Here Are Some Helpful Tips To Assist You In Keeping Track Of Your LEGO Collection




Every LEGO enthusiast reaches a point that they are unable to be sure of which sets they have and which don't Here are our suggestions to help you keep the track of your ever-growing LEGO collection.

With the holiday season over and the holiday season over, the New Year often begins for d&d minifigs fans by clearing out the toys received for Christmas from friends and family. Looking at all those boxes stacked away you might be thinking about how to keep track of the ever-growing number of sets. Are you able to physically recall the entire set that's hidden in cupboards or in the attic? What can you do to ensure that you're not purchasing the same set?

Here at Blocks, the LEGO magazine for fans, we're aware of the difficulties of keeping on top of the collection. Here's our advice for keeping your collection in order no matter how large it may be.

Spreadsheets are the best way to go

Most likely the most widely-used method to track everything is the reliable and easy-to-make spreadsheet. All you need to do is open a new file on your computer, and then begin making a list of all your sets. It's simpler to create this list by set name and number, as names can differ in different areas, especially for the classic themes like Pirates. It is also possible to add notes in extra columns about the model, for instance if it's missing a piece or is a rerelease or any other info.

Wishlist it

It might sound strange however, there's actually a very useful little tool on Amazon wishlists. If you've set your LEGO-filled wishlist public, and then invite your friends and family, they can see exactly the sets you're looking for. Another tool lets you see when an item is taken off the list. This tool is great for ensuring that no one purchases duplicate sets. And if you actually require a duplicate, for instance, an army pack or similar, you could include a note about the quantity under the item.


One of the most effective methods to organize and keep track of your lego d&d collection is through the fantastic Brickset. Join for a free account and you'll instantly be able to create an online database of all your LEGO sets and minifigures, no matter if they're old or just from the January wave. This is an extremely powerful tool that is super easy to use, and can be accessed on mobile devices like a smartphone or tablet, which means your virtual collection can remain with you whenever you go.

There's an app for that

There are a variety of LEGO collecting apps that are available for Android as well as Apple phones If you're a fan of smartphones you'll have plenty of choices to choose from. If you are a fan of minifigures, a simple search on the app-store will bring up sets and different kinds of. There are also other apps that aren't normally found for example, such as an app that is dedicated to tracking LEGO Dimensions.


It is important to write it down.

Although all of the above suggestions are for keeping track of your collection as a whole but sometimes you'll want to know not only what you own, but where you have it. Make a note or make the contents of your d&d miniatures boxes, and storage units. This means you're not wasting time searching for a LEGO set in the wrong location. Just remember to update the list every time you put the new LEGO away.

Whatever method you use to keep track of your lego collection, it's all part of the enjoyment that is part of the hobby. It's easy and you don't need a supercomputer to do it!