The 12 Best LEGO Sets for Girls Right Now

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All LEGOs are for girls, whether they like purple and princesses or want to build a miniature Death Star. Girls who love playing pretend, acting out stories, and building kits that come with figurines have never had so many to choose from. From the Friends line to the Frozen sets to creative builds like jewelry boxes or horse stables, there have never been so many Lego sets aimed toward the many interests of girls.

What You Should Know

  • 363 Pieces
  • Story-driven build about rescuing a trapped dolphin
  • Includes 2 dolls, 2 dolphins, and 1 submarine

The Lego Friends line are story-driven builds with endless play options, so even after they’re constructed your girls will keep enjoying them. The plethora of tiny figurines make this set unsuitable for families with little ones that still pop things into their mouths, but older girls will love piloting the submarine, exploring the sunken ship, and having adventures with the dolls and dolphins included in this kit.

Review Highlights

“…this submarine set with the dolphins really hit the spark. She’s done countless rescue missions and keeps expanding her storyline. As a Lego Parent/Fan it is a joy to watch.

What You Should Know

  • 585 Pieces
  • Includes Cinderella, the Prince, a horse, and more
  • Swap towers and turrets for a unique finished look

An absolutely huge piece, girls 6-12 will love showing off this finished creation, so be sure you have a suitable place to display it once they’ve finished. Suitable for custom reconfigurations, your girls will love telling you all about Cinderella’s adventures dancing, dining, or exploring this massive castle.

Review Highlights

“Purchased for a 7 year olds birthday, she had it built in two days.. she felt so accomplished when she was finished so it was totally worth the money. It’s a good size and has a lot of cute details.. it’s been 3 months and she still plays with it. Awesome project for any kid.”

What You Should Know

  • 602 Pieces
  • For ages 6+
  • Endlessly re-playable

Perfect for sisters and friends, this Lego Friends set comes with Mia and Emma figurines, making it a great choice for partnering up for adventures. Treat the 5 animal figurines at the veterinary clinic, or perform daring rescues at sea with the included sea-scooter.

Review Highlights

We were very impressed with the quantity of sea life included and finding a favorite is impossible. This set also ties together other sets in our Lego world and in many cases for the ‘friends’ editions it breathes new life in some past sets…”

What You Should Know

  • Builds Hagrids Hut and pumpkin patch
  • 496 Pieces
  • Includes 6 character figurines

Help Harry, Ron, and Hermione save the day with this Harry Potter themed Lego set that’s perfect for the whole family to play together. This 8+ build has hundreds of pieces, and includes popular figurines for hours of story-driven play. Perfect for building during a movie marathon, or as a reward for kids working hard to finish those long chapter books.

Review Highlights

“My 12 year old was able to put it together by himself. He really loves it. Said it was one of his favorite sets ever…”

What You Should Know

  • Over a thousand pieces
  • For ages 8+
  • Amusement park theme will inspire creative storylines

While the price puts this set squarely in the “splurge” category, as a gift for siblings it can’t be beaten. The price per piece is actually very reasonable given that this set is 1,251 pieces; it’s big enough to keep a squad of kids entertained for a very, very long time, with figurines that both boys and girls will love playing with. Build out this amusement park however you want, take your figurines on a relaxing trip to the pier and ride the carousel, or outfit the haunted ghost ship with a skeleton pirate crew and fend off octopus attacks; imaginative kids won’t ever be bored with this set at hand.

Review Highlights

“…so far I’m blown away by the design and we are a small fraction of the way done with the build.
If anything changes in my rating I’ll update but this is looking to he well worth the money. After the haunted castle this is quickly becoming my favorite LEGO set!”

What You Should Know

  • Open-Ended play; pieces come pre-built and no instructions are included
  • Includes Belle, Chip, Mrs. Potts and Cogsworth in Preschool-safe sizes
  • 19 Pieces 

Let little girls get in on the fun with these easy-to-hold Duplo kits for ages 2-5. Only 19 pieces means younger children don’t get frustrated by an overly-complicated build, and parents can help keep up with all the parts and pieces more easily in a small set. Join Belle and her friends for a fancy tea party that also doubles as a way to practice the fine motor skills that preschoolers need.

Review Highlights

“Duplos have a way of including just enough items to make play adventuresome and open-ended, without overwhelming young children with too much “stuff”.” 

What You Should Know

  • 908 Pieces
  • For ages 7+
  • Not a bath toy

Adventure takes sail with this Lego Friends set. Whether your kiddos play rescue boat or treasure hunters, this 900 piece build is endlessly replayable. Take off the top level and you’ll have immersive play in the sturdy boat, and the three included mini-dolls makes it fun for a group to play together.

Review Highlights

“My kids have watched the Lego Friends show on TV a handful of times, but they’re more interested in toys. My daughter isn’t so much interested in the characters as she is in building a big, beautiful, fancy boat.
This is every bit a quality Lego set. The pieces are separated into numbered bags so you don’t get overwhelmed.” 

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  • 300 Pieces
  • Includes Elsa & Nokk figurines
  • Comes with two rings to store or share

This build kit finishes as a working jewelry box, with a turntable top designed to accommodate Elsa and her companions. Perfect for girls who want to complete a build then show it off, this locking jewelry box looks great displayed on a dresser or shelf and gives girls a place to store all their treasures.

Review Highlights

“Perfect gift for my daughter! She is a frozen fan and loves to build things. This kept her busy for a long time and she really enjoys this!”

What You Should Know

  • 186 Pieces
  • Includes Mia figurine
  • Fun beach theme

Work and play at the Lego Friends Surf Shop with Mia and her adorable seal companion. This summer adventure includes surfboards, a surf shop, a kayak and more, so girls can explore the ocean without having to go further than their toy box. Add on to existing sets or start fresh with this fun, imaginative kit.

Review Highlights

“All my kids love these little kits. I use them as little rewards for jobs well done. They are very cute and easy complete independently. They are a little pricey but all LEGOs are. Pretty colors and the little characters are always a big hit with my kids.”

What You Should Know

  • Includes Emma and Ethan figurines
  • 378 Pieces
  • Fun cafe pieces, like a panini machine and mini cakes

A beautiful corner boutique design makes this a one-of-a-kind build for young Lego enthusiasts. Kids 6-12 will have hours of fun building this 378 piece kit, and with a big imagination it’s endlessly replayable. Enjoy a meal, create an artistic masterpiece, or just relax and this fun cafe.

Review Highlights

“Bought this for 6 yr old grand daughter. Her mom helped her put it together the first time but I think now she’ll be able to do it herself. I would describe it as a sort of puzzle, it’s time consuming, fulfilling project that you finished, but not something you’d want to do everyday. Good rainy day project or hot summer day entertainment.”

What You Should Know

  • Duplo sets are suitable for kids as young as 2
  • 73 Pieces
  • Includes human and animal figurines

For kiddos who are a little wild and hard to tame, this jungle wildlife themed build is perfect for encouraging them to sit still and pursue a goal. Play with the animal families, sleep in the treehouse, and traverse the swinging bridge while developing fantastic storylines. Great for single or sibling play, there are endless ways to play with this vibrant set that’s perfect for animal lovers an veterinarians in training.

Review Highlights

Of course, my granddaughter says her favorite thing about this set is the animals. She’s obsessed with animals right now, so this set is great for her.”

What You Should Know

  • Safe for 5+, but older children will have an easier time with this assembly
  • Includes Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff figurines
  • Comes with external play pieces, like a market stall and boat. 

Reviewers agree that this newly released Arendelle castle is a blast to assemble, but it is better suited to a display piece than boisterous play. You’ll be re-assembling frequently if you have rambunctious little ones, but if that’s not a detriment to your family’s enjoyment, play away. Includes Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff dolls, and the castle can be re-configured to shake things up.

Review Highlights

“The attention to detail is superb. I was expecting just a castle but you get so much more!”


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