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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

  • Ultimate Mazes Collection - 4 Books

    Product Code: ULMA
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    Find your way through these four a-maze-ing books!

    Children will develop their problem-solving and observational skills in a fun and exciting way as they complete the mazes of varying difficulty found in these four books.

    They're great for keeping kids quiet and happily entertained on long journeys and stay-at-home days and feature themes of countries, space, pirates and maps.
    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £31.96
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    LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: LSWE
    Collection 5 years +
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    Enjoy a brick-by-brick recreation of all your favourite stories and scenes from a galaxy far, far away with this set of eight LEGO Star Wars books.

    Packed with images of LEGO Star Wars sets, these are brilliant books for introducing heroic Jedi and amazing rebels and the evil characters who run the Empire.

    It will help children learn all about the Force and this timeless battle of good versus evil. The images are exciting and the text is easy to follow.

    Format: paperback
    • £5.00
    • RRP £39.92
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  • Star Wars Activity Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: SWAY
    Collection 7 years +
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    Mazes, puzzles and jokes from a galaxy far, far away....

    These awesome activity books provide Star Wars fans with so much entertainment. Mini Mazes gives young Jedi the chance to fly the Millennium Falcon through an asteroid field and rescue Princess Leia from the Death Star; and the puzzles encourage children to use wits as sharp as a lightsaber to solve Master Yoda's brain-bending riddles.

    You'll be laughing like a Wookiee when you read the joke book, which contains gems including 'Why can't you get rid of BB-8? Because he's always a-round'.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.00
    • RRP £14.97
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    Halloween Art

    Product Code: HALW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Prepare to get spooky this Halloween with this creative activity book. It includes a brilliant stack of bat-shaped colouring crayons!

    It's packed with Halloween-themed patterns and designs for children to doodle and colour in. It's sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment in the build-up to 31 October.
    • £1.00
    • 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
    • RRP £7.99
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  • Lego - Harry Potter - Sticker Scene Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: LHPS
    Paperback 6 years +
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    A spellbinding sticker book featuring all your favourites from Hogwarts - in Minifigure form!

    This cool LEGO Harry Potter sticker book comes with over 250 reusable stickers of Harry, Hermione, Ron and all kinds of fantastic beasts and magical creatures.

    The scenes that your little wizard or witch can decorate include Hagrid's hut, the Whomping Willow and Christmas at Hogwarts. There's even a double-sided cut-out-and-keep poster of Hogsmeade at Christmas and a view of Hogwarts Castle from the Forbidden Forest.
    • £2.00
    • RRP £5.99
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  • My LEGO World - 25 Books

    Product Code: MYLW
    Collection 5 years +
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    Build up your knowledge of LEGO with this incredible 25-book collection packed with fun facts about Minifigures and inspirational ideas for builds.

    With book titles ranging from Build a Bridge and Other Great LEGO Ideas to Create a Town and Other Great LEGO Ideas, these books have everything you need to help your children (and you!) on your way to becoming LEGO Master Builders.

    There are also books dedicated to the most popular Minifigures of all time and one is bursting with inspiration for making a LEGO mosaic. You can also learn how to build a haunted house and there are tips for putting on your own brick-tacular magic show!
    Format: paperback
    • £18.00
    • RRP £124.75
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    Lift-the-Flap: Animal Mazes

    Florence Weiser

    Product Code: LFAM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This animal-themed activity book is packed with fiendishly fun mazes for children to find their way through - and the interactive flaps completely transform the routes!

    From tropical jungles to Arctic landscapes, there are eight mazes to complete. They all feature facts about the area's animals, wildlife and habitat and between two and four flaps. Open these to reveal new paths and escape dead ends!

    This book offers animal-loving children a great way of developing their observational and problem-solving skills.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £6.99
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    The Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun!

    Matt Yeo (Author)

    Product Code: BBMM
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Beano Book of Mischief, Mayhem and Fun is packed with 100 fun indoor and outdoor activities for children to try - from building a birdbrained bird feeder to creating the ultimate sand palace.

    From building a catapult or periscope to learning about codes and ciphers, this book encourages children to put down their devices and get back to basics by partaking in indoor and outdoor activities.

    It's packed with artwork of Dennis, Gnasher and Minnie and will encourage your children to create mischief and mayhem, whatever the weather...
    • £2.00
    • RRP £14.99
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  • Mini Mega Activity Book

    Product Code: MMGA
    Paperback 5 years +
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    This book may be small but it's packed with HUGE fun. There are over a thousand mega activities to complete and they range from pirate puzzles to dino drawings. It also comes with 500 stickers!
    • £2.00
    • RRP £9.99
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  • Christmas Stained Glass Colouring

    Emma Randall

    Product Code: CSGC
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Colour in a host of fantastically festive stained glass window designs in this cool colouring book. It features images of Santa, presents and gingerbread houses.

    Colour in the outlines on tracing paper and follow the picture guide opposite. You could even tear out the tracing paper and hold it up to the light - just like a real stained-glass window!
    • £2.00
    • RRP £6.99
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  • The Giggle Ninja Joke Book

    Product Code: GNJB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Laugh your way through the pages!

    We recently joined forces with Toto the Ninja Cat (and her owner, Dermot O'Leary) to find the most side-splittingly funny jokes from children aged between 3 and 13 from all over the UK. The Giggle Ninja Joke Book brings together the ones that made us all purr with laughter.

    Sure to have all ages giggling away, the original jokes range from traditional Knock Knock questions to simply pun-derful wordplay. Did your child's joke make it into the book?
    25% of the sale price of The Book People's Giggle Ninja Joke Book will go to our partner Save The Children. Save the Children exists to help every child reach their full potential.
    • £1.00
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  • Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: JGBB
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Are you ready for an incredible insect adventure?

    Build a bug hotel and make an awesome ant farm with this amazing activity book inspired by Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach.

    It's full of wacky and wondrous facts about creepy-crawlies and is packed with marvellously muddy projects that will delight nature-loving children and broaden their minds.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £7.99
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    Hooray for Hexagons

    Steve Richards

    Product Code: HOOH
    Paperback 8 years +
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    A colouring book all about shapes, Hooray for Hexagons turns maths into an exciting theme and will help children learn about this tricky topic without even realising.

    Showcasing the beauty of geometric drawing, the pages in this book introduce the likes of tessellations, cardioids and fractals.
    • £2.00
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  • Lift-the-Flap: Around the World Mazes

    Maxime Lebrun

    Product Code: LFWM
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Globetrotting children can learn about the different countries of the world as they complete the routes in this a-maze-ingly interactive book!

    As children find their way through the marvellous mazes, they'll be able to learn about amazing animals including giraffes and koalas and the world's most famous sights like the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty.
    • £2.00
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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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    Zip it Up! The Best Friends Book About Us!

    Product Code: ZPIT
    Paperback 9 years +
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    Zip it Up! is an interactive book that lets children compare themselves with their closest friends and discover why they get on so well.

    With activities that will show them who will be the first to arrive in Hollywood, who's the most outrageous and if they could be room-mates, this is a brilliant write-in book for friends to complete together.

    There are questions that encourage children to think, talk, debate and rate and, best of all, the book can be zipped up to keep all of these important matters secret!
    • £1.00
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    How to Write Poems

    Joseph Coelho

    Product Code: HTWP
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Creative children can make poems out of leaves, carve out a mud poem, go on an outdoors simile hunt, and play poetry games in the playground by following the inspiring activities featured in this brilliant book.

    Perfect for encouraging budding poets to follow their ideas, this book is full of useful tips and starting points and is sure to make them chuckle and think about what they're writing.

    Written by popular poet Joseph Coelho, it covers everything from laughable limericks to poetic puns and ridiculous rhymes to silly sibilance.
    • £2.00
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    Detective Pikachu: Story of the Movie

    Pokemon

    Product Code: DETP
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Are you ready to go on the adventure of a lifetime with Detective Pikachu? Gotta read it all...

    People live in harmony alongside Pokemon in Ryme City but when Tim Goodman's father disappears under suspicious circumstances, he's determined to uncover the truth. To solve this mystery, he's going to need some help - and who better than the cute super sleuth Detective Pikachu?

    This is the story of the smash-hit film staring Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds as the iconic yellow furball.
    • £2.00
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    Trolls 1000 Sticker Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: TROL
    Paperback 5 years +
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    Join Poppy and Branch in a superb sticker book that will make you sing with glee!

    It's bursting with fun activities that will make your hair stand on end and features activities including puzzles, drawing, colouring, crafts, doodles and facts!

    It also includes over 1,000 stickers to decorate the pages and wherever else you want!
    • £1.00
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    National Geographic Infopedia 2020

    National Geographic Kids

    Product Code: INFO
    Paperback 9 years +
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    This special book celebrates 10 years of the National Geographic Infopedia!

    Children can learn a whole host of weird-but-true facts, read incredible animal stories and find things to do, places to see and explore ways in which they can change the world throughout the pages of this fascinating book.

    2020's edition contains all-new content including games, jokes and activities and features over 500 photographs.
    • £3.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    Seashore Watcher

    Maya Plass

    Product Code: SEAW
    Paperback 5 years +
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    The perfect companion to a trip to the seashore, this book will help little explorers find fish and spot sea creatures in their natural environments.

    Explaining the different habitats and all of their inhabitants in a fun an engaging, this practical guide will open up imaginations to a whole new world. It's packed with fact files, photographs and activities to help the whole family make more of a special day out.
    • £4.00
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    Maze Quest History

    Product Code: MZQH
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Make your way from the time of the dinosaurs all the way through to the cities of the future in this marvellous maze book.

    Each of the 48 interactive mazes is presented on landscape-style pages and accompanied by facts about events from its era and sure to inspire a child's imagination.

    From famous battles to key inventions and incredible civilisations, there is so much to learn as children make their way through the interactive mazes.
    • £2.00
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    Minecraft Master Builder Dragons

    Product Code: MMBD
    Paperback 7 years +
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    Make your own dragons in Minecraft!

    This independent and unofficial guide offers step-by-step instructions for creating your own fire-breathing dragons in the sandbox game and is packed with mind-blowing mythical facts.

    There are 13 amazing creatures to make - from a baby dragon to an ice dragon and even a terrifying three-headed dragon - and they vary in difficulty from beginner to more advanced projects. This is a great book for Minecraft veterans and those who are looking forward to discovering the incredible world through Minecraft Earth!
    • £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