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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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Children’s Activity Books

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!

  • PZZA 7 years +

    Puzzle Adventure Stories Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

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    Adventure-loving children can help Ned, Ruby and Mungo the dog make their way through haunted hotels, impossible mazes and mysterious woods in these interactive puzzle books.

    There are codes to crack, mysteries to solve and clues dotted throughout this collection, which also includes exciting stories based around a flying castle, a treasure hunt and an Inca Adventure in a Mummy's tomb.

    Similar to our popular Maze Quest books, children have to complete mazes, spot-the-differences, number puzzles, logic puzzles and more to advance the plots of each exciting story. There are also things to spot on each bright and colourful spread.
    Format: paperback
    • £6.99
    • RRP £29.94
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    • Just £1.17 per book
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  • INFO 9 years +

    National Geographic Infopedia 2020 (Paperback)

    National Geographic Kids

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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.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • WCWB 3 years +

    Wipe-Clean Workbook Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    The wipe-clean workbooks give children the chance to practise and learn a number of key skills they'll need when it comes to starting school.

    From first numbers to the differences between lower case and upper case, the simple activities can be completed again and again so young children can master the subjects and topics in an interactive way.

    There are books dedicated to tricky words, phonics and everyday maths and a wipe-clean pen is also included. Suitable for ages 3 up until 7, these 10 books are packed with fun activities and progress in difficulty.

    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
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  • BGPA 5 years +

    Big Picture Atlas (Hardback)

    Emily Bone

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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.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • BRBO 6 years +

    Brain Boosters Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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    Match pairs, solve sums and crack the codes!

    These colourful Brain Boosters activity books will help children sharpen up their memory skills and learn about numbers and codes in a fun and interactive way.

    From picture puzzles to books based around the times tables and adding and subtracting, there is so much to enjoy and with eight in the collection, they're perfect for sharing out at parties.
    Format: paperback
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • WRDS 7 years +

    Wordsearches Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

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    Children will have hours of fun completing the wordsearches in these eye-catching books.

    Each book has 190 hidden words to find and the wordsearches are based around fun, popular and engaging themes including princesses, animals, dinosaurs and things that go.

    These are brilliant books for keeping children entertained while on the move or out (e.g at a restaurant) and also perfect for sharing out in party bags!
    Format: paperback
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • WHAS Toddlers

    National Trust: Who's Hiding at the Seaside? (Other)

    Katharine McEwen

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    A beautiful lift-the-flap book packed with fun facts about nature and gorgeous collage artwork.

    Little nature lovers will love discovering who is hiding under the tiny 20 flaps as they explore under shells, seaweed and sand dunes and learn all about seaside wildlife.

    In partnership with the National Trust, this book is the perfect introduction to the outdoors for inquisitive young minds!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • DEFS 7 years +

    Draw Everything in 5 Simple Steps (Paperback)

    Beth Gunnell

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    Aspiring artists can learn how to draw stunning pictures of pretty much anything they want by following the five simple steps featured in this draw-in book.

    Every page has a drawing project with easy-to-follow instructions on the left-hand page and a blank page on the right for drawing practice.

    From decorative animals and patterns to flowers, there are over 35 projects to help children embrace their creativity.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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  • JDAC 4 years +

    Julia Donaldson Activity Collection - 10 Books (Collection)

    Julia Donaldson

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    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's picture books including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and What the Ladybird Heard are hugely popular with little ones and these 10 books are full of activities inspired by the stories.

    This collection contains three colouring books (each with over 20 scenes to decorate); four sticker books (with over 100 stickers each); and three activity books (with over 30 puzzles in each one).

    Your little ones will love completing the puzzles and joining in the fun.
    Format: paperback
    • £11.99
    • RRP £49.90
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    • Just £1.20 per book
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  • UPPU 5 years +

    Ultimate Pocket Puzzles Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Matthew Scott

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    Young puzzlers can test their brainpower with an exciting selection of crosswords, puzzles and wordsearches in these three books.

    The challenges range from easy to advanced and are sure to provide hours of fun on long journeys and rainy, stay-at-home days. They'll also help stave off those cries of 'I'm bored!'...

    The puzzles are presented in a fun and visually appealing way with engaging illustrations and will help develop a number of problem-solving skills.
    Format: paperback
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.97
    • Save £7.98
    • Just £1.33 per book
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  • CBSC 9 years +

    Colour by Stickers: Wild Creatures (Paperback)

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    Colouring by stickers provides just as much fun and relaxation as colouring in the traditional way. The designs here are bursting with images of wild animals and cute critters.

    With no need to find 'perfection' in the finished image by your own hand, these are reassuring books for people who love to be creative yet remain artistically challenged. The geometric style makes the artwork stand out from the crowd.

    All you have to do is follow the numbers on the art spreads and stick the right stickers in the correct positions. You're guaranteed the perfect image every time!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • FYSB 3 years +

    Farmyard Tales: Poppy & Sam Animals Sticker Book (Paperback)

    Sam Taplin

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    Poppy and Sam are visiting Apple Tree Farm and your children have the chance to fill the scenes with all kinds of amazing animal stickers.

    The scenes range from muddy pigs to a summer show and snowy fields to baby animals and favourite characters including Daisy the cow, Ears the donkey and Woolly the sheep all make an appearance.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • CSMC 9 years +

    Colour by Stickers: Mythical Creatures (Paperback)

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    Colouring by stickers provides just as much fun and relaxation as colouring in the traditional way. The designs here are bursting with images of magnificent mythical creatures for you to recreate.

    With no need to find 'perfection' in the finished image by your own hand, these are reassuring books for people who love to be creative yet remain artistically challenged. The geometric style makes the artwork stand out from the crowd.

    All you have to do is follow the numbers on the art spreads and stick the right stickers in the correct positions. You're guaranteed the perfect image every time!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • RDM2 7 years +

    Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book (Paperback)

    Roald Dahl

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    Why do witches fly around on broomsticks? Because vacuum cleaners are too heavy, of course!

    And what do you call a fairy who hasn't taken a bath? That would be 'Stinkerbell'!

    Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved all kinds of jokes, the sillier the better, so this hilarious book is sure to appeal to all his fans. The book also features Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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  • LSWE 5 years +

    LEGO Star Wars Episode I-VIII: Readers Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

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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
    • £7.99
    • RRP £39.92
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    • Just £1.00 per book
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  • DNSD

    Scratch and Draw: Dinosaurs (Hardback)

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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.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • CBSN 9 years +

    Colour by Stickers: Neon Nature (Paperback)

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    Colouring by stickers provides just as much fun and relaxation as colouring in the traditional way. The designs here are bursting with images of neon nature. They're bright and sure to dazzle anyone you show them to.

    With no need to find 'perfection' in the finished image by your own hand, these are reassuring books for people who love to be creative yet remain artistically challenged. The artwork is presented in a thrilling geometric style.

    All you have to do is follow the numbers on the art spreads and stick the right stickers in the correct positions. You're guaranteed the perfect image every time!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • DZO2 Toddlers

    Dear Zoo (Other)

    Rod Campbell

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    Rod Campbell's Dear Zoo has been published in a sturdy board book format to suit very young children. The lively illustrations, simple story and engaging lift-the-flap fun guarantee the book's toddler appeal.

    With its repetition and appealing illustrations, this is bound to be a favourite choice at bedtime for toddlers from 1 and over.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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  • SDSP 7 years +

    Scratch and Draw: Space (Hardback)

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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of outer space 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.
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • CSTP 7 years +

    Cooking Step By Step (Hardback)

    DK

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    Children can take their first steps to cooking fresh, healthy and delicious recipes by mastering the 50 easy-to-follow recipes featured in this book.

    From soups to pasta dishes and treats including banana bread, all of the recipes in this book are simple to make and sure to get children into baking - especially after they've tasted their healthy and delicious creations. There are also shortcuts and tips to help kids get their heads around kitchen terminology.

    All of the tasty dishes contain clear, short step-by-step instructions and are accompanied by eye-catching photography.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £13.99
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  • MWCA 4 years +

    Magic Water Colouring: Animals (Hardback)

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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!

    Paint with water and see amazing animal images 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!
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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  • MWCF 4 years +

    Magic Water Colouring: Fairies (Hardback)

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    Magical pictures to paint again and again... Just add water!
    Paint with water and see images of fantastic fairies 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!
    • £3.99
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  • CMFK 7 years +

    Calm: Mindfulness For Kids (Hardback)

    Wynne Kinder

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    Help your children relax and focus with this supportive mindfulness guide. It contains activities that will help children understand their thoughts and feelings while having fun.

    The projects range from making a mindfulness jar to good living recipes and outdoor tasks that bring kids closer to nature and they're all designed to boost confidence and self-esteem. They're also fully flexible to match individual needs.

    With chapters dedicated to Focus, Calm, Move, Change and Reflect, this book shows how focused play can make a positive contribution to a child's positive mental health. Among the activities are creating a caring scrapbook and making energy slime. Simple breathing techniques and reflective exercises are also covered.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £10.99
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  • TSOG 5 years +

    Toy Story 4: The Official Guide (Hardback)

    DK

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    We're all so excited to join Woody, Jessie, Buzz Lightyear and the gang for their latest adventure in Toy Story 4 and this companion book will tell you everything you need to know about these beloved characters and the new film.

    It is packed with facts and profiles of the characters and explores the new locations they visit. It also has incredible artwork capturing the most memorable moments from the new film.

    You and your children will be blasting to Infinity and beyond as you read through this amazing book.
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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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.