The Best LEGO Sets for Kids

by Hilary Braaksma

The Best LEGO Sets for Kids
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Heads up, LEGO lovers—we’ve rounded up the best LEGO sets for kids! Whether you’re looking for LEGO City sets, LEGO Creator sets, or you just want to see the new and fun LEGO toys out there for kids, you’ve come to the right place. From simple sets to sprawling LEGO castles, there’s something for everyone.


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LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box Set


Simple LEGO sets like this Classic Brick Box Set can provide hours of entertainment for kids. This LEGO set comes with 484 pieces in 35 different colors and a storage box. The pieces include windows, toy eyes, tires and more to help your kid create a LEGO masterpiece.

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LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle Set


This is definitely the most expensive LEGO set on our list, but it’s arguably the most impressive—especially if your kid is a Harry Potter fan! This extravagant LEGO set is a 2019 Toy of the Year award winner and comes with the pieces to build Hogwarts, four Harry Potter figures, and 27 micro-figures featuring iconic characters and objects from the beloved book and film series.

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LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Twin-Rotor Helicopter Set


This LEGO Creator set lets kids build three different creations using the same pieces—the Twin Rotor Helicopter, Jet and Hovercraft. This set includes a pilot minifigure and cool features like a gear wheel to spin the helicopter’s synchronized rotors, sliding doors and a tinted cockpit.

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LEGO Arendelle Castle Village


This Disney LEGO set for girls comes with 521 pieces and features the 3-story castle from Frozen II, along with Anna and Elsa figurines and other fun accessories. Special details like flexible furniture and expanding castle floors will keep your little one enchanted for hours of imaginative play.

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LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Townhouse Pet Shop and Cafe Store Building Set


Kids will love building and playing with this awesome 3-in-1 LEGO Creator set. The bricks in this set can be used to make three different builds—the Townhouse, Pet Shop and Cafe, a multi-story bank or Market Street and tram. The set comes with three minifigures ready to explore the different builds.

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LEGO Indiana Jones and the Lost Tomb Set


Older kids will be excited to go on an adventure with this impressive LEGO Indiana Jones set. This LEGO set comes with 272 pieces used to build the snake-infested tomb and Indiana Jones, Marion and whip and bag minifigures to bring the iconic movie scenes to life.

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LEGO Technic Compact Crawler Crane Set


For kids who love LEGO construction sets, this awesome Compact Crawler Crane set is a great addition to their collection. This 2-in-1 construction set can build the Compact Crawler Crane and Compact Tower Crane using the same bricks. This set comes with 920 pieces and has fun features like extendable outriggers, 180-degree rotation and a hoist with cabling and safety lock.

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LEGO Architecture London Skyline Building Set


Let your child build an impressive model of the London skyline with this LEGO Architecture set. This LEGO model comes with 468 pieces and features the National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, London Eye, Big Ben, and Tower Bridge. This fun LEGO set also comes with a collectible booklet that provides educational information about the design, architecture and history of the London skyline.

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LEGO DUPLO Big Construction Site


This simple LEGO construction set is perfect for younger kids, thanks to the larger, easy-to-handle LEGO DUPLO pieces. Little ones who love all things LEGO will have fun using the 67 included pieces to make a fun and easy construction site.

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LEGO City Heavy Cargo Transport Building Set


This LEGO City set has rave reviews and comes with 310 pieces that can be used to construct a toy truck, trailer and helicopter. This set also comes with truck driver and helicopter pilot minifigures and has fun, detailed features like spinning rotors on the helicopter and an opening helicopter cockpit and truck cab.