Best Lego Sets for Boys

Find the best Lego set for boys this year

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Lego sets are some of the most well-known household names when it comes to toys. And this is for a very good reason. Not only are they incredibly fun to play with (for almost all ages), but they are incredible with promoting cognitive, physical and social functioning in a young mind.

Over the years, Lego has expanded their brand to include a multitude of different interests. They cater to toddlers, all the way up to adults. There are Lego sets for boys, Lego sets for girls, and pretty much everyone else in between.

The amount of choice out there is pretty astonishing. Not to mention the fact that there is an actual Lego Land. Keeping this in mind, it might be helpful to have a list of the best Lego sets for boys this year.

Here are our top Lego Sets for lucky little boys.

Further down past the table are deep dive reviews.

ProductPhotoPriceFeaturesOur Ratings
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box - Editors Choice$$$790 pieces in 33 different colors, compatible with all Lego play sets★★★★★
LEGO Creator Mythical Creatures $A 3 in 1 mythical creature set. Build a Dragon, Spider or Troll.★★★★★
LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer$$Can create a Space Shuttle, Moon Station or a Space Rover, and it comes with an astronaut figurine★★★★★
LEGO City Mining Team$Mini mining set that comes with 4 minifigures and a little spider figurine★★★★☆
LEGO DUPLO Deluxe Box of fun$$$95 bright, big and colorful pieces for toddlers to enjoy★★★★★
LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs$3 in 1 - T-Rex, Triceratops or Pterodactyl with bright orange eyes and movable joints.★★★★☆
LEGO Classic Creative Bricks$$29 colors in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Perfect for creative play★★★★☆
LEGO Architecture New York City$$Recreate the iconic New York City skyline with the 598 piece set★★★★☆
LEGO Juniors Mia's Farm Suitcase$$Farm themed play set with pieces perfect for 4-7 year olds ★★★★☆
LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck$$Fire truck has a pull out hose and stud shooter★★★★★
LEGO City ATV Race Team$$Fit an ATV in the back of the pickup truck, includes two ATV rider figures★★★★★
LEGO Ninjago Movie Master Falls $$Based on Ninjago Master Jungle, it includes numerous jungle accessories★★★★★
LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golem $Comes with Minecraft accessories and characters to bring the game to life★★★★☆
LEGO Star Wars Republic Fighter Tank $$Comes with Aayla Secura, A Clone Trooper and two Droids★★★★★

LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 

Editors Choice!

The classic Lego set. This is the perfect box set to buy any boy starting his Lego adventure. It contains blocks in 33 different colors and different shaped Lego. 8 different types of windows and doors, as well as 2 baseplates and tires, wheels and rims to build vehicles. The baseplates are 6” by 6” and 4” by 2”. The set includes 790 pieces and is compatible with all other Lego sets. It really is the perfect starter for any aged boy.

Pros

790 piece starter kit
33 different colors
2 baseplates
Compatible with any other Lego set

Cons

Can only be used from age 4 up


LEGO Creator Mythical Creatures

Something for the fantasy fan. The Mythical Creature set is a rebuildable fanged Dragon figurine. It has green eyes, posable claws, and extending wings. The color scheme brings the Dragon to life, with the moving head, legs, tail, and wings, make it much more than just a static figurine. The great thing about this set is that once you get the hang of it, you are able to build the Dragon into different creatures: a crab, a spider or even a troll with an ax. There are endless possibilities!

Pros

3 in 1 figurine – Dragon, Spider or Troll
Movable wings, tails, head and legs

Cons

Can only be used from age 7 up
Only 223 pieces


LEGO Creator Space Shuttle Explorer

Take a little boy out into the stars with this Space Shuttle set. A 3 in 1, the 285 pieces can be used to build a Space Shuttle, a Moon station or even a Space Rover with a drilling arm. To make it even cooler, it comes with a little astronaut figurine! The Lego pieces are compatible with all Lego sets – so let him get creative!

Pros

3 in 1 figurine – Space Shuttle, Moon Station or Space Rover
Comes with an astronaut figurine
Compatible with all Lego pieces

Cons

Can only be used from age 7 up
Only 285 pieces


LEGO City Mining Team

This is a great add-on set for a boy who loves his Lego, and exploring! It includes 4 minifigures to add to a collection, a little spider figurine and a dumper with a spot for a minifigure to sit. The mining set includes a research station that can hold golden nuggets and even some dynamite to blast the rocks away. This set is a little more finicky than most, so it is better suited to a child over 7 years of age.

Pros

Comes with 4 minifigures
Compatible with all Lego pieces

Cons

Can only be used from age 7 up
Only 82 pieces


LEGO DUPLO Deluxe Box of fun

 

Start him off young with this fun and exciting Duplo set. Made big for little fingers, it is the perfect tool to help a child develop fine motor skills. The Duplo set comes with 2 figures, animal figures, windows and doors and a whole selection of Duplo blocks. There are 95 colorful pieces, in an easy to use hard box for storage. Caters for children from 1 to 5 years old.

Pros

Comes with 2 minifigures
Big colorful pieces for little hands
Comes in a storage box

Cons

Can only be used from 1 to 5
Only 95 pieces


Creator Mighty Dinosaurs

Switch between building a T-Rex, Triceratops or Pterodactyl with this 3 in 1 Lego set. Feed the T-Rex with the Lego rib cage and watch him bring terror around him! The set includes 172 pieces, and it compatible with other Lego play pieces. The dinosaurs all have bright orange eyes and arms, heads and legs that are posable.

Pros

3 in 1 – T-Rex, Triceratops or Pterodactyl
Posable joints and bright orange eyes

Cons

Can only be used from 7 years up


LEGO Classic Creative Bricks

Great for a starter kit, this set has a wide range of bricks in 29 different colors, shapes and sizes. There are windows, eyes, doors, wheels, axels and propellers all to get the creativity flowing. This set comes in a hard storage box, so is easy to pack away and store. It can be used as a first Lego set, or a great addition to an already existing Lego collection. The creative possibilities are endless with this great kit.

Pros

29 different colors
Windows, wheels, doors and axels all included
Comes in a sturdy storage box

Cons

More Lego would be needed to grow collection at a later stage


LEGO Architecture New York City

For the budding architect or builder, this is the set to buy. The 598 piece set creates the New York City Skyline and includes the Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building and One World Trade Center. It is a beautiful piece of architecture, to be built time and time again, or left alone to be admired on a shelf. The set can only be used by children 12 years and older.

Pros

Represents the New York City Skyline
598 piece set

Cons

Can only be used by children 12 years and older


Juniors Mia’s Farm Suitcase 

Transition from Duplo to bigger pieces with this set. The farm themed set has a pickup vehicle with back storage space, a farm stable and an opening gate for a foal and even a farm pen for the little lamb. It includes a Mia doll figure and two animal figurines, as well as other farm-related goods. The bigger pieces are perfect for the 4-7 age group. Any animal lover will have so much fun with the creative set. Don’t be put off by the girls on the cover – the farm theme is for any child.

Pros

Farm themed for an animal lover
Bigger pieces to suit 4-7 year olds

Cons

Will need replacing as kids get older


LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck

Let him pretend to be a firefighting hero with this fire truck Lego set. The fire truck can rotate 360 degrees and can even shoot studs! It features a pull out hose and comes with both a male and female firefighter. The set is best suited to kids aged 5-12.

Pros

Rotating fire truck and pull out hose
Comes with male and female firefighter

Cons

Suited for boys aged 5-12


LEGO City ATV Race Team

This awesome pickup truck set has a pickup bed with enough room to fit in an ATV, a trailer hitch and even the ramp. Included as well is a wrench, spare tire and even a fuel barrel! Little ATV rider minifigures are included for extra fun.

Pros

Space for ATV in pickup trunk
239 pieces

Cons

Suited for boys aged 5-12


LEGO Ninjago Movie Master Falls 

The Ninjago fan will absolutely love this box. The Master Falls comes complete with a cage, a jungle bridge, skeleton in a cave, and more jungle themed accessories. The Ninjago set is compatible with all other Lego sets and can be used time and time again.

Pros

Based on the Ninjago characters
Contains numerous jungle accessories

Cons

Suited for boys aged 7-12


LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golem 

For the little Minecrafter, there couldn’t be a better Lego set than this. Complete with pickaxe, furnace and crafting table, users are able to create iron blocks just like in the game. Use accessories like the torch and pumpkin, minifigures (Alex, Zombie and iron golem) to really bring the Lego set to life.

Pros

Minecraft accessories
Comes with Alex, Zombie, iron golem and a baby pig

Cons

Suited for boys aged 8 and up


LEGO Star Wars Republic Fighter Tank 

Star Wars will always be timeless, so this is a great gift to give to a Sci-Fi lover in the making. You can build the Republic Fighter Tank and play with the figurines included  – Aayla Secura, a Clone Trooper and two Droids. The set is based on Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV show. It is 305 pieces of pure fan-fun.

Pros

Star Wars fans dream Lego set
Comes with Aayla Secura, A Clone Trooper and two Droids

Cons

Suited for boys aged 8 and up


There are the top picks for boys sets. Depending on their age, there is a wide variety of kits and playsets to choose from – why not try and collect them all!

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