Top 10 LEGO Sets for 9 Year Old Kids 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Best LEGO® Sets for 9 Year Old Boys and Girls

LEGO smiley head for age 9No matter the personal interests of a 9 year old, there are some LEGO sets available that will very likely be huge hits as gifts or “just because” any time of year.

From top picks from the new Star Wars lineup to hot sellers among the Star Wars, Minecraft, Friends and other collections, there are plenty wonderful picks to choose from this year!

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best LEGO sets for 9 year olds (boys and girls) through the Christmas holiday season of 2016 and into 2017. Rankings are determined strictly on a couple of factors – current best-sellers, along with those that are getting the highest overall ratings from consumers. These are the “primo” of LEGO sets for kids in this age range.

For shoppers: For each of the LEGO sets listed on this page, one or more top merchants are chosen and recommended to buy it online. Shopping resources are individually chosen based on low pricing, product availability and safe, convenient shopping. Links to consumer product reviews are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)
2. LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130)
3. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)
4. LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box (10698)
5. LEGO City Advent Calendar (60133)
6. LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue (41179)
7. LEGO Star Wars Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle (75156)
8. LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124)
9. LEGO Minecraft The Fortress (21127)
10. LEGO Nexo Knights Jestro’s Volcano Lair (70323)

1. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)

Ages: 6 – 14

Making it to the very top of the top 10 LEGO sets for 9 year olds this year is the Star Wars Advent Calendar.

Star Wars is all the rage right now. And advent calendars are awesome with compartments and surprises for the 24 days before Christmas. This combines both in true LEGO fashion, with mini figures, like a snowy Chewbacca and C3PO.

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LEGO Star Wars 75146 Advent Calendar Building Kit 282 Pieces

$28.99
End Date: Tuesday Apr-18-2017 14:21:47 PDT
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LEGO STAR WARS ADVENT CALENDAR 75146 BRAND NEW AUTHENTIC SEALED

$24.95
End Date: Monday Apr-24-2017 10:31:11 PDT
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LEGO 75146 STAR WARS ADVENT CALENDAR, BRAND NEW SEALED LEGOS STARWARS SW

$24.99
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2. LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster (41130)

Price: $79.76
You save: $20.23 (20 %)
84 new from $79.760 used

Ages: 8 – 12

Making huge waves as one of the top nine year old LEGOs favorites for 2016 and into 2017 – Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster.

LEGO Friends is a fan favorite, and this one is Amusement Park themed with a buildable Ferris wheel and rollercoaster. Both rides are push-along and super-fun for Andrea, Matthew, Naya, and Emma. Other accessories include tickets, photographs, and hotdogs.

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LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster 41130

$79.99
End Date: Friday Apr-21-2017 5:29:21 PDT
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New Lego Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster 1124 Pcs Set (41130)

$65.00
End Date: Monday Apr-3-2017 19:36:02 PDT
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Lego Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster #41130

$80.00
End Date: Monday Apr-17-2017 16:52:03 PDT
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3. LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon (75105)

Price: $119.00
34 new from $119.002 used from $103.53

Ages: 9 – 14

A returning (big) favorite among LEGO sets for kids age 9 – back for 2016-2017 is the Star Wars Millennium Falcon.

The Star Wars theme is a huge thing from LEGO right now. This collectible is a buildable replica of the Millennium Falcon, complete with hidden weapons and a secret cargo. Mini figures include Finn, Chewbacca, Rey, and BB-8, among others.

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LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75105 STICKER SHEET

$5.50
End Date: Tuesday Apr-4-2017 19:37:08 PDT
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LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 2015 (75105)

$100.00
End Date: Wednesday Apr-5-2017 10:22:53 PDT
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LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon (75105)

$95.00
End Date: Thursday Apr-27-2017 22:05:12 PDT
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4. LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box (10698)

Price: $47.98
You save: $12.01 (20 %)
60 new from $47.981 used from $41.74

Ages: 4 and up

Always a favorite – next on the list is the LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box.

I love the Creative Brick Boxes! This one, in a large size, features well-over 700 colorful LEGO bricks and elements, like wheel rims, tires, and googly eyes. Plus, a few green baseplates for sturdier building. The container doubles as a storage box.

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LEGO® Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698

$47.99
End Date: Wednesday Apr-12-2017 10:08:35 PDT
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LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick Box 10698

$53.69
End Date: Wednesday Apr-19-2017 2:11:21 PDT
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LEGO Classic - Large Creative Brick Box - 10698 - New Sealed - (Idea Book)

$64.89
End Date: Friday Mar-31-2017 11:24:36 PDT
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5. LEGO City Advent Calendar (60133)

Ages: 5 – 12

Another favorite set for December 2016 – LEGO City Advent Calendar is another top pick for 9 year old boys and girls.

Advent calendars are lots of pre-holiday fun, counting down to Christmas with surprises in compartments to represent the 24 days before Christmas morning. This advent calendar is LEGO City themed. Some of the revealed accessories include Santa Claus, a bright-red sleigh, a buildable Christmas tree, and hockey players.

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Lego City 60133 Advent Calendar 2016 NIB

$29.99
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 9:28:55 PDT
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Lego city Lego (R) city Advent calendar 60133

$35.00
End Date: Thursday Apr-20-2017 12:11:07 PDT
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Lego City Advent Calendar Set 60133 / New

$44.99
End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 19:39:49 PDT
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6. LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue (41179)

Price: $58.99
You save: $11.00 (16 %)
47 new from $58.180 used

Ages: 9 – 12

Holding the #6 spot on the list – LEGO Elves Queen Dragon’s Rescue.

Elandra the Queen Dragon has been captured by the evil empress, Azari. No worries though. Emily Jones is coming to free the Queen Dragon and restore order with the Book of Dragons. This set includes an hourglass within a two-story castle, complete with a dungeon, dragon-sized shackles, and poison blasters.

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LEGO® Elves Queen Dragon's Rescue 41179

$54.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-9-2017 7:11:20 PDT
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LEGO 41179 Elves Queen Dragon's Rescue

$60.00
End Date: Sunday Apr-16-2017 18:58:10 PDT
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LEGO Elves Queen Dragon's Rescue 41179 New MIB 2016

$49.99
End Date: Friday Apr-21-2017 12:41:36 PDT
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7. LEGO Star Wars Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle (75156)

Price: $70.82
You save: $19.17 (21 %)
52 new from $70.000 used

Ages: 9 – 14

Another huge hit among the LEGO Star Wars sets this year – Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle is another top pick for kids age 9 for 2016 and into 2017.

This replica of Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle is a LEGO Star Wars favorite with moveable folding wings, side armor, and a real-opening cockpit. Other accessories include a retractable landing platform and spring-loaded shooters for galactic combat. Comes with 6 mini figures.

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LEGO Star Wars Krennic's Imperial Shuttle 75156

$74.99
End Date: Thursday Apr-20-2017 9:18:55 PDT
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LEGO STAR WARS Krennic's Imperial Shuttle 75156, STAR WARS LEGO SET

$65.00
End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 14:48:27 PDT
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LEGO | STAR WARS ROGUE ONE #75156 KRENNIC’S IMPERIAL SHUTTLE | NEW SEALED

$64.95
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8. LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124)

Ages: 8 – 12

Love this one! The City Volcano Exploration Base is a great pick in nine year olds’ LEGOs.

Very popular this year, this set features an “erupting” volcano, several scientists, a few explorers, and lots-a volcanic boulders. There are also buildable vehicles, like a wheeled dumper, an excavator, and an on-the-go, mobile operations center.

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LEGO City Volcano Exploration Base (60124) Brand New Sealed

$59.00
End Date: Friday Apr-28-2017 20:16:55 PDT
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LEGO City ‑ Volcano Exploration Base(60124) 824 pcs

$85.00
End Date: Friday Apr-7-2017 18:12:32 PDT
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LEGO City 60124 - Volcano Exploration Base NEW & Factory Sealed - Fast Shipping!

$77.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-2-2017 13:32:00 PDT
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9. LEGO Minecraft The Fortress (21127)

Price: $97.00
You save: $12.99 (12 %)
32 new from $89.904 used from $79.54

Ages: 8 and up

LEGO Minecraft The Fortress is next up on the list.

From the original Minecraft video game, the Minecraft Fortress is a buildable favorite where skeletons and Creeper lurk. The fortress is arrangeable in dozens of different ways, but there are large pressure-plate doors, a few barred windows, and a prison.

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LEGO Minecraft 21127 The Fortress Building Kit 984 Piece

$86.45
End Date: Sunday Apr-16-2017 17:04:31 PDT
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LEGO® Minecraft™ The Fortress 21127

$89.99
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$86.99
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10. LEGO Nexo Knights Jestro’s Volcano Lair (70323)

Ages: 9 – 14

The final item on the list of the top ten LEGOs for nine year olds — Nexo Knights Jestro’s Volcano Lair.

The NEXO Knights are new fan favorites, and Jestro’s Volcano Lair is one of the most popular LEGO setups from this collection. It features a detachable throne, disc-shooting weapons, golden goblets, and lots-a NEXO weapons and armor. Includes tons of mini figures, like Bookeeper, Lavaria, Jestro, Lance, Axl, and Macy.

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LEGO® Nexo Knights Jestro's Volcano Lair 70323

$84.99
End Date: Sunday Apr-23-2017 6:46:03 PDT
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LEGO Nexo Knights Jestro's Volcano Lair #70323 New in sealed box 1186pcs

$89.95
End Date: Monday Apr-24-2017 14:11:11 PDT
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LEGO Nexo Knights 70323 BUILDING KIT, Jestro's Volcano Lair Kids LEGO SET

$92.09
End Date: Monday Apr-10-2017 6:16:32 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/06/16.

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