IKEA LEGO storage boxes Bygglek two of the smallest boxes without lids side by side as seen from above

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IKEA LEGO Box Bygglek white studded storage box with lid
  • What: IKEA LEGO Boxes
  • When: 3 years and up
  • Why: Double duty, affordable
  • Where: IKEA or Amazon

LEGO and IKEA have teamed up to bring kids the love of building bricks combined with the joy or organized affordable storage with Bygglek, a set of storage boxes built just for the iconic building bricks.

IKEA Bygglek LEGO Storage boxes on Amazon

These white LEGO boxes come at the bargain basement prices of $10-15. The largest box measures 13.75 inches by 10 inches by 4.5 inches. The medium box rings in at 10 inches long by 6 ⅞ inches wide by 4.5 inches tall. The set includes three smaller boxes, two tiny boxes (measuring 5 inches long by 3.5 inches wide by 2.5  inches tall), and one small  box (measuring 7 inches by 5 inches by 2.5  inches). Each of the boxes, regardless of size, includes a removable lid covered in LEGO studs, allowing kids to attach bricks. All the boxes also have a tiny indentation in each side with a few studs along the bottom edge, so kids can build or attach figures on the outside as well as the top.

Smallest IKEA LEGO Bygglek storage box for building bricks shown without cover with LEGO inside
The smallest box from the set of three has only enough room for a few LEGO figures inside.

I’d seen the LEGO storage boxes at IKEA online, but hadn’t encountered them in person until recently. They are much smaller in person than I thought. If you have a single LEGO set, not all the pieces will fit in these boxes. That being said, all three of my kids love them, and use them to store cherished LEGO pieces and characters, as well as play on the textured lids.

IKEA LEGO storage boxes Bygglek used in Star Wars building brick play
Can you spot the three Bygglek boxes in this LEGO creation?

The boxes can also stack and attach to each other to build bigger creations. Think LEGO base plates, but with walls and roofs, too. While these boxes won’t store anywhere near enough for a true aficionado, they make a great surface to take LEGO on the go, or play in small spaces.

IKEA LEGO Bygglek storage boxes set of three sitting on top of plastic LEGO storage box with oversized studs
This photos shows how the set of three smallest Bygglek boxes compare to a standard LEGO storage boxes.

If you have a kid who loves LEGO, and want new and interesting containers to spark even more play, give Bygglek a whirl.

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