Top 5 Sets of Lego Building Blocks

Lego Duplo Basic BricksMost of us often overlook Lego building blocks as educational toys, as we believe they are more for the physical development of the toddler. However, the informed also knows that they're also valuable for improving the cognitive and academic skills of an older child. 

While playing with blocks, the hand eye co-ordination of your child is developed at one end, at another level, theLEGO DUPLO My First Zoo learning skills get to work when assembling the blocks. Quite a few informed folks also argue that 'problem solving' skills are developed which form the foundation of all academic and practical knowledge.

Below are some Lego building block sets of various themes that are effective tools in teaching children cognitive learning skills.

Lego City

Lego City Corner
Lego City Corner
Lego City Fire Truck
Lego City Fire Truck
Lego City Fire Station
Lego City Fire Station

Following the Lego City theme, these toys offer everything right from the corner food joint to the helicopter, light repair vehicle, sea planes, police motorcycles, space shuttles and of course mini figures too. These sets help to expose the child's world to the various everyday things that they see in the city and achieve the personal thrill of building them. These City sets work in various ways to teach children the many combinations and permutations that our city life objects can be made up of.

Lego City Police Helicopter
Lego City Police Helicopter
Lego City Camper
Lego City Camper
Lego City Passenger Plane
Lego Passenger Plane

Lego Harry Potter Castle

Lego Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle
Lego Hogwarts Castle
LEGO Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut
Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut
 Harry Potter Diagon Alley
Harry Potter Diagon Alley

Casting a magical spell, the Lego Harry Potter set offers the entireLego Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle range right from the Hogwarts to Hagrid to Harry himself. The colors and the creations of these sets are attractive to say the least and the tiny parts force children to better their fine motor skills. Creating their own magical environment keeps the child's interest captivated and by default the kid learns the fine balance between imaginative play and practical implementations.

Lego Star Wars

LEGO Star Wars Luke's Landspeeder
Lego Star Wars
Luke's Landspeeder
LEGO Star Wars Mandalorian Battle Pack

Lego Star Wars:
Mandalorian Battle Pack
LEGO Star Wars Snow Trooper Army Pack

Lego Star Wars
Snow Trooper

There is hardly a boy out there who has not been a fan of Star Was and if your kid follows suit then this is the ideal set for him to play with. Right from troopers to battle packs to the battle of Naboo and Hoth Wampa, these Lego building block sets offer it all... and a lot of educational value too.

Lego SpongeBob Squarepants

LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Krusty Krab Adventures
LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Krusty Krab Adventures
LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Bikini Bottom Express
LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Bikini Bottom Express
Good Neighbors at Bikini Bottom

Good Neighbors at Bikini Bottom

LEGO SpongeBob SquarePants Chum BucketIdeal for the smaller kids, these SpongeBob Lego sets can allow the kids to re-create their favorite character and unleash the imaginative play. Right from the glove world to the Bikini Bottom to even the figurines, Lego has it all. The expressions of these blocks are very well done and even the small parts are crafted with great precision. Learning to mix and match the lot helps kids to think outside the box and stimulates creativity and sense of personal achievement.

Lego Creator

LEGO Creator Log Cabin
LEGO Creator Log Cabin
LEGO Creator House
LEGO Creator House
LEGO Creator Helicopter

LEGO Creator Helicopter

Cars, cabins, robots, dumpers propellers and even helicopters from the Creator theme are all found in these Lego building block sets. The clear instructions help kids to use their visual and mental senses and interpret the instructions to go on and implement them by putting together the correct pieces of the block set. This understanding process is vital for the children who will later use it to solve many of their problems and understand complex issues.

LEGO Creator Red Car
LEGO Creator Red Car
LEGO Creator Winter Toy Shop

LEGO Creator Winter Toy Shop
LEGO Creator Dune Hopper

LEGO Creator Dune Hopper

LEGO Community Miniature Figure SetUnderestimating the power of the blocks, be it the simple large rectangular ones or the very well developed Lego building block sets, would not be wise.

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