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LEGO Gifts For Fans That Aren’t Building Sets


LEGO Gifts For Fans

LEGO is a way of life. The name itself is the combination of two Danish words “leg godt”, which means “play well”, and the amazing bricks have enthralled and captivated the imagination of kids for decades.

With a house full of LEGO, it’s impossible for dads not to get sucked into the fun and spend hours building massive LEGO sets like the 4,106 piece Death Star or any of the amazing LEGO creator series sets.

LEGO sets are awesome and hours of fun but some of the books, storage options and accessories are just as cool.

If you’re looking for a gift for someone obsessed with LEGOs, check out a few of these LEGO gifts for kids, dads, moms or any LEGO fans that aren’t building sets.

LEGO “Make Your Own” Movie Kit

Klutz Lego Make Your Own Movie Activity Kit

The Kid was given this awesome LEGO Make Your Own Movie Kit and he absolutely loves it.

Bring your LEGO minifigures to life with this beginner-friendly guide to stop-motion animation. Ten “Mini Movies” walk you through using your phone, tablet, or computer to make short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions.

It’s a perfect gift for any LEGO fan or aspiring filmmakers.

LEGO Storage Bricks

These LEGO storage bricks are the perfect gift and make the chore of cleaning up LEGOs fun for kids and dads. The bricks stack just like regular LEGO bricks, keep spare pieces and parts off the floor and prevent the always painful accidentally foot injury.



LEGO Absolutely Everything You Need to Know

Can you believe that a wooden duck was one of the LEGO Group’s first toys? Or that 68,000 LEGO pieces are created every minute? This LEGO book is the ultimate collection of LEGO facts and Minifigures in brick-sized bites of trivia and makes the perfect gift for any aged LEGO freak.

LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History

Featuring more than 2,000 of the most popular and rare minifigures ever created, LEGO Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual History is a must-have reference guide that explores minifigures chronologically by theme.

The LEGO Minifigure Visual History book shows the evolution of this classic toy with amazing photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included. It even comes with 3 minifigures!

The Cult Of Lego

In The Cult of LEGO, Wired’s GeekDad blogger John Baichtal and BrickJournal founder Joe Meno take you on a magnificent, illustrated tour of the LEGO community, its people, and their creations.

LEGO Mini FiguresDisplay Case



If your LEGO fan loves displaying new and rare mini-figs, this minifigure display case is a LEGO gift must-have. Handmade from imported Australian beachwood, this furniture grade display case cabinet is of beautiful design and construction.

It’s well made but not too expensive and will keep your LEGO fan’s rare figures safe and out of the hands of his pesky kids.

LEGO Storage Head

LEGO Storage Head

The LEGO storage bricks are fun but nothing is better than this massive minifigure head for storing hundreds of LEGO bricks. Shifting trays separate each level to make finding pieces easy and the head comes in different styles for boys or girls.

LEGO Salt and Pepper Set

Lego Salt and Pepper Set

Build some flavor into the kitchen with LEGO style! Just like the real thing, except 600 times bigger, these single LEGO salt and pepper shakers make a perfect addition to every LEGO dad’s kitchen.

LEGO Brick Art



The original patent artwork has been reinterpreted by award-winning artist Norm Lanier and bring a vintage twist to any household. These authentic photographic LEGO prints are not a cheap inkjet print and will class up any home office or play area.

LEGO Quartz Watch

This LEGO timepiece was created with fashion in mind with its extremely attractive white dial and multicolor plastic band.

It’s the perfect gift for the adult LEGO fan or the little kid obsessed with time and timepieces.

LEGO quartz watch

LEGO Gift Cards

We agree that gift cards aren’t the most personal gift but at least you’re giving the LEGO fan in your life the chance to choose something they’d really love.

Buy a LEGO gift card either as a main gift or to add onto another LEGO gift.

LEGO Discover Center Gift Card

If you’re leaning towards a LEGO Gift Card, but want the gift to be a little more personal, consider a certificate to entry at a LEGOLAND Discovery Center.

The LEGOLAND Discovery Centers are the ultimate indoor LEGO playground and most locations include rides, LEGO build & play zones, a 4D cinema & much more.

Get your LEGO fan a gift card no matter where they call home. LEGOLAND Discovery Centers have locations across the United States, and even locations in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

LEGO Blue Brick Alarm Clock


Wake up! It’s LEGO time! Built to resemble the world-famous LEGO Brick, any adult or child will adore this LEGO gift.

With its many features, the LEGO brick clock will not only be an attractive addition but a functional one as well.

The time is displayed on a digital LCD screen with a backlight so you can easily see it at night.

This great LEGO gift features a snooze and backlight functions that are activated by pushing down on the LEGO brick.

10 Quick & Simple LEGO Gifts



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