Get the best Lego sets for Christmas 2016. From Star Wars to The Simpsons, build sets inspired by your favourite films and TV shows
Lego is set to be one of the hottest selling toys this Christmas. Consisting of nothing more than colourful interlocking plastic bricks accompanying an array of gears, minifigures and various other parts, Lego has gone on to become the world’s most powerful brand.
Its popularity lies in its ability to engage young minds and also the number of licences it’s picked up over the years. From Star Wars to The Simpsons, it’s always fun to play with Lego sets inspired by your favourite films and TV shows.
We’ve taken a look at our favourite Lego sets on sale now which should give the kids (big and small alike) a lot of fun on Christmas Day.
Batman Classic TV Series - Batcave
Slide down the Batpoles as Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson and hop into the Batcopter, Batmobile, or Batcycle as Batman and Robin to fight for justice and do battle gainst The Penguin, The Riddler, The Joker and Catwoman!
Inspired by the classic 60s TV show, this is the perfect set for those fond of the camp hijinks of Adam West and Burt Ward’s Batman and Robin.
The Simpsons' House
Our dreams have finally been answered. We have a faithfully recreated Lego version of the iconic Simpsons house!
You can lift the roof to reveal the entire house. Comes complete with six mini-figures including Homer,Marge, Lisa, Bart, Maggie, neighbour Ned and the family saloon car.
This highly detailed set is a must have for collectors and Simpsons fans alike.
Star Wars - Millenium Falcon
One of the most iconic starships of the Star Wars saga is back, and it’s leaner and meaner than ever before!
This latest Lego version of the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is crammed with new and updated external features, including an even more streamlined and detailed design, detachable cockpit, rotating top and bottom laser turrets with hatch and dual spring-loaded shooters.
As you’d expect, the Millennium Falcon comes complete with Han Solo and Chewbacca minifigures as well as Rey and Finn.
You can find out more about the Lego Millennium Falcon in our review here.
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Ghostbusters - Firehouse
Who you gonna call? Play as Venkman, Spengler, Stantz and Zeddemore in this huge Lego playset that recreates the Ghostbusters Firehouse.
Features a laboratory, containment unit, darkroom, garage bay, office area, sleeping quarters, bathroom and recreation room.
Unfortunately the ECTO-1 is sold seperately, but you can get it for £39.87 from Tesco Direct.
Scooby Doo - The Mystery Machine
Drive around with Scooby, Shaggy and Fred in the Mystery Machine to try and work out the identity of the Zombie terrorising the gang.
Star Wars: Rogue One K-2S0
With the release of the new Star Wars: Rogue One film coming this Christmas, it appears your new favourite character will once again be a droid.
Once an Imperial security droid, K-2SO is now ready to fight for the Rebel Alliance.
The powerful K-2SO has the strength and skill to take on the Empire!
Frozen - Elsa's Castle
Join Anna and Olaf as they pay a visit to Elsa’s Sparkling Ice Castle for some frosty fun!
Let your children’s imagination run wild with this magical ice palace. They can play hide and seek in the secret staircase, or go ice-skating around the castle and ski down the ice hill.