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If you’re doing holiday shopping for someone who’s equally obsessed with Star Wars and Legos, we have some good news for you: Lego has a huge collection of Star Wars-themed building kits, including options for children, adults and even collectors. So basically, your job is going to be quite easy.
No matter your recipient’s favorite Star Wars movie, chances are there’s a Lego set that showcases their favorite characters, starships and scenes. Here are some of the most in-demand Lego Star Wars kits to give as gifts this holiday season for all ages and budgets.
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1. This year’s Lego Star Wars Advent calendar
Every year, Lego releases a Star Wars advent calendar that’s filled with 24 figures—one for every day in December leading up to Christmas. This year, the calendar comes with a total of 335 pieces, including five Lego minifigures, two Lego droid figures and 17 awesome mini builds. It even has fan-favorite characters like The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda in festive outfits. The calendar would be a great gift for Lego lovers 6 and up, but make sure you buy it soon, as they sell out fast.
2. An adorable Baby Yoda figure
"The Mandalorian" has been all the rage this year, and anyone who loves the show will appreciate this Lego kit of Grogu, a.k.a. Baby Yoda. The set is made up of more than 1,000 pieces, and it comes with the Child Lego minifigure as well. Once complete, the model has a rotating head and ears that move up and down. He’s even holding a gear shift knob—the Child’s favorite toy in the show.
3. Luke Skywalker’s iconic X-wing fighter
For those who are partial to the original Star Wars movies, this set lets you build a highly detailed Lego version of Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing Fighter. The ship has adjustable wings, retractable landing gear, and of course, a space for R2-D2, and it can even fire two spring-loaded shooters to recreate intense aerial battles. The kit has a total of 474 pieces, including four minifigures: Luke (duh), Princess Leia, General Dodonna and R2-D2.
4. A splurge-worthy Millennium Falcon model that’s over 30 inches long
For diehard Star Wars enthusiasts, there’s no better gift than this extra-large Millennium Falcon set. Designed for adult builders, the kit is made up of more than 7,500 pieces that create a detailed version of the iconic ship, and the final product is 33 inches long and 22 inches wide. It features removable hull panels, a lowering boarding ramp, a concealed blaster cannon, a four-minifigure cockpit and so much more. The kit comes with a variety of Lego minifigures, including Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, C-3PO, Rey, Finn and a BB-8 droid.
5. The Razor Crest starship from 'The Mandalorian'
Your giftee will be able to reenact their favorite scenes from "The Mandalorian" with this Lego model of Din Djarin’s ship, the Razor Crest. It comes with more than 1,000 pieces, and the finished ship is 15 inches long and 11 inches wide. The model features a detachable escape pod, spring-loaded shooters and a cargo hold with opening sides and access ramps. The set comes with four minifigures, including The Mandalorian, Greef Karga, Scout Trooper and the Child.
6. A collectible model of Darth Vader’s helmet
This collectible Lego model would be an amazing gift for older Star Wars fans. The 834-piece kit creates Darth Vader’s iconic helmet, and it comes with a stand and nameplate so they can put it on display once complete. The finished helmet is 8 inches tall and 5.5 inches wide, and it’s sure to become a cherished addition to their home decor.
7. A set of Clone Troopers complete with an AT-RT Walker
Anyone who’s a fan of "The Clone Wars" will surely appreciate this 501st Legion Clone Troppers kit. It has 285 pieces, including everything needed to build an AT-RT Walker and BARC Speeder. The Walker has poseable legs and a stud shooter, and of course, the set also comes with several minifigures, including three Clone Troopers, a Jet Trooper and two Battle Droids, as well as weapons for all the characters.
8. An imposing Imperial TIE Fighter
It’s not enough to have Lego models of the good guys in Star Wars—you’ve got to have some bad guys, too. This TIE Fighter set is perfect for anyone who needs to balance out their Lego battles, as it comes with the imposing starship, as well as a pilot, a Stormtrooper minifigure and a droid. The set is made up of 432 pieces, and the final ship has two spring-loaded shooters for action-packed recreations of the original movie trilogy.
9. An AT-AT Walker that stands more than a foot tall
Who can forget the Battle of Hoth from "The Empire Strikes Back," when Luke Skywalker takes down a massive AT-AT with a thermal detonator. Well, your recipient will be able to recreate this iconic scene with the Lego AT-AT Building Kit, which includes more than 1,200 pieces. The finished model is more than 13 inches tall, and it features a cockpit, spring-loaded shooters, speeder bike and even a bottom hatch where Luke can toss the explosive. Plus, the set comes with six minifigures, including Like, General Veers, two AT-AT Drivers and two Snowtroopers.
10. An oversized Imperial Star Destroyer with more than 4,000 pieces
Here’s another splurge-worthy collectible for Star Wars enthusiasts! The Imperial Star Destroyer kit is made up of 4,784 pieces that create a gigantic model of the enemy ship from "A New Hope." The finished ship is 43 inches long and 26 inches wide, and it comes with a stand and information plaque so it can be put on full display. It has dynamic features like swiveling guns, and it includes two exclusive minifigures—an imperial officer and imperial crew member—to man the ship.
11. A model of Master Yoda from 'Attack of the Clones'
Jedi Master Yoda is ready for action in this model from "Attack of the Clones." The fan-favorite character is made up of 1,771 pieces and stands over 16 inches tall with his green lightsaber. The set is recommended for ages 12 and up, and the finished figure has a poseable head and eyebrows, as well as movable fingers and toes. It even comes with an informational plaque and stand where the included Yoda minifigure can be displayed.
12. A set of AT-AT and Tauntaun microfighters for younger kids
For those who are just starting their Star Wars journey, this microfighter set would be a great gift. Recommended for ages six and up, the set includes 205 pieces that let you build AT-AT and Tauntaun Microfighters. It also comes with Lego minifigures of Luke Skywalker with a lightsaber and an AT-AT driver with a stud shooter. The figures are small enough for kids to take on the go, and there are plenty of other budget-friendly microfighter sets that you could pair it with.
13. A collectible R2-D2 droid with cool authentic features
This new collectible model will make a perfect surprise for your favorite Star Wars connoisseur. The 2,314-piece set is part of the Lego series of build-to-display models, and it creates a detailed model of R2-D2, one of the most beloved characters from the films. The final display piece has a retractable mid-leg, rotating head, opening front hatches and adjustable periscope, and there’s even a lightsaber hidden in a compartment inside the droid’s head.
14. The ultimate Lego Death Star kit
It’s hard to top this Lego Star Wars Death Star kit, but the complex model certainly isn’t cheap. It includes more than 4,000 pieces that make up a 16-inch spherical version of the imposing battle station, and the set comes with a large number of minifigures, including Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Emperor Palpatine, Obi-Wan Kenobi and variety of other characters. The Death Star itself offers a wide range of interactive features, including moving laser towers, a trash compactor, spring-loaded shooters and a variety of rooms to stage epic battles.
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