LEGO Technic - Planet Earth & Moon in Orbit

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An outer space gift for kids

Curious kids aged 10+ will love learning more about our solar system with this LEGO® Technic Planet Earth and Moon in Orbit (42179) space toy set for kids. The interactive set makes it easy to understand different concepts like the orbit of the Earth and the Moon, the Earth’s gravi­tational pull and how the rotations affect the seasons. Cool features include a crankshaft that boys and girls can turn to create the rotations. There are also printed months and moon phases to show the progress of the Earth, Sun and Moon throughout the year. This set makes a great gift for kids who love planet toys.

Check out more space gifts (sold separately) in the LEGO Technic range. LEGO Technic building toys for kids include true-to-life details that introduce young LEGO builders to engineering through imaginative play. Give your youngster an easy and intuitive building adventure with the LEGO Builder app, where they can zoom in and rotate models in 3D, save sets and track their progress.


  • Build an interactive model of the Earth, Sun and Moon
  • See how the Earth and the Moon orbit around the Sun
  • Includes printed details of months and moon phases
  • Makes a fun gift for kids aged 10 and over who love planet toys
  • Discover intuitive 3D building instructions in the LEGO® Builder app
  • 526-piece set with a model measuring over 24 cm (9 in.) high

Item: 42179
Pieces: 526
Ages: 10+

Release date NZ
March 1st, 2024
Recommended Age
10 years or over
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