As far as foolproof, universally beloved presents for kids are concerned, you can’t go wrong with Lego sets. Whether you’re looking for those colorful Danish bricks for a 2-year-old (that would be Duplos for the littler hands) or a 10-year-old (how about a playable grand piano made of over 3,600 pieces?), Lego sets are sure to please at any age. For the freestyle builder, consider this classic set that comes with 1,500 pieces, including base plates and various shapes and sizes for open-ended construction like wheels, windows, doors, and eyes. The set, which the company says is appropriate for ages 4 to 99, even includes instructions to create simple toys like a frog, pirate ship, elephant, and castle. Today, it’s over 40 percent off at $40, making it an excellent deal — and Christmas present — for the child in your life. Plus, it’s guaranteed to arrive just in time for the holidays, at least for those living in the New York area.
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