In a previous article, I introduced you to some of the best LEGO sets for boys of 5 to 7 years old and I want to continue exploring these amazing building sets!
I mentioned before that there is a very wide variety of LEGO building sets and they’re meant for all ages, but today I will be focusing on sets for 8 to 10 year old boys so you can check out some of the best options.
LEGO building sets are extremely beneficial to your children’s development, so it’s wise to introduce this toy at an early age and then continue to encourage your children to explore more and more complex sets.
Here are some of the best LEGO building sets for 9 to 10 year old boys for you to keep in mind:
If your boys loved the LEGO Ninjago Movie but they’re not familiar with the toy line upon which it’s based, then it’s time to introduce them to one of the Ninjago building sets. This one is appropriate for 8 to 14 year old children and it comes with 521 pieces of pure fun.
The set also includes five LEGO figures: Garmadon, Zane, General #1, Steve, Four Eyes and an additional shark figure. Your children will be able to build Garmadon’s Volcano Lair and put all of these characters into action! The volcano lair is complete with an entrance shaped like Garmadon’s face, Garmadon’s throne room, a computer lab, a construction zone, a drone launchpad and it even has lava and water details to add to the ilusion.
This is the perfect set for your children to recreate the exciting LEGO Ninjago Movie scenes and also create their own versions of the events, which encourages their imagination and creativity. As always, LEGO building sets do their best to provide perfect miniature LEGO replicas and your children will be amazed by the details and the endless building opportunities.
Before we move on to LEGO building sets with different themes, I want to show you another LEGO Ninjago set is an option for you to consider. If your children really are fans of the film, then they will love this set as well as the previous one!
With the LEGO Ninjago Movie Water Strider Building Kit your children will be able to build a mech complete with a 360-degree rotating minifigure cockpit, a 6-stud rapid shooter and four posable legs. This is a miniature version of the same mech that was featured in the film, so your children will have a blast building it!
This set also includes four LEGO figures: Nya, Kai, Puffer and Shark Army Thug and it comes with 494 pieces that will keep your boys from 8 to 14 years old entertained for hours on end. They will be inspired to role play the ninjas that they admire in the film and they will be able to create an exciting piece of the Ninjago world. Plus, the set is very affordable and it can be a great collectible piece!
We can’t make a LEGO building set list without including some of the amazing Marvel-related products that they have to offer. This set is perfect for children of ages 8 through 14 and it includes 807 pieces that will help your children recreate the epic superhero battle on Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.
We can all agree that the superhero airport battle scene is one of the highlights of the movie and it’s no wonder that LEGO made a building set about it so your children can recreate their favorite fighting scenes and also make up their own.
The LEGO Superhero Airport Battle Building set is epic and it includes a supersonic Quinjet, complete with stud-shooters and folding wings, it also includes the air traffic control tower, and among the minifigures you’ll find the gigantic version of Ant-Man, Captain America, Winter Soldier, Scarlet Witch, Iron Man, War Machine and Agent 13.
If your boys love Captain America and the Marvel universe films, this could be the perfect set for them to explore their creativity and imagination while playing with some of their favorite characters
If your child is a Marvel fan that may be a choice for you. Check a current price of this lego set here.
So far, we’ve looked at some exciting LEGO sets for children, but there are other kinds of sets that are still very appealing to children even if they don’t have recognizable characters and structures. The LEGO Creator Modular Modern Home Building Kit is one of those sets and it will give your kids from 8 to 12 years old quite a bit to do.
This is a 3-in-1 LEGO model and it gives your children the opportunity to become little architects and build a modern home that features big windows, a solar skylight, an upstair bedroom and balcony, a garden trampoline, an electric car with its own charging station and customizable modular sections.
Your children can also build a Lakeside Home with a jetty and a Garden Home with a buildable lawn gnome. The kit comes with 386 pieces and it includes a female and male LEGO figure along with a dog figure.
This LEGO building set is perfect for children of 8 to 12 years old and it’s a great addition to any LEGO collection and your children will have a lot of fun imagining a life for their figures in this incredibly detailed modern home that they get to build with their own hands.
What’s more, if your children don’t have much experience with LEGO toys, this is a great choice. It’s challenging enough to engage them for hours and hours of play and it will prepare them for bigger and more exciting sets.
If you are interested in that kind of lego set you can get it here.
If your children are in love with the beach and they get really excited about summer-themed things, this LEGO Creator Sunshine Surfer Van Building Kit makes for the perfect gift.
This is a 3-in-1 construction toy that will allow your children to build their own camper van, which is complete with a kitchenette, a surfboard, a parasol, a barbecue and camping furniture.
What’s more, they’ll also be able to build a lifeguard tower with a quad bike and a beach buggy with the same pieces! Your children will get three times the fun and they will be able to create and imagine hundreds of summer adventures. The set also comes with a male and female figure to help your children role play and get into character to create their stories and scenes.
The LEGO Creator Sunshine Surfer Van Building Kit is complete with 379 pieces and it’s perfect for children of ages 8 through 12! This set is yet another great way to introduce your children to the wonders of LEGO play without overwhelming them with over 500 building blocks.
Kids and adults all over the world love Minecraft, so of course, LEGO has a few Minecraft-themed sets for everyone to enjoy. If your boys are going through the Minecraft fever, this can be a perfect addition to their LEGO collection.
With the LEGO Minecraft The Iron Golden building set your children will be able to mine iron ore with the help a wonderful diamond pickaxe. The set includes two LEGO minifigures: Alex and a zombie, as well as an iron golem and a baby pig! Some of the accessories include a buildable torch and a pumpkin as well.
This set is also small, with only 208 pieces, but it’s perfect for children of ages 8 and up to continue exploring the LEGO universe. As Minecraft fans, your children will enjoy mining, crafting and creating an iron golem! They will also be inspired to create and come up with their own Minecraft adventures. The set allows for imaginative and hands-on play, which will keep your children entertained for hours on end.
The set will also allow you to provide your children with the opportunity to experience Minecraft away from their screens and it will encourage them to use their own hands to create whatever they want.
Minecraft is very popular amongst kids. If you think this Lego set will make your child smile you can get it here.
It’s not uncommon for boys to start developing an interest in skateboarding at this age, so the LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Modular Skate House Building Kit can be a great gift for your children.
With 422 pieces they will be able to build their own cool skate house and the accessories include a skateboard, a scooter, a skate ramp, monkey bars and even a climbing wall.
The set includes two LEGO figures, a boy and a girl, and they’re both ready to bring your child’s skateboarding stories and experiences to life. With this LEGO set your children will also be able to build a Games Arcade complete with game room machines and a toy Skate Park with the same pieces!
The set is perfect for children between the ages of 8 and 12 years old and they will get endless hours of creative play out of this set.
As you can see I like Creator series and I know children like this one too. Check a current price here.
We’re reaching the end of the list, so I can’t go on without introducing a DC universe LEGO building kit. I’ve shown you a variety of Marvel Universe LEGO building sets, so it’s time I gave some attention to its rival of sorts.
With this LEGO Batman Bat-Space Shuttle Building Kit your children will be able to build their own Bat-Space Shuttle, which is complete with a triple-booster pack, stud shooters and other Batman vehicles! The set also includes LEGO figures of Batman, Dick Grayson, Catwoman, Reggae Man Batsuit, Space Batsuit and Firestarter Batsuit which will allow your children to create their own Batman stories and scenes.
This LEGO building set comes with 643 pieces and it’s perfect for kids of ages 8 through 14. It will make a great addition to your children’s LEGO collection, so don’t hesitate to consider it!
What child isn’t obsessed with the Marvel universe at the moment?! Even us as adults can appreciate the excitement and amazingness of all of these new films and storylines, which is why I couldn’t reach the end this list without showing you some LEGO Marvel goodness. 1004 pieces may seem like an overkill, but imagine just how great of a challenge this will be for your children!
With this incredible set, your boys from 8 to 14 years old will be able to build a three stories New York City building that features the Sanctum Sanctorum and Peter Parker’s apartment. This building is complete with a pizzeria, fire extinguisher, window exploder functions and even a water tower.
As always, the detail on this set is amazing! The set comes with an Infinity Stone and five different figures including Iron Spider-Man, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Ebony Maw and even a Cull Obsidian figure. With all of these pieces, your children will be able to recreate their favorite scenes and come up with their own Marvel stories featuring some of their favorite characters.
As always, I save the biggest, most incredible LEGO building set for last! If you thought 1004 pieces were too much, 1414 pieces really takes the cake. This time, we’re exploring the Star Wars universe and this set is inspired by the most recent film, Solo: A Star Wars Story.
On top of the 1414 pieces that will allow your children to build the incredible and iconic Millennium Falcon, the set also includes the figures of Han Solo, Chewbacca, Qi’ra, Lando Calrissian and Quay Tolsite. It also comes with a Kessel droid and a DD-BD droid for your children to recreate movie scenes and also dare to create their own Star Wars stories.
The LEGO Star Wars Solo: A Star Wars Story building set is just beautiful and it makes for an incredible collectible piece!