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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

  • Shark in the Park

    Nick Sharratt

    Product Code: AOHOO
    Other Toddlers
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    Timothy Pope, Timothy Pope, what can you see through your telescope? Join a little boy on a trip through the park. Is that really a shark he can see? Look through the die-cut hole and then turn the page and find out...A hilarious peep-through board book from the bestselling Nick Sharratt.
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  • We're Going on an Egg Hunt

    Laura Hughes

    Product Code: BMGTT
    Other Toddlers
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    Join the Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With ten eggs to find and count, this board book is great fun. But watch out for the obstacles along the way - lambs, chicks, bees and ducks - and there's even a wolfish surprise, so do take care. Based on the traditional `We're Going on a Lion Hunt' rhyme, the delightful illustrations and read-aloud story will make this board book a huge springtime hit with all fans of search-and-find and lift-the-flap books. We're going on an egg hunt. We're going to find them all. We're REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day!
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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.
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  • That's not my puppy...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BUUKC
    Other
    The That's not my... series is now 20 years old and this special, sparkly edition of That's not my Puppy is packed with pups with fluffy tails, shaggy ears and bumpy paws.

    The tactile, textured patches and bright pictures will help children develop their sensory and language awareness.
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  • Usborne Fingerprint Activities

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMWZS
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    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.
    • £9.49
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  • LEGO Star Wars: Awesome Jedi Tales

    Ace Landers

    Product Code: BZJQL
    Other
    An epic collection of LEGO Star Wars stories PLUS buildable Mace Windu minifigure! Blast into hyperspace in this journey through the Star Wars universe. With six stories starring the galaxy's greatest heroes (and villains) - from Anakin Skywalker to Rey and Kylo Ren, this collection has it all! LEGO Brick Adventures are funny, easy-to-read, full-colour stories.
    • £7.19
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  • That's not my lion...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BWEIP
    Other Toddlers
    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the bestselling That's not my... series with this book that is certain to be the mane event of your toddler's reading time - That's not my Lion!

    This new addition to the series has holographic gold edges and textured patches on the pages for babies and toddlers to touch and feel as they work their way though the book. The bright artwork will also help develop sensory and language awareness.
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
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    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
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  • Postman Bear

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBSK
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Postman Bear by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Bear is writing letters to his friends. But what could his letters be about? Lift the flaps and join Frog, Squirrel and Mole for Bear's special surprise! With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Postman Bear: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Fox's Socks, Rabbit's Nap and Hide-and-Seek Pig.
    • £6.29
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance Book & CD

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CAWYU
    Other
    A book and CD edition of the much-loved picture book classic Giraffes Can't Dance, with audio read by Hugh Laurie. Gerald the giraffe longs to go to the great Jungle Dance, but how can he join in when he doesn't know how to tango or two-step? Everyone knows that giraffes can't dance ... or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about being yourself and finding your own tune, Giraffes Can't Dance has been a family favourite for 20 years. This edition comes complete with an audio CD featuring the story read by Hugh Laurie. "All toddlers should grow up reading this" Daily Mail "A modern classic" Baby & Me "A joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms . . . there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different" Junior "A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp" Daily Telegraph
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
    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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  • Hide-and-Seek Pig

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBTC
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Hide-and-Seek Pig by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help Pig find out where Hen is hiding? With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Hide-and-Seek Pig: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Fox's Socks, Rabbit's Nap and Postman Bear.
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  • That's not my chick...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: BLFAZ
    Other Toddlers
    Babies and toddlers will love turning the pages, feeling the tactile patches and looking for a cute chick in this first board book.

    Usborne's That's Not My Chick is a lovely present for any little one.
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  • Rabbit's Nap

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBSQ
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Rabbit's Nap by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Rabbit is trying to get to sleep, but everyone is being so noisy. Lift the flaps and find out who is keeping Rabbit awake! Will she ever have her nap? With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Rabbit's Nap: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Fox's Socks, Hide-and-Seek Pig and Postman Bear.
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  • On the Farm

    Axel Scheffler

    Product Code: BPPFW
    Other
    Little children can join in the fun On the Farm with this interactive, bright and colourful book.

    Quack along with the ducks, moo with the cows and neigh with the horses! Axel Scheffler's gentle, rhyming text is complemented fantastically by his appealing illustrations.
    • £5.89
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  • The Bedtime Bear

    Ian Whybrow

    Product Code: ASQFI
    Other Toddlers
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    Bedtime isn't bedtime without your favourite bear - and Tom's bear is on his way! Follow Bear on his adventures as he finds his way back to Tom, from cycling through the jungle with a tiger to hitching a lift with a sheep on a jeep. This fun board book features a laugh-out-loud text full of witty rhymes and silly scenarios from Ian Whybrow, and illustrations by Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo, that are bursting with funny details, The Bedtime Bear is a bedtime book with a difference - and there's a flap to lift on every page, so children can join in the fun! Also from Axel Scheffler and Ian Whybrow: The Tickle Book and The Christmas Bear.
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  • That's Not My Plane

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: APOBM
    Other Toddlers
    A delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text. Features bight, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every pag, helping very young children develop language and sensory skills.
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  • Pirate Pete's Potty

    Ladybird

    Product Code: AAJVJ
    Other 3 years +
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    Pirate Pete's Potty is a fun book to share with toddlers who are ready to move on from nappies to the potty. With a clever interactive button to press to hear a cheer, you can show little ones what to expect when they wave goodbye to nappies and learn to use the potty. Charming illustrations and simple, reassuring text are perfect for introducing potty training in a fun way.

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  • Fox's Socks

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDBTQ
    Other
    Lift the flaps and join in the fun with this special anniversary edition of the bestselling preschool classic, Fox's Socks by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. Poor old Fox has lost his socks - can you help him find them? Are they in the kitchen or under the stairs? Are they inside the clock or hidden in a chest? Lift the flaps and find out! With sturdy flaps on every spread and rhyming stories that are a joy to read aloud, the Tales from Acorn Wood series has been delighting both parents and toddlers for over twenty years. Celebrate their unending appeal with Fox's Socks: 20th Anniversary Edition. Discover more stories in the Tales from Acorn Wood series: Rabbit's Nap, Hide-and-Seek Pig and Postman Bear.
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  • Lift-the-Flap First Maths

    Jessica Greenwell

    Product Code: CDBJU
    Other
    Count animals at the zoo, order birthday presents from smallest to biggest, add dogs playing at the park and more in this fun introduction to maths. With over 70 flaps to lift, this charming book provides children with lots of number recognition, sequencing and counting practice before introducing simple addition and subtraction activities.
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  • Bug Hunter

    DK

    Product Code: CDAVI
    Other
    Encourage hands-on learning with this bug hunter backpack, ideal for budding scientists age 7 to 9. The Bug Hunter Kit contains everything you need to catch and investigate minibeasts, including an activity book, a bug-catcher, stickers, field guides, and a bug pot. Everything fits neatly in the satchel backpack, which is perfect for carrying around on the go, wherever your expeditions take you. The fact-packed activity book contains lots of intriguing information about bees, ants, butterflies, spiders, and more of your favourite creepy-crawly creatures. Step-by-step projects teach you how to build a butterfly net, or a bee hotel, while there's plenty of fun activities and experiments you can try. This bug hunting kit makes an ideal gift for young nature lovers, or kids who want to learn more about the fascinating world of bugs.
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  • Little Lift and Look Under the Sea

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: CCXJX
    Other
    Follow a little turtle through a coral reef to discover what's there - meet a stripy sea snake, a big octopus, some colourful seahorses and lots more sea creatures. The sweet text, bright illustrations and sturdy gatefold flaps will delight readers in their first exploration of creatures under the sea.
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  • It's Mine!

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BYKXV
    Other Toddlers
    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. In It's Mine! toddlers can find out who is hiding in the jungle, and see if they can spot all the animals. But watch out - there's a really big surprise at the end! With bright, bold artwork, a satisfying pop-up ending and lots of jungle animals, It's Mine! is a hide-and-seek story that is sure to keep young children entertained for hours - and the thick card pages and chunky cased cover make it great for small hands.
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  • That's not my dinosaur...

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: CCWZF
    Other
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    A gorgeous new edition of one of the very first That's not my... books. Little ones will love touching the textured patches as they meet dinosaurs with rough horns, soft spines and squashy bodies. The bright pictures and textures are designed to help sensory and language awareness.
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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

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