Before boring them with stories from when LEGOs came in only five colors, impress the kids this holiday season with play sets they will use long after the final brick has been placed. We found Editors' Choice deals on popular franchises like Star Wars, Super Heroes, Ninjago, Monster Fighers, and more. Looking for even more to build? Check out our other LEGO deals.
YoYo LEGO Coupon
Discount: 30% off via coupon code "YOYO30"
Shipping: From $4.99 or free shipping on orders over $49
Expires: December 31
Is It Worth It? This Editors' Choice deal offers the best percent-off coupon we've seen on LEGO sets from YoYo.com this year. Eligible sets include Ninjago, Super Heroes, Star Wars, Creator, and more, just search "lego" to see the whole selection. We're fans of the LEGO Super Heroes Batcave Set, pictured: a 690-piece set that includes minifigures of Bruce Wayne, Batman, Robin, Poison Ivy, and Bane for $49.99 after the coupon (a low by $3). (Search "6860" to find this set.)
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon bundled with Darth Maul Minifigure
Vendor: Toys "R" Us
Price: $99.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $5
Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice LEGO bundle will provide hours of scifi entertainment! In addition to building the 1,254-piece Millennium Falcon, this set lets you put Lando Calrissian in his rightful place as the captain of the Millennium Falcon — pretending he hadn't lost the ship to Han Solo in a card game. This set also includes six minifigures, an opening hull, detachable cockpit, and more, with the LEGO Star Wars Darth Maul Minifigure automatically added in-cart.
LEGO B-Wing Starfighter bundled with TC-14 Minifigure
Vendor: LEGO Shop at Home
Price: $199.99 with free shipping
Is It Worth It?: With all those characters on the Millennium Falcon, tempers can run high ... and it can get a bit crowded. Let the TC-14 Minifigure (added automatically in-cart) fly an exasperated Princess Leia minifigure or a defeated C-3PO minifigure through hyperspace. This set's 1,487 pieces become a B-Wing Starfighter that is 26" wide and 15" tall and features a rotating cockpit, landing and flight wing configurations, display stand, fact plaque, and more.
LEGO Monster Fighters Play Sets Bundle
Price: $49 with free shipping
Lowest By: $4
Is It Worth It?: Pick up the fun LEGO Monster Fighters: The Werewolf Play Set (pictured) and you'll also receive the LEGO Monster Fighters: The Vampyre Hearse Play Set. Use the 243 pieces of The Werewolf Play Set to help Major Quinton Steele retrieve the moonstone by building him a hotrod and secret weapon. And chase The Vampyre Hearse on Dr. Rodney Rathbone's motorcycle with the additional 314-piece set.
LEGO Ninjago Fangpyre Mech
Price: $19.97 with $1.97 s&h
Lowest By: $8
Is It Worth It?: Help Kendo Cole liberate the golden Fangpyre staff. His opponent, Fang-Suei, is protected by the ferocious Fangpyre Mech, which features a flexible body, opening cockpit, fangs, powerful grabbers, and a missile launcher. And despite such odds, Kendo Cole is the hero of this 255-piece set, which includes minifigures of him and Fang-Suei, the golden Fangpyre staff, golden scythe, and banana.
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