When your growing kids have gone past their old playthings from their preschool and kindergarten years, then it’s time to level up their interest and give them toys that will challenge their creative prowess. From the simple ABCs and 123s, they will now enter into a new yet more exciting realm of fun learning and playing experience.
LEGO provides 10 to 12-year old children a range of building toys that will introduce them to the joy of learning STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) – with the thrill and excitement every inquisitive child looks forward to. These LEGO building sets are great gifts for “tweens” who have a special interest in coding, creative arts, mechanical structures, video games, and technology.
Luckily, Mr Toys has a great selection of LEGO products that will excite your young STEM enthusiast! Get a load of these top 10 best-selling LEGO sets for 10 to 12-year old kids…
10. LEGO VIDIYO Punk Pirate Ship 43114
Turn screen time into creativity time! Inspire your pop-savvy tween to make and direct their own colourful music videos with the LEGO VIDIYO Punk Pirate Ship set plus app. It’s easy to get started! Download the app, then turn the heads to see new scenes and special effects appear in your videos. Capture the beat and join the Shark Guitarist, Mermaid Violinist, and Squid Drummer in performing their record-breaking pirate-inspired music videos.
9. LEGO Star Wars The Bad Batch Attack Shuttle 75314
Introducing a buildable shuttle for Clone Force 99 missions! Kids who are fans of Star Wars will love this brick-built Bad Batch Attack Shuttle, which is packed with fun features that will inspire hours of creative play. It’s a great gift idea for creative kids! Imaginations will run wild when they play out stories and role-play as the Bad Batch clones: Tech, Echo, Hunter, Wrecker, and Crosshair.
8. LEGO Creator Medieval Castle 31120
This LEGO Creator building set will enchant imaginative kids with 3 models in 1 – a medieval castle, castle tower, and medieval marketplace! This medieval toy set also includes 3 minifigures – a blacksmith and 2 medieval guards with impressive weapons to add even more fun to kids’ daring adventures. The castle has 2 floors and hinges so it can fold open at the back for different play options. The tower is accompanied by a working catapult toy, while the medieval marketplace features a water mill, guard tower, and prison.
7. LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett's Starship 75312
It’s an action-packed starship building toy! Tweens will enjoy hours of entertainment playing out scenes from the Disney Plus series Book of Boba Fett with this LEGO brick version of his starship. It’s a Star Wars memento that is great for play and display! The set includes a transporter vehicle to move the starship and to use as a stand for display purposes in a vertical flying position. It also includes illustrated instructions so kids can build with confidence.
6. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess 76392
It’s a magical board game for Harry Potter fans! This playable chess set is a re-creation of one of the most memorable scenes in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Experience magical build-and-play fun! Young wizards and witches will be spellbound by this Hogwarts Wizard’s Chess set. It includes 32 buildable chess pieces and 4 minifigures: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and a golden Severus Snape.
5. LEGO Star Wars Imperial Light Cruiser 75315
Re-live the story of The Mandalorian Season 2 with this action-packed LEGO brick-model of the Imperial Light Cruiser! It’s a 1,336-piece building set that includes popular 5 Star Wars characters in minifigures plus a LEGO figure to inspire creative play. Measuring over 58cm long, this buildable cruiser is definitely going to grab everyone’s attention when displayed inside your house.
4. LEGO Super Mario Bowser’s Airship 71391
Bowser’s iconic airship is up for play and display! Make sure you have the LEGO Super Mario Starter Set, so you can expand it with this airship challenge. This set includes LEGO figures of 3 Super Mario™ characters: Kamek, a Rocky Wrench, and a Goomba – plus a POW Block and a Cannon Start Pipe to begin the level and enhance digital-coin-collecting potential! The airship unfolds to reveal a detailed interior, and there are lots of challenges for players, including using Kamek’s broom to knock over Bowser’s mecha hand and a plank to topple the mast.
3. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Chamber of Secrets 76389
What will you see inside Hogwarts’ Chamber of Secrets? This LEGO Harry Potter set includes both the Chamber of Secrets and the Great Hall of Hogwarts. The Great Hall contains 2 long tables, Dumbledore’s golden-owl lectern, and authentic accessories such as the sorting hat. Just like in the movies, the Chamber of Secrets has an iconic circular entrance and a large statue with an opening mouth, which reveals a corridor from where the Basilisk snake enters the room. Minifigures are also included!
2. LEGO Creator Ferris Wheel 31119
Prepare to experience 3 times the fun from the fairground! This fun-filled amusement park building set will give kids 3 different build-and-play choices to enjoy – with thrilling fairground rides. Build and choose what to ride – Ferris wheel, bumper cars, or swing boats. This LEGO Creator set is also packed with 5 cool minifigures including mum, dad, child, and 2 fairground workers – plus a brick-built dog.
1. LEGO Technic 4X4 Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck 42129
Fans of construction toys will love building their own model version of the Mercedes-Benz Zetros Trial Truck! This LEGO Technic set is packed with authentic details like working suspension on all 4 wheels, a detailed gearbox, and differential locking. Realistic design features include race themed stickers plus 2 fire extinguishers. Use the flags to create an obstacle course and test the truck’s skills across different terrains. Download and use the LEGO Technic Control+ app for more surprising features!