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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 and Sparkle Dinosaur Stencil Art

    Product Code: SDSA
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Children will love uncovering prehistoric pals with this fabulous scratch and sparkle stencil set!

    Place the stencils down and scratch the black pages to see roar-some dinosaurs including a T-rex and Stegosaurus are brought to life with plenty of sparkles and colour.

    This book includes a wooden scratcher and three pages of great stencils.
    • £3.00
    • 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!
    • £2.00
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • National Trust: Go Wild on the River

    Product Code: GWOR
    Hardback 7 years +
    (2)
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £7.99
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  • The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

    Stella Caldwell

    Product Code: GWDH
    Hardback 7 years +
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    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.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £16.99
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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.
    • £2.00
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  • How to Make a Book

    Product Code: HTMB
    Hardback 8 years +
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    Make your own masterpiece!

    This is the ultimate guide to creating your own book. One side is a handy (and easy to tear) instruction booklet with advice, ideas and tips for writing and illustrating your own story, while the other is blank - just waiting for your budding author to scribble down all their ideas.

    Sure to inspire a child's creativity, this helps them make books that look just like the real thing - complete with a cover, beginner, middle and ending.
    • £2.00
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  • LEGO Harry Potter: The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World

    DK

    Product Code: HPMW
    Hardback 8 years +
    (2)
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    This book brings a little LEGO magic into any Harry Potter fan's life!

    It's full of spellbinding photographs and shots of LEGO Harry Potter Minifigures (including Harry, Ron, Hermione and Professor Dumbledore) and sets including the Hogwarts Express, the Great Hall and the awe-inspiring castle.

    Along with fascinating facts, there is also a focus on the fantastic beasts and creatures featured in the popular LEGO sets including Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider.
    • £3.00
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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.
    • £2.00
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    Spin And Play Animal Games

    Product Code: SAPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    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.
    • £3.00
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  • Roald Dahl's Beastly Brutes & Heroic Human Beans

    Product Code: BBHB
    Hardback 7 years +
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    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.
    • £2.00
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  • My Book of Secrets

    Product Code: MBOS
    Hardback 7 years +
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    A safe place to store all your secrets...

    With games, activities and quizzes, this book has plenty of pages for children to write down their thoughts on and so many activities to complete.

    It also comes with a dual-ended pen with invisible ink and a UV light.
    • £3.00
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    LEGO Amazing Vehicles

    DK

    Product Code: LGAV
    Hardback 6 years +
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    Complete with 61 bricks to build four exclusive mini models, LEGO Amazing Vehicles is a book all about different modes of transport.

    From cars and trains to airplanes and a spaceship (we bet you thought that in Benny from The LEGO Movie's voice!), this book is packed full of fascinating facts and images of more than 100 models of cool things that go.

    Tips and photographic breakdowns will inspire children to learn about transport as they build and play with their own LEGO vehicle creations.
    • £4.00
    • RRP £15.99
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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.
    • £2.00
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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