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Lego is a hugely popular range of plastic construction toys that consists of interlocking bricks, gears, mini-figures and other parts that are sold in Lego kits for specific builds as well as general Lego sets that can be used to create all sorts of objects.
There are numerous Lego ranges and themes available including 'City', 'Star Wars', 'Ninjago' and 'Harry Potter' and each Lego box set can take anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks to complete. Both adults and children alike love Lego due to how it feeds creativity and exploration, with the endless construction possibilities being hugely appealing.
The brand is now so much more than just the Lego bricks, however, and there is a huge range of accessories, toys, films and games that come under the Lego umbrella. If you are looking for Lego presents for a Lego lover then any of the gift ideas featured in this list are sure to be a winner. For more gifting inspiration, why not also take a look at these robot toys that kids will love and these Harry Potter gifts for super fans?
Kidadl's Top Pick
We think all of the lego gift ideas in our top ten would make a fantastic present but we have put this at the top of our best Lego gifts list due to its versatility and compatibility with other Lego sets.
1. Lego Classic Large Creative Brick Box Construction Set
This classic Lego set is ideal for any lego lover as it contains 790 pieces that they can add to the collection for creative construction fun. Whether you are looking for Lego sets for boys or Lego for girls this set is perfect for imaginative kids who want free reign to build whatever comes into their heads. As gifts go, it is a great all rounder than can be used on its own or as an addition to other sets so that designs and models can be expanded.
- Price: £29.95
- Age: 4+
- 33 different colours
- Compatible with all Lego construction sets
- Includes building baseplate
Best For Families On A Budget
2. Lego Cookie Cutters
If you are looking for Lego gifts that won't break the bank then these cookie cutters are sure to be a hit. Kids can mix and bake their own tasty Lego treats and can either decorate them to look like their favourite characters or use their imagination to make funny Lego faces. This creative gift idea is sure to put smiles on kids' faces.
- Price: £8.99
- Age: 5+
- 5 pieces (4 cookie cutters and 1 stencil)
- Includes minifigure cutter that can be decorated as any Lego character
Best For Everyday Use
3. 'Lego Movie 2' Lunch Bag
One of the best lego gifts we found for under £10, this official 'Lego Movie 2' lunchbox makes the ideal gift for kids that they can use every day. Suitable to take to school or for weekend picnics, it features some of the most memorable characters from the film on the front.
- Price: £9.44
- Age: 3+
- Internal insulation
- Carry handle
- Mesh drinks pocket
- 25cm x 20cm x 7cm
Best For Lego Bedroom Accessories
4. Lego Brick Drawer Stackable Storage Box
Lego decorations and storage containers are great lego gifts ideas, especially for those who buy Lego and then wonder where to put it! This large scale Lego brick is the perfect solution for storing Lego pieces and accessories for quick and easy access and to add a colourful finishing touch to any kids' bedroom.
- Price: £29.99
- Many colours available
- Can be stored on the floor, desk or shelf
Best For Lego Themed Bedwear
5. Lego City Single Duvet Cover
If the child you are buying for has a Lego themed bedroom then this duvet cover set will be the perfect addition to their room. It features characters from 'Lego City Adventures', and as it's reversible, there are two great designs for kids to choose between. When the time comes for it to be washed, this is easy to do as it can be put into a washing machine along with the normal laundry and then tumble or air dried.
- Price: £17
- Reversible cover
- Poly-cotton blend
- Washable at 40°C and can be tumble dried
Best For Lego Model Kits
6. Lego Architecture London Skyline Model Building Set
As Lego sets go, we think this one from the Architecture collection makes for a great Lego gift for any older child or teenager. Once built, this set is one of the Lego models that can be proudly displayed as a finished construction and shows off a fantastic cityscape of London including Big Ben, Tower Bridge and the London Eye. A collectible piece, there are a number of other sets from countries around the world that can make great gifts in the future too.
- Price: £32.03
- Age: 12+
- Includes 468 pieces
- Includes booklet with information about the design, architecture and history of the structures
Best For Disney Lovers
7. Lego Disney Princess 'Frozen' Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace Set
There are plenty of Lego sets for girls and boys available now and this one is sure to delight any Frozen fan. These icy cool Legos can be pieced together to create Elsa's Magical Ice Palace and the set includes figures of Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Marshmallow and four Snowgies so that kids can have hours of fun recreating their favourite scenes from the films.
- Price: £51.99
- Age: 6+
- 701 pieces
- Includes 2 storey palace with sliding bridge and revolving staircase, translucent balcony, kitchen with table and chairs, plus 3 carriage sleigh
Best For Little Lego Lovers
8.Lego DUPLO Classic Brick Box Building Set
If you are looking for Lego gift ideas for younger kids then this classic Lego Duplo might just be what you are looking for. Suitable for children aged 18 months and older, this set provides all the same construction fun but just on a larger scale with bigger pieces to prevent choking hazards. All the bricks are colourful and of different shapes and sizes, and the set even comes with a guide for 15 easy building ideas to help get things started.
- Price: £26.09
- Age: 18 months +
- 65 colourful bricks
- Includes 2 Duplo figures
- Easy to handle pieces
Best For Lego Experts
9. The Lego Ideas Book
If your child, or the child that you are buying a gift for is a seasoned Lego creator then this book packed full of Lego construction ideas will give them new inspiration and challenge them to create more complicated models. It features over 500 models and ideas divided into six categories including transport, buildings, space, kingdoms and adventures which make for hours of Lego fun.
- Price: £10.00
- Age: Reading level suitable for kids aged 7-11
- 200 pages
- Building tips and tricks from experts
- Full colour pictures
Best For Challenging Lego Sets
10.Lego Technic Mobile Crane Truck
This Lego set is a more advanced engineering toy model designed to challenge older Lego enthusiasts aged ten and over. Not only does the crane need to be carefully constructed but the builder also needs to recreate moving parts and mechanisms so that the model can function in the same way as the real thing. It is a great gift for any child who loves to uncover how things work and whilst offering a challenge, it still comes with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. Once complete, the model can be used for stimulating construction role play or even just for testing the vehicle's capabilities.
- Price: £79.99
- Age: 10+
- 8 wheel steering
- Super high telescopic arm
- Hydraulic mechanism
- Contains 1292 pieces
Kidadl Best Buys selects the top parent-recommended products across the web for families of all ages. If you have enjoyed our best Lego gifts list then check out our recommendations for the best gender neutral toys for kids, or if you are in need of a gift for a baby or toddler instead our top picks of best wooden baby toys might give you the inspiration you need.
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Kidadl provides inspiration to entertain and educate your children. We recognise that not all activities and ideas are appropriate and suitable for all children and families or in all circumstances. Our recommended activities are based on age but these are a guide. We recommend that these ideas are used as inspiration, that ideas are undertaken with appropriate adult supervision, and that each adult uses their own discretion and knowledge of their children to consider the safety and suitability.
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