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    LEGO - the game classic in the kids' room

    LEGO blocks have been inspiring not only children but also adults for many years. The great variety of different themed worlds offers the right LEGO set for every wish.


    LEGO - the perfect toy for children

    When the name LEGO is mentioned, not only children's eyes light up. Even if you've been an adult for a long time, you still have fond memories of the colorful plastic bricks and everything you've built with them. Even your parents have already played with them. The colorful bricks have already been manufactured for several decades and can be found in many children's rooms around the world since 1949. Even if the traditional LEGO bricks are no longer new, they have still lost none of their fascination. In the meantime, however, LEGO offers much more than just individual bricks. In addition to simple system bricks in cuboid format, today there are also the particularly handy Duplo bricks, complete construction sets and very sophisticated sets from the LEGO technology series. But one thing has remained the same throughout the years, and that is the design. If you want to pass on the tradition to your children, you will find exactly the right products in our LEGO Shop. Learn in our guide, which LEGO series there are and what they have to offer.


    What LEGO series are there?

    LEGO City
    LEGO City
    LEGO Creator
    LEGO Creator
    LEGO Duplo
    LEGO Duplo
    LEGO Harry Potter
    LEGO Harry Potter
    LEGO Star Wars
    LEGO Star Wars
    LEGO Friends
    LEGO Friends
    LEGO Ninjago
    LEGO Ninjago
    LEGO Technic
    LEGO Technic

    Children have very different interests. LEGO offers different series that have different themes. In this way, LEGO ensures that there is a suitable series for every child.

    LEGO City

    With LEGO City, the company has released one of the most ​comprehensive series. The series has long since become an absolute ​classic. The LEGO City theme world already includes almost ​150 different products. It is a themed world that deals with all sorts of ​play opportunities around the ​metropolis. The ​focus is on many different ​tasks that exist in a big city. It is possible to use it to assemble ​buildings, for example, or everything to do with ​professions and ​activities. ​Police, firefighters and ​locomotive drivers are professions that have a great fascination for children. LEGO City is recommended for children from 5 to 12 years.

    LEGO Creator

    The LEGO Creator The LEGO Creator theme world offers children the opportunity to experiment with ​cars, houses, exciting creatures and much more. Two different series are available in this theme world, ​Creator 3-in-1 and ​Creator Expert.

    • LEGO Creator 3-in-1
      The sets in this series are based on reality. With a set from the Creator 3-in-1 series, LEGO offers children the opportunity to build the contents in three different ways. That means one set provides three times the fun. A plane can then become a cargo ship or a transport helicopter. These sets are suitable for children from 6 to 12 years.
    • LEGO Creator Expert
      Sets from the LEGO Creator Expert series are particularly detailed. However, since they are also very sophisticated, they are not suitable for very young children, but for teenagers between 12 and 16 years. Adults will also enjoy these sets. For example, cars, famous buildings, houses and much more are available.

    LEGO Duplo

    The LEGO DUPLO series includes extra large bricks. The Duplo bricks are twice as large as the conventional LEGO bricks. This makes them particularly suitable for very young children. The colors are the same as the small LEGO bricks, and some of them also have faces or other imprints. The individual sets often pick up on themes that are popular with young children, such as royal castles, farms, Mickey Mouse or classic movies like Spider-Man. Lego sets from the Duplo series are recommended for children between 1 ½ and 4 years.

    Tip:The bricks in LEGO Duplo sets are designed to be combined with traditional LEGO bricks as well. When the children get older, they can still continue to use the Duplo bricks.

    LEGO Harry Potter

    The magical world around Harry Potter and his friends fascinates children and adults alike. With the sets of the LEGO Harry Potter series, children can discover the world of wizards and witches. With these sets, the magic of the movies and books comes to life.

    LEGO Star Wars

    Kids don't have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to re-enact the adventures of the Star Wars characters. The characters from the films come directly into the children's room through the LEGO Star Wars sets. All figures can be easily recreated and are also very robust. They easily survive the many battles of good and evil, which are fought with lightsabers and blasters.

    LEGO Friends

    The Lego toys from this series is particularly suitable for girls, but boys will also find this themed world interesting, because the LEGO Friends series centers on five best friends who live in the town of Heartlake. There are many stores and houses, as well as cute animals. The five girls experience different adventures and of course go shopping or to a concert.

    LEGO Ninjago

    The sets of this series were modeled after a popular television series. A team of particularly brave ninja warriors try to stop villains who want to destroy the world. The series LEGO Ninjago is very popular. The ninjas fight against vehicles, pirates and much more.

    LEGO Technic

    The LEGO Technic series offers detailed models of real vehicles and machines. These sets are more for experienced LEGO fans, because they are really a real challenge. LEGO Technic is not for small children, but is aimed more at teenagers and adults as well. Thanks to impressive functions, it is possible to move the models realistically. The sets contain many authentic details that will delight any model builder.


    What is so special about Lego?

    LEGO toys have fascinated generations of children around the world and this fascination continues, in fact, it is growing. The special thing about LEGOS is that they offer an incredible number of possibilities. Even the simple LEGO bricks can be made into an infinite number of different shapes. All bricks fit together, houses, figures and much more can be built with them. In addition, there is the incredibly large selection of different sets and building sets that have different themes. There is exactly the right set for every child. In addition, children have the choice of whether they want to assemble a model according to the building instructions or create their very own things or structures. These endless possibilities are what make LEGO so special. In addition, LEGO games also promote the cognitive development of children. However, the focus is always on fun, and LEGO manages this without any problems with its huge range of products.


    Which LEGO for which age?

    LEGO produces sets for children of different ages. Sets with particularly large building blocks are available for young children, and then the sets become more sophisticated as they get older. Each age group has its own needs and expectations of toys. LEGO is committed to providing exciting toys for children of all ages.

    • Children from 1 ½ to 4 years
      LEGO Duplo is ideal for children in this age group. The large bricks train motor skills while the little ones assemble the colorful bricks. In addition, the children develop their imagination when they assemble the bricks individually. The stones in this series are extra large so that the children can not accidentally swallow them. Many parts are also rounded, so that safe play is possible.
    • Children from 5 to 8 years
      Children in this age group are already little explorers and discoverers. They memorize scenes from the real world and naturally want to recreate them at home. Various sets are available for this purpose, for example from the LEGO City or Friends themed world.
    • Children from 9 to 11 years
      At this age, children are always looking for new, playful challenges. LEGO offers different themed worlds for this age group, which contain building sets that invite children to replicate, remodel or even combine different scenes. Most LEGO sets are available for children of this age. If you want to buy LEGO for children in this age group, you are absolutely right with LEGO Star Wars, Harry Potter and also sets from the Creator series.
    • Children from 12 years
      The older the children get, the more complex the sets that LEGO offers. Realistic, detailed models and particularly complex building sets are very popular. LEGO sets from the Creator Expert and Technic series are the focus for children in this age group. But LEGO Ninjago and Star Wars are also very popular. The sets for this age group are particularly complex because they consist of a huge number of small components. Assembly is a bit of a challenge and takes a lot of time.

    Does LEGO develop children's skills?

    This question can be answered with a resounding yes. It is undisputed that learning through play is the most effective form of learning. LEGO works closely with specialists to create toys that can be used to encourage and optimize children's learning. LEGO even works with schools and teachers to develop very special sets that are exclusively for classroom use. LEGO toys are not simple toys, they help to promote the development of children in different areas.

    Playing with the colorful bricks promotes motor skills and spatial as well as color perception. LEGOS also supports abstract thinking, patience and problem-solving skills. But that's not all, LEGO contributes with its bricks and sets to promote reading and communication skills as well as creativity and imagination. Children even acquire scientific and mathematical knowledge while playing.

    Fine motor skills develop during toddlerhood. LEGO helps to promote this development with its Duplo series. These large building blocks promote color and spatial perception and the child learns at the same time to estimate geometric shapes just by looking at them. A sense of thinking in context is fostered by assembling according to blueprints. Children learn to make connections between features. Patience is needed to assemble LEGO games. Not everything always goes smoothly, which encourages children's problem-solving skills.

    From an educational point of view, however, it is free play that has a positive effect on children's cognitive development. LEGO sets allow children to develop their own ways of playing and create individual play worlds, which has a positive effect on imagination and creativity.


    LEGO - not without reason so popular

    LEGO has been offering great toys for many decades. Every year, new sets are released that always challenge children. The sets are so attractive because LEGO always tries to respond to children's wishes and offer sets that match their current interests. If you too played with LEGO as a child and loved these little building blocks, you should also give your children the opportunity to build their very own play worlds with LEGO. Incidentally, you will ensure that your children's skills are developed without them noticing. If you want to buy LEGO online, you will find a large selection of different themed worlds in our range. Harry Potter, Star Wars or LEGO Technic, in our store you will always find the right LEGO set for your child.


    Frequently asked questions

    How to clean LEGO bricks?

    LEGO bricks can be easily cleaned in the washing machine. To do this, the bricks are placed, for example, in a pillowcase with zipper. The zipper is closed and then put into the machine. Wash at 30 °C on the delicate or wool wash cycle. However, they must not be put in the dryer after washing, otherwise they could become deformed. Larger LEGO pieces can also be washed in the dishwasher at a very low temperature. Alternatively, the bricks can also be cleaned of dirt with warm water and a brush.

    What are LEGO bricks made of?

    Since the 1960s, LEGO bricks have been made of the plastic acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymer (ABS). An exception are the transparent parts, these are also made of Makrolon. Polyamide is used for axle parts.

    What does LEGO mean?

    The name LEGO is derived from the Danish words "leg" and "godt", meaning "play" and "good".

    What is the best way to store Lego?

    There are different ways to store LEGOS. Many prefer to store all the bricks in a large box, but an organizational system, for example, transparent plastic containers, is also often used. These allow sorting by color or even theme. It is important that the stones are stored in a dry place, preferably without a heat source. Direct sunlight should be avoided in any case, otherwise the stones can fade.

    What can I do if the building instructions are gone?

    On the homepage of LEGO there are original and alternative building instructions that can be used in the case.

    Is it possible to buy lost LEGO bricks?

    Yes, there are various ways to repurchase LEGO bricks, for example directly from LEGO itself.

    What are minifigures?

    Minifigures are characters from different theme worlds. These can also be dressed up. They all have a similar size and shape, but are in different colors and have different imprints. It is possible to put different hairstyles or headdresses on the figures or to equip them with everyday objects.