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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

  • 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.
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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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  • 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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    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.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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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!
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    LEGO Star Wars Choose Your Path

    DK

    Product Code: SWCP
    Hardback 7 years +
    (2)
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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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    Beano Where's Gnasher?

    Laura Howell

    Product Code: BWGN
    Hardback 7 years +
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    Can you find Gnasher in Beanotown?

    Inspired by The Beano, this book has 14 busy search-and-find scenes for you to spot characters including Dennis, Gnasher, Minnie and Walter.

    There are also hidden characters from Dandy, Beezer and Topper to spot within these pages.
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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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    Scratch and Draw: Dinosaurs

    Product Code: DNSD
    Hardback 5 years +
    (2)
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of 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.
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    Giant Adventures: Where is the Bear?

    Camilla De la Bedoyere

    Product Code: WITB
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This large-format hardback will tell your little nature enthusiast everything they want to know about the creatures that live in the world's forests.

    A panda has lost his friend and comes across all kinds of fun characters and rhyming riddles as he tries to track them down. Children have to follow the clues, complete the activities and tick off the checklist of animals they spot along the way.

    This is a lovely interactive book for little nature lovers.
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    Scratch and Draw: Mermaids

    Connie Isaacs

    Product Code: SDMM
    Hardback 7 years +
    (3)
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of magnificent mermaids 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.
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    Scratch and Draw: Animals

    Product Code: AMSD
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of amazing animals 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.
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    Star Wars Meet the Villains Stormtroopers

    DK

    Product Code: SWMV
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Do you stand with the Empire? Have you got what it takes to be a stormtrooper?

    This Star Wars book is filled with facts about the Imperial Army's frontline defence and their missions on Hoth and Endor. It even covers Finn's journey from First Order stormtrooper to Resistance hero.

    It reveals what weapons stormtroopers use, the training they undergo and whether they always obey commands. Presented in a Q and A format with plenty of stills and images from all the films, this is an easy-to-read book for young fans of everything that happens in a galaxy far, far away.
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    Secret Spy Diary

    Product Code: SSPY
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Can you crack the code and become the ultimate secret agent?

    This book has everything you need to get through spy training camp. It will help you uncover your code name, learn what type of spy you are and reveals how to dust for prints and write coded messages.

    With a numeric lock on the front page, it also has diary pages to record observations, make sketches and note down all of your secret plans.
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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