Top 10 LEGO Sets for 10 Year Old Kids 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Best LEGO® Sets for 10 Year Old Boys and Girls

LEGO smiley head for age 10LEGO sets for kids ten years of age and older took a rather significant turn a couple of years back. Enter in the world of “Minecraft,” “Friends,” “Star Wars” and some other sets based on movie classics. Take those concepts, mix and stir in a few amazing additions to those collections, and you have a pretty good picture of what is available for boys and girls in this age range for this year.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best LEGO sets for kids ten years of age through the 2016 Christmas holidays and into 2017. Rankings for the list are based on overall popularity and high overall consumer ratings.

For shoppers: For each of the LEGO sets listed on this page, top-notch merchants are picked and recommended based on low prices, safe and convenient online shopping and product availability. If you care to get a more in-depth look at any of the sets, links to reviews are also provided.

What’s Here:

1. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)
2. LEGO Star Wars Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle (75156)
3. LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue (41179)
4. LEGO Minecraft The Fortress (21127)
5. LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130)
6. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)
7. LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box (10698)
8. LEGO Friends Advent Calendar (41131)
9. LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124)
10. LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel (41101)

1. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)

Ages: 6 – 14

The Star Wars Advent Calendar comes in at #1 of the top 10 LEGO sets for 10 year olds this year.

Advent calendars are fun and unique, counting down the days until Christmas morning with 24 surprises behind 24 doors. This one is Star Wars themed from LEGO, and features holiday-oriented presents in the compartments. Lovin’ the super-chill, snowy Chewbacca figurine.

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Lego - Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar #9509 Brand New Sealed! Darth Vader

$54.55
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 17:39:16 PST
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LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (75146) White Chubacca 282 pcs BNIB

$28.86
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 8:53:08 PST
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NEW Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (75146) NISB

$34.99
End Date: Friday Mar-17-2017 7:12:29 PDT
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2. LEGO Star Wars Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle (75156)

Price: $72.91
You save: $17.08 (19 %)
49 new from $65.510 used

Ages: 9 – 14

Another from the Star Wars collection makes it as the next of the best LEGOs for 10 year olds for 2016-2017 – Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle.

For Star Wars collectors and LEGO lovers, this setup is a buildable replica of Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle. Either for pretend play and reenactment of Star Wars scenes, or a no-touch collection, this finished product features foldable wings and spring-loaded weapons.

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Lego - Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar #9509 Brand New Sealed! Darth Vader

$54.55
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 17:39:16 PST
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LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (75146) White Chubacca 282 pcs BNIB

$28.86
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 8:53:08 PST
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NEW Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (75146) NISB

$34.99
End Date: Friday Mar-17-2017 7:12:29 PDT
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3. LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue (41179)

Price: $52.83
You save: $17.16 (25 %)
52 new from $52.830 used

Ages: 9 – 12

In the third spot on the list – LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue.

Azari, the villain in Elves, has captured Elandra the Queen Dragon in her dungeons beneath the Shadow Castle. However, Emily Jones is out to free her and return the Book of Dragons to its rightful place. The two-story castle comes with a tower, secret cave, dragon-sized shackles, and an hourglass.

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LEGO Elves Queen Dragon's Rescue - 833 pc. #41179

$46.90
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 7:57:15 PST
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LEGO Set Elves 41179 Queen Dragon's Rescue Building Kit (833 Piece)

$53.89
End Date: Wednesday Mar-15-2017 7:40:25 PDT
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Lego Elves 41179 Queen Dragon's Rescue NEW SEALED

$52.99
End Date: Friday Mar-10-2017 11:56:58 PST
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4. LEGO Minecraft The Fortress (21127)

Price: $99.93
You save: $10.06 (9 %)
37 new from $96.993 used from $86.94

Ages: 8 and up

Also holding its own among this year’s top ten year old kids’ LEGO sets is Minecraft – The Fortress.

One of the fan favorites from the original Minecraft video game, the Minecraft Fortress is a buildable hideout for a slew of skeletons and Creepers. Steve, of course, makes a guest appearance, decked out in golden armor and gem-encrusted weapons.

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LEGO® Minecraft™ The Fortress 21127

$99.99
End Date: Thursday Feb-23-2017 6:36:53 PST
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Brand New Sealed LEGO Minecraft The Fortress - 21127 - NEW!!!

$79.99
End Date: Friday Mar-17-2017 7:37:00 PDT
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LEGO Minecraft The Fortress 21127 New Sealed 984 pieces Complete Set

$72.99
End Date: Saturday Feb-25-2017 4:09:52 PST
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5. LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130)

Price: $79.97
You save: $20.02 (20 %)
65 new from $79.973 used from $69.57

Ages: 8 – 12

Following next at #5 of the 2016-2017 top picks in ten year olds’ LEGOs is the Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster.

This LEGO Friends setup includes mini dolls of Andrea, Naya, Emma, and Matthew, at an Amusement Park, complete with a build-able Ferris wheel and rollercoaster. Both rides use push-along power to move. Other accessories include tickets, hotdogs, popcorn, and photographs.

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LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster 41130

$79.99
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 4:29:21 PST
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LEGO FRIENDS 41130 Amusement Park Roller Coaster NEW Sealed **LIGHT Box Damage**

$73.49
End Date: Monday Mar-13-2017 12:57:24 PDT
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✔New Sealed LEGO Friends Amusement Park ROLLER COASTER 41130 COMPLETE

$74.99
End Date: Friday Mar-10-2017 17:10:05 PST
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6. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)

Price: $119.00
39 new from $119.003 used from $103.53

Ages: 9 – 14

Hitting 6th on the list – LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon.

Another Star Wars replica that could be a collectible or a playtime toy. The Millennium Falcon comes with a hidden cargo area, attached weapons with spring-loaded release, and a place underneath to hold for imaginary hyperdrive launches. Some of the mini figures include Chewbacca, Han Solo, Tasu Leech, and Rey.

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LEGO® Star Wars™ Millennium Falcon™ 75105

$119.99
End Date: Friday Mar-10-2017 2:32:39 PST
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New Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Set #75105

$99.95
End Date: Friday Feb-24-2017 13:55:27 PST
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LEGO Star Wars 75105 Millennium Falcon NEW Sealed **LIGHT Box Damage**

$106.49
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 9:21:56 PST
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7. LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box (10698)

Price: $47.99
You save: $12.00 (20 %)
59 new from $47.991 used from $39.35

Ages: 4 and up

Always a great bet in LEGO sets for ten year olds and kids of other ages – Classic Large Creative Brick Box.

Creative Brick Boxes are my LEGO favorites because they inspire imagination and encourage kiddos to create anything their brilliant minds can dream up. This large LEGO box comes with over 750 colorful bricks, and lots-a building elements, like wheels, wheel rims, googly eyes, and green baseplates. The box is reusable.

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Lego Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698

$56.88
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 22:09:38 PST
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LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698

$56.99
End Date: Sunday Feb-19-2017 22:25:55 PST
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LEGO Classic Creative Brick Box Large #10698 Free Shipping New

$55.38
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 18:31:48 PST
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8. LEGO Friends Advent Calendar (41131)

Price: $25.13
You save: $1.07 (4 %)
123 new from $20.775 used from $20.61

Ages: 5 – 12

Another holiday favorite for the month of December – LEGO Friends Advent Calendar also makes a place among the “best of” sets for 10 year old kiddos for the holiday season of 2016.

One more advent calendar for just-before Christmas, but LEGO Friends themed. This one comes with mini dolls, Emma and Naomi, and a bunch of seasonal bricks and décor, like a buildable Christmas tree and wreath. Other accessories, or hidden surprises, include a stocking-covered fireplace, a grand piano, and wrapped presents.

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LEGO Friends #41131 Advent Calendar 218 Pcs NEW Sealed

$27.99
End Date: Thursday Mar-9-2017 21:04:00 PST
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LEGO Friends Advent Calendar Building Play Set 41131 NEW NIB FREE SHIPPING!!!

$28.95
End Date: Tuesday Mar-7-2017 12:02:48 PST
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LEGO Friends Advent Calendar Building Play Set 41131 NEW NIB

$29.99
End Date: Wednesday Mar-15-2017 15:08:12 PDT
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9. LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124)

Ages: 8 – 12

HItting #9 on the list – LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base.

This setup is all about volcano exploration, complete with scientists, explorers, adventurers, and workers. The buildable components include several vehicles, such as a drone, wheeled dumper, and excavator, as well as accessories, like a pickaxe, “erupting” volcano, and shimmering gemstones.

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LEGO City 60124 Volcano Exploration Base NEW Factory Sealed Fast Shipping

$77.99
End Date: Wednesday Mar-15-2017 12:02:43 PDT
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LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base 60124

$84.50
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 11:22:45 PST
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LEGO City 60124 Volcano Exploration Base.

$71.00
End Date: Monday Mar-13-2017 16:09:54 PDT
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10. LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel (41101)

Price: $98.09
You save: $31.90 (25 %)
59 new from $98.090 used

Ages: 8 – 12

LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel comes in as the final pick among the top ten LEGOs for ten year olds in 2016-2017.

The LEGO Friends live in a beautiful, friendly town called Heartlake. And this is a ginormous buildable, dubbed the Grand Hotel. There are three stories of rooms with en-suite bathrooms, balconettes, and plenty of accessories, like perfume bottles and suitcases.

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LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel 41101

$98.09
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 4:56:41 PST
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LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel BUILDING SET, Building Kit 41101 LEGO SET

$105.20
End Date: Sunday Mar-5-2017 15:15:29 PST
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LEGO Friends Heartlake Grand Hotel (41101) New Sealed Box From Walmart

$100.00
End Date: Sunday Feb-19-2017 9:58:55 PST
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/06/16.

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