Popular LEGO Building Kits 2016-2017

Top 5 LEGO Kits for Kids 2016/2017

LEGO is a company that is synonymous with construction toys for over half a century. One of the reasons why they are able to stay relevant in the market is that the company is an expert at creating new toys and building sets that meet the desires of boys and girls of all ages.

Top 5 LEGO Kits for Kids 2016/2017

While they do have some great themed products based on popular movies and characters such as the Star Wars franchise; LEGO also has their own line of themes that will always be appealing. Here is an overview of some of their bestselling kits this year that cover a wide range of likes.

Amusement Park Roller Coaster Building Kit

The amusement park set is quite a large kit with approximately 1124 pieces. Luckily there is a good reason for this as the set builds three different rides so that your children have a complete amusement park experience. The rides include a roller coaster that goes around the entire park, a Ferris wheel, and a drop tower. With four friends all visiting, it is an easy playset to share as people can ride the different rides without having to wait for their friends.

Amusement Park Roller Coaster Building Kit

Every aspect of the completed part is very colorful with the blue coaster track encompassing everything. There is also a push cart that has room for all four of the dolls; Andrea, Matthew, Naya, and Emma. The extra accessories range from decorations to traditional fair items including foods, drinks, and even pictures from the coaster. There are light up aspects to different parts of the part and batteries are included so they will function right away.

Minecraft 21127 The Fortress Building Kit

Minecraft still hasn’t dropped in popularity since its release in 2011. It has taken many children by storm and they absolutely love the building and the adventures involved in the block style game. This makes the fortress kit a delightful gift for anyone who is addicted to Minecraft.

Minecraft 21127 The Fortress Building Kit

In 984 pieces, your child will be able to create a massive multilevel fortress that looks pretty close to one they would build inside of the game. There are reinforced doors, barred windows, a prison, intimidating castle towers, and banners to hang across the fortress walls.

Steve is responsible for his fortress and to help him do so he comes with a golden helmet and armor set as well as a weapons chest in case he needs extra defense. Along with Steve are also animals for the pasture and three skeleton figures to give you something to fight. Kids will have everything they need to fight off the impending skeleton armies.

  • Recommended Age: 8+

LEGO Elves 41179 Queen Dragon’s Rescue Building Kit

Any little girl will love this 833 piece LEGO kit as they set out on a mission to rescue Elandra the Queen Dragon. She is a beautifully designed figure that is white, gold and blue. Unfortunately, she has been chained and locked up to the side of a castle tower that is fraught with danger such as lava, booby traps, and evil villains.

LEGO Elves 41179 Queen Dragon's Rescue Building Kit

Join Emily and Azari on their mission to fight off Dusti the fox and his mouse companion as they work through the traps to get to the key so they can save the queen dragon. Included in the set are all of the mentioned characters as well as accessories that will help distract the bad guys such as cheese and fish. Not to mention there is extra clothing for both of the heroes in case it might come in handy.

LEGO Friends 41125 Horse Vet Trailer Building Kit

Is your daughter or loved one a horse lover? This horse vet kit has everything one will need in order to provide quality care to sick and injured horses. With only 370 pieces it appeals to a younger age group and can be ready to play with much sooner than some of the others.

LEGO Friends 41125 Horse Vet Trailer Building Kit

Your child can play as Sophie the vet or her friend and assistance Olivia. There is also a gray horse that will let the girls practice and show off their veterinary skills. To get from place to place, there is a purple SUV car with a detachable horse trailer. The trailer is white with a purple undercarriage and a blue door painted with a medicinal red cross so everyone knows that medical work is in progress.

There are a number of accessories all of which guarantee that the horse is not only well cared for but is comfortable in his new environment. The back of the trailer has a spot for the horse with a storage compartment on top that can be used to hold carrots,  horse blanket, and even a equine medical book. Don’t forget the stretcher in case the horse needs some help getting into the trailer.

Super Heroes 76059 Spider-Man: Doc Ock’s Tentacle Trap Building Kit

Can Spider-Man manage to bring peace to the city once your child creates Doc Ock and his machine of destruction? In 446 pieces, kids can build up Doc Ock and place him in the cockpit of a massive green and yellow octopus suit. There are six shooters connected which makes him quite a dangerous villain. His mechanical tentacles are detachable so Spider-Man can get in there and rip him apart.

Super Heroes 76059 Spider-Man: Doc Ock's Tentacle Trap Building Kit

It might be hard to catch Doctor Octopus though so the police are lending some assistance with a high speed boat that not only has a shooter but also has an attachment on the back that allows your kids to hook Spider-Man’s web up to it while he follows behind on a surfboard.

There are also some extra fun things included in this LEGO set. Five miniatures include Doc Ock, Captain Stacy, Vulture, Spider-Man and the White Tiger.  A comic book to go along with the kit is also in the box so your children can spend hours acting out the story scene by scene.