Whether you are searching for a favorite LEGO set for a 5 year old girl or boy, there are some wonderful choices to be had! Some already “tried and true” sets, combined with some new releases makes for the perfect list for kids in this age range.
Browse the top 10 best LEGO sets for 5 year old boys and girls to find those that will “speak” to your younglings. We’ve got sets inspired by Disney princesses, Spiderman, supermarkets, airports, pet palaces and so much more. Your little ‘uns will spend hours building LEGO empires all while fine-tuning their motor skills and using their imaginations. Now that’s a win-win!
What’s here: This fantastic compilation of the 10 best LEGO sets for 5 year old boys and girls was created by real moms and educators. Numerous types of toys are included in the list to keep your youngin’ stimulated.
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Advent calendars are fun, rewarding ways for good little boys and girls to count down the days to Christmas morning. This one is LEGO City themed, with 24 compartments for 24 surprises, because there are 24 days before Christmas.
Little airplane and airport lovers will oooh and ahhh over this set. Complete with a private plane, a private limo (with – ahem – ice cream!) and other decadent and luxurious accessories, this set also includes four minifigures that round out the theme perfectly.
Another awesome advent calendar, but LEGO Friends themed. This one again boasts 24 doors for 24 presents because of the 24 days before Christmas. But all of these surprises are holiday oriented, like a wreath, Christmas tree, and snowman. Also includes poseable mini figures of LEGO Friends, Emma and Naomi.
Yay for the Spidey fans! The Spider-Man Hideoutset manages the fourth spot among the best LEGO sets for five year olds for 2017.
The LEGO Juniors collection is perfect for beginner builders because there are less pieces, but the same big imagination. This one, the Spiderman Hideout, comes with Spiderman, the Green Goblin, and an evil henchman. Other accessories include a jack-o-lantern disc shooter, a web-slinging helicopter, and a buildable ATV and hoverboard.
Another LEGO Juniors setup, but this one comes in a reusable, carry-everywhere suitcase. It is also a great conversation starter from parent-to-child about fire safety. Includes a buildable helicopter and base station. Some accessories are a fire and water hose.
The Family House is a buildable look into the happy home of a LEGO mom, dad, and daughter. The house itself features lots-a exterior and interior décor, like mirrors, lamps, cooking stuff, an outdoor grill area, and a swimming pool.
Add-able to an entire LEGO City set, or a standalone for beginners. It includes a buildable, bright red fire engine with a moveable, retractable ladder and a water hose. Mini figures include a female firefighter and two male firefighters.
I love this one! TheSupermarket Suitcase also makes it as one of the best LEGO sets for 5 year olds in 2017 and into 2017.
One more for the LEGO Juniors collection. The Supermarket Suitcase is a tote-around, on-the-go box of buildable fun. This supermarket comes with a dessert bar, vegetable and fruits stand, and a little scooter for getting around. Mini figures include a manager/worker and a shopper with cash to spend on groceries.
Another standalone or add-on, LEGO City Police is an on-the-go police unit with two policemen and a villainous crook. Accessories include a buildable police mobile with a control room, lots-a surveillance cameras, city map, and a temporary jail cell.
Whiskers Haven is a Disney Junior place where Palace Pets get together for adventure and fun. These pets are the cuddly companions of the most famous Disney princesses, like Cinderella, Belle, and Snow White. This specific set is a buildable Royal Castle with two-stories of golden décor and real-moving furniture.