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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

  • Big Picture Atlas

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: BGPA
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This hardback is a full-colour picture atlas that will help children aged 5 and over learn all about the world around them.

    There are 15 beautifully illustrated maps for children to pore over and they explain all about different countries, continents, oceans, mountains and ice caps. A celebration of our amazing planet, it also explains where animals and people live.

    This book also contains fascinating facts about each country.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £14.99
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  • 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.
    • £2.00
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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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  • 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.
    • £2.00
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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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  • 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
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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
    • RRP £12.99
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  • Magic Water Colouring: Dinosaurs

    Jenny Copper

    Product Code: MWCD
    Hardback 4 years +
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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!

    Paint with water and see roar-some images of dinosaurs 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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  • What's Above?

    Clive Gifford

    Product Code: CUQ2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    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.
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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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    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
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  • I Can Tie My Own Shoelaces

    Product Code: ICTS
    Hardback 4 years +
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    Spotty Dog and his animal friends will help your children learn how to tie their shoelaces in a variety of ways. This folder-shaped book has step-by-step instructions for the traditional method, a loop bow and a double-quick bow.

    It even includes a practice shoe encased in the book so children can try the skill over and over again before mastering their own shoes. This is a handy introduction to a valuable and important life skill.

    Please note due to unforeseen circumstances the image of this title in our catalogue was incorrect. The edition we have has a white jacket.
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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