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47 Best LEGO Sets for 10-Year-Olds

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Some of my best rainy day memories as a child are of me and my dad. I slowly but surely worked our way through my favorite medieval castle LEGO set, complete with a drawbridge and a fire-breathing dragon. 

It wasn’t easy, but I always felt a sense of accomplishment when it was complete and delight in discovering and playing with all the tiny accessories and mini-figures. If you choose well, the LEGO set you to buy for your 10-year-old could be the origin of treasured memories that last a lifetime – so no pressure.

Choosing a LEGO set for a 10-year-old can be tricky, as they’re beginning to enter the world of tweendom, but they are also kids who may still love playing ninjas and superheroes. Some kids this age have left the play-focused LEGO sets behind for more sophisticated ones, while others still get sucked in by the rooms full of accessories and the tiny stud shooters. 

But as long as you know some of the interests of the kid you’re buying for, any option you pick from our compiled list will be a surefire hit. That’s because we selected them all after reading hundreds of genuine reviews by parents and kids and only chose the best. Whether your kiddo is into supercars, superheroes or super cute animals, they’ll love a range of options.

The Top 3 LEGO Sets for 10-Year-Olds

💰 FOR TIGHT BUDGETS🧒🏻 FOR YOUNGER KIDS🧒🏼 FOR OLDER KIDS
LEGO BrickHeadz Star Wars The Mandalorian & The Child 75317LEGO Super Mario Bowser’s Airship Expansion Set 71391LEGO Architecture Paris Skyline 21044
20 LEGO BrickHeadz Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child 7531721 LEGO Super Mario Bowser’s Airship Expansion Set 7139136 LEGO Architecture Paris Skyline 21044
BEST AGE10 years and above8 years and above12 years and above
❤️ PROSSuper cute figures that make fantastic bedroom decorPerfect addition to your LEGO Super Mario worldExquisite detail and craftsmanship in each building
💔 CONSThey are very smallYou will need to buy a starter course separatelyA few customers were disappointed in the size
💵 PRICE$31.94$94.74$44.99
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If none of those tickle your fancy, keep reading to find our full list of LEGO sets for 10-year-olds complete with descriptions of what you’ll get and a list of pros and cons. We’ve organized the sets into categories so you can easily skip to the ones you think your 10-year-old might like. 

If you’re unsure, start reading and you’ll quickly find some top contenders.

Ultimate Set For LEGO Fans

1. LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696

While it’s fantastic that kids can use LEGO to build replicas of buildings, animals, scenes from their favorite movies and more, we shouldn’t forget LEGO’s creative potential. With this creative brick box, kids can follow their imaginations to build anything their brains can dream up. With 484 pieces in 35 different colors, the sky (or perhaps gravity) is the limit.

1 LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box 10696
Recommended age: 4 years and above 

Along with all the classic bricks, this box also includes lots of windows, toy eyes and wheels so kids can build authentic houses, cars that drive and creatures with character. And it all comes in a plastic container for convenient storage.

What We Love:

❤️ Fosters kids’ imagination and creativity
❤️ Great variety of colors and shapes plus specialty pieces
❤️ The storage box can hold finished constructions as well as the loose bricks

What We Don’t Love:

💔 484 pieces is not enough to build anything elaborate
💔 Could do with some larger pieces

For Kids Who Like Superheroes

2. LEGO Marvel Iron Man Figure 76206

Fans of the iron-clad Avenger will love this accurate, detailed, buildable Iron Man action figure. When kids have finished building, they’ll find that this figure’s joints are articulated, making him perfect for realistic play and displaying in superhero poses. Another great touch is the button-operated light-up arc reactor in his chest which adds even more realism.

2 LEGO Marvel Iron Man Figure 76206
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This Iron Man figure also comes with his own information plaque with all his key stats and facts. This adds a touch of sophistication to the figure as a display piece while he’s still sturdy enough to withstand active play.

What We Love:

❤️ Very accurate and detailed model complete with light-up arc reactor
❤️ Every single joint is articulated
❤️ Sturdy enough to withstand rough play

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not much of a challenge for expert LEGO builders
💔 His legs should be slightly more bulky

💡 If you already have the classic Iron Man mech but not Tony Stark’s Sakaarian Iron Man, you can add it to your collection here.

3. LEGO Technic The Batman – Batmobile 42127

Technic sets are fantastic for mechanically-minded kids but don’t often come in a superhero theme. So if your kiddo loves Batman and cars, don’t spend a moment buying this set. As well as an 8-cylinder engine with moving pistons, this Batmobile includes two light bricks and a spinning exhaust flame to make it look just as impressive as in the movies.

3 LEGO Technic The Batman – Batmobile 42127
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Other cool mechanical features include front and rear steering plus opening doors and hood. Kids will love using this Batmobile for superhero role-playing, placing it proudly on display and showing their friends how cars work.

What We Love:

❤️ A fun and challenging build that helps kids learn how cars work
❤️ Lots of moving mechanical parts and other intricate details
❤️ Looks awesome on display and is fun to play with too

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Might be too challenging for some 10-year-olds
💔 The lights are buried under other pieces so it’s a pain when you need to replace batteries

4. LEGO Marvel I am Groot 76217

Another exquisitely detailed Marvel action figure, this one’s for kids who love the friendly (if uncommunicative) tree creature. This action figure is Groot in his baby form and he’s adorable. His joints are fully articulated so he can do all the cool dance moves and he even comes with a mixtape to recreate the iconic dancing scene from Guardians of the Galaxy.

4 LEGO Marvel I am Groot 76217
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

This extremely detailed baby Groot is designed to be fully posable and even be able to stand on one leg. Like Iron Man, he comes with an information plaque; like Iron Man, he’s perfect for both playing and displaying.

What We Love:

❤️ Every joint is articulated, so he can pose any way you like
❤️ He is impressively detailed and utterly adorable
❤️ A good level of challenge with clear instructions

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The head is tricky to put together as it’s very fiddly
💔 Not very stable as it’s a bit top heavy

5. LEGO Marvel The Hulkbuster: The Battle of Wakanda 76247

With the Hulkbuster action figure and the Bruce Banner, Okoye and outrider mini-figures, this set is perfect for recreating action-packed scenes from Avengers: Infinity Saga or making up your own storylines. The formidable Hulkbuster mech is the highlight, featuring posable joints, locking knees for stability, an opening cockpit for Bruce Banner and even an arc reactor in his chest.

5 LEGO Marvel The Hulkbuster The Battle of Wakanda 76247
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

The included mini-figures are also wonderfully detailed – Brucincredibly head even turns to reveal a “going green” face as he begins his Hulk transformation. Whether it’s to play with or for display, Avengers fans will love this fun set.

What We Love:

❤️ The Hulkbuster looks just like he does in the movie, down to the arc reactor in his chest
❤️ The action figure has posable joints and comes with minifigs that can go in the cockpit
❤️ Super sturdy toy and easily stands by himself thanks to the lockable knees

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some of the joints don’t move very much
💔 It’s a little small for the price

6. LEGO Disney and Pixar’s Lightyear XL-15 Spaceship 76832

Let your kiddo travel to infinity and beyond with this beautifully detailed model of Buzz’s XL-15 spaceship from Pixar’s Lightyear movie. With its opening cockpit and removable fuel cell, this spaceship is perfect for roleplaying battles and adventures in space. It’s also a great set for display purposes, thanks to its stand and detailed information plaque.

6 LEGO Disney and Pixar s Lightyear XL 15 Spaceship 76832
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This spaceship also comes with three mini-figures and lots of fun accessories, including a LEGO robot and Sox the cat, along with his laptop. The Buzz figure is especially cool as you can switch whether his head is wearing his helmet.

What We Love:

❤️ Beautifully detailed set with lots of interesting pieces
❤️ Sturdy enough to play with and has some fun interactive features
❤️ Comes with several figures and accessories as well as a display stand

What We Don’t Love:

💔 You have to apply a lot of stickers which can be tricky tce accurately
💔 The mini-figures are not super accurate

For Kids Who Like Minecraft

7. LEGO Minecraft The Skeleton Dungeon Set 21189

If your kid is one of the millions of Minecraft-obsessed 10-year-olds, they will love this set. It’s especially perfect for those who enjoy exploring the game’s dungeons, including several caves with stalagmites, stalactites, clay to mine and lush bushes in the watery cave. There’s even a rockfall function so kids can block the hostile skeletons.

7 LEGO Minecraft The Skeleton Dungeon Set, 21189
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Whether kids want to roleplay exploring, mining, or fighting off skeletons, they can do so with this set. Along with the cave explorer and four skeleton figures, there are weapons, mining tools, a chest to discover and even a skeleton spawning function.

What We Love:

❤️ A fun build with some satisfyingly challenging parts
❤️ Lots of space for play as the build is made up of several different areas
❤️ Has some fun action features and great accessories

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little smaller than it seems in the pictures
💔 Rated as 8+ so may be too simple for some 10-year-olds

8. LEGO Minecraft The Llama Village 21188

If you really want to impress your little Minecraft player, you could get them this amazing Llama Village set. This colossal LEGO set is not just a village for llamas – it’s also in the shape of a llama. Plus, it’s designed to give kids a lot of freedom to customize, so they can keep coming back and trying new things.

8 LEGO Minecraft The Llama Village 21188
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This giant llama building has several rooms and a spitting function to ward off hostile mobs. It also comes with a range of adorable animal and human figures, plus lots of fun accessories.

What We Love:

❤️ Very fun and satisfying build that allows for customization
❤️ Lots of different play areas and features
❤️ A cute and colorful set with lots of fun accessories

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The upper level of the llama is a little unstable
💔 It’s a pricey set

9. LEGO Minecraft The Nether Bastion Set 21185

A more affordable option that’s still great fun is this Nether Bastion set. With all its weapons and the TNT element, this is perfect for kids who enjoy playing Minecraft in survival mode. With this set, kids can play out action-packed moments from the game, like fighting their way into the fiery Nether Bastion and gathering items while defending themselves against the pigling brutes.

9 LEGO Minecraft The Nether Bastion Set, 21185
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This set includes excellent authentic Minecraft details, like a magma cube, strider and a chest full of discoveries. And, of course, there are many items to gather, including crimson root, warped fungus, gilded blackstone and more.

What We Love:

❤️ A fun set for playing out scenes from the game
❤️ Packed with cool accessories and things to discover
❤️ The magma cube and strider are charming pieces that you don’t see in many LEGO sets

What We Don’t Love:

💔 There isn’t very much to build
💔 There isn’t a lot in the way of mechanical functions

10. LEGO Minecraft The Pig House 21170

Minecraft pigs are an iconic element of the game, so this adorable Pig House set is an excellent option for fans. This striking set is bright pink and shaped like a pig, with a removable roof to access the rooms. Kids can role-play scenarios inside the house or garden or detonate the explosion that causes it all to collapse.

10 LEGO Minecraft The Pig House, 21170
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This is a fun build, as the head can be detached and placed elsewhere whenever you want to change things up. It’s also great for imaginative play along with the Alex figure, adorable pigs and the Creeper lurking around the corner.

What We Love:

❤️ Great playset as the rooms are accessible and there’s lots to do
❤️ The explosion function is super fun
❤️ A very cute and visually striking set

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not the most sturdy set – some of the pieces tend to come apart
💔 Some 10-year-olds will find it too easy to build

💡 Tip: Can’t get enough LEGO Minecraft? Then make sure to check out this fun Blaze Bridge set as well.

For Kids Who Like NINJAGO

11. LEGO NINJAGO Zane’s Ice Dragon Creature 71786

Zane’s Ice Dragon Creature LEGO set is the perfect gift for 10-year-old NINJAGO fans, especially if they love dragons. The ice dragon is phenomenal, featuring six legs, a long tail, horns and wings with golden blades and a fearsome head, all of which have fully articulated joints. It can even be transformed into an incredible two-legged dragon warrior action figure for new imaginative adventures.

11 LEGO NINJAGO Zane’s Ice Dragon Creature 71786
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

This set also comes with five mini-figures, a temple hangout and other fabulous accessories for the Skeleton Warriors. Can Zane and Pixal defeat these bony enemies? With the help of the ice dragon, of course.

What We Love:

❤️ Super fun to play with as it can transform into a two-legged action figure
❤️ The dragon is amazingly detailed with fully articulated joints
❤️ Also comes with detailed mini-figures, including Zane who can sit on the dragon

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a very pricey set
💔 The Skeleton Warriors could have more gadgets to make the fight more even

12. LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Zane’s Titan Mech Battle 71738

If your kiddo is more into the NINJAGO mechs than the dragons, this set of Zane’s Titan Mech might be right up their alley. This legacy set from NINJAGO season 5 depicts the battle between Zane and the Ghost Warriors. But with the titan mech in the picture, with its sword, spinning chainsaw and spring-loaded shooters, the ghoulish enemies don’t stand a chance.

12 LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Zane’s Titan Mech Battle, 71738
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Due to its large size, imposing design and functional weapons, this action figure is the perfect ally for endless thrilling battles. The set also includes a limited-edition golden Jay mini-figure and weapons for all the minifigs. 

What We Love:

❤️ Impressively large, posable action figure that comes with some great minifigs
❤️ Well designed as the mech is very sturdy once built
❤️ Great attention to detail and several interactive features

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some of the final pieces may occasionally fall off
💔 It’s a pretty challenging build which isn’t for everyone

💡 For kids who love the NINJAGO mechs, this buildable model of Jay’s Titan Mech is also a great option.

13. LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Ultra Sonic Raider 71739

What’s better than an awesome Ninja battle vehicle? One that can turn into 4 different ninja vehicles of course. This 4-in-one set comprises a jet plane, motorcycle and 2 all-terrain vehicles, which can all combine to form one colossal Ultra Sonic Raider. This is an awesome set for playing with family or friends and the jet even has spring-loaded shooters for more thrilling battles.

13 LEGO NINJAGO Legacy Ultra Sonic Raider 71739
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set comes with seven mini-figures, including a golden Zane Legacy collectible. Moreover, each vehicle can fit a mini-figure, so there’s no end to the role-play adventures.

What We Love:

❤️ Super versatile as it can be four different vehicles or combine into one big one
❤️ Comes with all four ninjas, including a golden Zane collectible figure 
❤️ With all the figures, vehicles and weapons, it’s great for battle roleplay

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The combined vehicle doesn’t always stay together during play
💔 Only the jet has its own weapon function

For Kids Who Like Harry Potter

14. LEGO Harry Potter Gryffindor House Banner Set 76409

Let your little Potterhead show off their house pride with this Gryffindor House Banner set. When closed, this nifty LEGO set can be hung on the wall as Hogwarts-themed decor, or kids can open it out to display the common room inside. And with a fireplace, armchairs, candles and a chess board, this Gryffindor common room is just as cozy as the one in the movies.

14 LEGO Harry Potter Gryffindor House Banner Set 76409
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

In this set, kids will also discover 3 mini-figures and familiar accessories, including the Snitch and the Sword of Gryffindor. Plus, the lenticular backboard allows for magical effects, making this set very impressive for its size.

What We Love:

❤️ Includes a hanger to hang the house crest on the wall
❤️ Opens out to display the cozy Gryffindor common room
❤️ A compact set with some cool easter eggs to discover

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little pricey for the number of pieces
💔 There isn’t much to build

💡 Tip: Your kid wasn’t sorted into Gryffindor? Not to worry, you can get similar House Banner sets for Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin too.

15. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets 76389

If you want a little more wow factor for your HP fan, this 1176-piece Chamber of Secrets set should do the trick. As well as the Chamber itself, this set has several more rooms, including the great hall, the defense against the dark arts classroom and the astronomy tower, each packed with authentic details.

15 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets 76389
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

However, with its iconic circular entrance and a statue whose mouth opens to reveal the basilisk’s corridor, the Chamber of Secrets is where the real action is. Plus, kids will be over the moon with the awesome buildable basilisk and 11 mini-figures.

What We Love:

❤️ Amazing attention to detail in every room
❤️ Includes 11 minifigs and a buildable articulated basilisk
❤️ A satisfying build that looks stunning on display and is fun for roleplaying 

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a pricey set
💔 It would be nice if there were some more interactive functions

💡 Tip: If you already have the above set, why not add the Astronomy Tower and gradually build the whole of Hogwarts.

16. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Magical Trunk 76399

This Hogwarts Magical Trunk set is a slightly more creative take on Harry Potter LEGO, so it’s perfect for kids who like to freestyle a little. The trunk itself can be configured with any house colors and the pieces inside are used to build various scenes, including the Sorting Ceremony, a Great Hall feast or the Common Room. Or, get creative and build your own scenes.

16 LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Magical Trunk 76399
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This magical set comes with six mini-figures, made up of separate parts so you can mix and match to create your original characters. And, of course, there are also loads of fun accessories to play around with.

What We Love:

❤️ Full of possibilities for imaginative customization
❤️ Lots of little details and easter eggs HP fans will love
❤️ Kids can make themselves and their friends into LEGO Hogwarts students

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some customers were disappointed in size 
💔 Not ideal for kids who like to follow instructions to create complex structures

For Kids Who Like Star Wars

17. LEGO Star Wars The Razor Crest 75292

At 10, many kids start enjoying slightly more grown-up movies like Star Wars and the current series The Mandalorian. If that describes your kiddo, they will love building this incredibly detailed model of The Razor Crest starship. This Toy of the Year winner looks stunning on display and is packed with action features, including two missile shooters, a detachable escape pod and a cockpit that fits two mini-figures.

17 LEGO Star Wars The Razor Crest 75292
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This cleverly designed model also features a cargo hold with opening side boarding ramps for the mini-figures. Speaking of mini-figures, the ones in this set are exquisite, especially the tiny Grogu figure.

What We Love:

❤️ Ingenious build design – the cockpit and engines are especially detailed and realistic
❤️ The child minifig is adorable and the others are great too
❤️ Packed with play features and looks amazing on display

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It is slightly delicate so not ideal for rough play
💔 Baby Yoda doesn’t come in his basket

18. LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian The Child 75318

If your 10-year-old has passed through the pretend play stage but still loves LEGO (and The Mandalorian), this buildable figure of The Child might be just the ticket. Consisting of 1073 pieces, this LEGO set builds an exquisitely detailed figure of the iconic Grogu, complete with a posable head, mouth and ears so he can even change his facial expressions.

18 LEGO Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child 75318
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

The adorable Grogu also comes with his favorite toy (a gear shift knob from the Razor Crest spaceship), which can rest in his hand. There’s also an information plaque for when he’s on display and a tiny Child mini-figure for good measure.

What We Love:

❤️ Exquisitely detailed, adorable Grogu figure
❤️ Features posable joints and even movable facial features for different expressions
❤️ A very satisfying build for kids who enjoy a challenge

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The instructions could be laid out a bit better
💔 It’s more of a display than a play set as the legs and arms are not posable

19. LEGO Star Wars: The Mandalorian Imperial Light Cruiser 75315

For another epic Mandalorian set that is perfect for both playing and displaying, look no further than this Imperial Light Cruiser set. This magnificent set is made from 1336 pieces and looks like it flew straight out of the show. Plus, with its rotating turrets, spring-loaded shooters, mini TIE Fighters, and a launcher, it’s all set for role-playing epic space battles.

19 LEGO Star Wars The Mandalorian Imperial Light Cruiser 75315
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

This spaceship is brimming with interactive features, like the bridge that doubles as a handle for flying and a hatch to access the cabin. It also includes five mini-figures, many fabulous accessories and a tiny baby Grogu.

What We Love:

❤️ Perfect for kids who like complex and challenging builds
❤️ Looks spectacular on display and is packed with playable features
❤️ Comes with some iconic figures plus a couple of exclusive ones

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s sturdy enough to play with but not for rough play
💔 Would be nice to have a few more minifigs like a second Dark Trooper

💡 Tip: If you think your kiddo will love a Star Wars spaceship but you’re on a budget, Boba Fett’s Starship makes a great, more affordable alternative.

20. LEGO BrickHeadz Star Wars The Mandalorian & The Child 75317

LEGO’s answer to bobbleheads, BrickHeadz are adorably big-eyed, square-headed buildable figures. With this set, you can build BrickHeadz figures of baby Grogu, who can be placed in his hover-pram and the Mandalorian with his rifle and pistol. Both figures can be displayed with or without their stands and look adorable on your kid’s desk or bookshelf.

20 LEGO BrickHeadz Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child 75317
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

What I especially love about the Grogu figure is his adjustable ears that allow for a range of cute expressions. This is a great affordable option for Star Wars fans who need some nerdy room decor.

What We Love:

❤️ Super cute figures that make fantastic bedroom decor
❤️ Great attention to detail in the build – you will even find little brains inside the heads
❤️ Excellent value for money

What We Don’t Love:

💔 They are very small
💔 Not very many pieces, so building it won’t engage kids for a long time

For Kids Who Like Super Mario

21. LEGO Super Mario Adventures Starter Course Set 71360

If they don’t already have a starter course for the LEGO Super Mario game yet, this is the one. Kids will be thrilled to team up with their favorite character as they earn virtual coins, moving LEGO Mario along the spinning and cloud platforms, not forgetting the Question Mark Bloc. Then there will be awesome battles with the Goomba and Bowser Jr. figures. 

20a LEGO Super Mario Adventures Starter Course Set 71360
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

A free LEGO Super Mario app is available for much extra fun and enhanced play. This Starter Course, coupled with the Expansion Sets, offers many challenges and develops problem-solving skills in young minds.

What We Love:

❤️ LEGO Mario makes cool sounds and has a lot of different animations
❤️ There are so many different ways to play
❤️ There is an incredible amount of detail in the LCD screens

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The booklet does not have building instructions, and you have to download it via the app or go to the website

22. LEGO Super Mario Bowser’s Airship Expansion Set 71391

If you’ve seen any of the Super Mario LEGO sets, you’ll know how awesome they are. This expansion set is the perfect addition to any starter course and is packed with challenges that bridge the LEGO/digital divide. It has three brick-built figures, a POW Block and a Cannon Start Pipe to kick off the coin-collecting action.

21 LEGO Super Mario Bowser’s Airship Expansion Set 71391
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Even if you don’t play the LEGO Super Mario game, this is still an excellent set for playing and displaying. The ship is extremely detailed and kids can enjoy the interactive elements with or without the app.

What We Love:

❤️ Perfect addition to your LEGO Super Mario world
❤️ The ship looks great and is packed with details
❤️ Includes some awesome action features you can use to rack up digital coins

What We Don’t Love:

💔 You will need to buy a starter course separately
💔 The instructions are only available via the app

💡 Tip: Want to find other options for a Super Mario fan? Check out our list with the best toys and gifts for kids who love Mario.

For Kids Who Like Minions

23. LEGO BricksHeadz Minions 40421

Another impossibly cute BrickHeadz set is for all the Minions fans out there. This set includes the pieces to build a BrickHeadz Bob, Kevin and Belle Bottom and Kevin even has his set of nunchucks. If your kiddo loves the Minions or BrickHeadz, this is a lovely little set to add to their collection.

22 LEGO BricksHeadz Minions 40421
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

BrickHeadz are popular LEGO sets among kids around ten years old, as they are more grown-up than the play-focused sets but still cute, colorful and not too challenging. There are also many fun details to discover as you build.

What We Love:

❤️ Super cute Minions to add to any BrickHeadz collection
❤️ Great value for money as you can build 3 figures
❤️ Simple but fun to build and sturdy once completed

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not great for playing as they don’t have posable joints
💔 A couple of customers were disappointed in size

💡 Tip: Round out your collection of BrickHeadz minions with Stuart, Otto and Gru.

For Kids Who Like Animals & Nature

24. LEGO Creator 3 in 1 Majestic Tiger to Panda or Koi Fish Set 31129

Creator sets are perfect for kids who love to spend time building and proudly displaying their LEGO creations. This 3-in-1 set can be used to build a majestic tiger, an adorable red panda or a koi fish, so it’s a great option for animal lovers. Each animal comes with a little something extra to set the scene, too, such as a parrot or a bonsai tree.

23 LEGO Creator 3 in 1 Majestic Tiger to Panda or Koi Fish Set 31129
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Kids can position each animal into whatever pose they like, as they all feature multiple articulated joints. And if they feel like taking them down from the display shelf, they are sturdy enough for active play.

What We Love:

❤️ Three different large and beautiful builds in one
❤️ Each animal can move and pose in multiple ways while remaining stable
❤️ The colors and details are spot on 

What We Don’t Love:

💔 You can’t make all 3 animals at once
💔 The panda and koi fish aren’t quite as impressive as the tiger

25. LEGO Creator 3in1 Fantasy Forest Creatures 31125

If you’d like a more affordable gift for your animal lover, you could go for this simple but adorable Fantasy Forest Creatures set. This is also a 3-in-1 set, meaning kids can use the pieces to build an owl with a hedgehog, a baby deer and rabbit, or a squirrel with his acorn. And when they’ve tried all 3, they can even get creative and make their own designs.

24 LEGO Creator 3in1 Fantasy Forest Creatures 31125
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

These animals all have an impressive amount of details and posable joints, considering the size of the set. They make excellent bedroom decor or portable toys to play out enchanted forest scenarios.

What We Love:

❤️ Fantastic value for money as it’s 3 builds in one
❤️ Great as room decor or a sturdy, travel-friendly toy
❤️ The animals are super cute and colorful

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Very easy to build, so not ideal if you’re looking for a challenge
💔 The squirrel is a little odd looking compared to the others

26. LEGO Easter Bunny 40463

Looking for an Easter gift that’s not just more chocolate eggs? This precious Easter Bunny set could be the way to go. It’s a simple construction, but the finished build is adorable in a slightly more realistic, less stylized way than the above. The bunny even has a posable head and ears in case you need a cuteness overload.

25 LEGO Easter Bunny 40463
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Kids can play with this bunny by itself, or they can set it up on display on a little meadow base with Easter eggs. These are also fun to build, as kids can customize the design.

What We Love:

❤️ Great alternative to chocolate as an Easter gift
❤️ Fun to put together with a hidden surprise
❤️ Very cute bunny with customizable eggs

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some of the pieces don’t fit together very snugly, so occasionally come apart
💔 It might be nice to get a few more eggs

💡 Tip: Looking for a bunny but not an explicitly Easter theme? With this Creator set, kids can build a cute white rabbit, cockatoo, or seal.

27. LEGO BrickHeadz Pets 40479

On the other side of the stylistic spectrum are these super cute BrickHeadz Pets figures. The one pictured lets you build two dear little dalmations (perhaps a mom and pup) who can sit separately or together on their dog bed display stand. Mom dog even has a cute bell around her neck.

26 LEGO BrickHeadz Pets 40479
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

If dalmations aren’t your thing, not to worry – you’ll find several other pet options a click away, including different dog breeds as well as other animals like cats, birds and fish. Each one has the same mom and child design and looks adorable on display.

What We Love:

❤️ Lots of different pets to choose from 
❤️ Comes with a mom and baby who can be displayed together or separately
❤️ Adorable gift for dog lovers

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a small set, so it’s swift to build
💔 The puppy doesn’t have a bell-like mom does

For Kids Who Like Bikes, Cars & Trucks

28. LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender 42110

Get your kids ready for rugged off-road adventures with this amazingly accurate model of the Land Rover Defender. As a LEGO Technic set, it includes several real mechanical parts, so it’s ideal for kids who love to figure out how things work. This car boasts working steering, a 4-speed gearbox, All Wheel Drive, an independent suspension, a detailed 6-cylinder engine and a working winch.

27 LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender 42110
Recommended age: 11 years and above 

With its accurately sculpted surfaces and astoundingly intricate interior, this 2573-piece Land Rover looks just like the real thing. Note that it is rated 11+, so it’s best for kids that are already LEGO pros.

What We Love:

❤️ Astonishingly accurate and beautifully detailed model
❤️ Packed with mechanical parts that move like those in a real Land Rover
❤️ Clear instructions make a challenging and time-consuming build fun

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The suspension at the back doesn’t work very well as the back side is too heavy
💔 It’s a very challenging build so not all 10-year-olds will be up for it

29. LEGO Technic Remote Controlled Stunt Racer 42095

Another awesome Technic set, this one is for kids who care less about accurate models of cars and more about pulling off sick stunts. This set is where LEGO meets RC cars, and it’s just as fun as it sounds. Kids can build either a stunt racer or a tracked vehicle with the pieces. Both can be operated by remote control over almost any terrain.

28 LEGO Technic Remote Controlled Stunt Racer 42095
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Both builds are fantastic, but the stunt racer is probably the highlight, as it can do cool tricks like high-speed wheelies, turns and spins. Kids can also combine other LEGO pieces with it to create their franken-car.

What We Love:

❤️ Very cool to have remote-controlled LEGO vehicles
❤️ A great intro to Technic builds as it’s not too challenging
❤️ The stunt racer can do cool tricks and is super sturdy

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A few customers received faulty motors
💔 Only includes directions for one of the builds, but the other is available on the LEGO website

30. LEGO Technic Ducati Panigale V4 R 42107

Your 10-year-old may be a few years too young to ride a motorcycle, but they aren’t too young to build a stunningly accurate replica of one. This sleek Ducati Panigale set is exact and detailed, inside and out. As a Technic set, it’s also full of moving mechanical parts, including a V4-cylinder engine, a 2-speed gearbox and front and rear suspension for realistic movement.

29 LEGO Technic Ducati Panigale V4 R 42107
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

With its crimson color scheme and attention to detail, this super sports bike looks amazing on display. It even has a kickstand, exhaust pipe, windshield & dashboard to make it look real.

What We Love:

❤️ The quality of the moving parts is excellent
❤️ With its attention to detail and gorgeous color, it looks just like the real thing
❤️ Great for teaching kids basic engineering concepts

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A couple of details are not quite accurate
💔 The bike doesn’t fit perfectly on the stand

31. LEGO Technic Dom’s Dodge Charger 42111

If you’ve got a Fast & Furious fanatic on your hands, this is the best Technic set you could get them. It’s a very accurate replica of the 1970s muscle car that belonged to Dominic Toretto in the films. Plus, its V8 engine with moving pistons, working suspension, steering system and an air blower is brilliant for helping kids understand vehicle engineering.

30 LEGO Technic Dom s Dodge Charger 42111
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

This authentic model car is packed with little details referencing the Fast & Furious, including 2 nitrogen bottles and a fire extinguisher in case things heat up too much. You can even display it in its iconic wheel stand position.

What We Love:

❤️ Looks just like it does in the movie down to the little details
❤️ Loads of accurate moving mechanical parts
❤️ Great size for display and looks awesome on its wheel stand

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little too fragile for active play
💔 Not as many moving parts as some other Technic sets

32. LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR 42123

Love the Technic sets but on a budget? This McLaren Senna building kit is a great option and is still packed with impressive detail. Its aesthetic is a little less realistic than some of the other options, but there’s something super cool about seeing the moving V8 engine as the car rolls along and other mechanical features.

31 LEGO Technic McLaren Senna GTR 42123
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

Just like the real McLaren Senna, this replica features the iconic dihedral door plus working headlights to make it look extra cool. And with its authentic color and graphics, it will surely be a hit with racing fans.

What We Love:

❤️ It’s super cool to watch the mechanical parts as you steer it
❤️ Great for display and sturdy enough to race
❤️ Perfect level of challenge for most 10-year-olds

What We Don’t Love:

💔 You have to apply a lot of stickers which can be tedious
💔 The instructions are a little confusing in places

💡 Tip: This NASCAR Next Gen Chevrolet Camaro is another awesome Technic set for racing fans.

For Kids Who Like Trains, Boats, Planes & Helicopters

33. LEGO Technic Firefighter Aircraft 42152

Let your 10-year-olds play out their childhood dreams of becoming a firefighter with this LEGO Technic Firefighter Aircraft set. This impressively large and magnificent helicopter has plenty of interactive features, like adjustable landing gear and propellers that spin and move tail flaps for realistic role-play. It even includes an opening hatch you can fill with LEGO “water” to douse those forest fires.

32 LEGO Technic Firefighter Aircraft 42152
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

As a LEGO Technic set, this aircraft naturally features realistic movement and mechanisms that teach kids about the real functions of a firefighting plane. The LEGO Builder app makes an extensive and complex build easy as pie.

What We Love:

❤️ Very large and impressive looking aircraft
❤️ Loads of realistic interactive features
❤️ A great way to introduce kids to LEGO Technic

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Some of the building steps are a little tricky
💔 You can’t see any moving engines

34. LEGO Monkie Kid: Monkie Kid’s Team Secret HQ 80013

If you’ve been reading this and thinking, “where are all the Monkie Kid sets?” don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. This expansive set is positively brimming with surprises to discover. Like Monkie Kid’s Secret HQ on the show, it looks like a derelict ship from the outside but opens out to reveal the workshop, living area and loads of awesome accessories.

33 LEGO Monkie Kid Monkie Kid’s Team Secret HQ 80013
Recommended age: 10 years and above 

We don’t have the space to describe all the playable features of this set, but they include a toy crane, a brick-built posable mech and stud-shooting water jets. It also comes with all your favorite characters for epic roleplay adventures.

What We Love:

❤️ Large set packed with play features and details from the show
❤️ Opens out so kids can access the rooms inside
❤️ Comes with several cool mini-figures and accessories

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The instructions are a little unclear
💔 Lots of small, loose pieces that can get lost

35. LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship 31109

Set off for the seven seas to hunt for treasure in this 3-in-1 pirate ship LEGO set. With its opening roof and wall, rotating cannons, shark figure and lots of tiny details inside, the boat may be the highlight of this set. However, the other builds are pretty awesome, too — a mysterious island complete with a skull portal and smaller boats, plus a Pirate Inn featuring a hidey-hole for treasure. 

34 LEGO Creator 3in1 Pirate Ship 31109
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

It’s rare for Creator sets to be play-focused, but this is designed with play in mind. It’s packed with cool minifigs, pirate accessories and interactive features.

What We Love:

❤️ Each build is amazingly detailed but not too challenging to construct
❤️ Packed with pirate-themed accessories and interactive functions
❤️ Great value as you get 3 highly playable sets in one

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It only comes with two cannons though the pictures make it look like there are four
💔 The ship is slightly smaller than you’d think for the number of pieces

36. LEGO Creator 3in1 Twin Rotor Helicopter 31096

This is another one for helicopter enthusiasts, but it’s more than that, as the pieces can also be used to build a toy jet or hovercraft. The helicopter is the most realistic of the three, with its twin spinnable rotors, multiple opening doors, working winch, transportable ROV and cockpit that seats two mini-figures. However, the jet and hovercraft are also fun to build and play with.

35 LEGO Creator 3in1 Twin Rotor Helicopter 31096
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

This set comes with a mini-figure to pilot each vehicle, and all the builds are super detailed both inside and out. It also uses versatile bricks so kids can make creative builds.

What We Love:

❤️ The helicopter features crank-operated spinning rotors plus other interactive functions
❤️ You get three detailed builds in one
❤️ Versatile bricks so kids can dream up their own creations

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The bags of pieces are not labeled, so you have to do some sorting
💔 The jet and hovercraft do not have moving functions like the helicopter

For Kids Who Like Buildings

37. LEGO Architecture Paris Skyline 21044

This isn’t for LEGO beginners, but it should be a fun challenge if your kiddo is already breezing through the 10+ rated sets. With its stunning models of the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre Museum and soaring Eiffel Tower, this set is a homage to all things Paris. Whether you’ve visited with your kid or they dream of going one day, it’s sure to be a hit.

36 LEGO Architecture Paris Skyline 21044
Recommended age: 12 years and above 

This set also comes with an informative booklet about the design and history of each structure, which aspiring architects will love. Discerning kids will also appreciate the detail and scale accuracy of the buildings.

What We Love:

❤️ Exquisite detail and craftsmanship in each building
❤️ An accurately scaled model of the Paris skyline
❤️ Comes with a booklet packed with interesting facts about the buildings

What We Don’t Love:

💔 A few customers were disappointed in the size
💔 Some of the structures are a bit fragile

💡 Tip: More into the Big Apple than the City of Love? This buildable model of the New York City skyline is just as impressive.

38. LEGO Creator 3in1 Medieval Castle Toy to Tower or Marketplace 31120

If your 10-year-old is more into fantastical medieval buildings than ones from the present day, this castle set could be right up their alley. As it builds three action-packed scenes, it’s great for kLEGO’senjoy both the building and aspect of LEGO. As well as the castle complete with dragon, kids can make a marketplace with a windmill and a prison tower.

37 LEGO Creator 3in1 Medieval Castle Toy to Tower or Marketplace 31120
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

These three builds are full of fun interactive features, like hinged gates, a drawbridge, a moving water mill and a working catapult. There are also lots of cool medieval figures and accessories.

What We Love:

❤️ Three classic LEGO builds in one that all look spectacular when completed
❤️ Packed with fun secrets and surprises
❤️ Loads of medieval gadgets and accessories for roleplay

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The castle construction is a little unstable
💔 You have to dismantle your construction to make a different one

39. LEGO Friends Heartlake City Shopping Mall 41450

Transport your kid to the mall of their dreams with this Heartlake City Shopping Mall set from LEGO Friends. With its cute and colorful decor, photo booth, fashion stand and even a slide, this set will have kids wishing malls were like this. There’s also a moving escalator, and lots of shops covering different interests 10-year-olds may have.

38 LEGO Friends Heartlake City Shopping Mall 41450
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This set is very inviting for imaginative play with its fully open design. Plus, the six micro-figures, including a baby and realistic details like a baby changing station and ATM, allow kids to enact endless real scenarios.

What We Love:

❤️ Very cute set in fun colors
❤️ Features a moving escalator and loads of other realistic details
❤️ Includes so many different shops and other mall areas

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a little pricey for the size
💔 Some 10-year-olds may find the design a bit childish

For Kids Who Like Dinosaurs

40. LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaur Toy 31058

This dinosaur toy offers so much building and playing fun for such a budget-friendly LEGO set. As it’s a Creator set, you get three builds in one, meaning you can build the T-rex and then dismantle it to construct a Pterodactyl or Triceratops with the same pieces. Considering it’s a smaller set, all the dinosaurs look impressively realistic and even feature posable joints.

39 LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaur Toy 31058
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

With its sharp claws, opening jaws and fearsome teeth, the T-rex is the most impressive build of the three. It even comes with prey in the form of ribcage bones, which are reused as horns for the Triceratops.

What We Love:

❤️ Fantastic value as you get 3 dinosaurs in one
❤️ All the dinos are posable and very sturdy
❤️ All 3 are impressively realistic looking for a simple set

What We Don’t Love:

💔 It’s a simple build so it won’t challenge a 10-year-old
💔 The dinos are pretty small

41. LEGO Jurassic World Baryonyx Dinosaur Boat Escape 76942

Jump into the action of Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous with this Baryonyx Dinosaur Boat Escape set. This LEGO set has thought of every detail so kids can accurately reenact the thrilling scene from the film. As well as four mini-figures, there’s a speedboat, control room and cargo hold on the main boat, rotating searchlight, dinosaur cage and, of course, a posable Baryonyx figure.

40 LEGO Jurassic World Baryonyx Dinosaur Boat Escape 76942
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Jurassic World fans will love discovering authentic details from the movie, like the dinosaur eggs and baby dino. The best thing about this boat is that it floats in water, even with the Baryonyx inside. 

What We Love:

❤️ The boat floats in the water
❤️ Comes with great character minifigs and an awesome posable dinosaur
❤️ Lots of fun interactive play features

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The main boat structure comes in one piece, so there isn’t much to build
💔 The price per piece is a little high

42. LEGO Jurassic World Giganotosaurus & Therizinosaurus Attack 76949

For a slightly more challenging Jurassic World set, check out this Giganotosaurus and Therizinosaurus Attack set from the Dominion movie. It features multiple buildable elements, including an HQ, garage, observation tower and helicopter, all of which have features that make them fun to play with. There’s a collapsing platform in the tower, spinning rotors on the helicopter, plus an ATV toy to go in the garage.

41 LEGO Jurassic World Giganotosaurus Therizinosaurus Attack 76949
Recommended age: 9 years and above 

Constructing this set is fun, but one of the main draws is undeniably the two colossal dinosaur figures, posable and detailed. The set also includes six classic Jurassic World character mini-figures.

What We Love:

❤️ The dinosaur figures are very cool
❤️ A fun set to build and play with thanks to all the different features
❤️ Comes with 6 great mini-figures and lots of accessories

What We Don’t Love:

💔 The tower is a bit wobbly while you’re building
💔 It’s a little underwhelming as a display set

💡 Tip: If your 10-year-old is a Jurassic World megafan, you may also want to check out this fun Carnotaurus Dinosaur Chase LEGO set.

For Kids Who Like Arts & Crafts

43. LEGO DOTS Hogwarts Desktop Kit 41811

LEGO Dots is an excellent alternative for kids ready to change from classic LEGO construction sets. Instead of following instructions to build a 3-D puzzle, LEGO Dots allows kids to use their creativity to decorate genuinely useful items. All LEGO Dots are aimed at creative kids, while this one is perfect for Potterheads as it includes a Golden Snitch note holder, scarf-shaped tray and HP-themed mosaic tiles.

42 LEGO DOTS Hogwarts Desktop Kit 41811
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

The other items in this set include a photo frame, lockable secret box and versatile adhesive patch. All these objects can be decorated and re-decorated; however, kids like using the 800+ colorful tiles.

What We Love:

❤️ Comes with over 800+ pieces, including Harry Potter-themed ones
❤️ Lots of fun and useful desk items to decorate
❤️ Kids can redo the designs whenever they like

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Doesn’t come with a tile sorting tray
💔 There are hundreds of tiny tiles so it’s a pain if they fall on the floor

44. LEGO DOTS Designer Toolkit – Patterns 41961

For an even more open-ended LEGO Dots experience, check out this Designer Toolkit with over 860 tiles in various colors. Kids can use these tiles to decorate ten objects, including a pencil holder, photo frame, storage tray, note tray, patches and message tags. The objects are endlessly redesignable, and the only limit to the designs kids can create is their imagination. 

43 LEGO DOTS Designer Toolkit Patterns 41961
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

The perfect combo of useful and fun, this Dots set will give your kid’s homework space that LEGO flair. Plus, with the adhesive and stitch-on patches, they can add a touch of uniqueness to their favorite outfits.

What We Love:

❤️ Loads of tiles in a great variety of shapes and colors
❤️ The final products are genuinely useful
❤️ Great for encouraging creativity in a way that kids can keep coming back to

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Not great for kids who enjoy the construction aspect of LEGO
💔 The tiles do tend to get everywhere

45. LEGO DOTS Big Message Board 41952

Is your kiddo constantly making signs to hang on their bedroom door to not-so-subtly communicate with family? Then they will love this LEGO Dots Big Message Board. This affordable set consists of four 16×16 inch plates that can be combined to make a message board of any shape, plus hooks to hang it up. And, of course, there are plenty of tiles to create any message or design imaginable.

44 LEGO DOTS Big Message Board 41952
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

Whether your kid wants to make a permanent “keep out” sign, a motivational message or simply a piece of bedroom decor they can constantly redesign, this is a great and versatile gift.

What We Love:

❤️ Fun craft project that can be redesigned again and again
❤️ The message board is great for letting kids express themselves
❤️ Comes with 800+ colorful tiles that can also be used with other LEGO sets

What We Don’t Love:

💔 Taking the tiles off the board can sometimes be a bit finicky
💔 The board itself could do with a little reinforcement

💡 Tip: This LEGO Dots lettering set will give you more options and make it a bit easier to create messages on your board.

For Kids Who Like Coding

46. LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101

This LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox is much more than just a LEGO set. Kids can build five working robots and use the included app to program the robots to perform a range of actions. This makes it the perfect option for kids interested in learning coding. The app teaches coding concepts in a child-friendly, hands-on way and has fun and educational activities.

45 LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101
Recommended age: 7 years and above 

The fact that you can build five different robots makes this an excellent value set. Each robot is adorable in its own way and has unique abilities and personality traits.

What We Love:

❤️ Kids can build 5 different robots that all have their own unique skills
❤️ You can interact with the robots and program them to do all kinds of other things
❤️ Teaches coding and electronics in a fun, accessible way

What We Don’t Love:

💔 As it’s an electronic product there are sometimes issues that require a tech-experienced eye
💔 The app isn’t compatible with older Android devices

47. LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander 75253

If your 10-year-old loves robots AND Star Wars, why not go all out with this LEGO Boost Droid Commander set? As the classic LEGO Boost set, this one also offers 3 buildable robot toys that kids can interact with and program using the educational app. But this time, the robots are the familiar Star Wars Droids Gonk, Mouse and R2D2.

46 LEGO Star Wars Boost Droid Commander 75253
Recommended age: 8 years and above 

This Toy of The Year winner combines creativity, imagination and STEM education ingeniously. From building to learning basic coding to sending their droids off on essential missions, kids will be learning and having fun all through.

What We Love:

❤️ Fantastic all-round STEAM toy for Star Wars fans
❤️ Great way for kids to learn electronics and coding
❤️ Packed with fun activities for kids to do with their droids

What We Don’t Love:

💔 There’s only one robotic motor so that you can build all three droids. Still, only one can move at a time
💔 The instructions are only available via the app


Frequently Asked Questions About LEGO Sets for 10-Year-Olds

🙋 Is LEGO beneficial for 10-year-olds?

LEGO is highly beneficial for kids of all ages, 10-year-olds included. Many know the cognitive benefits of building toys for preschool-age kids. However, challenging LEGO sets are also an excellent way for older kids to practice geometry, mechanics concepts and problem-solving. 

On top of that, LEGO is also great for fostering things like fine motor skills, creativity and focus. Working on a complex LEGO construction for hours will strengthen kids’ attention spans and perseverance. 

Lastly, LEGO also benefits kids’ social skills by building and playing with others as they practice communicating and working as a team.

🙋 What age can you introduce your child to LEGOs?

The youngest age you can safely introduce your child to LEGOs is 3, as the small pieces are hazardous choking hazards for toddlers. The youngest-rated LEGO sets are 4+, but if your 3-year-old is a building wiz and no longer puts things in their mouth, you can let them try one out. 

At the same time, there’s no need to rush your child into LEGO as there are options better suited to young children’s motor skills, most notably DUPLO. Ultimately, kids develop at different rates, and you know your little one best. 

So while we recommend starting preschoolers on DUPLO, you can graduate to LEGO if they are already breezing through those.

So… What LEGO Set Should You Get?

As always, that depends on the 10-year-old you’re buying for. Are they into mechanics and figuring out how things work? Then one of the LEGO Technic sets could be ideal. Are they more into crafts and creativity? Then go for a set of LEGO Dots. Whatever their interests and LEGO experience level, you can find a set that suits them perfectly in our list above.

Did your 10-year-old’s favorite LEGO set not make the list? Pop us a message to let us know and tell us why it should have been included.

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