Fun, magical and interactive, Lego Ninjago sets are a hit with kids and their parents. Based on the popular TV show, kids will get lost in a world of ninja’s battling across a colorful landscape they create with their own hands.
Our roundup of the Best Lego Ninjago Sets for Kids features the top sets and characters. These sets can be played with alone, or in combination with other sets, so you can buy one, or all of them, for your kids this holiday season.
Top Rated Lego Ninjago Sets (2020 – 2021) – Which is the Best?
To help you find the best set, or latest sets (2020), for your kids, here is a list of what Lego has to offer:
For LEGO NINJAGO fans, this kit has all pieces build your own Kai Fighter. It even comes with four mini-figures from season three of the series including two ninjas and two Ninjoid warrior action figures.
The Kai Fighter has two spring-loaded shooters, an adjustable cockpit, and folding wings.
The main draw of this kit is the chance to build the dragon with a cockpit, posable features, and stud-shooters. The full kit also includes three mini-figures including the characters Digi Lloyd, Digi Jay, and Unagami from the show to help populate the scene you’re building.
This Sorcerer’s Dragon kit also comes with six mini-figures from the show including Hero Jay, Hero Nya, Hero Kai, a pair of Awakened Warriors, and the Skull Sorcerer.
This LEGO set comes with Hero Cole, Hero Zane, and their Mino Creature which you get the chance to build yourself. The 616-piece kit also gives you their opponents – Gleck, Geckles, and Ginkle who the heroes can fight from their forts. Fans of the board game can also use the included dice spinner.
When you want to create scenes from Prime Empire, you need to have this set to build Kai’s Mech Jet. You can even use the same pieces to rebuild it into a toy plane! It comes with mini-figures too, including Kai and Richie alongside a Key-tana.
When your battle needs something bigger, you’ll want this kit to build the NINJAGO Fire Stone mech. The mech can fit up to two figures in the cockpit and has a stud shooter for battle. The 968-piece set includes five mini-figures of Hero Cole, Hero Kai, Hero Nya, Murt, and Moe.
This 2-in-1 kit gives you the best of both worlds in NINJAGO. You can use it to build the Legacy Thunder Raider or to create a Ninja Mech. Armed and ready to go, the mini-figures in this kit include Jay, Lloyd, Cole, Overlord, and Nindroid Warrior with a chainsaw for Overlord and a silver katana for Lloyd.
To take to the skies with the familiar NINJAGO characters, this LEGO set gives you what you need to build Zane’s ShuriCopter. The Shuricopter has stud shooters, a spinning rotor, and spinning shuriken slicers. Alongside Zane, you’ll have mini-figures of Jay and General Vex with some of their signature gear.
When you’re trying to set a full scene, this set recreate the NINJAGO Journey to the Skull Dungeons. You can take Hero Nya, Hero Lloyd, Hero Jay, and Murt with you as included mini-figures. Plus, it features a dice spinner for board game fans.
For those looking to get their ninjas ready for battle, this kit includes the pieces necessary to build the Monastery of Spinjitzu. It even features a few familiar traps like the hidden knife in the tea room and chicken traps. Not to mention, there are plenty of weapons for Wu, Nya, Jay, Lloyd, Cole, Zane, Wyplash, and Kai to train with.
Top Rated Ninjago in the Previous YearsThis Lego set inspires you to build Ice Ninja Zane’s motorbike and Mr. E’s Oni Bike to create a race for the ages. The set also includes a mini-figure of both Zane and Mr. E as well as the Oni Mask of Vengeance to recreate a battle for the ages.
This Ninjago LEGO set allows you to recreate a Samurai Mech. It includes an opening cockpit, stud shooters, a big katana, and double katana. It even comes with mini-figures of Kruncha, Nuckal, and Nya as Samurai X.
This set lets you to go all the way and build the Ultra Dragon. It has a stud-shooting head, unfolding wings, and whipping tail. You can also assemble and arm your warriors including Jay, Nya, Pythor, and Lasha with their signature weapons.
4. LEGO NINJAGO Masters of Spinjitzu: Firstbourne 70653 Ninja Toy Building Kit with Red Dragon Figure, Minifigures and a Helicopter (882 Pieces)
With this set, you can create an intense battle by building the HunterCopter helicopter and a Red Dragon. You can include Kai, Cole, Heavy Metal, Jet Jack, and Chew Toy in the battle as well. The helicopter has stud shooters and the Red Dragon uses its swiping tail to attack.
The LEGO Ninjago Nightcrawler set allows Lloyd and Nya to jump in the Ninja Nightcrawler to chase down Ultra Violet on his booster bike. In addition, the Nightcrawler is armed with speed and attack modes, hidden weapons, and a pair of rapid shooters to attack on the go.
With the Storm Fighter, you can help Jay reclaim his golden weapon, the Nunchucks of Lightning from Serpentine’s grasp. With the included mini-figures, Nya, Pythor, and Lasha can join the fight.
7. LEGO NINJAGO Masters of Spinjitzu: Stormbringer 70652 Ninja Toy Building Kit with Blue Dragon Model for Kids, Best Playset Gift for Boys (493 Piece)
With lightning bolt shooters and a dragon with a swiping tail, you can build a battle with the Lightning Dragon. The set also comes with figures of Jay, Zane, Muzzle, and Daddy No Legs. There’s also a pedestal to display the Dragon Chestplate.
The set has everything you might need to rebuild Cole’s Earth Driller and the Giant Stone Warrior so you can battle it out for The Scythe of Quakes! The set also comes with mini-figures of Cole and Kai as well as a Stone Army scout and warrior.
With this LEGO NINJAGO Masters of Spinjitzu set, you can recreate the showdown in the Palace of Secrets’ throne room. This includes a throne room with secret compartments, opening jails and smashing walls. The battle comes to life with mini-figures of Princess Harumi, Lloyd, Nya, Skylor, and Samurai X.
No Ninjago ninja is ready to go without visiting the Monastery of Spinjitzu. This model has sword-spinning and fruit-cutting stations for training. You can help Wu, Jay, Nya, Zane, Cole, Lloyd, Kai, and Wyplash train with the four Golden Weapons.
Ninjago is a popular television show (now to be featured as a theatrically released film) but you don’t need to be a fan of the program to enjoy this beautiful and intricate set.
The two-headed Fusion Dragon is completely posable, with two seats for mini figures and a crossbow to shoot at the Buffmillion mech. There are six figures in all.
For Ninjago fans the Master Falls set is a must because of its epic scope and ability to be used in endless play scenarios. Kids can explore the “jungle” with Master Wu and defend against hidden enemies, using the cage to lock up Garmadon or any other evil doer who comes their way.
Kids will get a kick out of having the figures racing across the bridge to find the hidden skeleton and other unique features. This set has 3 figures, a cage that opens, and a fun hidden cave to put the skelton or even hide one of the good guys. And the realistic leaf elements will make kids think they are right back in the movie.
You can’t have Lego Ninjago sets without Garmadon’s lair, which is massive in both size and presence. Kids will get lost in this set, which features so much to do and see, from >the weapon’s rack in the throne room to the fire and water elements that sparkle and shine.
The clever entrance looks just like Garmadon’s face and there is a computer lab for Garmadon to plot his next evil plot and find out what the others are up to. This kit has 5 figures, including a shark that can be used to “guard’ his lair.
Everyone loves a good chase scene and now your kids can reenact the one from the movies with this awesome kit. Boys and girls can build and then set-up the authentic street scene, which features a cool food stall with cherries and fish carts, street signs, and hanging lanterns that create a magical setting.
Then there’s the police tuc-tuc vehicle, which has a back seat for either friend or foe to occupy. Kids can have the figures, like Nya, use the cute Lego money to buy food, then have them run off quick when Garmadon shows up! There are 5 figures in all, including Nya, Lord Garmadon and the Shark Guy, ad this set compliments all the others.
A favorite villain from the Ninjago movie, the Piranha Mech will be hard for Llyod and the others to defeat; but boy will kids have fun trying. The Piranha Mech has working weapons, so it can be flown all over, shooting down the other figures with the 2 flick missiles.
And once the piranha catches up with someone Misako can finish them off and sink her teeth into them thanks to a jaw that snaps opens and closes. The mech can also find almost anyone thanks to a periscope that can detect underwater movements.
The beauty of this set is it is a land/water one, allowing for more areas to explore. And it comes with 4 figures, so all the kids can get in on the action.
The exquisite detail of this dragon is enhanced by the fact of its malleability. Every part moves, so your children (or you for that matter) can enjoy hours of fun moving the legendary beast into dynamic poses. This gorgeous set will serve you as a toy as well as it will a display piece.
This massive and highly detailed set comes straight from the show. Reenact scenes with your favorite characters, and save the day from the comfort of your own home.
This is another set that is designed after a scene from the television show, but you don’t have to be a fan to enjoy the detail of this awesome and extensive set.
This set is relatively simple but ultimately of very high quality, allowing fans of Ninjago to recreate a titular scene, and allowing fans of Lego to have fun building this beautiful and intricate design.
Comes with four mini figures: Nya, General Machia, Rivett, and Samurai X, and assorted weapons, for endless play scenarios.
Sets from Previous Years:
The head, feet, tail, neck, mouth and teeth can all be moved for realistic play, as kids can imagine chomping and snapping at Lord Garmadon. Comes with 3 figures and a pirate flyer.
Set also includes a possessed rickshaw and Aeroblade temple.
There is a lab, prison, trap door and collapsing floor for hours of imaginary battles and lots of accessories, like the Teapot of Tyrahn, dynamite, syringe, wrench, drill, and more. Includes 7 mini figures so everyone can play.
Everything on the dragon can be moved and posed, so kids can stalk, stomp and more as they go after Ghost Cole and try to protect the Djinn Blade. Comes with 5 mini figures: Lloyd in Sky bound outfit, Ghost Cole in Sky bound outfit, Bucko, Cyren and Battle Doubloon.
The 2-in-1 R.E.X. airship has a cockpit that opens, along with rotating blades that are also activated using a rip cord. Kids can pretend to be Ronin, steering and shooting at Ghost Ninja Attila, with transparent legs, perched atop the ghost dragon.
Ghost Dragon is also included, and completely posable, so kids can have him attack Destiny’s Bounty with those fierce, snapping teeth. Soul Archer, complete with transparent legs and armor, completes this delightful set.
There’s also a detachable boat for a quick getaway, multiple weapons, a pirate flyer and 6 mini figures.
Both have open cockpits to pose figures and come with various weapons.
Lego Ninjago: A Land of Mystery & Creativity
Welcome to Ninjao, a land where good and evil are constantly battling for control. Led by Sensei Wu, a brave team of ninjas must learn the way of an ancient battle style known as Spinjitzu to beat the evil Lord Garmadon. Lord Garmadon is the leader of the underworld, and Sensei Wu’s brother, so it will take everyone working together to defeat him.
Now, is your chance to join the battle and defeat evil once and for all. Grab one, or all, of these Lego sets so your kids, and their friends, can imagine themselves as those brave warriors battling to save Ninjango. Their imaginations will soar as they discover these delightful characters, and maybe, good will triumph over evil.
I hope you had as much fun as I did discovering the Best Lego Ninjago Sets for Kids. Interactive and great for sparking imagination, these kits make the perfect gifts for kids of all ages. They help bring this magical world to life, and let kids be kids, which is a gift in and of itself.