Dec 22, 2023

The Best LEGO® Sets for All Ages

Welcome to a showcase of some of the best sets that LEGO® has to offer.

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Throughout this article, we are going to embark on an exploration of our most cherished LEGO® sets, categorising them into distinct age groups. We have a bit of everything from kits designed to enhance learning to sets that would challenge even the most seasoned LEGO® builder. So, whether you are looking for a new set to build yourself or something to gift a loved one, you will be able to find the perfect set here.

1.5+ Years

3in1 Tree House - 10993

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template - 2023-12-22T091421.070.png Light, cheerful, and easy to build. The 3in1 Tree House is a fun-packed, interactive adventure featuring easy-to-build structures and plenty of minifigures to play with. don’t worry about the kids getting bored either, the Tree House has three possible designs to choose from so once one gets old it can be redesigned from the ground up.

Alphabet - 10935

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (89).png Spark your little one’s creativity and word skills with Alphabet Town. This Duplo set makes learning fun, giving little ones the opportunity to learn the alphabet, create exciting new words, and build all sorts of cool structures.

Wild Animals of the World - 10975

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (87).png Explore the animal kingdom in all its vibrancy with the Wild Animals of the World. The set contains animals that live on every corner of the earth from a polar bear to an elephant. Each animal also comes with its own environment to live in.

Honourable Mentions:

  • Brick Box – 10913
  • Amusement Park – 10956
  • 3in1 Family House - 10994

4+ Years

LEGO® Creative Brick Box - 10698

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (90).png Few things can beat the creative freedom that can be achieved from a LEGO® Creative Brick Box. Filled with nearly 800 pieces, this box offers nearly limitless freedom to build whatever you want without a single instruction in sight.

T-rex Dinosaur Breakout - 76944

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (73).png Step straight into Jurassic World with this easy-to-build kit. Recreate the chaotic moment a T-rex escapes its enclosure forcing Owen, Zia, and a wildlife guard to rush into action. Featuring a T-rex, three minifigures, a helicopter, and a whole bunch of customisable Dino Park structures, this set is a great starter set for newcomers to LEGO®.

Coding Express - 45025

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (76).png Help your kids take their first steps into the world of coding with this colourful little set. Combined with LEGO®’s free app, you and your children can create a functioning train track that reacts to every command and disruption.

Honourable Mentions:

  • Creative Ninja Brick Box – 71787
  • Disney Celebration Train – 43212
  • Twirling Rapunzel – 43214

6+ Years

Passenger Airplane - 60367

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (75).png First of the non-Duplo sets on this list is the Passenger Airline. Comprised of 913 pieces, this set has everything needed to build a modern airliner, complete with ground crew and a cabin full of passengers.

Dream Village - 40657

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (81).png Start building your very own fantasy village, full of magic and wonder. With enough bricks to build three magical shops or one big one, the Dream Village set is the perfect starting point for a blossoming townscape

Millennium Falcon™ Holiday Diorama - 40658

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (80).png Get the intergalactic party started with this fun-to-build Star Wars set. Not only is the set easy to build, making it a great choice for the whole family, but it also makes for the perfect centrepiece to any collection, especially for fans of Star Wars.

Honourable Mentions:

  • Downtown – 60380
  • Moana’s Wayfinding Boat – 43210
  • Lotus Flowers - 40647

9+ Years

Mosaic Maker - 40179

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (83).png If you are looking to spark your children’s creative energies, look no further than the Mosaic Maker. This set has all the tools you need to create your own personal portrait, whether that be of you, or the family pet, or it could just be used as a canvas to display your creative genius.

Land Rover Classic Defender - 40650

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (82).png If you are looking for a quick and easy build or just something to use as a stocking filler, the Land Rover Classic Defender set is the perfect option. With just 150 pieces, it’s a quick and easy build that is just challenging enough.

Majestic Tiger - 31129

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (84).png The Majestic Tiger set is a great example of the level of personality that you can get out of your LEGO® bricks. Not only does this set offer a decent challenge for the builder, but it is also super customisable, allowing you to make a Red Panda or a Koi fish instead.

Honourable Mentions:

  • NASA Mars Rover Perseverance – 42158
  • ‘Up’ House – 43217
  • EVE & WALL•E - 40619

12+ Years

London - 21034

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (86).png Take a tour of some of London’s most well-known sites with this epic little skyline. Featuring all of the key attractions including, the National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, London Eye, Big Ben, And Tower Bridge, this set is a great example of how learning and play can go hand in hand.

Spider-Man Final Battle - 76261

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (74).png Relive the epic last battle at the end of Marvel’s hit film Spider-Man: No Way Home. Taking place on the head of the Statue of Liberty, the forces of good and evil from across the parallel universes do battle. This detailed will provide hours of fun even after the build is finished.

Botanical Garden - 41757

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (79).png From the LEGO® Friends range comes the Botanical Gardens set. Made up of 1072 pieces, this set is filled with a variety of colourful flowers and vibrant plants to really make your LEGO® gardens pop. With an interior that can be designed however you want, each Botanical Garden is not only a joy to build, but each one will be totally unique.

Honourable Mentions:

  • Visitor Center: T. rex & Raptor Attack – 76961
  • Expecto Patronum – 76414
  • Beach Amusement Park - 41737

18+ Years

The Insect Collection - 21342

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (85).png Integrate a touch of wildlife into the collection with the exquisitely detailed LEGO® Insect Collection. Bursting with colour, this set contains three insects, a Hercules Beetle, a Blue Morph Butterfly, and a Chinese Mantis.

Disney Castle - 43222

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template (77).png If you are a fan of Disney and you are looking for the ultimate showstopper, then the Disney Castle is the perfect solution. This giant LEGO® structure is bursting with details, so much so that you could stare at it for hours and still find something new.

2022 Ford GT - 42154

Copy of Top 10 Blog Template - 2023-12-22T092227.358.png This sleek and stylish 1:12 scale recreation of the 2022 Ford GT is a must-have for any car enthusiasts looking for the next addition to their collection. Consisting of 1468 pieces, the set is packed with incredible details and interactive parts like the functioning suspension and the opening doors.

Honourable Mentions:

  • Tiny Plants – 10329
  • Walt Disney Tribute Camera – 43230
  • Eiffel tower – 10307

So that concludes our collection of the best sets for every age. In our search, we came across hundreds of incredible sets each with its own amazing features and the ones we featured on this list are only our favourites. So, if nothing here takes your fancy there is sure to be something out there for you.

Choosing your the next set can be tricky, to say the least, whether you want a quick build or a gift for a LEGO® lover in your life, head over to our blog where we talk about all things LEGO®.

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