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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

  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
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    From rockets to robots and monkeys to monsters, this draw-in book from the experts at Usborne will show you how to draw everything you've ever wanted with simple step-by-step instructions.

    It's an easy-to-follow, step-by-step drawing book that helps children master the simple drawing skills required to render a range of animals, people and objects - and it comes with plenty of space for doing their own drawings.
    • £7.89
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  • The Wonky Donkey

    Craig Smith

    Product Code: BSTIU
    Paperback 3 years +
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    You've all seen the video of the laughing granny reading Wonky Donkey to her grandchild. Now recreate your own version with a copy of the hilarious picture book.

    It's already sold over 1 million copies worldwide and you and your little readers will be hugely entertained by the spunky hanky-panky cranky stinky-dinky lanky honky-tonky winky wonky donkey.
    • £6.49
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  • The Zog and the Flying Doctors Sticker Book (PB)

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CCYYE
    Paperback
    Everyone's favourite accident-prone dragon, ZOG, isback, this time with STICKERS! This fantastic new activity book is based on the bestselling book ZOG AND THE FLYING DOCTORS, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. This book is packed with: colouring-in, stickers, dot-to-dots, puzzles, spot the difference, mazes, simple word searches, So, there's plenty to keep ZOG fans busy for hours.
    • £5.39
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  • Times Tables Practice Book 6-7

    Sam Smith

    Product Code: BYKUQ
    Paperback
    This handy tear-off book is full of calculations for young children to practise their times tables based on the National Curriculum for 6-7 year olds. Children can refresh, improve and build up confidence in their abilities as they work through the sheets, and learn their 3, 4, 6 and 8 times tables.
    • £5.59
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  • Minecraft Let's Build! Theme Park Adventure

    Mojang AB

    Product Code: BXLYA
    Paperback
    Theme Park Adventure is the first title in the brand new Let's Build! construction series for younger Minecrafters. Have you ever wanted to build an entire theme park in Minecraft to enjoy with your friends? Well, now you can! Let construction expert Sparks from the official Minecraft magazine show you how to make everything from a classic carousel and a water flume to a haunted mansion ride and even an alternate dimensions rollercoaster. With her expert tips, creating a theme park will be easy! Collect all of the official Minecraft books to become the best Minecrafter you can be: Minecraft Guide to Exploration Minecraft Guide to Creative Minecraft Guide to Redstone Minecraft Guide to the Nether and the End Minecraft Guide to Enchantments and Potions Minecraft Guide to Farming Minecraft Blockopedia Minecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress Minecraft The Survivors' Book of Secrets Minecraft Survival Tin Minecraft Mobestiary Minecraft: The Ultimate Construction Collection Minecraft is a multi-platform block-based gaming sensation available on Xbox, PlayStation, PC and mobile devices. Whether you're in Creative, Survival or Hardcore Mode, the official Mojang-approved Minecraft books contain all the advice you need to survive and thrive.
    • £5.69
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  • The Snail and the Whale Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: CDAYS
    Paperback
    Packed with games, activities and over 400 stickers, The Snail and the Whale Sticker Book is a great gift for any child -- ideal for journeys, rainy days and holidays. One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and through sun, snow and stormy seas. Follow them on their adventures in this fun sticker activity book, based on the bestselling picture book, The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo. The Snail and the Whale is a brilliant story of unlikely friendship and life-changing adventure, brought to life on BBC One, starring Sally Hawkins, Rob Brydon, Cariad Lloyd and Dame Diana Rigg.
    • £5.39
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  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt: Let's Discover Baby Animals

    Various

    Product Code: BWGVH
    Paperback
    In this fun-filled guide to baby animals, eager readers will learn all about spring time tinies including chicks, bunnies, lambs and so much more! Packed with recipes, crafts and sticker activities galore, this beautifully illustrated sticker-activity book has plenty of ideas for outdoor adventures and facts for readers to discover along the way!
    • £5.39
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  • I Love Mermaids! Activity Book

    Scholastic

    Product Code: CCYTH
    Paperback
    Dive into the enchanting underwater kingdom of mermaidsin this magical activity book with stickers! Jump on the latest trend in mythical creatures with this super-fun sticker activity book. With over 300 stickers! From magical underwater sticker scenes to search-and-find fun, this amazing activity title is overflowing with mermaid magic.
    • £5.39
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  • Nature Activity Book

    Gemma Capdevila

    Product Code: BXYQY
    Paperback
    This activity book is a brilliantly detailed, fun and interactive way to learn about different habitats, animals and plants. Take quizzes about woodland creatures, colour beautiful butterflies and beetles, spot sea creatures washed up on a seashore, do a maze to help beaver pups find their way back home, identify garden bugs, and lots, lots more.
    • £7.99
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  • The Pop-Up Dear Zoo

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BOGTS
    Paperback Toddlers
    "I wrote to the zoo to send me a pet . . ."Rod Campbell's classic lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo is a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike. This interactive pop-up edition retains all the charm of the original story and is packed full of exciting surprises. Young children will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent - a very tall giraffe, a fierce lion and even a very jumpy frog. Will the zoo ever manage to send the perfect pet?With bright, bold artwork, a catchy refrain and a whole host of favourite animals, The Pop-Up Dear Zoo is a must for every child's bookshelf.
    • £6.89
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  • Matilda's Jokes For Awesome Kids

    Roald Dahl

    Product Code: CCDDJ
    Paperback
    What do you get if you add 25 and 917, then subtract 765 and divide the answer by 33? A headache. (Unless you're Matilda!) Matilda's Jokes for Clever Kids would even make the Trunchbull laugh! Narrated by Matilda herself, this joke book is stuffed full of gigglesome gags, silly puns, brain-tickling riddles, and the Trunchbull's favourite insults- guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old.
    • £5.39
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  • The Treehouse Fun Book 3

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: BWEIQ
    Paperback
    There are lots of laughs at every level in this third amazing activity book in the Treehouse Fun Book series - The Treehouse Fun Book 3 has stuff to write, pictures to draw, puzzles to solve and loads more! Grab your Treehouse passport and jump into the wonderful world of the bestselling Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton. Join Andy, Terry and Jill for an activity adventure like no other, as they combine animals, create magical kingdoms, time travel, solve crosswords, colour, scribble, and so much more! So what are you waiting for? Come on up!
    • £6.29
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  • Room on the Broom Sticker Book

    Julia Donaldson

    Product Code: BGZRQ
    Paperback
    Join the witch and her animal friends in this must-have sticker book based on the bestselling picture book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Packed with games, activities and over four hundred stickers, Room on the Broom Sticker Book is perfect for journeys, rainy days and school holidays - a great gift for any child and a must for Halloween.
    • £5.39
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  • The National Trust: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes - Summertime

    Rebecca Jones

    Product Code: ATCHH
    Paperback
    Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The twenty four beautiful summertime designs include seashells, flowers, dragonflies and more and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends. Take inspiration from nature, or get experimental - try unusual colours and different materials to make each card truly unique! With enough blank space inside for a message, envelopes to customise and cute stickers to seal your message - this is the complete creative package!
    • £7.19
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  • First Sticker Book Nature

    Felicity Brooks

    Product Code: AQOMS
    Paperback
    A simple sticker book which will allow little children to build their own countryside scenes. As they fix hundreds of stickers of animals, plants, bugs, birds and flowers to add to a range of habitats, children will be learning about the natural world - as well as practising vital motor skills that are essential for learning to write.
    • £5.39
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  • The Bad-tempered Ladybird

    Eric Carle

    Product Code: AETDF
    Paperback 3 years +
    Well known for his colourful classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle has also created this appealing picture book about the importance of sharing. When the bad-tempered ladybird picks a fight with a whale, he's definitely bitten off more than he can chew and he quickly learns his lesson about kindness and sharing. The Bad-tempered Ladybird is a perfect bedtime story for toddlers who find sharing a struggle!
    • £7.19
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  • First Phonics (Ages 4 to 5; PAW Patrol Early Learning Sticker Workbook)

    Scholastic

    Product Code: BYHYH
    Paperback
    The PAW Patrol are here to help with Reception phonics!With over 80 stickers. Get through the first year of school with the PAW Patrol! Learn to recognise sounds and blend words. Ready, get set - read!
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  • Shark in the Dark

    Nick Sharratt

    Product Code: AKBWE
    Paperback 3 years +
    Timothy Pope is looking out into the night with his telescope. Is that really a shark he can see? Turn the page and find out...Children will delight in peeping through the die-cut holes and guessing what Tim has spotted.
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  • Where's Wally? The Wonder Book

    Martin Handford

    Product Code: ATBRP
    Paperback
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    Take the Wally challenge and go up and down the Corridors of Time, wander the Fantastic Flower Garden, witness the Mighty Fruit Fight, visit Clown Town and see many other wondrous Wonderlands! Wally and friends are hiding in every detailed scene. Full of eye-boggling extras and hours of fun, this fifth classic Wally adventure comes in a fiendish mini edition with free magnifying glass. Wow! Amazing!
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  • The Treehouse Joke Book

    Andy Griffiths

    Product Code: CBITK
    Paperback
    Find the perfect silly joke in this collection from Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton, the creators of the internationally bestselling Treehouse series. From Bears to Birds, Penguins to Pirates, School to Space, The Treehouse Joke Book is packed full of hilarious jokes and silly one-liners that will make anyone laugh their socks off! How do monkeys make toast? They put it under a gorilla . . .
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  • Wipe-Clean Telling the Time

    Charlotte Raby

    Product Code: BUUZP
    Paperback
    Learn to tell the time with Chase, Rubble, Skye and therest of the PAW Patrol! Children can dive into this PAWsome early learning book, packed with activities to help them learn to tell the time. This full-colour book includes a wipe-clean pen allowing children to practise overand over again. SKILLS CHECKLIST: talking about time ordering numbers 1 to 12 learning about morning, afternoon and evening understanding daytime and nighttime using a clock face learning about quarter past and half past the hour using digital clocks understanding AM and PM using the word 'later'
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  • Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans

    Chloy Knight

    Product Code: ATEBK
    Paperback
    This title features 15 original craft projects inspired by the Minecraft video game sensation. Creepers, characters, tools and blocks are fun to create now and play with later. It is suitable for children aged eight and over. Bring your Minecraft adventure to life with easy-to-make craft projects! Use this imaginative book to create instantly recognisable toys, jewellery, wearables, and accessories, based on one of the most popular video games of all time. Author Choly Knight shows you how to quickly make real life versions of all your favourite Minecraft characters and game elements, using only a few basic craft supplies. The blocky pixilated graphics of Minecraft are perfect for so many different kinds of crafts. Inside you'll find 15 fun step-by-step projects for perler beads, duct tape, paper crafting, painting, sewing, and crocheting. So get in "creative mode" and celebrate the limitless possibilities of Minecraft!
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  • Do-it-yourself Book

    Jeff Kinney

    Product Code: ADLWG
    Paperback
    Now everyone can have their own Wimpy Kid diary! Draw your own Wimpy-Kid-style cartoons, fill in facts and lists, check out the full-colour comics inside and even write your own Wimpy Kid journal, just like Greg. This title now comes with dozens of pages of new content and a brand new cover.
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  • Easter Sticker Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AGFTX
    Paperback
    A colourful sticker book with Easter-themed scenes to decorate with over 400 stickers. Scenes include Easter bunnies hiding their eggs, an Easter parade and Easter eggs to decorate.
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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

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