We’re still half a year away before the holiday season kicks in, but nevertheless LEGO would like to have its Christmas wishlist done earlier. Leading toy industry magazine and website ToyNews, reports what LEGO has on its “this-is-what-I-want-for-Christmas” list. This is based on LEGO’s take on its most popular themes that have proved popular among LEGO fans and buyers. Narrowing it down to seven sets, these are based on themes coming from LEGO’s Duplo, Nexo Knights, and Super Heroes just to name a few. With that being said, let’s look at each of them. Descriptions are courtesy of shop.LEGO.com
LEGO Duplo – My First Rocket (10815); $9.99
Create all kinds of rockets ready to blast off!
Learn to build and create by stacking chunky LEGO® DUPLO® bricks to make a colorful rocket and a planet—there are building cards inside for inspiration. Encourage role play and help your child to develop early counting skills by matching bricks decorated with a moon, 2 planets and 3 stars with the corresponding number bricks. DUPLO bricks are specially designed to be safe for little hands.
- Features a buildable rocket and planet.
- Includes a double-sided girl/boy-decorated brick, bricks decorated as a moon, 2 planets and 3 stars, and 1-2-3 number-decorated bricks as talking points for learning and play.
- Encourage early construction skills by stacking the bricks to make a rocket and planet.
- Includes building cards to help you combine the bricks in different ways, creating new rockets or buildings.
- Play with your toddler while introducing 1, 2, 3!
- Toddlers will love creating outer-space role-play stories.
- LEGO DUPLO products are specially designed to be safe and suitable for small hands.
- Rocket measures over 9” (23cm) high, 3” (9cm) wide and 2” (6cm) deep.
LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130); $99.99
Go crazy on all the rides at the Amusement Park!
Head through the turnstiles to the amusement park and stand in line for the roller coaster. Slip into the front seat to switch on the light brick and off you go – wheeeeeeeeeeee! Then take a gentle ride on the Ferris wheel or head to the drop tower, pull down your safety bar and go spinning down to the ground. Afterwards there are photos to buy and food to share with friends. You won’t want your day at the Amusement Park to end!
- Includes 4 mini-dolls: Emma, Andrea, Matthew and Naya in summer outfits.
- Features a roller coaster, Ferris wheel, drop tower, entrance booth and a dining area.
- The push-along roller coaster features 4 carriages (each sitting a mini-doll), functioning light brick, entrance area with opening safety barrier, control panel with levers, camera and a long track with various obstacles along the ride.
- The rotating Ferris wheel features steps up to 6 hanging gondolas (each seating a mini-doll).
- The drop tower features 2 cars with opening safety bars, exciting spinning function as it drops, and a camera.
- Entrance booth features a rotating turnstile and a ticket office where you can buy photos from the rides.
- Dining area includes a popcorn cart with turning wheels, 2 tables, 4 stalls and an Amusement Park information stand with a map.
- Amusement Park accessory elements include 2 tickets, coin, bill, 2 photographs and a map.
- Food accessory elements include 2 boxes of popcorn, 2 watermelon slices, apple, hot dog with bun, water bottle and a soda bottle.
- Beauty accessory elements include 2 pairs of sunglasses and a hair bow.
- Sit a mini-doll in the front carriage to turn on the light brick and watch all the cool features you activate on your roller coaster ride!
- Push the car to the top of the drop tower and smile for the camera as you spin to the ground.
- Gently turn the Ferris wheel and enjoy the amazing view from the top.
- Grab a delicious box of popcorn, hot dog or slice of watermelon from the dining area.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 8-12.
- Roller coaster train with 4 carriages measures over 1” (3cm) high, 6” (17cm) long and 1” (3cm) wide.
- Roller coaster track measures 27” (71cm) long.
- Ferris wheel measures over 12” (31cm) high, 11” (29cm) wide and 4” (12cm) deep.
- Drop tower measures over 12” (33cm) high, 4” (12cm) wide and 2” (6cm) deep.
- Entrance booth measures over 2” (7cm) high, 4” (11cm) wide and 1” ( 3cm) deep.
- Popcorn cart measures over 1” (5cm) high, 1” (5cm) long and under 1” (2cm) wide.
- Combine with the 41127 Amusement Park Arcade, 41128 Amusement Park Space Ride and 41129 Amusement Park Hot Dog Van to create the Heartlake Amusement Park.
LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124); $119.99
Get busy with some serious scientific work!
Help the scientists and explorers discover new information about the volcano! Find a spot to set up the exploration base so the scientists have the equipment they need. Then use the excavator and dumper to place boulders in the rack and break them open to find the crystal elements. Fly the drone over the volcano to get a bird’s eye view. Science rocks!
- Includes 6 minifigures: a female scientist, scientist with heatsuit, female worker, male worker and 2 adventurers.
- Features a mobile operations center, excavator, wheeled dumper, drone, boulder rack and a volcano with an eruption function.
- Mobile operations center features a detachable truck cab with space in the back to carry a boulder, rolling wheels and a side that opens to reveal the operations center.
- Excavator features an extendable hammer arm.
- Wheeled dumper features rollingwheels and a handle.
- Drone features spinning rotors.
- Use the lever to trigger the volcano eruption.
- Set the boulders in the boulder rack and use the excavator to crack them open and retrieve the crystals.
- Accessory elements include 4 boulders, 4 crystal elements, shovel, pickaxe, walkie-talkie, camera, crowbar, drill and a metal detector.
- Headgear accessory elements include 3 hard hats, baseball cap, adventurer’s hat and a heatsuit helmet.
- Volcano measures over 5” (13cm) high,6” (17cm)wide and 6” (17cm) deep.
- Boulder rack measures over 2” (6cm) wide, 2” (6cm) deep and under 1” (2cm) high.
- Mobile operations center with truck measures over 4” (12cm) high, 12” (31cm) long and 2” (7cm) wide.
- Excavator measures over 5” (14cm) high, 6” (17cm) long and 3” (10cm) wide.
- Wheeled dumper measures over 1” (4cm) high, 2” (7cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
- Drone measures over 2” (6cm) long, 3” (10cm) wide and under 1” (2cm) high.
LEGO Nexo Knights Jestro’s Volcano Lair (70323); $119.99
Invade Jestro’s secret hideaway and capture the Book of Monsters!
Fly in the Mace Slammer, blast open the library and take back the books of dark magic. Send Axl in on his Hover Horse, but watch out for the trapdoor with spinning lava mouth, and evade the flying Globlins! Take Jestro and his army by surprise as he relaxes in the living quarters, and stop him escaping on his detachable throne! Includes scannable shields for 6 NEXO Powers: Flash Cannon, Fire Tornado, Wall Block, Banana Bomb, Jungle Dragon and Whirl Wind.
Includes 8 minifigures: Jestro, Bookkeeper, Lavaria, 2 Ash Attackers, Axl, Macy Halbert and Lance Richmond, plus 2 Scurriers.
- Features Jestro’s Volcano Lair, Macy’s Mace Slammer and Axl’s Hover Horse.
- Volcano Lair features a detachable throne, a seated disc-shooter weapon, trapdoor function that leads into a spinning lava mouth, stairwell with spinning saw blade to stop the knights climbing the stairs, library with 2 spell books, prison cell with collapsible wall, weapon chamber, treasure room, bedroom with bed, bathroom with bathtub, and a kitchen with a chicken and a banana.
- Mace Slammer features a ball shooter and 2 flick missiles.
- Release the Volcano Lair’s trapdoor, and turn the handle to plunge the victim into the jaw of the lava spinning mouth.
- Spin the cog handle to set the saw blade spinning and stop the knights from climbing the stairwell.
- Pull the prison cell’s lever to topple the wall.
- Fire Macy’s Mace Slammer ball shooter and flick missiles at the library’s shield-shaped element to create an explosion effect and retrieve the spell books.
- Also includes the Book of Destruction and Book of Revenge.
- Weapons include Jestro’s 2 magic wands, Axl’s Axe, Macy’s Photon Mace, Lance’s NEXO Lance, Lavaria’s 2 swords, 2 Ash Attacker spears, Scurrier axe, sword and 2 buildable weapons in the weapon chamber.
- Accessory elements include Axl’s helmet and shield, Macy’s helmet, shield and NEXO armor, Lance’s helmet, shield and NEXO armor, a rat, frog, chicken, spider, banana, 2 gold goblets, and a cauldron.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 9-14.
- Download the free LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™: MERLOK 2.0 app to your smartphone or tablet. Ask your parents’ or guardians’ permission before going online.
- Scan shields for each of the 6 NEXO Powers (Flash Cannon, Fire Tornado, Wall Block, Banana Bomb, Jungle Dragon and Whirl Wind) and power up in the LEGO® NEXO KNIGHTS™ game!
- Watch all your favorite NEXO KNIGHTS™ characters on Cartoon Network.
- Jestro’s Volcano Lair measures over 12” (33cm) high, 16” (41cm) wide and 11” (28cm) deep.
- Macy’s Mace Slammer measures over 4” (12cm) high, 6” (17cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide.
- Axl’s Hover Horse measures over 1” (4cm) high, 3” (9cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
LEGO Ninjago Ultra Stealth Raider (70595); $99.99
Get 4 super-cool vehicles in 1!
The Super Sonic Raider has been reinvented to become the Ultra Stealth Raider and is ready to take on Master Yang, Master Chen and Eyezorai. Jump into the cockpits with the ninja heroes and speed into battle. Swerve the snapping jaw and spring-loaded shooters of the Chenosaurus. Fire back with the awesome tank’s twin 6-stud rapid shooters and 2 spring-loaded shooters, then split it into a helijet, a huge bike and 2 tread bikes to ambush the enemy. Detach the golden ninja weapons for one-on-one battles and grab Master Yang’s Aeroblade to claim victory!
- Includes 7 minifigures: Cole, Zane, Jay, Kai, Master Chen, Eyezorai and Master Yang.
- This set includes the 4-vehicles-in-1 Ultra Stealth Raider and Chenosaurus.
- The Ultra Stealth Raider features 2 opening cockpits plus 2 open cockpits, big tracks and wheels, twin 6-stud rapid shooters, 2 spring-loaded shooters, 6 detachable golden ninja swords, 2 golden shurikens, plus a splitting function.
- Divide the Raider into a helijet (with foldout wings, 2 golden shurikens, rear prison for a minifigure, and translucent flame elements), a big bike (with both rapid shooters) and 2 tread bikes (each with a spring-loaded shooter).
- The Chenosaurus has 2 spring-loaded shooters, a snapping jaw, fully posable joints, a detachable chair and fang detailing.
- Weapons include Master Chen’s Jade Blade, Master Yang’s Aeroblade, an Anacondrai blade, Anacondrai sword, 2 golden sai, 4 golden swords and 2 golden shurikens.
- Accessory elements include Master Yang’s lantern.
- Recreate and role-play epic scenes from the NINJAGO™: Masters of Spinjitzu TV show.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 9-14.
- Ultra Stealth Raider (full-size) measures over 4” (11cm) high, 14” (38cm) long and 13” (34cm) wide.
- Detachable helijet measures over 2” (7cm) high, 9” (24cm) long and 3” (9cm) wide with wings folded in.
- Detachable big bike measures over 3” (9cm) high, 12” (33cm) long and 7” (18cm) wide.
- Detachable tread bikes each measure over 2” (6cm) high, 7” (20cm) long and 3” (8cm) wide.
- The Chenosaurus measures over 6” (17cm) high, 9” (23cm) long and 4” (12cm) wide.
LEGO Star Wars Resistance X-Wing Fighter (75149) $79.99
Protect Lor San Tekka’s home with Poe’s amazing X-Wing Fighter!
Help! Lor San Tekka’s desert home is under attack by the First Order Flametrooper! Swoop to the rescue with Poe Dameron in the Resistance X-Wing Fighter with its opening wings and cockpit, 4 spring-loaded shooters, retractable landing gear, removable hyperdrive at the back and detachable BB-8 Astromech Droid. You must help Lor San Tekka before the trooper destroys his home
- Includes 3 minifigures: Poe Dameron, Lor San Tekka and a First Order Flametrooper, plus a BB-8 Astromech Droid.
- Resistance X-Wing Fighter features opening wings and minifigure cockpit, 4 spring-loaded shooters, retractable landing gear, removable hyperdrive and a detachable BB-8 Astromech Droid.
- Building section features a container, a tower that can be pushed over, and knobs to attach flame elements for a make-believe blaze.
- Weapons include Poe’s blaster pistol and the Flametrooper’sflamethrower with attachable flame element.
- Accessory elements include a wrench, fire extinguisher, flames, Poe’s helmet and the Flametrooper’s helmet.
- Recreate exciting planet-side scenes from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
- The perfect addition to any LEGO® Star Wars collection.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 8-14.
- Measures over 4” (11cm) high, 14” (37cm) long and 12” (32cm) wide with wings open, and over 3” (8cm) high with wings closed.
LEGO Marvel Superheroes Spider Man: Doc Ock’s Tentacle Trap (76059); $39.99
Rescue White Tiger from the Octo-Bot’s slippery tentacles!
Doc Ock is wading through the water in his weaponized Octo-Bot and has taken White Tiger prisoner in one of the tentacles! Steer Captain Stacy’s speedboat with Spider-Man surfing in on his web surfboard tow and rescue her! Watch out for Vulture nosediving through the air and fend off his attacking claws, and make waves with a heroic rescue.
- Includes 5 minifigures: Spider-Man, Doc Ock, Vulture, White Tiger and Captain Stacy.
- Features Doc Ock’s Octo-Bot and a police speedboat.
- Octo-Bot features dual 6-shooting rapid shooters, rotating torso, posable legs, and posable and detachable tentacles that attach to the back of Doc Ock.
- Police speedboat has a stud shooter and attachment point for the web rope to attach Spider-Man’s surfboard.
- Accessory elements include White Tiger’s power element, and Spider-Man’s surfboard, webblast and web rope.
- This set offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 7-14.
- Also includes a comic book!
- Doc Ock’s Octo-Bot measures over 7” (19cm) high, 10” (27cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep.
- Police speedboat measures over 1” (5cm) high, 4” (11cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
Do you feel the same towards LEGO’s choices? Do you have one particular set that you want to be in LEGO’s magic seven list? Share us you what you think in the comments below.