​Legos for ​Boys that Encourage Play, Learning and Creative Imaginations

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Lego has been providing the opportunity for boys to design and create with their Legos sets for generations. We’ve put together the best Lego sets for boys that will continue to inspire wonder and great imagination in areas like space play, robotics, coding and more for many more years.


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​LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101

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​SPACE THEMED LEGO SETS

In this section you’ll find Legos for boys that are into space and out of this world creations. From classic space suits all the way to Star Wars themed Lego sets, there’s something for every space adventure lover.

​LEGO Ideas Exo Suit 21109

​Recommended Ages: 12+


Highlights:

  • ​Over 8” tall posable Exo Suit
  • ​Includes two astronaut mini figures and a robot turtle
  • ​Comes with instruction booklet with a space themed story

​What we love:

In true classic Lego style, the Exo Suit doesn’t disappoint. It’s body is made of many smaller bricks so once it is put together, it can be posed in a myriad of ways to suit whatever space adventure a kid can dream up.

​​​LEGO ​Galaxy Squad Crater Creeper 70706

​Recommended Ages: ​7+


Highlights:

  • ​Crater Creeper with chomping jaws and missiles
  • ​Hovercraft with missiles
  • ​Two mini figure heroes with weapons

​What we love:

Another fun space Lego set that will delight kids. The creepy insect legs and chomping jaws of the Crater Creeper is the stuff that villains are made of and the hover board that the heroes ride in is sure to be a favorite!

​​​LEGO ​​Galaxy Squad Swarm Interceptor 70701

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​Interceptor splits to turn into two machines for space fighting
  • ​Comes with a villain, Mosquitoid and hero, Solomon Blaze

​What we love:

The best part about this Galaxy Squad Interceptor is the ability to split into two different space vehicles with hidden missiles. It’s a fun design that boys will get a kick out of playing with.

​​​LEGO ​​Retro Classic Astronaut and Robot Minifigure Set 5002812

​Recommended Ages: ​6+


Highlights:

  • ​Retro astronaut and space robot
  • ​Includes space helmet and air tanks
  • ​Includes booklet

​What we love:

The retro theme of this Lego space is our favorite! This is the perfect set for father and son to bond over dad’s childhood love for Legos and his son’s current love for them.

​​​LEGO ​​Creator Space Shuttle Explorer 31066

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​3-in-1 space shuttle, moon station, space rover
  • ​Mini figure with astronaut jetpack

​What we love:

Your young explorer’s space adventures will be complete with this space shuttle that can be rebuilt into two more fun space crafts. Blast off in the shuttle, work from the moon station, or use the rover to explore.

​​LEGO Ideas NASA Apollo Saturn V 21309

​Recommended Ages: ​14+


Highlights:

  • ​Over 39” Saturn V rocket
  • ​Removable rocket at three stages
  • ​Stands to display the rocket horizontally
  • ​Includes booklet with information about NASA moon missions

​What we love:

The attention to detail on this space shuttle is astounding. It sits at a meter high and is very detailed in the interior cabin and on the exterior. It comes with three space mini figures to enjoy imagining a real space flight. This Lego set is great for boys who imagine flying to the moon one day.

​​​LEGO ​​​Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105

​Recommended Ages: 9+


Highlights:

  • ​Very detailed 18” long Millennium Falcon Star Wars Starship
  • ​Spring loaded shooters, secret compartments and detachable cockpit
  • ​Characters included: Han Solo, Chewbabca, Rey, Finn, Tasu Leech, Kanjiklub gang member, BB-8

​What we love:

This Lego set is by far one our favorites. It’s large, detailed interior and exterior with secret compartments, seating area, ramp, cockpit for two mini figures, spring loaded shooters and a top that completely opens for full access to the interior makes it a great toy for space imaginative play. It measures over 18” long and 12” wide, so be prepared with plenty of space for setup.

​LEGO ​Star Wars Darth Vader's Castle 75251

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​Recommended Ages: ​9+


Highlights:

  • ​Darth Vader Castle measures over 16” high
  • ​Comes with TIE Advanced Fighter with stud shooters for Star Wars battles
  • ​Characters included: Darth Vader, Bacta Tank Darth Vader, Two Royal Guards and an Imperial Transport Pilot

​What we love:

Another one of our favorites, the Lego Star Wars Darth Vader’s Castle is the perfect Lego set for boys with big imaginations. Standing at over 16”, this set has 1060 pieces for hours of building fun. Build Darth Vader’s fortress and use the TIE fighter to attack!

​​​LEGO ​​Star Wars Poe's X-Wing Fighter 75102

​Recommended Ages: 8+


Highlights:

  • ​Measures over 14” long
  • ​Features opening wings, stud shooters, spring loaded missiles, and extra ammunition
  • ​Comes with Poe Dameron, Resistance ground crew, Resistance X-Wing pilot and a BB-8 Astromech Droid

​What we love:

We love the ability to recreate Poe Dameron’s battles with this iconic Lego X-Wing fighter. Boys who love space can imagine flying through space, defeating enemies and being triumphant. Poe’s X-Wing fighter is from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

​​​LEGO ​​​Star Wars: The Force Awakens First Order TIE Fighter Microfighter 75194

​Recommended Ages: ​6+


Highlights:

  • ​Includes First Order TIE Fighter Microfighter with flick missiles and pilot mini figure
  • ​Easy build for younger kids

​What we love:

This microfighter TIE fighter is a great addition to the LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader’s Castle. It can be used along with the other TIE fighter to battle the forces of evil and attack the castle. This set is great for young space and Star Wars enthusiasts.

​​​LEGO ​​Star Wars ​Yoda's Jedi Starfighter 75168

​Recommended Ages: 8+


Highlights:

  • ​7” wide Jedi Starfighter with spring loaded shooters
  • ​Comes with Yoda mini figure and R2-D2 mini figure
  • ​Features folding wings and top and front opening cockpit

​What we love:

This classic Star Wars ship is perfect for boys who love the series from beginning to end. Take Yoda on a ride to fight evil forces with his lightsaber and R2-D2 by his side.


​CREATIVE PLAY & IMAGINATION

This section is all about stretching the mind with creativity and imagination. These Lego sets are for boys who can see themselves doing any number of the activities depicted, or who simply like to pretend they can.

​​​LEGO ​City Fishing Boat 60147

​Recommended Ages: 5+


Highlights:

  • ​Floating fishing boat with spinning propellers
  • ​Comes with two orange fish and a fishing rod plus a shark!
  • ​Includes two mini figures

​What we love:

This is a fun Lego set for boys who love fishing. The Lego boat floats so on those days when he can’t get to the water, he can use his imagination and pretend to fish with his Lego frineds. But be sure to watch out for the shark!

​​​LEGO ​​​​City Police Station 60141

​Recommended Ages: ​6+


Highlights:

  • ​Comes with: police station, jail, watch tower, police car, helicopter, motorcycles, criminal get-away car
  • ​Police station measures 9” high
  • ​Includes seven mini figures: 4 police, 3 criminals and a police dog

​What we love:

Kids will love taking these Lego officers on a high speed police chase to catch the bad guys. The Lego City Police Station is great for boys who like to use their imaginations to pretend to be in the middle of the action. It’s also great for teaching younger kids about the role of police officers in the community.

​​​LEGO ​City ​Airport VIP Service 60102

​Recommended Ages: 5+


Highlights:

  • ​369-piece 4” high and 12” long private luxury plane with accessible interior
  • ​Characters include: businesswoman, pilot, limousine driver, airport service worker
  • ​Accessories include: limousine, airport service vehicle, and ice cream

​What we love:

This set is a great opportunity for kids to see what it’s like flying VIP. Open the cabin to a luxurious interior where the businesswoman can fly in style with her own ice cream. Let the airport service worker fix any problems with the plane before takeoff and you’re all set to go.

​​​LEGO ​​​​​Creator Mighty Dinosaurs 31058

​Recommended Ages: ​7+


Highlights:

  • ​3-in-1 T. Rex, Triceratops or Pterodactyl
  • ​Comes with rib cage of dinosaur prey

​What we love:

The best things about this Lego dinosaur set is that it is actually three dinosaurs in one! Once the T. Rex has eaten its prey and left the carcass, just transform it into a triceratops or pterodactyl to continue the mighty meat-eating hunt.

​​​LEGO ​Creator 3-in-1 Modular Skate House 31081

​Recommended Ages: 8+


Highlights:

  • ​3-in-1 Skate park, Skate house or Games arcade
  • ​Includes two mini figure skaters, skateboard and scooter

​What we love:

The fun won’t stop with this Lego set. Kids will have fun pretend playing to be at a skate park with a friend and showing off their cool moves. Next, transform the skate park into an arcade where Lego friends can go and play. This is definitely a Lego set for boys who are into scooters and skates.

​​​LEGO ​​​​​Creator ​Modular Family Villa 31069

​Recommended Ages: ​8+


Highlights:

  • ​3-in-1 3-level Family villa, Golf hotel or Summer villa with swimming pool
  • ​Characters include: Mother, father and child mini figures and dog
  • ​Comes with an open top car, lawn mower, and a remote controlled toy car

​What we love:

The role playing possibilities are endless in this Lego set. Pretend to be the mom and relax by the fireplace or be the dad and whip up something to eat in the detailed kitchen. Transform the creation into a golf resort or a summer villa where the family can swim and play together.


​LEGO VEHICLES AND ARCHITECTURE

From tall buildings to cool motorcycles, these vehicles and architectural structures will challenge even the most seasoned Lego builder. Boys who are more advanced Lego builders will appreciate the skill required to perfect these wonders.

​​​LEGO ​​Technic Bugatti Chiron Race Car 42083

​Recommended Ages: 16+


Highlights:

  • ​3599 piece replica of the Bugatti Chiron sports car
  • ​Features fully functioning 8-speed gear box, W16 engine and unique serial number for each car
  • ​Comes with a collector’s booklet

​What we love:

One of the more advanced Lego building sets this sports car is the perfect marriage of an authentic Bugatti Chiron and the Legos boys love. We love that this Lego set was developed in partnership with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S, so the level of detail is the same as you’d find in a real Buggati.

​​​LEGO ​Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure Motorcycle 42063

​Recommended Ages: ​10+


Highlights:

  • ​2-in-1 Lego Technic motorcycle and concept model
  • ​Features BMW Motorrad telelever front suspension system, aerodynamic windshield and 2-cylinder boxer engine

​What we love:

Any Lego Technic fans will enjoy this BMW motorcycle. It’s a detailed replica of the BMW R 1200 GS and was made in collaborations with BMW Motorrad designers. It’s the real deal with details like all-terrain tires, working steering and a detailed dashboard.

​​​LEGO ​​Technic ​Ultralight Helicopter 42057

​Recommended Ages: 8+


Highlights:

  • ​2-in-1 aerodynamic helicopter and experimental aircraft
  • ​Features an open cockpit, engine with moving pistons and special Lego 40th anniversary brick
  • ​Interactive instructions online

​What we love:

With this Lego building set, you get two fun projects at the same time. It’s advanced designs is perfect for boys who love a challenge, but can be built by following along with the interactive 3D instructions online.

​​​LEGO ​Technic ​Racing Yacht 42074

​Recommended Ages: ​8+


Highlights:

  • ​Replica of a real racing yacht
  • ​2-in-1 yacht and Catamaran
  • ​Advanced Lego set with all the details of a real yacht

​What we love:

This model yacht will impress the most serious water sport enthusiast. With its realistic and highly detailed structure, including a working rudder, hull and printed sails, what’s not to love? And it gets even better with the ability to be transformed into a catamaran.

​​​LEGO ​​​Architeccture London Skyline 21034

​Recommended Ages: 12+


Highlights:

  • ​London skyline model includes National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, London Eye, Big Ben and Tower Bridge
  • ​Designed to be on display
  • ​Includes informational booklet about the history and architecture of the buildings

​What we love:

Some boys are born to travel and this beautifully designed Lego model of the London Skyline is a great way to raise the interest of a budding traveler. Learn some history about places to travel while building and displaying this Lego model of five historic architectural buildings.

​​​LEGO ​​Architecture Statue of Liberty 21042

​Recommended Ages: ​16+


Highlights:

  • ​Over 17” high State of Liberty model
  • ​Made for display
  • ​Features authentic details and colors of the real Statue of Liberty

​What we love:

Although it’s only for display, older boys can enjoy putting together this 1685-piece Lego model of the Lady Liberty. They can get an up-close look at some of the details of the statue like the broken shackles, crown and infamous golden torch. It’s a history lesson and fun building experience all in one.


​ROBOTS AND CODING

In this section we’ve listed Lego sets for boys that are into robots and coding. Even a complete beginner should be able to use one these sets and learn how to start coding and commanding their very own robot in no time.

​​​LEGO ​​​​Robot Minifigure 

​Recommended Ages: 5+


Highlights:

  • ​1.5” Clockwork Robot
  • ​1.5” Lady Robot
  • ​1.5” Evil Robot

​What we love:

What’s not to love about these miniature Lego figures? They’re adorable mini figures robots that have winding keys in their backs to resemble old school wind-up robot toys. Although the keys don’t actually wind, it’s a great detail to have for imaginative play.

​​​LEGO ​​​Boost Creative Toolkit 17101

​Recommended Ages: ​7+


Highlights:

  • ​5-in-1 buildable and programmable Lego robot kit
  • ​Models include Vernie the Robot, Guitar4000, Frankie the Cat, Autobuilder and Multi Tooled Rover 4
  • ​Instructions come on app

​What we love:

STEM is a big deal, and the Lego BOOST kit is the perfect STEM toy for boys who want to learn about coding and programming in a fun, interactive way. Build one of the five programmable robots and use a tablet or smart phone to access the app and code it dance, move, explore and follow commands.

​​​LEGO ​​​​​Creator Robo Explorer 31062

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​3-in-1 robot, robot dog and robot bird
  • ​Manual robot with roaming tracks, and a real search light
  • ​Batteries included for the search light

​What we love:

This kit is a great value for kids who are into robots. Get three robot models to switch between for the price of one. The robot is fully articulated with a rotating head, repositionable arms, a claw and working tracks. It’s a great build for young robot enthusiasts.

​​​LEGO ​​​​Mindstorms EV3 Robot Kit 31313

​Recommended Ages: ​10+


Highlights:

  • ​Fully functional remote controlled robot that walks, talks and follows commands
  • ​Use the free EV3 drag-and-drop app to control the robot
  • ​Change between five different robots
  • ​USB port to connect to internet service or WIFI

​What we love:

When this robotics kit arrives, choose between the five models to build and use the included booklet to program the P brick. Once you’ve built and programmed your robot, interact with it through the remote or a smart device app with Bluetooth.


​SUPER HEROES

For boys who dream of being super heroes, these Lego sets will provide the perfect opportunity. There are dozens of ways for him to defeat villains and save the day with all the different super hero characters in these Lego sets.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes ​Royal Talon Fighter Attack 76100

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​Black Panther’s jet vehicle
  • ​Vehicle includes prisoner compartment and 2 stud shooters
  • ​Mini figures include Black Panther, Nakia, Killmonger, and Ulysses Klaue

​What we love:

Black Panther is a beloved figure who has taken the superhero world by storm. Join in his adventures as he captures villains and holds them captive in his futuristic Royal Talon Fighter. Join him and Nakia as they take on Killmonger and Ulysses Klaue to keep Wakanda safe.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man: Ghost Rider Team-up 76058

​Recommended Ages: ​7+


Highlights:

  • ​Lego set comes with Ghost Rider bike and Goblin Glider with missiles
  • ​Characters include: Spider-man, Hobgoblin and Ghost Rider
  • ​Includes one comic book

​What we love:

There’s never a shortage of bad guys for Spider-man to take down, and kids can help him do just that in this Lego set. Boys can use their imagination to create wild fighting scenes with super jump action and the Ghost Rider as Spider-man battles Hobgoblin on his Goblin Glider.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Avengers: Infinity War The Hulkbuster Smash-Up 76104

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​Features Hulk Smash arm function and posable Hulk figure
  • ​Comes with ball-shooting turret
  • ​Characters include Bruce Banner, Falcon, Proxima Midnight and an Outrider figure

​What we love:

Kids can relive the epic battle in Wakanda as Bruce Banner smashes evildoers and helps to win the war with the other Avengers. The cockpit opens for the Bruce Banner mini figure to sit and guide Hulkbuster along the way.

LEGO Super Heroes Captain America Jet Pursuit 76076

​Recommended Ages: ​6+


Highlights:

  • ​Captain America’s jet switches from flying mode to attack mode
  • ​Mini figures include Captain America, Ms. Marvel, and Super-Adaptoid
  • ​Includes power blasters for Super-Adaptoid and disc shooters for the jet

​What we love:

The villain, Super-Adaptoid doesn’t stand a chance when Captain America is on the case. Use his specially equipped jet to blast off and fight evil with Ms. Marvel by his side using her super stretch arms. Dodge Super-Adaptoid’s power blast attacks and rescue Captain America’s shield.


​LEGO EDUCATION

Lego isn’t just about having fun. Did you know you can also learn while playing? The Lego Education series teaches young boys and girls about different aspects of machinery and how they work. Form wind and solar power to air pressure, find the educational set you need here.

Lego Education Simple Machines Set 9689

​Recommended Ages: 7+


Highlights:

  • ​Simple and compound machine building set
  • ​Includes gears, wheels and axles, levers and pulleys
  • ​204-piece set with instruction booklets

​What we love:

We love that this kit was made for kids to have a hands-on way to explore and discover how machines work in the world. From the simple to the more complex, they’ll be able to see the connections between the models in the kit and the machines in the real world.

LEGO Simple And Motorized Mechanisms Base Set

​Recommended Ages: ​8+


Highlights:

  • ​396-piece simple and motorized mechanics
  • ​Explore machines with gears, motors, wind power and more
  • ​Includes instruction booklets

​What we love:

Lego Education has created a base kit for kids interested in learning more about machines and how they work. They can build simple machines with motors or more complex creations by using other Lego Education sets.

Lego Education Pneumatics Add-on Set 9641

​Recommended Ages: 10+


Highlights:

  • ​Investigate air pressure and how it works
  • ​Add-on set to Simple and Motorized Base Set

​What we love:

This cool pneumatics set is a great hands-on way for kids to discover how air pressure works to power machines. And we love that the air pump can be used manually or attached to a battery.

Lego Education Renewable Energy Add-on Set 9688

​Recommended Ages: ​8+


Highlights:

  • ​Educational Lego set for learning about renewable energy sources: solar, wind, water
  • ​Add-on set to Simple and Motorized Base Set

​What we love:

This set provides a great opportunity to test and see first-hand how solar power, wind power and water power can be sustainable, renewable energy sources.

These Lego sets for boys are perfect for fueling his imagination. These specially selected sets were chosen for fun exploration of robots, space and Star Wars, architectural buildings, learning,, play and more. Boys will have fun while exploring science and flexing their creativity. #Lego #LegoCreations