Children's Books

Summer Holiday Activities

  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
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    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • Finding Dory: Activity Book Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9785000317648
    DORY 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £15.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Nemo and Dory fans will find splash-loads of fun as they enjoy the colouring, stickers and activities featured in this four-book collection.

    Inspired by Disney-Pixar's Finding Dory, the books feature all the characters from the Finding Nemo sequel and the activities are great for holidays, long journeys and stay-at-home days. The Deep Sea Colouring book retells the story of the movie and gives fans the chance to colour in their favourite scenes; Mega Colouring has 90 pages of the lovable characters; Unforgettable Activities has 40 fun things to do; and Sticker Scenes encourages creativity and hand-eye coordination.

    Children will love to 'just keep swimming' and work their way through this fun-filled collection.
  • CT0743 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £8.99
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    Make and create over and over again with this easy-to-mould sand and accompanying accessories.

    The sand comes in three different colours and weighs 1.5kg, while the inflatable sandpit measures 60cm x 45cm meaning your children can avoid making a mess while they play. The set also includes moulds and tools.

    Dimensions: Box size 180 x 180mm. Ages 3 plus
  • BPBO 5 years +
    Minna Lacey
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    From fields and woodlands to parks, gardens, rivers and ponds, this huge picture book from Usborne will inspire your children to get outdoors and enjoy the wildlife that surrounds us.

    Featuring birds, butterflies and wild flowers, the hand-drawn artwork is quite simply stunning and will give children perfect examples of some of the wonders of nature they can look out for on their travels.

    Whether you're planning a walk by the river, a trip down the park or a ramble in the city, this is the perfect book for little nature spotters - whatever the weather.
  • My Big Sticker Activity Book Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786921383
    MBSA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    Every book in this collection comes with over 250 stickers and is packed with fun activities.

    Covering themes ranging from mermaids to pirates and fairies to dinosaurs, each book also comes with card press-outs of bookmarks, door hangers, games and characters to add to the joy.

    With 10 books to choose from, these are great for stay-at-home days or to share out in party bags. They promote creativity and develop problem-solving abilities.
  • SSMS 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    The Shopkins characters are here to stay and this fun-filled sticker book includes Shoppies and their Shopkins BFFs from both seasons 1 and 2.

    With over 1,000 stickers (including ones covered in glitter!), this book is bursting with Shopkins-themed activities, games and puzzles that will provide fans with hours upon hours of entertainment.

    Why not get shopping and add this interactive Shopkins book to your basket?
  • ED2082 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    This hands-on kit gives children the chance to conduct their very own science experiment and create a volcanic eruption.

    With easy-to-follow instructions, it describes what happens during an eruption and as children watch their creation explode they'll know all the working principles - which they can then keep in mind when they learn about the concept at school.

    The interactive nature of this kit helps explain a complicated process and it can be used over and over again.

    Box dimensions: 200 x 150mm
  • CSCR 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Even if you don't think you can draw, you'll find hours of creative fun and mindfulness with Creative Scribbles.

    This book encourages artists of all ages to express their personal style and is full of designs to complete in whatever way you feel suitable.

    It also has hints for things to draw so you will never be stuck for what to do next.
  • Colour Your Own Giant Posters Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9317819589420
    GTPS 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    These four giant posters can be torn out, coloured in and displayed for all to see. They have themes of space, African animals, the creatures that live under the sea and favourite animals.

    When folded out, each poster measures a massive 285 x 790mm and are presented in landscape fashion - meaning more than one child can work on it while colouring in.

    Children can then put their finished masterpieces on the wall for all to see.
  • CT0766 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Soft, squidgy and fun, this play dough kit includes dough moulds, four tubs of dough, an activity tool and a selection of moulds inspired by the creatures found under the sea.

    Perfect for encouraging imaginative and creative play, children will love making, shaping and mixing their own underwater scene and some of the models they make will be so cool. There are also instructions for making turtles and crabs.
    Dimensions 250 x 310mm, Ages 3 plus
  • SDHU 5 years +
    Joshua George
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of horses and unicorns with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story to complete.
  • SDUS 5 years +
    Susie Linn
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of things found under the sea with this incredibly interactive art activity book.

    Taking colouring and drawing to another level, the pictures are simple to complete and the results really do look awesome. This book even has a stylus so you can scratch away the surface to reveal what lies beneath the specially coated pages.

    There are also step-by-step instructions for drawing simple pictures and a scratch-and-draw story that helps children show off their new-found art skills.
  • QADM 3 years +
    Make Believe Ideas
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    A fun, wipe-clean book that children will spend hours poring over, Quack-a-Doodle-Moo! lets them create their own crazy characters by flipping the three horizontal sections together in a variety of ways.

    With a pen also included alongside over 60 cool stickers, the book has plenty of animals and simple sentences that can be mixed up and traced time and time again - helping enhance a child's handwriting skills.

    A wonderfully weird mix-and-match activity book that can be returned to over and over again.
  • CN0697 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £6.99
    • RRP £10.99
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    From the garden to your table, your children will love growing their own tasty toppings with this pizza garden set. It's the perfect introduction to container gardening.

    Including packets of oregano, basil and parsley, a coconut fibre block and a tin planter and lid, it also comes with four mini pots of paints (red, blue, white and yellow), a paintbrush and three wooden signs to indicate where each seed is.

    Contents: 4 paints, 3 wooden signs, 3 seed packets, 1 coconut fibre bag, 1 paintbrush, 1 tin planter and lid, instructions and recipes

    Dimensions: 240 x 240mm
    Ages 5 plus
  • CT0725
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    This fun and creative set not only contains eight multi-coloured pieces of chalk but also a how-to book that is bursting with information on how to play 11 games.

    With step-by-step instructions for playing hopscotch, noughts and crosses and snake, the paperback book will help your children enjoy a whole new world of outdoor fun. Best of all, chalk can be washed right off the pavement after they've finished!

    There are five pieces of colourful chalk and three pieces of amazing tie-dyed chalk for your children to create great art and play fun games with.
  • CT0693 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Dory came swimming back into the cinemas this year and has proven to be a record-breaking success. If you have a child who can't get enough of Dory and her friends Marlin and Nemo, then this creative set is ideal.

    It includes six A3 black-and-white posters and a selection of six crayons and six mini felt-tip pens to colour them in with. A delightful little apron is also included to ensure they don't make too much of a mess!

    Ages 3 plus
    Tube size: 310 x 80mm
  • CT0629 Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A cute, colourful and cuddly toy that kids will love to curl up with - especially as it makes a beautiful birdsong sound when you squeeze it.

    Dimensions: 250 x 175mm

    Ages 2 plus
  • CT0762 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Children will love heading into the deep dark wood and decorating their very own Gruffalo sticker scene with this amazingly interactive pack.

    It comes with three sticker sheets and they feature all of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's beloved characters.

    Dimensions: 295 x 217mm
  • CN0191 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £9.99
    • RRP £18.00
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    Green-fingered children will have the chance to grow their own flowers with this beginner's pack. It includes a growing guide, a trowel, a fork, three mini terracotta pots, three packs of seeds and three wooden seed sticks.

    The flowers that children can enjoy growing are sunflowers, pansies and sweet peas and the book not only provides easy-to-follow instructions but also brief histories of each plant.

    Ages 5 plus

    Box size: 250 x 250mm
  • ED2083 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Budding paleontologists can excavate their very own dinosaur with this fun and interactive educational set .

    It has easy-to-follow instructions and is ideal for sparking an interest in this ever-popular subject.
    Dimensions: 230 x 230mm
    Ages 6 plus
  • Usborne Activities Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781474939867
    UPAQ 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £7.99
    • RRP £35.94
    • Save £27.95
    • Just £1.33 per book
    This mind-bending collection gives children the chance to test their braincells and figure out the answers to so many tricky questions.

    This collection contains books dedicated to brain games, maths puzzles, logic puzzles, word puzzles, general knowledge crosswords and even a Great Britain Quiz Book.

    With memory games, word searches, codes, logic puzzles and spot-the-difference activities, this collection of pocket-sized books will keep kids entertained on long journeys or lazy, stay-at-home days.
  • CT0713 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    • RRP £18.00
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    Roll up, roll up... throw the bean bags and knock down the tin cans. Add the numbers on the cans up to see who reigns victorious with this traditional, fun-filled game for the whole family.

    There are three bean bags for contestants to throw and 10 perfectly safe tin cans for you to try and knock over. This is a great activity for the whole family to play on sports days and at garden parties and picnics.

    Ages 3 plus

    Box dimensions: 450 x 195mm

    Contents: 3 soft bean bags, 10 'real' tin cans.
  • Songbirds Activity Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9780192743114 - Julia Donaldson
    SBAC 4 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    4 years +
    (3)
    • £6.99
    • RRP £31.92
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    • Just 87.00p per book
    From the dream combination of Oxford Reading Tree and Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, these phonics activity books will inspire children aged between 4 and 6 to develop all their essential reading and writing skills.

    Bright and boldly presented in a very appealing style, the books are packed full of fun and engaging activities, some of which can be completed using the stickers provided. This will help children develop their coordination skills.

    With eight books to work through, these books provide a great way for children to practise pronouncing and identifying sounds, getting to grips with letters and developing key reading skills - at an early age - in the comfort of their own home.
  • STAS 5 years +
    Struan Reid
    5 years +
    • £1.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    An out-of-this-world sticker activity book for budding astro-adventurers, Sticker Astronauts lets space-mad kids aged 5 and above dress the astronauts for their daring space missions - showing them the different uniforms and outfits worn by astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts.

    Packed with over 250 stickers, this activity book will provide hours of entertainment as they learn all about the important elements of space suits.