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29 Essential LEGO City Sets Every Family Should Own

LEGO has been around forever, and it is still one of the most requested items on children’s wish lists. LEGO City brings together entire playsets for every kind of adventure, and with most sets being compatible with each other, it’s the toy that keeps on growing.

LEGO City playsets – the gift that keeps on growing.

LEGO City Advent Calendar Building Kit

LEGO City Advent Calendar Building Kit

Forget the chocolate, a LEGO City Advent Calendar is where it’s at! With 24 separate mini-builds, one for each day in the lead up to Christmas, it’s the gift that keeps on giving! And when the last window has been opened, the calendar folds out to make a Christmassy play scene.

$53.99


LEGO City High-speed Passenger Train

LEGO City High-speed Passenger Train

Choo choo choose this LEGO City High-Speed Passenger Train for the LEGO enthusiast in your life, and you’ll rail-y be in their good books! With its 8-channel, 7-speed infrared remote control and incredible detail like the services map and lights, this set will appeal to train spotters and LEGO fans alike.

$359.50


LEGO City Police Mobile Command Center

LEGO City Police Mobile Command Center

It would be a crime not to have this set in your LEGO stash! The Police Mobile Command Center comes complete with jail cell, detachable cab, and police motorcycle which will be needed when the crooks break out of jail and do a runner. Includes police, crook, and police dog figures.

$49.99


LEGO City Police Tow Truck Trouble

LEGO City Police Tow Truck Trouble

Nowhere is ‘safe’ from the LEGO City Police! This crook might think he’s getting away with the stolen stash on the back of his tow truck, but LEGO’s finest police officers are ready to give chase on their off-road and pursuit motorcycles to bring him to justice.

$36.85


LEGO City Town 60132 Service Station Building Kit

LEGO City Town 60132 Service Station Building Kit

You’ll be doing yourself a dis-service by not adding this to your LEGO City collection. Kit includes 515 pieces and instructions to make 2 different builds – a gas station with kiosk and pumps, or a service station with lift and wash station. After all, where are all the LEGO vehicles going to go without it?

$178.98


LEGO City Fire Response Unit

LEGO City Fire Response Unit

The LEGO City Fire Response Unit is primed and ready for action! Whether they arrive by air or land, the brave heroes are ready to tackle any fire, but they will need to work fast to put out those huge flames on the roof of that container!

$68.99


LEGO City Town People Pack Fun At the Beach Building Kit

LEGO City Town People Pack Fun At the Beach Building Kit

It doesn’t take a genius to ‘figure’ out that this set is a great addition to any LEGO City collection. With 15 LEGO people, plus various beachy themed creatures and accessories, this seaside set can be used as it is, or added to other sets to bring them to life.

$79.93


LEGO CITY Fire Boat

LEGO CITY Fire Boat

What a-boat this for a great set? The LEGO City Fire Boat set includes everything needed to build a fire boat with bridge, dinghy, water cannon and searchlight, as well as a lighthouse and pier. Set comes complete with captain, firefighters and lighthouse keeper, as well as many accessories.

$195.00

LEGO City Police High-speed Chase

LEGO City Police High-speed Chase

Cops and ‘copters, what more could a LEGO City fan need? Well, how about a pursuit vehicle and getaway car to go with them? And that’s not all – this kit comes with the crook and his stolen stash, road block, helicopter pilot, accessories, and spinning rotors on the aircraft, too.

$69.95


LEGO City Flexible Tracks Train Toy Accessory

LEGO City Flexible Tracks Train Toy Accessory

Make your LEGO City trains go further with a new set of tracks – with 16 flexible and 8 straight tracks, it’s anybody’s guess where your train’s journey will take you. Let nothing (like a table leg) stand in the way of some serious LEGO train-ing.

$72.24


LEGO City Police Bulldozer Break-In Building Kit

LEGO City Police Bulldozer Break-In Building Kit

This is a great set to ‘break into’ LEGO! With over 500 pieces, this set allows you to build a two-storey bank, a police ‘copter, police car, and a bulldozer with which the crooks can smash their way into the bank! But will they get away before the police dog sniffs them out?

$136.13


LEGO City Police Station

LEGO City Police Station

All this crime going on in LEGO City demands a state of the art police station. The three level station includes a jail with exploding wall, a watchtower, and all the figures and vehicles the police force could need, including a car, bike, helicopter, and even a cherry picker (and of course officers and crooks!)

$299.91


LEGO City Great Vehicles 4x4 with Catamaran

LEGO City Great Vehicles 4x4 with Catamaran

By land or by sea, no where on earth is out of reach for LEGO City dwellers! This set comes with everything needed to build a 4×4 with trailer, a catamaran, and of course those all-important figures to operate them (with life vests for both, because…safety first, people).

$42.45


LEGO City Town Cargo Terminal Building Kit

LEGO City Town Cargo Terminal Building Kit

With LEGO City expanding all the time, the cargo terminal is a busy place. The gated entrance lifts to allow the truck and trailer to come and go, carrying its cargo of shipping containers, while the other workers drive the forklift and work in the offices. Comes complete with accessories such as a walkie talkie and coffee machine.

$104.80


LEGO City Town Bus Station Building Kit

LEGO City Town Bus Station Building Kit

As lovely as LEGO City is, sometimes people have to leave, and what better way than on the City bus? Build a bus station, complete with a newsstand and papers, and a waiting area, and load your passengers on and off the bus via the steps or the wheelchair ramp.

$128.95


LEGO City Airport Air Show Creative Play Building Toy

LEGO City Airport Air Show Creative Play Building Toy

There’s nothing ‘plane’ or simple about the LEGO City Air Show. Watch in awe as the male and female pilots take to the skies in the two jets and bi-plane, before coming back down to land so the mechanic can check that all is well in the hangar.

$159.99


LEGO City Airport VIP Service Building Kit

LEGO City Airport VIP Service Building Kit

Look out! LEGO City’s VIP is arriving in her very own luxury private plane before being whisked away in a swanky limousine. But she still has time to thank the pilot, driver, and airport worker with an ice cream treat before going to her important meeting. Complete with airport service vehicle.

$220.75


LEGO City Airport Airport Cargo Plane Building Kit

LEGO City Airport Airport Cargo Plane Building Kit

The LEGO City Airport has its very own cargo plane! This huge plane features an opening hatch for loading and unloading, accessible cockpit, and those all-important big engines to keep it moving. And when the pilot lands, the airport car is waiting to take him for a well-earned rest.

$129.79


LEGO City Great Vehicles Van & Caravan Building Toy

LEGO City Great Vehicles Van & Caravan Building Toy

Take a road trip in this awesome van, and then settle down for a cozy night under the stars in the detachable caravan. The LEGO figures can choose to cook on the barbecue while their furry friend plays, or keep nice and warm in the little kitchen inside.

$61.93


LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base Construction Toy

LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base Construction Toy

Watch the fun erupting with this LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base. As the scientists and workers study the Volcanic Explosivity Index, things are bubbling under the surface…but watch out! One wrong move and the volcano will explode! Will they get themselves and their vehicles to safety in time?

$233.95


LEGO City Cargo Train Train Toy

LEGO City Cargo Train Train Toy

Keep LEGO City on track with this motorized cargo train. But this is no ordinary train, as it comes complete with heavy duty crane to offload the cars, a cattle wagon, cargo wagons, and a forklift to move the pallets, all under the watchful eye of the three drivers and the farmer!

$449.99


LEGO City Town Fun in the Park City People Pack

LEGO City Town Fun in the Park City People Pack

Take a stroll in the LEGO City Park with this 157 piece set, which includes everything needed for a fun day out. Spin the kids on the merry-go-round, buy a hot dog or eat a sandwich at the picnic bench, and even have an impromptu game of soccer! Interchangeable figures included.

$93.42


LEGO City Police Prison Island Building Toy

LEGO City Police Prison Island Building Toy

This prison island is sure to make the crooks ‘break out’ in a cold sweat, but they are nothing if not sly, and they keep coming up with ways to escape the state of the art lock-up, including in a hot air balloon! But those prisoners need to watch out for the shark-infested waters below.

$436.88


LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck

LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck

For one of the hottest LEGO toys around, look no further than the LEGO City Fire Ladder Truck. Join the male and female firefighters as they battle the blazes with their extendable 360 degree spinning ladder and their pull-out hose to drench those flames fast.

$73.99


LEGO City Town City Square Building Toy

LEGO City Town City Square Building Toy

Go on a shopping spree in the town square and spend some hard-earned LEGO City dollars. Look for a new car, or stop for a coffee or a pizza before hitting the LEGO store for some serious retail therapy. Then relax as you take the tram home again. Complete with 12 minifigures and accessories.

$286.99


LEGO CITY Fire Station

LEGO CITY Fire Station

Firefighters are busy busy busy – luckily for them there’s a hotdog stand close by, where they can buy their lunch before heading back to the firehouse, ready to spring into action. Help those brave men and women get their helicopter and truck ready to fight the fires in LEGO City.

$259.00


LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal Building Toy

LEGO City Airport Passenger Terminal Building Toy

“Ding dong, would passengers boarding flight L E G O 1234 please got to gate 1 now”. How exciting! It’s vacation time in LEGO City and the airplane is revving up its engines. Build a terminal with luggage conveyor belt, control tower, and passenger jet and let the passengers and crew take to the skies.

$449.99


LEGO City Great Vehicles Ferry Building Toy

LEGO City Great Vehicles Ferry Building Toy

Set sail with the LEGO City Car Ferry, and take your wheels with you! Help the businessman steer his sports car on to the ferry, before giving the captain a hand sailing the ferry out of port and on to the open water. Wat-er fun set!

$78.80


LEGO City ATV Race Team

LEGO City ATV Race Team

Pick up one of the best LEGO sets there is. The ATV team set features a pick-up truck, two All-Terrain Vehicles, two drivers and all the equipment they will need for some fast paced driving action, as well as a fuel barrel, wrench, and spare tire for those inevitable punctures!

$59.86

10 DIY LEGO Ideas

Lego Cake Pops And Cake Bites

Lego Cake Pops And Cake Bites

If you’re throwing a LEGO themed party, or even if you just want to make treats for a ‘brick-nic’, then these cake pops are for you! You’ll need a LEGO brick mold, cake mixture, frosting, and whatever topping you want to use (white chocolate and food coloring work brilliantly). Delicious.

Lego Gift Boxes

Lego Gift Boxes

What’s even better than giving LEGO as a gift? LEGO in a LEGO box, that’s what! These brick-inspired boxes are easy to make, and they look great, and no need for wrapping paper, as you won’t want to cover these up! Simple but effective boxes for building better gifts.

Diy Lego Magnets

Diy Lego Magnets

One of the simplest DIY LEGO inspired gifts around, these LEGO brick magnets add color and fun to refrigerators, radiators, or any other metal surfaces in the home. With a handful of bricks, a hot glue gun and some magnets this is definitely one to ‘stick’ on your DIY to-do list.

Lego Kleenex Box Cover Tutorial

Lego Kleenex Box Cover Tutorial

Encourage kids to use tissues instead of sleeves when they had a cold, with this LEGO brick tissue box. Either use a store bought tissue box holder or make your own, and with a lick of paint and a bit of gluing you will have a DIY gift not to be sniffed at!

Lego Friendship Bracelets

Lego Friendship Bracelets

Friends who play LEGO together, stay together, and that’s exactly what these friendship bracelets signify. By drilling small holes in the top, single bricks can be threaded on to colorful embroidery yarn in complementing colors, to make bracelets to show how much you value ‘building’ your friendships.

Lego City

Lego City

LEGO aficionados will amass quite a collection, which brings its own problem – where to play with it all? This super simple tutorial shows you how, with a little imagination and a roll of tape you can make an entire town for all those playsets your little builder has accumulated.

Diy Idea: Make A Lego Key Organizer

Diy Idea: Make A Lego Key Organizer

The simple ideas are often the best, and this key organizer makes the most of LEGO to keep keys safe and in one place. By attaching a base plate to the wall, and a brick to each set of keys, you will have the key to organization without a hefty price tag.

Diy Lego Beanbags

Diy Lego Beanbags

Wouldn’t it be nice to have LEGO bricks that didn’t hurt if you stepped on them? Now you can, with these cute LEGO beanbags. Make small ones for throwing, or great big ones for sitting on while you watch a LEGO movie, and not a sharp corner in sight.

Lego Lamp

Lego Lamp

Light up someone’s life with this stunning LEGO lamp. Simply build a lampshade out of LEGO bricks, leaving regular gaps, and when the sun goes down, switch it on. Use bricks from your existing stash, and this gift will cost next to nothing. An illuminating DIY project which really is a lightbulb moment.

Diy Lego Flower Pot

Diy Lego Flower Pot

LEGO is good for the garden! Grab a load of bricks and a base plate and let your imagination go wild with this step by step guide to making LEGO flower pots. Keep them square or make them abstract, it’s entirely up to you. Either way they look blooming amazing.

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