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Activity books for kids are an excellent way to keep the little ones occupied. Our children's activity books cater to all ages and include everything from brilliant builds in our Minecraft books to a huge range of boredom-busting puzzle books. We also have a great selection of kids' colouring books and LEGO books for the creative ones!

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Activity Books for Kids

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    Metallic Markers and Glitter Pens colouring kit

    Product Code: ST2927
    Other 3 years +
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    You can express your creative side and add some sparkle to your life with this cool colouring kit.

    The designs range from pretty patterns to fantastic flowers and can be torn out so they are displayed with pride when you have finished your masterpiece.

    The kit includes four glitter gel pens, two metallic markers and over 20 exquisite designs.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Scratch & Draw Unicorn

    Product Code: SDRU
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Have an enchanted time with unicorn scratch art!

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning unicorn-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Scratch & Draw Jungle

    Product Code: SDRJ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Welcome to the jungle...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of amazing animals. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning jungle-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
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  • Scratch & Draw Mermaid

    Product Code: SDRM
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Head deep under the sea...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of magical mermaids. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning underwater-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
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  • The Giggle Ninja Joke Book

    Product Code: GNJB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Laugh your way through the pages!

    We recently joined forces with Toto the Ninja Cat (and her owner, Dermot O'Leary) to find the most side-splittingly funny jokes from children aged between 3 and 13 from all over the UK. The Giggle Ninja Joke Book brings together the ones that made us all purr with laughter.

    Sure to have all ages giggling away, the original jokes range from traditional Knock Knock questions to simply pun-derful wordplay. Did your child's joke make it into the book?
    25% of the sale price of The Book People's Giggle Ninja Joke Book will go to our partner Save The Children. Save the Children exists to help every child reach their full potential.
    • £1.00
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  • Scratch Surprise: Awesome Worlds

    Product Code: MASS
    Paperback 4 years +
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    When you scratch off these pages, you're in for a super surprise!

    From diggers and dinosaurs to aliens and monsters, there is so much amazing artwork hidden beneath the surface. A wooden scratch tool is included, meaning children can have fun scratching and seeing the pictures, wherever they may be.
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  • Scratch & Draw Princess

    Product Code: SDRP
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Enjoy a royal time with perfect princesses...

    This book is packed with bright and engaging designs of perfect princesses. Scratch the special paper using the stylus provided to unveil stunning royalty-themed scenes.

    This set includes everything a creative child needs to create fantastic scratch drawings including 10 sheets of scratch cards, a 16-page craft book and a sturdy wooden stylus. Each sheet is printed with white guidelines for easy tracing.
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    Halloween Art

    Product Code: HALW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Prepare to get spooky this Halloween with this creative activity book. It includes a brilliant stack of bat-shaped colouring crayons!

    It's packed with Halloween-themed patterns and designs for children to doodle and colour in. It's sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment in the build-up to 31 October.
    • £1.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Countdown to Christmas Activities

    Product Code: ST2850
    Other 3 years +
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    Count down to Christmas with 24 days of amazing advent activities!

    Hang up the calendar on the wall after completing activities including colouring awesome ornaments, taking part in a reindeer race and spotting the difference between some festive scenes.

    The calendar has a bright and glittery cover and the 24 activities are sure to get children in the festive mood.

    Size 290 x 425mm, ages 3 plus
    • £2.00
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  • Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes

    Maxime Lebrun

    Product Code: LFWM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • Lego - Harry Potter - Sticker Scene Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: LHPS
    Paperback 6 years +
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    A spellbinding sticker book featuring all your favourites from Hogwarts - in Minifigure form!

    This cool LEGO Harry Potter sticker book comes with over 250 reusable stickers of Harry, Hermione, Ron and all kinds of fantastic beasts and magical creatures.

    The scenes that your little wizard or witch can decorate include Hagrid's hut, the Whomping Willow and Christmas at Hogwarts. There's even a double-sided cut-out-and-keep poster of Hogsmeade at Christmas and a view of Hogwarts Castle from the Forbidden Forest.
    • £2.00
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  • Christmas Stained Glass Colouring

    Emma Randall

    Product Code: CSGC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Colour in a host of fantastically festive stained glass window designs in this cool colouring book. It features images of Santa, presents and gingerbread houses.

    Colour in the outlines on tracing paper and follow the picture guide opposite. You could even tear out the tracing paper and hold it up to the light - just like a real stained-glass window!
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    Minecraft Earth Essential Guide

    Product Code: MEEG
    Other 8 years +
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    Minecraft Earth is set to take over the world and this essential unofficial guide will help your search for Tappables, wherever you go.

    Build up your collection of blocks as you follow the special tops and beat Adventures. This book also contains a section on how to make the best builds for yourself and where you should place them.

    It also includes a gallery of awesome Minecraft makes from all around the world to offer any fan inspiration for their next big build.
    • £2.00
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  • Mini Mega Activity Book

    Product Code: MMGA
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This book may be small but it's packed with HUGE fun. There are over a thousand mega activities to complete and they range from pirate puzzles to dino drawings. It also comes with 500 stickers!
    • £2.00
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    The Amazing Book of Star Wars

    Elizabeth Dowsett

    Product Code: ABSW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Including a life-size poster of BB-8 and plenty of fun fold-out pages, this encyclopedia will tell children everything they could ever want to know about the iconic characters and spaceships from a galaxy far, far away.

    With The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi bringing the Star Wars saga to a whole new audience, this is the perfect book for your little Jedi. It gives brief overviews in simple sentences of what each character is like and points out some of their defining features.

    There are also fun questions scattered throughout the book which will help children test their knowledge of the Star Wars universe.
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  • My First Writing Book Things That Go!

    Product Code: FWTG
    Other 3 years +
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    This first writing book is full of things that go and gives children the chance to learn a number of first words.

    It comes with a pen and has wipe-clean pages. The stunning illustrations complement the text perfectly.

    Children can write down the words of what they see and then wipe them out and start again, developing their pen control and observational skills in the process.
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    The Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun!

    Matt Yeo (Author)

    Product Code: BBMM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun is packed with 100 fun indoor and outdoor activities for children to try - from building a birdbrained bird feeder to creating the ultimate sand palace.

    From building a catapult or periscope to learning about codes and ciphers, this book encourages children to put down their devices and get back to basics by partaking in indoor and outdoor activities.

    It's packed with artwork of Dennis, Gnasher and Minnie and will encourage your children to create mischief and mayhem, whatever the weather...
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    Trolls 1000 Sticker Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: TROL
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Join Poppy and Branch in a superb sticker book that will make you sing with glee!

    It's bursting with fun activities that will make your hair stand on end and features activities including puzzles, drawing, colouring, crafts, doodles and facts!

    It also includes over 1,000 stickers to decorate the pages and wherever else you want!
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    LEGO Nexo Knights: The Book of Knights

    DK

    Product Code: TBOK
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Coming with a new and exclusive Merlock Minifigure, this book is packed full of information about the LEGO Nexo Knights.

    Battling scary monsters and going on epic quests, the Nexo Knights are the shining stars of LEGO. Not only are the sets very popular but they also star in an animated series on Cartoon Network. This book features some of the most popular characters and sets available and is full of facts about them.

    Using a smartphone or tablet, children can even scan a shield that features on the pages to access exclusive online content. There is even a fold-out poster included within the pages!
    • £2.00
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    Hooray for Hexagons

    Steve Richards

    Product Code: HOOH
    Paperback 8 years +
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    A colouring book all about shapes, Hooray for Hexagons turns maths into an exciting theme and will help children learn about this tricky topic without even realising.

    Showcasing the beauty of geometric drawing, the pages in this book introduce the likes of tessellations, cardioids and fractals.
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    Hello World Bingo Game

    Product Code: ED2094
    Other 7 years +
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    Learn how to say 'hello' in over 50 languages with this brightly coloured and fast-moving bingo game for up to nine players!

    Discover an array of global greetings, from the familiar to the unusual, and test your linguistic abilities as you play the fast-moving and beautifully illustrated Hello World Bingo.

    Contents: 1 board, 8 game cards, 64 hello tokens, 130 round counters and 1 instruction leaflet

    Not suitable for children under 36 months
    Packaging dimensions: 230 x 230mm
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    • RRP £18.99
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  • Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: JGBB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Are you ready for an incredible insect adventure?

    Build a bug hotel and make an awesome ant farm with this amazing activity book inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.

    It's full of wacky and wondrous facts about creepy-crawlies and is packed with marvellously muddy projects that will delight nature-loving children and broaden their minds.
    • £2.00
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    Zip it Up! The Best Friends Book About Us!

    Product Code: ZPIT
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Zip it Up! is an interactive book that lets children compare themselves with their closest friends and discover why they get on so well.

    With activities that will show them who will be the first to arrive in Hollywood, who's the most outrageous and if they could be room-mates, this is a brilliant write-in book for friends to complete together.

    There are questions that encourage children to think, talk, debate and rate and, best of all, the book can be zipped up to keep all of these important matters secret!
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    LEGO Star Wars Choose Your Path

    DK

    Product Code: SWCP
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This choose-your-own-adventure-style book takes place a long time ago in a LEGO galaxy far, far away.

    It lets young Jedi (or maybe they're Sith) decide who to battle, who to team up with and what they want to do on their intergalactic travels.

    Will they head to Jakku or join the rebels on Scarif? This book has over 40 different endings and is packed with facts, stats and photographs of LEGO Star Wars Minifigures and kits.
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Children’s Activity Books

Activity books for children include a wide range of tasks to keep them occupied. Including puzzles, colouring books, stickers books and plenty to make and do, there's a whole world of entertainment waiting inside these creative books.

A great gift

Children's activity books make great presents for little ones that just love to discover. The collection of books and kids annuals on offer in our range caters for a variety of ages, making ideal birthday or Christmas presents.

Lots of topics

In the children's activity books category, you'll find a topic to suit even the most particular of kids. From classic puzzle books to Marvel-themed publications, art and even LEGO books, there's something all children are sure to get on-board with.

View our activity books

If you're stuck for something to keep the children occupied on a rainy afternoon, over the holidays or even on long car journeys, activity books are ideal. Take a look at our range of children's books today.

You'll find the following books in The Book People's range of activity books

  • Drawing books
  • Atlases and geography books
  • Sticker books
  • Joke books
  • Brain games
  • Spot the difference books
  • Doodle books
  • Map activity books
  • Pocket puzzle books
  • Fact books