Great LEGO® build ideas for the holidays

It’s the summer holidays. While the kids might be jumping for joy, parents can’t be blamed for feeling just a little overwhelmed at the idea of keeping the kids entertained and out of trouble for 7 long weeks. We have you covered, with a few fun LEGO® and LEGO DUPLO® projects that offer up plenty to keep the kids occupied for at least some of the time.

Count down to Christmas

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Build a Christmas tree…

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… and a reindeer

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6 fun activities from LEGO®

These smart ideas are all simple tasks that invoke the Christmas spirit in us all. Get the kids making adorable Christmas cards and decorations and you’ll be ticking more than just “Keep the kids occupied” off your list.

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LEGO chess set

Now here’s a fun building challenge for that budding chess player in the family.

Get them to create their own chess board out of LEGO®. This will certainly help them remember better how each piece is allowed to move on the board and, well, it’s kind of cool too!

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5 LEGO® stocking fillers under R150

The excitement is building for those youngsters anticipating a visit from Father Christmas. No doubt, that means that you’re running around trying to find a few key gifts to bring a bit of that Christmas magic home these holidays. If you’re after ideas for smaller gifts to fill those stockings, then you’ve come to the right place.

Here are 5 LEGO® items that will have your gift recipients squealing for joy and which will keep them suitably occupied so that you can put your feet up and enjoy the silly season too:

Friends Party Sets

LEGO Friends Party Styling

These small scenario sets are fun to build and play with. Jewel the cat gets ready for a birthday party in the Party Styling set, while bunnies need to go gift shopping for a friend in the Party Gift Shop set.

Cost: R75 each

Action play

Bionicle Reboot Uxar Creature of Jungle

If construction is something of a fascination, then this Bionicle Reboot star is certainly going to be a hit. Uxar Creature of Jungle has green, sonic crystal wings and posable joints for hours of action-packed playtime.

Cost: R136 each

Key chains galore

LEGO minifigure key chain

For those in the family that remain children at heart, these are a great memento to unwrap at Christmas. Be it Anakin Skywalker from Star Wars, Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter, a plain LEGO® brick or even a LEGO® Santa, you’ll find a key chain for everyone.

Cost: R69 each

Magnetic minifigures


“Stop! Police!” Will be the phrase you’ll be hearing a-plenty with this three-piece police minifigure magnet set. They’re a great way to get the kids interested in the charts and tables you set up during term time, so are a must for those parents looking to do a little more planning in 2017.

Cost: R146 each

Mixels of amazingness

LEGO Mixels Lewt

These fun-loving creatures ignite the imagination and make for great collectibles too. Get one or two Mixels and see the fun begin! We’re personally hoping for the treasure hoarding Mixel Lewt and the one-eyed flying horse type creature Paladum to land up in our stockings this Christmas.

Cost: R55 each

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