There are always new and upcoming Lego sets that are much awaited by children and parents who love piecing together Lego bricks and then engaging in the fun playing around and looking at the completed sets with mini-figures. The sets considered in this review combine an easy and satisfying build with plenty of play options to consider.
The LEGO Friends Adventure Camp Tree House 41122 is a 3-level living space with a treetop platform on the topmost level. The play centers around the climbing challenge for reaching the top, which the three mini-figures named Stephanie, Emma, and Joy aims to accomplish.
To do this, they have to surmount the difficulties posed by the tire swing and the turning bridge obstacles, and to climb up the wall over the waterfall using the specially designed helmet and grips. The girls are sided by a tame Eagle named Elvis to reach the top and get the trophy.
- Excellent playability
- Three mini-figures and an eagle
- Offers plenty of details and accessories for playing with
- Fully equipped tree house that features a kitchen with an opening cupboard and stairs to the sleeping deck on the roof
- Play accessories that include a fishing rod, camera, book, saucepan, beds, a hidden fox, and many others
- There are no negative reviews for this play set at the time of writing this review
The LEGO Friends Adventure Camp Tree House 41122 is a 10-inch high structure made up of 700 bricks with three mini-figures to complete the set. It has a 10-inch x 11-inch base for the house, a purple slide at the center between the house and the wall, and a tree house on top with a platform and tire swing.
On top of the wall sits the trophy that the girls have to reach by climbing up with the aid of the friendly eagle. Along the way to the top, the girls can catch a fish, take a picture of the fox, and finally, cook a meal and rest on the beds.
The LEGO CITY Prison Island 60130 is a set that features the workings inside a prison island and the many escape plans that the prisoners plan to gain freedom. The set has 8 mini-figures, which include a female and a male police officer, the police chief and the helicopter pilot, a female prisoner, and three male crooks that do not tire of making plans to escape from the island. However, a shark hovering around the island, a police boat, and a helicopter patrol always foil their plots.
- Plenty of play options
- 8 mini-figures to play with, a helicopter, and a shark
- Play accessories that include a crowbar, binoculars, backpack, and 2 sets each of walkie-talkies, banknotes, flashlights, handcuffs, and mugs
- A helicopter with an opening cockpit for the pilot and spinning rotors
- Searchlights, security cameras, for the police officers
- A sewer escape route for the crooks that has a breakout function
- There are no negative reviews for this play set at the time of writing this review LEGO CITY
Prison Island 60130 is composed of a 2-level prison structure with a helicopter on the helipad, a dock with a police boat, a sewer with a getaway boat for the crooks, and a hot air balloon. The island where the 2-level prison house stands is 34 cm wide and 27 cm deep, with a height of 32 cm. The miniature police helicopter with spinning rotors is 15 cm long and 4 cm wide, while the boat for the police and the crooks measure 6cm x 18cm x 7cm and 2cm x 9cm x 5cm respectively in height, length, and width.
LEGO Disney Arendelle Castle Celebration 41068 Building Kit features an exquisite castle that contains a locked ice room with the big decorative front door for Elsa and a slide on the roof. It also contains Anna’s cozy bedroom with a vanity table and a fireplace, and finely detailed living room with a grandfather clock, a sofa, and a fireplace. The grandfather clock has a hidden compartment for hiding Anna’s gifts for her birthday celebration.
- Three mini-figures of Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, and three snowmen
- Beautifully detailed outfits for the mini-figures from the Disney movie
- Playable features that include the roof slide, Elsa’s wand, ice skates, presents, a party invitation, and the cake and cupcakes for the birthday party
- Stickers for the walls that may be difficult for young children to handle
The LEGO Disney Arendelle Castle Celebration 41068 Building Kit is a 477-piece set that includes the three mini-figures of the lead characters in the Disney Frozen movie Elsa, Anna, and Olaf, and three snowmen to grace the icy scene. The set is composed of relatively bigger bricks, making it buildable even by young children. The completed set is about 10 inches high, with the base measuring 8 x 5 inches. The three mini-snowmen are a good addition to the cast for the birthday party.
There are many upcoming Lego sets to choose from, each one offering themes that are popular among kids. The upcoming sets included in this review were chosen based on the playability, ease of build, and the quality and attractiveness of the completed set.
The top choice in this review is the LEGO Friends Adventure Camp Tree House 41122, which is a play set for girls aged 7 and up that presents a climbing challenge. There are no limits to the play options that imaginative kids can think of with the many opportunities that this beautifully crafted set presents. The tree house and its many features are certain to provide many hours of satisfactory playtime. Since the set is a combination of many colored tiles, the build can be completed easily by children with minimal assistance from adults.
A close second is the LEGO CITY Prison Island 60130is a good set for male and female kids who would love the adventure of posing as crooks staging a flight plan through the hot air balloon, or a daring escape using the sewer and a boat. The set offers plenty of interaction with the male officers or the female cop foiling the escape plans with the helicopter or the much bigger police boat and the hovering shark. The action moves from the cells to the air or water, with both the police and the crooks equipped with accessories for a more exciting adventure.
The LEGO Disney Arendelle Castle Celebration 41068 Building Kit is the final choice among the selections for the upcoming Lego sets. It is relatively small but is packed with plenty of colorful details that make the icy castle stand out in the frozen scene. With plenty of playable options, children who love watching the Disney movie will enjoy hours of fun time playing with their favorite characters.