GeekMom’s 2014 Lego Bricks Gift Guide

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GeekMom’s 2014 Lego Brick Gift Guide. Collage: Cathe Post

If your geeky house is anything like mine, Lego sets and accessories have been added to a majority of the family wish lists. Here are some recommendations from the writers at GeekMom to you:

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Lego Superheroes Knowhere Escape Mission Building Set. Image: Cathe Post

Lego Superheroes Knowhere Escape Mission Building Set Instead of buying an advent calendar this year, GeekMom Cathe bought a couple of Lego sets and divided them up (a page of instructions a day) to cover the days and left the minifigures for last. This set features Rocket Raccoon and Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy along with some other standard and unique bricks. $36.97

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Lego Movie Cloud Cuckoo Palace. Image: Cathe Post

Lego Movie Cloud Cuckoo Palace One of the most imaginative Lego worlds comes in an affordable set with one of the more popular characters—Unikitty! $19.97

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Lego Building Bricks and Minifigure Molds. Image: Amazon.com

Lego Building Bricks and Minifigure Molds For the Lego brick lover in your life: Make candy, soap, crayons, ice cubes, bath fizzers—the possibilities are endless! $12.35

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The Lego Movie. Image: ShopLego.com

The Lego Movie If you have a Lego fan on your list who doesn’t own this movie, it is a must have. There is something for everyone, young and old. A geek favorite. $17.73

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Lego Friends Jungle Tree Sanctuary. Image: shoplego.com

Lego Friends Jungle Tree Sanctuary Lego Friends Jungle Tree Sanctuary includes a Mia mini-figure, plus lion cub, parrot, turtle, and monkey. Accessories include walkie-talkie, microscope, computer, binoculars, backpack, camera, and much more. Build a three-floor set with birdhouse, bedroom, laboratory, and paddock with pond. Ages 7 and up. $40.93

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Lego Duplo Creative Picnic Set. Image: Lego.com

Lego Duplo Creative Picnic Set If you have a toddler or preschooler who loves kitchen and food play, this is a great set to add to your Duplo collection. It’s also a great introduction to Duplo, with real-world items that inspire representational play and work on those fine motor skills. Ages 18 months to five years. $24.99

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Lego Juniors Race Car Rally. Image: Lego.com

 

Lego Juniors Race Car Rally This set is great for a young car lover. The Lego Juniors line, for that transitional stage from Duplo to regular Lego, has some nice sets available. But, this racing set kept one GeekMom editor’s toddler busy for quite some time. It’s a 350-piece set that comes with two minifigures. Ages 4-7. $29.99

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Lego DC Super Heroes: Phonics Boxed Set. Image: Scholastic

Lego DC Super Heroes: Phonics Boxed Set Your youngster can learn their vowel sounds in this book series featuring heroes from the DC universe. Books in the series focus on a sound per book and have the Lego cartoon art we know and love. $11.10