piece when you need it during the assembly phase. This is a big help particularly when the LEGO construction set is very large. Let’s build some LEGOS!!!