LEGO usually releases a few smaller sets for the holidays in the $10-$15 range. So far this year, we got the #40462 LEGO Valentine’s Brown Bear and the #40463 LEGO Easter Bunny. We reviewed both sets earlier this year (see links at the end of this post), and you can still find them at the seasonal items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
Similar to the Valentine’s Brown Bear and the Easter Bunny, the Halloween Owl is fully brick-built and positioned on a display platform with a couple of pumpkins and a little hidden surprise inside the base. I wasn’t a big fan of the bear, but I really like the bunny and the owl. The shaping is perfect and they are both very cute. I should also mention that the owl has flapping wings, with makes it even more adorable. And just like the bear and the bunny, the owl is $14.99 and available at the seasonal items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
The LEGO Spider & Haunted House Pack is a little different from the other seasonal sets. It contains two small builds; a cute spider with large eyes and poseable legs, and a miniature haunted house). They both come with strings so you can hang them up like a tree ornament. The haunted house features a few stickers with cracked windows and brickwork, which really helps with adding details to the tiny building. Overall, this is a fun little set that only costs $9.99 and available at the seasonal items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
The LEGO Polar Bear & Gift Pack is similar to the Halloween Pack with two hanging ornaments. The polar bear comes with a red and green scarf, and the wrapped gift features movable ribbons, ornate stickers, and an “With love to” gift tag. This set would make a perfect Christmas tree decoration, or wherever you wish to add a seasonal LEGO touch. And it also makes a perfect stocking stuffer. The price of this small decorative set is $9.99, and it will be available starting October 1st at the seasonal items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
The LEGO Christmas Penguin is one of the larger seasonal sets that feature a brick-built creature, a couple of decorative items, all arranged on a display platform. Just like the owl, the penguin has flapping wings to add a bit of movement and playability. The small Christmas tree is surrounded by three wrapped presents. I could see people wanting to build several of these penguins just to make a whole colony. As expected, the price is $14.99, and the set will be available starting October 1st at the seasonal items section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? Do you have any of the 2021 seasonal sets? Which is your favorite? Or are you collecting them all? Feel free to share your thoughts and own reviews in the comment section below!
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