The best LEGO DUPLO sets for toddlers

Lego Duplo sets

by Maria Martin |
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Not only do LEGO DUPLO sets provide hours of endless fun for your tot,  they also aid the development of your little one’s ‘hands-on’ fine motor skills, imagination and social skills to help them conquer the world, one brick at a time!

LEGO DUPLO sets can be used for daytime fun and learning, and can also be implemented into the bedtime routine. Playing with LEGO DUPLO can help toddlers unwind from the day, create bonding with their parents or carers and encourage them to use their imagination.

There are plenty of LEGO DUPLO sets to suit any budget, plus LEGO DUPLO are very good at creating sets that are suitable from 1.5 years old all the way to 99! Here are some of our favourite LEGO DUPLO sets for fun for the whole family.

This set combines the magic of Disney with Lego. It can be built in three different ways and it features characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck.

lego duplo set animals ocean
Price: $75.27
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Learn about the ocean and its creatures by building with this LEGO DUPLO Wild Animals of the ocean set, suitable from 2 years and above.

lego duplo set wild animals toys
Price: $166.99
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Walmart$183.00View offer

With 22 animal figures, sounds and a world map playmat this LEGO DUPLO Wild Animals of the World toy is fun and educational, plus it's suitable from 2 - 5 years olds.

lego duplo construction site set
Price: $84.53
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Walmart$105.00View offer

An educational, sensory set, suitable from 2 years and above, the LEGO DUPLO Construction Site set includes a crane toy, a bulldozer, a cement mixer and large bricks.

LEGO DUPLO classic brick box building set
Price: $40.15

The LEGO DUPLO Classic Brick Box Building set is a great gift option, suitable from 1.5 years old, it also comes with a handy storage box.

LEGO DUPLO doctor visit building set

Rrp: $26.00

Price: $17.02

Get 17% off this LEGO DUPLO Doctor Visit Large Bricks Building set, suitable from 2 years and above.

Suitable from 1.5 years, this train LEGO DUPLO multipack set includes an elephant, a tiger, a giraffe and a panda, as well as a number-themed train. A sweet introduction into the LEGO DUPLO world.


Is LEGO DUPLO suitable for a 2 year old?

Yes, LEGO DUPLO has a huge selection of sets for 2 year olds. Lego encourages creativity and the development of key skills, such as fine motor abilities.

What is the difference between LEGO and LEGO DUPLO?

LEGO DUPLO blocks are bigger than regular LEGO blocks to reduce choking hazards. LEGO DUPLO blocks are easier to build with and are suitable from 1.5 to 5 years old. LEGO is designed from 6 years and above.


LEGO bricks will fit on LEGO DUPLO blocks as long as the DUPLO ones have hollow studs on top.

Maria Martin is Digital Group Editor for and She is a mum-of-two with a passion for helping women from all walks of life – from supporting breastfeeding mothers with expert advice to encouraging conversations about mental health. In her professional role, she has over 10 years' experience in the digital world, including editing articles, focussing on SEO, social media engagement, picture researching and video editing.

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