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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

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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    My First Stickers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: MYFS
    Collection 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Start stickering from an early age!

    Dinosaurs, animals and things that go feature in this awesome collection of first sticker books - all of which have big stickers for little hands!

    By completing the activities and decorating the colourful scenes with the big stickers for little hands, children will enjoy a tactile experience as they develop their hand-eye coordination skills. Each book has simple, descriptive text and bright and bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    • RRP £39.92
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    My First... Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: MFBO
    Collection 4 years +
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Maths, mazes, numbers... Even origami!

    This collection of first books introduces children to important concepts in a fun and wonderfully interactive way. They are colourful, easy to follow and feature themes that we know your little ones will love.

    The search and find book will help them develop observational skills; the science book introduces basic concepts; and the picture puzzles encourage early numeracy and reading skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    • RRP £49.90
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    Ultimate Mazes Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULMA
    Collection
    Hand-picked favourites
    Find your way through these four a-maze-ing books!

    Children will develop their problem-solving and observational skills in a fun and exciting way as they complete the mazes of varying difficulty found in these four books.

    They're great for keeping kids quiet and happily entertained on long journeys and stay-at-home days and feature themes of countries, space, pirates and maps.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    • RRP £31.96
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    i-Spy Collection - 12 Books

    Product Code: ISPY
    Collection 5 years +
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Children will love spotting things on their travels with these interactive, pocket-sized books. They encourage them to discover more about the world around them and are packed with photos, facts and fun.

    There are books full of things for children to spot while they're on a car journey; enjoying a day at the seaside; or even just playing in the garden. They'll love ticking off everything they see and scoring each item as they earn more and more points.

    These books are perfect to use as homework projects or just to keep children happily entertained on a long journey.

    These books have been hand-picked from Collins and Michelin's i-Spy range. The numbers on the spine of each book refers to this wider range.
    • £11.99
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    • RRP £35.88
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  • LEGO Star Wars Ideas Book

    DK

    Product Code: LSWI
    Hardback 7 years +
    (3)
    Hand-picked favourites
    This LEGO Star Wars book is full of imaginative ideas for out-of-this-galaxy builds.

    From spaceships that take a few minutes to make to customised pod racers and pencil pots shaped like Sith and Jedi that will take a little longer, there are so many builds to make.

    You can even re-enact your favourite scenes from the saga, brick by brick.
    • £5.99
    • RRP £17.99
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  • Spin And Play Animal Games

    Product Code: SAPA
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Children can play fun games wherever they are (and even if they are on the go) with this innovative book. Just fold out the pages like a board and play Snakes and Ladders, Teddy Bears' Picnic and Space Race!

    As well as its eye-catching artwork, this book has counters in its front pocket and dice - meaning your children will have everything they need to start playing straight away.
    • £5.99
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  • Dino Explorer

    Product Code: LPDE
    Other 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Prepare for a prehistoric adventure...

    With 15 puzzle pieces and roar-some scenes to decorate, this fun-filled set is perfect for little ones to play with as they travel back to a time to when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. The book is also full of things to spot and find.

    There are three different scenes for children to fill in as they match up the puzzle pieces and develop their hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills. They can also enjoy playing with the dinosaur-shaped puzzle pieces as figurines!
    • £5.99
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    Hello World Bingo Game

    Product Code: ED2094
    Other 7 years +
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    Hand-picked favourites
    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
    • £7.99
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    • RRP £18.99
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    Stick & Play Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: SKLN
    Collection 3 years +
    (1)
    Hand-picked favourites
    Children can enjoy a selection of spot-the-difference activities and learn some new words with these hands-on books.

    Featuring scenes from the city, ocean, zoo and farm, the spot-the-difference books contain simple text and bold graphics that complement the photographic scenes, and it's up to children to add the 50-plus stickers to the positions where the differences are.

    With the enticing themes of the animals, on the farm, under the sea and things that go, the Stick & Learn books contain a range of onomatopoeic words that add to the early learning fun and contain lots of reusable early learning stickers.
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
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    • RRP £39.92
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  • The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

    Stella Caldwell

    Product Code: GWDH
    Hardback 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Presented in a scrumdiddlyumptious scrapbook style, The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl provides Dahl fans with many tremendous things and wonderful surprises.

    Inspired by his magical storytelling and especially published to coincide with the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations, the book first shows the reader the writing hut in which Dahl created his crazy worlds and then invites them to step into each one - there are letters and newspaper cuttings about a giant peach; an insight into what hides inside a Twits-style beard; and a spotter's guide to the man-eating giants of Giant Country from The BFG.

    With plenty of Quentin Blake's iconic artwork on display and flaps to lift and guides inserted in the pages, this is a book that will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about visiting Roald Dahl's phizz-whizzing worlds.
    • £6.99
    • RRP £16.99
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  • Let's Go to the... Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: LTSG
    Collection 4 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Let's go somewhere extraordinary...

    These four books encourage preschoolers to develop their pen control, word and number skills as they learn about castles, farms, fire stations and vets.

    There are activities to complete on every page and the wipe-clean nature means children can complete each simple task again and again, building up their simple vocabulary.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.96
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  • Roald Dahl's Beastly Brutes & Heroic Human Beans

    Product Code: BBHB
    Hardback 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    Enjoy a press-out paper adventure with Roald Dahl!

    This exciting and interactive book focuses on Roald Dahl's most beloved characters from Matilda, The BFG, The Twits and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. A character from each book introduces their friends and then guides you around their world, introducing more characters (including giants and oompa-loompas) along the way.

    As children tear out the perforated pieces on each page, they will magically create a wonderful work of art that shows the characters interacting with each other in quirky and mischievous ways. They can then reuse some of the figures to add Dahl-esque magic to other elements of playtime.
    • £5.99
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  • Lego Nexo Knights: Build Your Own Adventure

    Product Code: LNKB
    Hardback 7 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    LEGO's Build Your Own Adventure series combines great ideas for building with LEGO bricks and this special book stars the Nexo Knights.

    Including a Robin Minifigure and the bricks to make up an exclusive Battle Suit, this book's five chapters each contain a selection of inspirational model ideas, structured around a different aspect of the LEGO Nexo Knights world.

    Sure to inspire children to build and then play with their creations, the models range from easy and medium to harder to make and range from the King's Feast at Knighton Castle through to an attack in the night in the Dark Forest.
    • £7.99
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  • Christmas Songs Piano Book

    Product Code: CSPB
    Other 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    This book has an electronic piano embedded inside and teaches budding musicians how to play a selection of cracking Christmas songs.

    The colour-coded instructions make it easy for children to play along to and the batteries are replaceable.
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  • What's Above?

    Clive Gifford

    Product Code: CUQ2
    Hardback 5 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    What's Above? is the perfect non-fiction pop-up book for children as they embark on a journey of discovery and learn loads of fun facts about our diverse and fascinating world.

    Raise your eyes to discover eagles swooping to catch their prey in a rainforest, black bears prowling in a mountain kingdom and a comet shooting across the sky. What other wonders are waiting to be uncovered?

    There are stunning illustrations of intricate scenes that unfold with the turn of each page. Compelling facts are told by the expert author and contributor to Encyclopedia Britannica and winner of the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize, Clive Gifford.
    • £7.99
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  • My First Elmer

    David McKee

    Product Code: BPNEO
    Other Toddlers
    Elmer is not elephant colour. Elmer is patchwork. Elmer's much-loved first story is now available in this tactile shaped board book edition, abridged for the very youngest of readers. With its sturdy shaped pages for little fingers and its eye-catching march across any bookshelf, this gift is the perfect introduction for babies to the world of Elmer.
    • £7.69
    • RRP £7.99
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
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    From rockets to robots and monkeys to monsters, this draw-in book from the experts at Usborne will show you how to draw everything you've ever wanted with simple step-by-step instructions.

    It's 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 - and it comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
    • £7.89
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
    • £9.49
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  • Usborne Sticker Picture Atlas of the World

    Sam Lake

    Product Code: AGIUR
    Paperback 5 years +
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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.
    • £6.29
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  • British Museum: So You Think You've Got It Bad? A Kid's Life in Ancient Egypt

    Chae Strathie

    Product Code: BWLUB
    Paperback
    A kid's life in ancient Egypt might sound like fun with all the cool pyramids and glorious sunny weather, but actually it was rather tough! In this hilarious book, written by award-winning author Chae Strathie, children will learn exactly how difficult life really was, from dodging Deathstalker scorpions and cleaning up cow dung, to fetching water from the well, eating roast hedgehog and being slammed in the stocks for being naughty at school! Probably the first book about ancient Egypt that involves bubble wrap and skateboards!
    • £7.69
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  • Oh Dear! 35th Anniversary Edition

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BMTUB
    Other Toddlers
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    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years, and Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike since it was first published in 1983.Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable - oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm. With bright, bold artwork, simple, catchy text and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Oh Dear! is a classic story to come back to again and again, and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
    • £6.49
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  • Hidden Hogwarts: Scratch Magic

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BPNHA
    Hardback
    Experience the classic Harry Potter films like never before in this interactive scratch art book. Use the wooden stylus to scratch the pages and uncover the Golden Snitch, find someone hiding under the Invisibility Cloak and reveal a shimmering Patronus-just like magic! Including tons of fun activities and drawing prompts, film-inspired Harry Potter art and 20 bonus notebook pages at the end, this book provides hours of fun and is the perfect gift for any Harry Potter fan.
    • £6.39
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
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    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about space.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover 'What's a cosmonaut?' to 'Where have people visited in space?', 'Why can't I see stars in the daytime?' and so much more.
    • £9.49
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
    • £9.49
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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