Latest Lego parenting reviews

Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Review: Chewie, we're home
Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon Review: Chewie, we're home By Stuart Miles

You probably fall into one of two camps. The ones that have seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and the ones that are waiting to see it a second time.The Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon is a reworking of the original Lego Millennium Falcon launched to... Read more

Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review
Hands-on: Lego Ultra Agents Mission HQ review By Luke Edwards

Building Lego is fun in itself, but Lego being Lego it wants to offer even more bang for your buck. Its new Ultra Agents range is here - not only to be built but to be interacted with using its app. This free app adds an intense story to what you've built,... Read more

What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set
What did you do Ray? The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man attacks our Lego Ghostbusters set By Stuart Miles

"Who you gonna call?" says the box proudly, leading you to savour the thought of building the Ecto 1 car from the 80s classic Ghostbusters in Lego.The new set, which is part of the new Lego Ideas (previously Cuusoo) family, is the latest throwback to... Read more

Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on
Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

The Lego Group loves the Star Wars franchise. And that's none more evident than at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where the company has introduced a suite of new sets inspired by the sci-fi blockbuster films.The Star Wars Rebels Building sets are the highlight... Read more

Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review
Hands-on: Lego Movie MetalBeard's Sea Cow review By Elyse Betters

The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where it just gave a sneak peek of the Sea Cow ship from its new Lego Movie.Called MetalBeard's Sea Cow, the massive Lego set will release in March for $249.99. It includes captain's quarters, which has a treasure... Read more

Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review
Hands-on: Lego The Simpsons House review By Elyse Betters

The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has given Pocket-lint a close look at The Simpsons House set that launched earlier this month.The Simpsons House set, available for $199/£179, lets fans build the Simpsons' familiar Springfield home with... Read more

Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review
Hands-on: Lego Ghostbusters review By Elyse Betters

The Lego Group is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off the new Lego Ghostbusters set.Lego Ghostbusters, a product of the Cuusoo design project, will officially release in June for $49.99. A UK price has yet to be revealed. The set includes four... Read more

Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review
Hands-on: Lego Builder Case for iPhone 5S review By Chris Hall

Smartphone cases are serious business. They are there to protect your phone from drops and scrapes, to keep your most precious gadget safe through the toils of daily abuse. But serious doesn't have to be boring and nothing says that better than the Lego... Read more

Lego Back To The Future + Lone Ranger Constitution Train Chase = BTTF III gold
Lego Back To The Future + Lone Ranger Constitution Train Chase = BTTF III gold By Stuart Miles

Lego has just released, with help from fans, a Back To The Future Lego set complete with Marty McFly, Doc Brown and, of course, the DeLorean.Here at Pocket-lint we couldn’t resist getting one in to see just how good it was and whether it's worth trying... Read more

Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on
Lego Lord of the Rings 'Battle at the Black Gate' and other 2013 LOTR sets pictures and hands-on By Mike Lowe

We love Lego. And we love Lord of the Rings. So when the Danish maker put the two together we didn't need to be sold on the idea - and with Legolas surely it was an inevitability?It might be the peak of summer - if it could be called that in the UK this... Read more

Lego Spider-Man: Daily Bugle Showdown pictures and hands-on
Lego Spider-Man: Daily Bugle Showdown pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Daily Bugle is published using an iMac. That what Lego believes is the case with the Apple desktop computer featuring in a new diorama set featuring Spider-man, Dr Doom, and the Daily Bugle's offices.The computer, along with what could be easily mistaken... Read more

Lego Mindstorms EV3 pictures and hands-on
Lego Mindstorms EV3 pictures and hands-on By Ian Morris

Did you know that Lego Mindstorms is now 15 years old? When it was introduced, we were almost able to claim to be children and the whole of kids' toys looked completely different. Imagine a world where your 10-year-old wasn’t always seen from behind... Read more

Smallworks iPhone Brickcase lets you turn your iPhone into a helicopter
Smallworks iPhone Brickcase lets you turn your iPhone into a helicopter By Stuart Miles

Lego fans listen up. A company called Smallworks has created a Lego brick compatible iPhone case which allows you to build and customise your Apple phone case using Lego bricks.It's been available for some time in an array of colours for $24.99, and... Read more

Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on
Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

Yep the Star Wars Lego team-up continues, this time with Jabba's Palace from The Return of the Jedi, and Pocket-lint couldn't resist spending some time building it to show you up close what it is all about - tough life, isn't it?It retails for £120 -... Read more

Lego-built London 2012 Olympic Park pictures and eyes-on
Lego-built London 2012 Olympic Park pictures and eyes-on By Mike Lowe

There aren't many people in the world who can say their official job title is "freelance Lego artist". But that's exactly how Warren Elsmore introduced himself to Pocket-lint when we went to look at his all-Lego model of the London 2012 Olympic Park.Elsmore... Read more

Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures
Lego Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine pictures By Dan Sung

This is an almost exact model of the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 jet engine - the same engine that powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The only difference is that this one is made entirely of Lego.On display at the Farnborough Airshow 2012, this working, spinning,... Read more

Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on
Lego Team GB minifigs pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

The Olympics are almost upon us and to celebrate Lego has created an exclusive range of Lego minifigs for you to collect to get into the spirit.  Pocket-lint convinced Lego to send us some ahead of the July release so we could have a play. Like the... Read more

Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise
Kre-o: Transformers Lego in disguise By Rik Henderson

A spokesperson for Hamleys recently told us that Lego has had an "incredible year so far" and we can understand why, it has released sets with some killer licensed brands in 2011, including Pirates of the Caribbean and its own Ninjago, and they've really... Read more

APP OF THE DAY: Lego Ninjago Spinjitzu Scavenger Hunt review  (iPhone)
APP OF THE DAY: Lego Ninjago Spinjitzu Scavenger Hunt review (iPhone) By Libby Plummer

Here on Pocket-lint we have wide-ranging tastes when it comes to gadgets and gizmos. What's for sure is that we like games, we like Lego, and we sure as hell like ninjas. Combine the three and we're not only interested - we're typing our password into... Read more

Doctor Who Character Building figures: Like Timelord-shaped Lego Minifigs
Doctor Who Character Building figures: Like Timelord-shaped Lego Minifigs By Rik Henderson

Character Options, one of the fastest growing toy companies in the UK, has a mighty range of licensed properties, including the BBC's Doctor Who, which will be gracing all manner of toys and playsets in the coming months.But the most exciting of those... Read more

Lego Technic 8275 Motorized Bulldozer
4.5 stars Lego Technic 8275 Motorized Bulldozer By Stuart Miles

We all have a soft spot for Lego don't we? Well what about the chance to build a motorised bulldozer that you can run with a remote control? We get building to find out whether you should bother. Coming in one of those massive Lego boxes that makes you... Read more

Lego NXT Mindstorms robotics set
4.5 stars Lego NXT Mindstorms robotics set By Stuart Miles

It's been almost a year since we first saw the Lego NXT Mindstorm kit demoed at CES in Las Vegas, but nine months later, its here in the UK. Robots, Lego and computers, what's not to get excited about? Excited you should be as Lego has dusted off its... Read more

Lego 8653 Enzo Ferrari 1:10 set
4.0 stars Lego 8653 Enzo Ferrari 1:10 set By Stuart Miles

So you're looking for a challenge are you? Well you might just have come to the right place when it comes to the Enzo Ferrari 1:10 scale Lego set. The authentic, detailed replica of the famous red sports car is the latest branded merchandise to come out... Read more

LEGO Racers 8369 Dirt Crusher remote controlled car
4.5 stars LEGO Racers 8369 Dirt Crusher remote controlled car By Stuart Miles

While Lego has for the most part stuck with building bricks, every so often it ventures out into other areas to reach the bigger boys. This time it's the return of remote controlled cars. For us, this was one of the best experiences we've had with RC... Read more

LEGO Star Wars 4504 Millennium Falcon
4.0 stars LEGO Star Wars 4504 Millennium Falcon By Stuart Miles

Gadgets with batteries aside for one minute, you can mistake the appeal of building the Millennium Falcon out of Lego. Pocket-lint took the hard task of building the fastest cruiser in the galaxy. At just £100 you will be expecting plenty for you money... Read more

LEGO 4507 Designer Set - Prehistoric Creatures
4.0 stars LEGO 4507 Designer Set - Prehistoric Creatures By Stuart Miles

Every time we look at Lego it seems to get more and more advanced. The latest batch to come out of the factory in Denmark is a series of designer sets aimed at not only providing one model to build but nine individual designs. Even better, the large instruction... Read more

Lego CLIKITS
4.0 stars Lego CLIKITS By Frances Miles

Lego’s for boys isn’t it? Seeing that girls might possibly like building things to (they really do you know) Lego has introduced a new range called CLIKITS. Designed around make-up boxes and stationery - well what else are we girls supposed to like... Read more