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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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  • 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
    • RRP £9.99
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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.
    • £2.00
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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.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £6.99
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    Let's Pretend Christmas

    Roger Priddy

    Product Code: LPCH
    Paperback 3 years +
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    With busy Christmas scenes and 15 pieces, this fun-filled book and puzzle set is perfect for little ones to play with in the build-up to the big day.

    There are three different festive scenes for children to fill in as they match up the puzzle pieces to the missing food, toys and decorations.
    • £2.00
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    Lift and Look School

    Simon Abbott

    Product Code: LKK2
    Other Toddlers
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    This lift-the-flap board book introduces the concept of school and gently and reassuringly reveals the kind of things children might get up to when they start studying including making masks, visiting the aquarium and having fun in the playground.

    It's packed with large cut-out flaps that are the ideal size for little hands and feature bright and bold artwork and engaging text.
    • £2.00
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  • Magic Water Colouring: Horses and Unicorns

    Jenny Copper

    Product Code: MWCH
    Hardback 4 years +
    (1)
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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!
    Paint with water and see images of horses and unicorns magically fill with colour. Leave them to dry and then paint them all over again!

    The illustrations are accompanied by facts and there are also other pictures to colour in with pencils or crayons and blank pages at the back so aspiring artists can draw something new!

    This is a cool and creative way for children of all ages to get arty!
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    My Rainbow Bag Sticker Book

    Product Code: MYRB
    Other 3 years +
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    Your children will love everything about this rainbow-inspired sticker book - and the bag that it comes in!

    It's a fabulous activity book packed full of fun, games and stickers that can be used to decorate the book or anywhere else that they fancy.
    • £2.00
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    Usborne Little First Stickers: Unicorns

    Hannah Watson

    Product Code: LFSU
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Bursting with over 150 stickers, this magical book will appeal to all young unicorn fans!

    Little ones will enjoy peeling the reusable stickers off the shiny pages as they add them to the wondrous scenes of waterfalls, rainbows, forests, lagoons, crystal caves, cloud castles, and much more.

    With its compact format and text prompts on each page, this handy activity book is perfect for taking on long journeys to keep children entertained whilst improving their vocabulary and developing fine motor skills.
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    The World of Eric Carle: My First Sticker Treasury

    Parragon

    Product Code: ECFS
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Starring the Very Hungry Caterpillar and many more favourites from The World of Eric Carle, this huge book comes with over 600 stickers and is packed with photos of animals.

    It encourages children to meet the animals from Eric Carle's books and complete a number of activities using the stickers included. There are also plenty of facts (380!) for kids to pore over as they work their way through the 96 pages.

    Eric Carle is one of the world's bestselling author-illustrators and his artwork is instantly appealing. Animals are an ever-popular theme with young children and with plenty of extra stickers to decorate other places with, My First Sticker Treasury really is something special.
    • £2.00
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    Dot to Dot for Tiny Tots

    Roger Priddy

    Product Code: DDTT
    Other 3 years +
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    Ideal for helping young children develop hand-eye coordination and first problem-solving skills, Dot-to-Dot for Tiny Tots is a brightly coloured, spiral-bound activity book packed with dot-to-dot puzzles, fun games and much, much more.

    Complete with a wipe-clean pen so that the puzzles can be returned to again and again, the book makes for the perfect travel partner for children aged 3 and above and is sure to keep the little ones entertained for hours and hours on end - helping them to develop the important skills for their first years of school.
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    Wipe-Clean: Dot to Dot for Busy Tots

    Roger Priddy

    Product Code: DDBT
    Paperback Toddlers
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    This wipe-clean book provides younger children with a fun introduction to the fascinating world of dot-to-dot!

    With bright and bold images, this book will teach kids how to draw straight lines and wavy lines and then use them in a variety of ways. Children can help butterflies reach their flowers, assist a knight on an epic journey to his castle and finish off drawings of a ladybird and a puppy.

    Especially designed to help with pen control, hand-eye coordination and problem solving, all the pages in this exciting book can be wiped clean using a damp cloth (a pen is included).
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    First Sticker Story Fun Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: FSSF
    Collection 3 years +
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    With baby animal, pirate and dinosaur themes, these colouring and sticker books will provide creative children with hours of interactive entertainment.

    The books have bright artwork and even some googly eyes, so there's so much to love and the books will inspire a love of stickering in children. They're great for developing dexterity.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £17.97
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    My Giant Colouring Pad: Pretty Pink Set - 2 Books

    Product Code: PPBA
    Collection 4 years +
    (2)
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    These massive colouring pads are sure to delight any child aged 4 or over who loves all things pink, cute and cuddly.

    With kittens, puppies, chicks and baby rabbits all featured in My Giant Colouring Pad: Baby Animals, children will love colouring them in in any way they like.

    My Giant Colouring Pad: My Pretty Pink has flowers, cupcakes and shoes to colour in - providing children with plenty of sparkling fun to banish boredom and enjoy on rainy stay-at-home days!

    • £2.00
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    Under the Sea Sticker Book

    Product Code: USSB
    Paperback 3 years +
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    Head under the sea with this enchanting sticker book. It's filled with busy scenes and plenty of stickers of friendly sea creatures and more to decorate them with.
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    Scratch and Sparkle Dinosaurs

    Product Code: SASD
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Scratch and sketch sparkling pictures of deadly dinosaurs 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.
    • £2.00
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    Do You Believe in Groovicorns?

    Product Code: GRVI
    Other 3 years +
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    We all love unicorns, but groovicorns are even more magical!
    This book is full of funny rhymes and contains tactile sequins to touch on every spread

    Children will be fascinated by the changing colours of these magical sequins.
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    Fingerprints Picture Perfect

    Product Code: FPPR
    Paperback 4 years +
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    Your children will want to get their fingerprints all over this arty book packed with over 35 activities.

    This is a starting point for aspiring artists that has simple text to encourage a child to use their creativity to make amazing art with just their fingertips. It comes with five ink pads and so many refreshing ideas.

    Fingerprint art will help children develop their fine motor skills and increase their concentration skills while developing their imagination.
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    Busy Book of Vehicles

    Product Code: BBOV
    Other Toddlers
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    Children can spot all kinds of vehicles in this bold and beautiful book from Make Believe.

    It's a fun way to help them develop observational skills.
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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