Subjects : Primary School Art, Craft & Design Books

Our primary school art books will help the children in your class embrace their creative side. We also have craft and design books that will inspire arty children. These books are bursting with hands-on ideas for primary school lessons.

  • WRWP 5 years +

    Write and Wipe Collection - 4 Books (Collection)

    (1) Hand-picked favourites
    This wipe-clean four-book collection will introduce children to first concepts including drawing and thinking up their very own stories.

    Drawing Animals helps children learn how to draw all sorts of critters; Story Creator encourages them to use their imagination; First Atlas is an introduction to the world's countries and their traits; and Picture Dictionary will introduce a variety of first words.

    The 'write and wipe' nature of the books will help children develop their hand-eye coordination and writing skills, too.

    Format: paperback
    Please note there is a printing error in the First Atlas. One spread lists North America twice (once in place of Africa). We apologise for any inconvenience.
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    OUTB 9 years +

    Out of the Box (Hardback)

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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
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  • HFFB 5 years +

    Usborne: 100 Birds to Fold & Fly (Paperback)

    Emily Bone

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    This creative activity book from the experts at Usborne will inspire children aged 6 and over to create a forest of fold-together birds.

    Fantastically designed, the birds include peacocks, eagles, flamingos and other exotic and fictional birds. Putting them together provides a fun way of practising fine motor skills and there are step-by-step instructions for every single one.

    The birds are wonderfully designed and presented in a variety of vibrant colours, shapes and patterns.
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  • SCHM 7 years +

    The School of Music (Hardback)

    Meurig Bowen

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    The School of Music is a place bursting with talent and creative energy and is rather special. It encourages children to get the basics right and then let their imaginations run wild!

    Sergio Trunk is the boss (he prefers The Maestro) and throughout the pages of this fascinating book, he'll lead you through 40 lessons that will teach children aged 7 and over all about classical music, the theory behind it and the sheer joy of making and playing it.
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  • AHUDC 5 years +

    Starting School Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Felicity Brooks

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    A fun way to familiarise young children with all the things they will need to know and be able to do when they start school. Following a typical day at school, children will enjoy using the stickers to help the characters in the book get dressed, pack bags, hang up coats, change for PE, and participate in art class, lunchtime, playtime, story time and home time. With over 100 stickers, this is sure to keep little children occupied for hours. WARNING! Not suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking Hazard.
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  • AGSPZ 5 years +

    Travel Activity Pad (Paperback)

    Simon Tudhope

    A tear-off pad that is packed with nearly 200 pen-and-paper puzzles to keep children entertained on planes, trains or wherever they happen to be. It includes picture puzzles, word puzzles, simple logic puzzles, odd ones out, spot the difference and more.
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  • ALHNV 4 years +

    The Usborne Little Children's Activity Book (Paperback)

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    This book is filled with mixed activities to keep little children happy and occupied on holiday, on journeys and at home. Contains lots of puzzles, drawing, colouring, dot-to-dots, mazes, spot the difference and so on.
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  • ALRXR 4 years +

    The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book (Paperback)

    Fiona Watt

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    From rockets to robots, monkeys to monsters and lots more, find out how to draw everything you've ever wanted to by following the simple step-by-step instructions in this inspirational draw-in book. An easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects. It comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
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  • ANLQS 5 years +

    Pencil & Paper Games (Paperback)

    Encourage your children to put away their devices and enjoy screen-free fun by completing the entertaining challenges included in this tear-out activity book.

    From Noughts and Crosses to Battleships and Hangman, there is so much entertainment to be had - and all you need is a pencil to jot down on the paper!
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  • AGWOB 5 years +

    Holiday Activity Book (Paperback)

    Rebecca Gilpin

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    A follow-up to the successful "Girls' and Boys' Activity Books", this holiday-themed write-in activity book is packed full of puzzles, ideas for things to make and do, facts, jokes and doodling - all brightly and stylishly illustrated. There's a wide variety of mazes, word games and number puzzles to solve, codes to crack, things to spot, pictures to complete, easy-to-follow recipes and craft activities, and over 200 stickers to stick onto puzzles and scene - plus lots, lots more. Engaging cover-to-cover, with lots of 'dip in and out' appeal, this book is a must have for the holidays, but its lively and diverse content will entertain and delight all year round too.
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  • APOVW 6 years +

    Travel Activity Book (Paperback)

    Rebecca Gilpin

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    A write-in activity book that is jam-packed with things to do on one's travels, including puzzles to solve, doodles to draw, games to play, recipes to make, and over 200 stickers to stick. Whether in the car, waiting at the airport, on the train or by the poolside, it features colourful pages that are suitable for children.
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  • AIJJE 7 years +

    Optical Illusions Activity Book (Paperback)

    Sam Taplin

    (1)
    An amazing, interactive book which allows children and adults to discover the world of optical illusions in a new way. By adding stickers and drawing patterns and shapes, you can create dozens of eye-popping illusions and find out how they work.
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  • AEBIS 6 years +

    See Inside: Ancient Egypt (Hardback)

    Rob Lloyd Jones

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    Take a journey back in time to the glory days of Ancient Egypt, when pharaohs ruled, the pyramids were built and the mighty Nile was the source of all life. This book contains fascinating information such as how Egyptians worshipped their Gods, buried their dead and built the pyramids, as well as amazing details about day-to-day life. With over 50 embedded flaps to lift, this book is not only informative but interactive, making it an accessible and engaging way for children to learn about life in Ancient Egypt. It is intricately illustrated by David Hancock.
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  • AMPCF 5 years +

    The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Animals (Paperback)

    Fiona Watt

    Complete beginners can discover how to draw lots of different animals with this delightful write-in book. Each double colourful page has step-by-step drawing instructions, space to practise and doodle in, and ideas for colouring in or adding backgrounds.
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  • ANLOO 5 years +

    1001 Things to Spot in the Sea Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Teri Gower

    An interactive sticker book full of busy, detailed illustrations of a scenes of life under the sea. Items to spot within the main picture are shown in the border as silhouettes and each has a corresponding sticker which children can find, match and add in the correct place. With over a thousand of things for children to find, count and talk about.
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  • ALHCO 4 years +

    First Book of Art (Paperback)

    Rosie Dickins

    This hands-on activity book provides children with a fascinating introduction to influential artists including Turner, Monet and Delauney.

    This book features full-colour reproductions of the artists' most famous works and encourages children to spot and think about each one.

    The methods and ideas featured in this book are accompanied by art activities that will help budding art enthusiasts understand the artists' methods and ideas.
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  • ANLNF 5 years +

    Sticker Dolly Dressing on Holiday (Paperback)

    Lucy Bowman

    The Sticker Dollies are embarking on a world tour: visiting the Egyptian pyramids, trekking through a tropical jungle and enjoying a colourful Venetian carnival. Each leg of their trip will require a different wardrobe; children can dress the dolls in suitable outfits using the 400-plus stickers provided.
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  • AOGXG 5 years +

    Big Puzzle Pad (Paperback)

    Kirsteen Robson

    This oversized, write-in, tear-off pad is packed full of brain-bending puzzles, including crosswords, sudoku, wordsearches, riddles, codebreakers, dot-to-dot, odd one out, memory games, spot-the-difference, and lots more.
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  • AMWZS 5 years +

    Usborne Fingerprint Activities (Other)

    Fiona Watt

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    This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-coloured ink pad is attached to the side of the book, so no extra materials are required. Encourages creativity and manual dexterity.
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  • AGIUR 5 years +

    Usborne Sticker Picture Atlas of the World (Paperback)

    Sam Lake

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    The Sticker Picture Atlas of the World will take children on an interactive journey around the world...

    Children can place stickers of landmarks, animals and people in all the right places - and learn about the countries of the world as they go!

    With fresh and modern illustrations, this fun-filled book makes for a lively and inviting first atlas.
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  • APNFS 4 years +

    Dot-to-Dot Animals (Paperback)

    Karen Bryant-Mole

    Dot-to-dot puzzles are accompanied by easy-to-follow adventures in this activity book. Both entertaining and educational, this book encourages children in the acquisition of number skills and helps them practise drawing skills.
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  • ALPHD 5 years +

    Big Maze Pad (Paperback)

    Kirsteen Robson

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    Features challenging maze puzzles in a large-format, write-in, tear-off pad.
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  • AEBAX 5 years +

    50 Things to Do on a Plane (Other)

    Leonie Pratt

    This title contains 50 cards each showing a game, activity or puzzle to keep children entertained on a long plane journey. It includes individual activities such as drawing, mazes and anagrams as well as group activities including battleships, hangman and 4-in-a-row, sure to keep children (and adults!) amused for hours. Every card is colourfully illustrated and contains clear, step-by-step instructions. The cards are durable and robust, ensuring repeated use.
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  • AOLPL 7 years +

    Origami Tear off Pad (Paperback)

    Lucy Bowman

    Learn the basics of the ancient Japanese art of origami - creating objects from a single sheet of folded paper. This tear-out pad contains 100 sheets of patterned paper, and a gatefold cover features instructions on how to make four different designs - swans, butterflies, trees and boats.
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