We have just the holiday gift for your Lego or "Guardians of the Galaxy" fan: the Lego Marvel: I am Groot set.
Read on to learn why this top-rated Lego set is one of CBS Essentials' 100 Most Wanted Holiday Gifts of 2022 -- and one of the best toys for boys in 2022.
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Why we picked Lego Marvel: I am Groot as a top gift
This Lego set is one of Amazon's top picks for the holiday season. The retailer recently released its for the 2022 holiday season, and this 4.9-star-rated Groot Lego model is included. CBS Essential readers, too, love this Marvel-themed Lego set -- it's already one of our bestselling toys of 2022.
For all these reasons, we've named Lego Marvel: I am Groot as the best toy for boys to buy this holiday season, and gave it a place on the CBS Essentials 100 Most Wanted Holiday Gifts list. But don't get us wrong -- Lego Marvel: I am Groot makes a great gift for girls, too.
You can't go wrong with gifting this adorable tree-like creature to a Marvel fan or a Lego fan. But don't wait to buy Groot -- many of the most popular Lego sets will sell out long before Christmas rolls around on Dec. 25.
Lego Marvel: I am Groot
Build a posable Baby Groot from Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" with this 476-piece Lego set. It comes with a pretend cassette tape and display nameplate. The set is recommended for ages 10 and up, though younger kids may be able to build it with adult supervision and help.
"I enjoyed building this Lego set. The cassette tape was a nice addition. Groot was easy and fun to build. Great set!" raves a verified Amazon purchaser.
More toys for boys they'll love this holiday
Don't stop your holiday shopping with Groot. Check out these other toys for boys that make excellent Christmas and Hanukkah gifts.
Jetson Bolt folding electric ride-on with twist throttle
Why not put an electric bike under the tree this Christmas? This folding electric bike goes up to 16 miles per hour and runs for up to 15 miles on a rechargeable battery. It has twist throttle and cruise control settings. It also has a bright LED light for riding in the dark. This bike is recommended for ages 13 and up.
Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster
This Nerf blaster can be customized to create more than 30 combinations. It can launch darts up to 90 feet.
Blaster comes with a banana clip and 10 darts.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga for PlayStation 5
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has scenes from all nine Star Wars films. Control hundreds of characters, ships and vehicles and journey through the galaxy in this game. It's rated 4.7 stars at Walmart.com.
Lego Ideas Tree House
This incredibly detailed, 4.8-star-rated Lego tree house features three cabins, a tree with interchangeable summer and fall leaves and play-inspiring features including a crane, swing and a treasure chest. The 3,036-piece Lego set isn't for amateurs, though -- it's designed for ages 16 and up.
Funko Pop! Deluxe: Star Wars Duel of The Fates
This Amazon-exclusive, Duel of the Fates Qui-Gon Jinn bobblehead is one of three collectibles from "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace." Combine all three bobbleheads to create a cohesive shelf display that sets the scene.
Exploding Kittens Party Pack card game
This easy-to-learn card game plays a bit like Russian roulette. Each player draws from a deck of cards, one by one. There are enough "exploding kitten" cards in the mix to end everyone but the winner's game. But there are far more safe cards in the deck -- cards that can be played at the right time to avoid cat-aided doom.
We recommend the Exploding Kittens Party Pack -- up to 10 people can play at once. Amazon reviewers rate the game 4.7 stars.
UNO Jurassic World Dominion card game
This classic UNO card game has themes inspired by "Jurassic World: Dominion" on it.
Play with two to 10 friends.
National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig kit
One of the most popular gifts of 2021 among CBS Essentials readers, the National Geographic Mega Fossil Dig Kit is the ideal gift for the budding paleontologist on your list (ages 8 and up).
The main feature of the kit is a slab that, once chipped away at, reveals what are billed as 15 real fossils. A chisel, brush and magnifying glass help complete the set. A 16-page fossil guide is also included.
Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store play set
The Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery Store play set features a hand-crank-operated conveyor belt, an item scanner that beeps, a cash drawer and a (toy) card-swipe machine. It's a sturdy, wooden set (with plastic and metal too).
The assembly-required set is recommended for ages 3 and up. Young grade-schoolers, especially kindergarteners, should be both old enough and young enough to enjoy.
CBS Essentials' 100 Most Wanted Holiday Gifts
It may seem early to start shopping for more of the same in 2022. Plus, there's inflation -- unfortunately, prices may rise even more before December comes., but trust us, it's not. Last year's holiday season was riddled with supply-chain issues, and CBS News is anticipating
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