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LEGO 75223 Naboo Starfighter Microfighter

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Can you believe this is part of the 6th series of microfighters?  Of course it is the first I’m building on this channel.  I love these sets for their swoosh-ability.  This starwars Microfighter comes with a Kid Anakin, a R2-D2 dome top and a couple of flick missles for some cool combat.

LEGO 75223 Naboo Starfighter™ Microfighter is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019.  It has 62  pieces and is labeled for ages 6 and up.

LEGO 75223 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 62 pieces in this set, including 1 minifigures.  You get Anakin Skywalker.  You also get an R2-D2 dome top, a wrench, and a printed control panel – no stickers.

In this set there are 2 bags, and one instruction book

LEGO 75223 Review

This was a pretty easy set to build – nothing too complicated, although I did put the printed control panel in backwards (and a cheese slope, too), but quickly realized my mistake and corrected it.

It comes with an Anakin Skywalker minifig, in the child form, with the old style short legs that don’t bend.  In fact all of the microfighters I’ve ever built have the short leg versions of the minifigures.

There is a tiny slot in the Microfighter for Anakin to stand in. Plus the set comes with a little wrench for him to work on his craft.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 70824 Release Date

Lego 75223 Naboo Starfighter™ Microfighter is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019.  It has 62  pieces and is labeled for ages 6 and up. I bought it at the LEGO store at my Mall.

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Lego 70841 Benny’s Space Squad

Four space minifigs for ten bucks?  Yes Please!  Especially when one is Benny from the LEGO Movie 2.  You know the one, the over-enthusiastic spaceman who just wants to build a Spaceship!  But in this set you get him, and 3 of his friends in alternatively colored suits.  Plus a little bit more.

Lego 70841 Benny’s Space Squad is a new 2019 set that was released in December of 2018.  It has 68 pieces and is labeled for ages 5 and up.

LEGO 70824 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 68  pieces in this set, including 4 minifigures.  Not only do you get the Blue space Man Benny, but also the Yellow Space Man Kenny, the Pink Spaceman Lenny, and the White spaceman (woman) Jenny.    Plus there are enough other pieces to make a little robot, a car, and a SPACESHIP!

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, and one instruction book

LEGO 70824 Review

I’d definitely categorize this as an Easy build.  There are only 2 small bags and no complicated pieces or connections.  What is so awesome is that you get 4 LEGO minifigures.  That’s a lot.  Normally you get 1 or 2 in a set this price, and never anyone as popular as Benny.  It would be like getting a Ninjago Set with Cole, Lloyd, Zane and Kai or a Friends Set with Stephanie, Mia, Andrea, Emma or Olivia.

Additionally, each Minifig comes with a handheld accessory – a scanner, laser gun, walkie-talkie or wrench.  Plus there is a  little brick built robot, a car and a mini spaceship with a printed tile!

The Robot is less than 10 pieces, and uses some pretty tiny elements. It’s not the most sturdy build but sometimes you sacrifice stability for play-ability.

The car, is based in the classic space theme. It uses the grey bricks, has little off-road tires, and has a couple of clips in the back to hold the tools. There is room for 1 minifigure as the driver. If I were to improve on the build of this car, I would have incorporated a little box in the back that opens up.

The spaceship is also based on the classic space theme with blue and grey elements. There’s room for 1 minifigure to fly it. What I like best is the printed slope tile with the classic LEGO space logo on it.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 70824 Release Date

This set was released on new Year’s day 2019. Initially I went to my local LEGO store to buy it, but by mid morning it had sold out. My Target stores didn’t have any on the shelves either. So I looked at Amazon, and they too were sold out! I decided to order it from Target with my RED card so I’d get the 5% discount. I got the sets on Jan 6th.

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2019 Lego 60206 Sky Police Jet Patrol

If you are looking for an easy to build, beginner LEGO airplane set for your kiddo, the Sky Police Jet Patrol is a fantastic starter into the world of LEGO, or as a gift for a 4 year old.

Lego 60206 Sky Police Jet Patrol is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019.  It has 54 pieces and is labeled for ages 4 and up.

LEGO 60206 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 54  pieces in this set, including 2 minifigures (Sky Police pilot and a crook).  The airplane is built using a large blue airframe element so it goes together very quickly. It’s the same one that’s in this LEGO Spider man set.

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, and one instruction book. There are no stickers, and several pieces are printed (which I love).

LEGO Printed Panel

One of the printed pieces I really like is the control panel in the Jet. So much different than the LEGO bricks I grew up with.

LEGO 60206 Review

If you are looking for an easy beginner set, one where your child can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a GREAT starting place. The Airplane is built on a single chassis, and the other pieces snap easily onto it.

There are some tiny pieces to this set, like the crowbar, or the handcuffs, but for me the most difficult piece is the clear blue (LEGO folks call it Trans-blue) face shield on the Pilot’s helmet. It is challenging to put on, and easily snaps off and gets lost. Some sets include 2 of these, but my set didn’t come with any extras.

The minifigures also connect easily together. They come as 4 pieces, and are partially assembled. The bottom leg half snaps into the top torso piece. Then the head goes on, then the hat (or hair). They can easily be disassembled and the pieces are interchangeable. Also, the legs are pre-assembled, as is the torso. What I mean is that the hands are already in the arms, which are already in the torso. But if you want to take these apart, you can if you want to.

LEGO crook using a crowbar to break inside a safe.

This is a great starter set, or as a birthday present for a 4-5 year old who loves airplanes.  Designed for ages 4+ it is an easy build and a great way to introduce kids to the LEGO world.  

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets.

LEGO 60206 Release Date

This set was released  in January of 2019 on the New Year’s Day. I bought this set with at my local LEGO store, on the day it came out.

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2019 Lego 70680 Ninjago Monastery Training

The smallest Ninjago LEGO set of 2019, Monastery Training packs quite a punch, with 2 minifigures, lots of golden weapons and some special armor. It’s a great introduction into the LEGO world of Ninjago, but it doesn’t have any of the main characters.

Lego 70680 Ninjago Monastery Training is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019.  It has 122 pieces and is labeled for ages 6 and up.

LEGO 70680 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 122  pieces in this set, including 2 minifigures.  You get Kai and Nya, as well as some brick built training dummies.   There is also some very cool Samurai X training armor with a decorative gold-colored moon blade, and many golden colored weapons.

In this set there are 2 regular bags, plus a bag of custom LEGO gold ninja weapons, and one instruction book. There are no stickers, and one 2×4 tile printed element (which I love).

LEGO 60212 Review

This is a pretty good starter set if you want to get into the LEGO world of Ninjago. There are some cool golden weapons, and a neat little training Dojo. It also comes with 2 minifigures, Kai and Nya who are main characters, but not THE main characters. 

LEGO Ninjago Training Dummies

Overall it’s a fun build. A pretty easy set to put together, but there are a few places where you could get messed up, although it’s not so complicated the fix is hard. If you watch my YouTube video of this slow build, you can see where I had one thing upside down and had to fix it.

It’s a fun set to play with, as you can use the minifigs and have the attack the different training dummies, or punching bag. There is even a little wand where you stand a minifig, and move them around the training arena.

Lego Ninjago action wand

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets.

LEGO 60212 Release Date

This set was released  in January of 2019 on the New Year’s Day. I bought this set with at my local LEGO store, on the day it came out.

Lego Ninjago Training Monastary

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2019 Lego 60212 Barbecue Burn Out

Could this be my favorite beginner LEGO set of 2019? Quite possibly yes! It’s less than 10 bucks, easy to assemble, has 2 minifigures, and lots of play-ability.

Lego 60212 Barbecue Burn Out is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019.  It has 64 pieces and is labeled for ages 4 and up.

LEGO 60212 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 64  pieces in this set, including 2 minifigures (a park visitor, and a fire fighter).  There is also a new ax element with a longer handle and red and silvered painted tip.  Much more realistic than the older black handheld minifigure axe.  Or do you spell it LEGO ax?

New LEGO 2018 Axe
New LEGO Ax

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, and one instruction book. There are no stickers, and several pieces are printed (which I love).

LEGO 60212 Review

If you are looking for an easy beginner set, one where your child can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a GREAT starting place. The Firetruck is built on a single chassis, and the pieces snap easily onto it.

The minifigures also connect easily together. They come as 4 pieces, and are partially assembled. The bottom leg half snaps into the top torso piece. Then the head goes on, then the hat (or hair). They can easily be disassembled and the pieces are interchangeable. Also, the legs are pre-assembled, as is the torso. What I mean is that the hands are already in the arms, which are already in the torso. But if you want to take these apart, you can if you want to.

This is a great starter set.  Designed for ages 4+ it is an easy build and a great way to introduce kids to the LEGO world.  

First you assemble the minifigures, which snap together quite easily.  You also get to build a firetruck with a bucket the minifig can stand in, and move around.  Put a minifigure behind the wheel and they can drive the truck.  Clip the axe onto the side of the truck for easy transport.  Lots of things to play with!  The firefighter can hold a little piece like a  fire hose, too!

There is also a little BBQ scene with a hotdog and a little brick built LEGO tree.  The camper can hold the hotdog.  Plus there are two little “fire” pieces that can be attached to other LEGO bricks or moved around.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 60212 Release Date

This set was released  in January of 2019 on the New Year’s Day. I bought this set with at my local LEGO store, on the day it came out.

LEGO BBQ Burn Out
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Lego 70824 Introducing Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi

More than ever, the LEGO Movies are combining the different major themes produced by the LEGO group, this set, Introducing Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi is the lowest priced set from the new Lego Movie 2 series that accomplishes that goal. You get a traditional Minifig, a Minidol, Duplo, regular LEGO blocks, and of course the new minifig for the Sweet Mayhem, who looks like the 3rd member of Daft Punk.

Lego 70824 Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi is a new 2019 set that was released in December of 2018.  It has 115 pieces and is labeled for ages 6 and up.

LEGO 70824 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 115  pieces in this set, including 1 minifigure, and 2 minidolls.  You get the new Lego Movie 2 Lucy. In addition you get the new Sweet Mayhem and Susan minidolls, plus a duplo brick built queen Whatevra Wa’Nabi (whatever I want to be), and a Banarnar brick built banana character.

Since I haven’t seen the movie yet, I first thought that the minidoll was the queen, but soon I learned that the Queen is brick built out of Duplo for the majority of the time. The minidoll is Sweet Mayhem.

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, and one instruction book

LEGO 70824 Review

Lego Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi

If you are looking for a good beginner set, one where your kid can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a good starting place.  And this set is good for both Girls and Boys. I like seeing more entry level sets for girls. For a long time LEGO was so focused on the male market.

I’ll be honest, at first I thought Sweet Mayhem was the Queen. Of course I haven’t seen the movie at the time of this blog post so I feel it was an honest mistake to make.

The first bag builds Banarnar, Lucy and Susan. I love the eyes on Banarnar, and the twiggy legs too.

In the second bag is the Sweet Mayhem Minidoll, and the pieces to build both versions of Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi. Plus a little stand for her to be on.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 70824 Release Date

This set was released  in December of 2018 on the Day after Christmas. First I went to a nearby Target to get the set, but they didn’t have any on the shelves, and they said they wouldn’t be getting any until the first week in January. So instead, I went to my local LEGO store at the mall and found lots of sets on the shelf, and I bought it.

Watevra Wa’Nabi Alternate Build
Lego Sweet Mayhem Minidoll
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Lego 70823 The LEGO Movie 2 Emmet’s Thricycle!

If you didn’t think there was anything sillier than a double decker couch, you are in for a surprise.  Introducing the thricycle!  Imagine a unicicyle, with 3 wheels and you know what I’m talking about.

Lego 70823 Emmet’s Thricycle!  is a new 2019 set that was released in December of 2018.  It has 174 pieces and is labeled for ages 7 and up.

LEGO 70823 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 173  pieces in this set, including 1 minifigure.  You get the new Lego Movie 2 Emmet. In addition you get a duplo brick built alien with a goog-ly eye and a chomping mouth.   Plus Planty, Emmet’s little plant friend.

The thricycle has 3 rubber tires, fold out stabilizers control levers.  There is also a little gas station to service the machine.

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, one instruction book, and a small sticker sheet.

The first bag builds the Duplo chomping guy and the Gas Station. The second bag has Emmet and the Thricycle.

LEGO 70823 Review

If you are looking for a good beginner set, one where your kid can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a good starting place.  

There are a lot of smaller pieces, but nothing too complicated in the build. There are a few Technics pieces but nothing hard or wierd in the connections. I’d say the hardest part of this build is putting the tires on the rims.

If you didn’t think there was anything sillier than a double decker couch (from the first LEGO Movie), you are in for a surprise.  Introducing the thricycle!  Imagine a unicicyle, with 3 wheels and you know what I’m talking about.

The thricycle has 3 rubber tires, fold out stabilizers control levers.  There is also a little gas station to service the machine.

The Gas station is a clever little build that uses a bull whip as a gas pump hose.  There is also a little lever that can throw a tire rim if you do it just right.

The Thricycle is everything you would expect it to be.  Yellow.  Tall.  3-wheeled.  And atop it all is a place for a minifig, and of course plant storage.  The machine stands on it’s own, and all 3 wheels spin when moving it along a road.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 70823 Release Date

This set was released  in December of 2018 on the Day after Christmas. First I went to a nearby Target to get the set, but they didn’t have any on the shelves, and they said they wouldn’t be getting any until the first week in January. So instead, I went to my local LEGO store at the mall and found lots of sets on the shelf, and I bought it.

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Lego 70666 Ninjago The Golden Dragon

Watch Golden Lloyd fly on the new Ninjago Golden Dragon, as he fights Overlord and the Stone Army Scout.

Lego 70666 Ninjago The Golden Dragon is a new 2019 set that was released in January of 2019, but I spotted it on the shelves of my local Target store a few days early so I grabbed it.   It has 181 pieces and is labeled for ages 7 and up. Even though this is an easy set to build, it still has a few pretty small parts and you need to be careful around little kids.

LEGO 70666 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 171 pieces in this set, including 3 minifigures.  You get a Golden Ninja Lloyd, Overlord and Stone Army Scout. Plus you get a brick built Golden Dragon with a saddle for a single minifigure to stand in, adjustable wings, legs and a tail that you can move and pose, plus a stud shooter,

In this set there are 2 numbered bags, one instruction book, a small bag with the Dragon’s head, and a small sticker sheet.

The first bag builds the bad guys, the Overlord, and the Stone Army dude. Plus it makes the torso of the Golden dragon, and the tail.

Most of the connections for the dragon use a ball joint connector so they can move and be posed.

Bag 2 has Golden Lloyd, and the feet and wings and head for the Golden dragon.

At one point I made a mistake in building and put the flag on upside down. It has stickers that can only go on one way, but I put the whole thing on backwards, and took the photos.

LEGO 70666 Review

If you are looking for a good beginner set, one where your kid can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a good starting place.  

There are a lot of smaller pieces, but nothing too complicated in the build. No technics pieces, or strange connections that are difficult to figure out. The hardest part is the left and right sides of the Dragon, which look similar but are mirror images of each other.

When you open the mouth of the Golden Dragon, you can see the stud shooter!

As for weapons, you get a golden Katana sword for Golden Ninja Lloyd’s, Overlord’s blade spear and Stone Army Scout’s crossbow.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 70666 Release Date

This set was released  in January of 2019. I got lucky finding this set a about a week early. It was the day after Christmas and I went to my local Target store to look for the new LEGO Movie 2 sets that were released, and saw this single set, on the shelf. There was no shelf tag, and this was the only box, so I grabbed it, and made this early LEGO review for you.

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Lego 76134 Spider-Man: Doc Ock Diamond Heist

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Will Doc Ock steal the diamonds from the crane?  Can anyone stop him and his octopus arms this time?  Of course Spiderman can!  And he is about to fly in in his flyer and save the day!

Lego 76134 Spider-Man: Doc Ock Diamond Heist is a new 2019 set that was released in December of 2018.  It has 150 pieces and is labeled for ages 4 and up.  This means it is a LEGO Juniors set and is suitable for beginner builders just starting out with LEGO.   Even though this is an easy set to build, it still has a few pretty small parts and you need to be careful around little kids.

LEGO 76134 Pieces & Minifigures

There are 150  pieces in this set, including 3 minifigures.  You get a Spider-Man, Doc Ock and a dock worker.  In addition each minifigure gets his own “thing”  Spider-Man gets his red and blue flyer (an easy to build jet plane), Doc Ock has a green and yellow boat, and the dock worker sits atop a crane that spins and can lift the box of diamonds.

In this set, you get 3 instruction books, and 3 bags (plus one extra bag with large parts).  The steps are not too complicated and easy to follow for someone who is just getting started collecting LEGO.  Each book is specific to each minifigure, so book one goes with Bag one which is Spider Man.  Book two goes with bag two  which is Doc Ock, and bag three goes with book three which builds the docs, and the dock worker.

LEGO 76134 Review

If you are looking for a good beginner set, one where your kid can do it alone, or with minimal help from an adult, this is a good starting place.  

The spidey flyer is based on a large blue airplane piece and has two disc shooters, a cockpit that opens and has room for a minifigure, and a spider web that attaches to any stud on the plane.

The Doc Ock Boat uses a large pre-molded green and yellow boat, which has room spaces for holding some colored gems, as well as 2 articulated arms.  The most difficult thing to build in this set are the articulated arms, but once you fingure them out it’s a very simple process.

The last bag has a large pre-molded base for the dock, and crane assembly.  Large yellow girders make assembling the crane quick and easy, and there is a simple turntable at the top which allows the entire crane to spin around.    You also get to build a little diamond box with opening doors and an attachment point on top for the crane to hold the box above the rest of the dock.

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LEGO 76134 Spider Man Spider-Man Doc Ock Diamond Heist

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

LEGO 76134 Release Date

This set was released  in December of 2018, although it is labeled as a 2019 Lego Marvel set.  I paid for this set with my own money.

Can Doc Ock get away safely?
The Lego Spiderman Flyer with disc shooters and web.
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Lego 76113 Spider Man Bike Rescue

Lego 76113 Spider Man Bike Rescue is a new 2019 set that was released in December of 2018.  It has 235 pieces and is labeled for ages 6 and up.

I ordered this set from Target, and picked it up on the day it was released.  Once I opened the box, inside were 2 labeled bags, one sticker sheet, one packet of lego web material  and 2 instruction books.

Lego 76113 Pieces

There are 235 pieces in this set, including 3 minifigures.  You get a fantastic Spider Man Minifig, a Carnage Minifigure, and a Miles Morales minifigure.  You also get to build a motorcycle, and a little laboratory build with some canisters that can be launched by pressing a button.  Plus there are lots of web attachments for all the different Spideys.

New for December 2018 LEGO web elements
New for December 2018 LEGO web elements

This set has some new Lego web elements.

Lego 76133 Review

This is a pretty easy set but isn’t my first choice for beginners.  If you are looking for a good LEGO set for a beginner then check out the Spider Man Car Chase from the same series.

In this set, you get 2 instruction books.  The steps are not too complicated and easy to follow for someone who is just getting started collecting LEGO.

Instructions and bags for this set
What comes in the box.

Lego Spider-Man Minifigure
Lego Spider-Man Minifigure

I began to put the set together starting with book one.  This bag had the Spider-Man Minifigure in, so that was the first thing I built.

The rest of the pieces in the bag were used to build Spidey’s rescue bike.  It’s an over sized motorcycle with extra wide wheels so it doesn’t fall over.  Instead of sitting on the motorcycle, Spider-Man stands on it.  On one side is a point of attachment for the LEGO web material, and on the other is a stud shooter that is modified to shoot little silver Lego Spiders.

The bag took me about 10 minutes to assemble, but someone else might spend 30 minutes on it.

Bag number 2 went with book 2.

Lego Carnage Minifigure
Lego Carnage Minifigure

Lego Miles Morales Minifigure
Lego Miles Morales Minifigure

There were 2 minifigures in this bag, Mile Morales and Carnage.

You an have all the extra arms on Carnage, or leave him more like a traditional minifig.  You can see which direction I chose.

The rest of bag 2 has the parts needed to make the  power generator (with exploding feature). DON’T worry, the exploding part is a simple lever with two small LEGO brick canisters on it.  I was able to launch them like 1 foot in the air at most.

The rest of the console has some stickers, and other detail functions, but the main play feature is the motorbike and the minifigs.

Exploding Control Console
Exploding Control Console

Sometimes you get a few extra pieces with some sets.  This set had an assortment of smaller pieces left over.

If you want to see when I open the set and build it in real time,  follow me on Instagram where I frequently do live feeds and Lego Instagram Stories of new sets: https://www.instagram.com/thebrickland/

Lego 76113 Release Date

This set was released  in December of 2018, although it is labeled as a 2019 Lego Marvel set.  I paid for this set with my own money.