Children's Activities

Craft Books for Kids

  • SLMB 5 years +
    DK
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    Are your children ready to slime? If so, they'll goo for this book...

    Making your own slime is the new playground trend and this DK book is packed with borax-free recipes that your children can safely make at home.

    It contains over 30 easy-to-follow recipes which all use inexpensive, accessible and safe everyday products and among the 'treats' your kids can make are Monster Slime with googly eyes; Volcanic Slime that is ready to erupt; and even edible slime including The Bear Necessities (made from melted gummy bears) and Sticky, Icky, Tasty Slime (made from marshmallows).

    With photography of the finished slime and plenty of fact boxes, these recipes also help children learn about science while they have sticky and squidgy fun. Each recipe uses safe and readily available ingredients.
  • DPRW 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Everyone's talking about the royal wedding so why not encourage your children to dress up their favourite Disney princesses in gorgeous gowns, pretty shoes and stunning accessories.

    With over 100 sparkly glitter stickers and many more besides, this book will ensure the princesses all look wonderful on their special day. It even has pages dedicated to making cakes and beautiful bouquets in anticipation of each princess's big day.
  • DSDZ 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    The Disney princesses, including Cinderella, Rapunzel and Jasmine, are getting ready to go to their respective balls and your children have the chance to dress them up in a variety of gorgeous gowns, marvellous masks, super shoes and amazing accessories.

    Including over 100 sparkly glitter stickers, this interactive book also comes with famous costumes to dress the characters up in and so much more. This book will bring royal joy to long journeys and stay-at-home days.
  • DPGL 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £4.99
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    Help the princesses find their party style with this perfect sticker book. It gives young Disney fans the chance to dress up the likes of Cinderella, Aurora, Rapunzel, Belle and Tiana in an exciting variety of mix-and-match outfits.

    There are hundreds of combinations to put together as the princesses get ready to go to balls, parties or out for food. Best of all, 190 of the stickers have a sparkly rainbow effect style!
  • NSMS 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    As we all eagerly await the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald film later this year, it's the perfect time to head back to 1926 New York and discover all the secrets of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

    Starring Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander, this addition to J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World (set a whole 70 years before Harry Potter entered through the doors of Hogwarts) proved to be a magical success at the box office and this book offers behind-the-scenes looks at the characters, creatures and sets.

    Presented in a scrapbook style, it's filled with pull-out items including newspapers, posters and character cards. It's also full of amazing images from the film and behind-the-scenes pictures.
  • SDPR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Scratch and sketch amazing rainbow and foil pictures of perfect princesses 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.
  • SADA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Featuring stunning artwork for little artists to complete, this is a beautifully illustrated doodle pad that will spark so much creativity.

    Sturdy and wiro-bound, it's just like a real artist's sketchbook and has 80 framed pages for children to draw and doodle all over.
  • KD9206 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    Featuring bridesmaids, fairies, princess and ballerinas, these sparking sticker books provide hours of fun and entertainment.

    Each book contains over 100 stickers of clothing and accessories for the characters. These four books will provide hours of sticker fun for children who like anything glitzy.
  • MWLM 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £6.99
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    This fun-filled book has everything you need to make your gifts look gorgeous.

    It's full of cute designs, adorable patterns and items that can be applied to any present your children are giving. Cards, tags, notes, stickers and gift boxes are also all included.

    Containing everything you need to make the perfect gift, this book is great for creative children who want to leave their personal mark on the gifts they give.
  • PIXE 5 years +
    Assorted
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £11.99
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    If your children can't get enough of Minecraft, than they'll love to sit back and relax as they fill in the pixellated patterns featured in this colouring book, Pixel Planet.

    Coming in a bumper size, this book brings back memories of 1980s computer games and encourages children to colour the designs in, square by square.

    From cute animals to awesome dinosaurs and many other crazy characters including aliens, this is a cool book for anyone who loves colouring in and computer games.
  • Colour With Me Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500992
    CLWM 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £15.96
    • Save £11.97
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These first colouring books are ideal for budding artists. They have bold and appealing artwork that children will love adding some personal style to.

    There's a book which will help children learn about numbers; one full of cool patterns; a wild colouring book featuring wild animals; and a book bursting with first pictures.

    Give your children some crayons or colouring pencils and watch them enjoy hours of interactive entertainment with these four books.
  • OUTB 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Ideal for creative children, this book is bursting with 25 step-by-step cardboard box projects to complete - including masks and castles.

    Designed to broaden a child's imagination and develop their craft skills through interactive play and creativity, every project has step-by-step instructions and children will be astounded at what the humble cardboard box can be transformed into.

    Perfect for children aged between 7 and 12, this book provides a new, fun approach to recycling.
  • LKNT 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Children will love mastering the basics of knitting with Let's Knit, an easy-to-follow book from the experts at DK.

    From casting on and casting off to knitting plain and purl stitches, it shows how with a pair of needles and some yarn even the most novice of knitters can make incredible projects including cats, hats and even a flock of sheep.

    With 12 easy projects to work through, the book has everything a novice knitter could want to hone their skills and make something amazing.
  • CSCR 10 years +
    10 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Even if you don't think you can draw, you'll find hours of creative fun and mindfulness with Creative Scribbles.

    This book encourages artists of all ages to express their personal style and is full of designs to complete in whatever way you feel suitable.

    It also has hints for things to draw so you will never be stuck for what to do next.
  • SART 3 years +
    Annie Simpson
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Bursting with stunning illustrations to inspire children aged 3+ to get creative, Smart Art is an innovative lift-the-flap art book that will help them harness their creativity and have fun!

    Packed with tons of features including flaps to lift, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper and gatefolds, Smart Art's unique format will help them run away with their imagination. A perfect gift for creative kids!
  • ZTDR 7 years +
    Zap Tab
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Any young, aspiring artist will find the advice and techniques featured in this how-to guide a real help as they learn to draw all sorts of things - from pets and sea creatures to cars and cartoon characters!

    With step-by-step instructions the guide will help children learn all about the drawing process, helping them build their skills from the very beginning. There is advice on materials to use, clear instructions with diagrams and heaps of helpful artist's tips to make sure any young artist's drawings are as good as they possibly can be.

    The eight themed sections - Pets, Sea, Wild, Farm, Work, Cars, Cartoon and Insects - are separated into different tabs so a child can always find their favourite thing to draw again and again.
  • HMFH 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Homemade for Hamsters is a book full of projects that will help keep your little pet happily stimulated.

    From creative toys to larger play areas, the projects are easy to make and use materials that are easily found around the house. From building your own hamster wheel to making an amazing maze, the projects all cover a different activity that your hamster will love doing - including running, digging, chewing, climbing and resting.

    With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations, the book will help you make so many challenges for your hamster and the discover which ones they enjoy the most.
  • HWCS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Embrace the cuteness of Kawaii and learn how to draw adorable characters, animals, food and everyday objects with this how-to guide.

    All you'll need is a biro or sharpie and then you can start learning all the basic Kawaii techniques (including how to draw shapes, effects and add a little extra style) through the quick and easy exercises featured in this book.

    Making Kawaii characters is fun and thrilling for any budding artist and this beginner's guide has step-by-step sequences for mastering your skills.
  • Brick by Brick: 123/ABC set - Collection - 9781783424337
    BRAC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £13.98
    • Save £10.99
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Great fun for any fan of LEGO or other building bricks, these two books will inspire children to make things inspired by their ABCs and 123s!

    Both books are full of simple animals, things that go, colours and shapes to make and the simple instructions and fun projects are perfect for teaching coordination and reading skills. Each image shows just how many bricks each build needs and encourages children to copy and make their own.

    There are step-by-step instructions for each build and these books will help children hone their dexterity and inspire their creativity.
  • CT0596 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    This giant poster features an illustration of a perfect princess castle and is just waiting for children to colour it in. It's so big, that more than one child can start colouring at the same time.
  • CISA 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Published in conjunction with the National Gallery, this comprehensive guide will introduce young readers to the beauty of art.

    Endlessly fascinating, it covers the world's most famous paintings and focuses on the National Gallery's very own collection. There's even a free app for devices that allows children to create their very own virtual gallery at home.
  • MWLV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £8.99
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    Made with love, this book is full of activities for children to share and even comes with enough beads and thread for them to make two friendship bracelets.

    Perfect for tweens, the pages all feature appealing designs and the spreads are perfect for friends to complete together. Among the fun activities are the chance to colour the letters of each other's names and taking it in turn to fill a page with hearts.
  • PPST 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Peppa Pig and her friends have such a great time visiting Mr Potato's theatre show that Madame Gazelle decides they should put on a pantomime of their own.

    They send out invitations, complete rehearsals and even put on their costumes as they get set to put on the show of a lifetime. There's even more excitement when they hear about a surprise guest coming to see Peppa on stage!

    Similar in style to The Jolly Postman, this interactive story comes complete with props including tickets, invitations and a programme.
  • KD9226 4 years +
    4 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    This activity-filled, placemat-sized pad is bursting with super fun for any young fan of Marvel characters including Iron Man, Hulk and Captain America.

    All the pages are perforated and the cool comic book artwork will delight Marvel fans of any age. Children can enjoy drawing Thor's hammer, colouring in their favourite characters and spotting the differences between two images of Cap.

    Marvel shows no sign of slowing down and this will be a great gift for children who can't wait for the next film to come out. It even comes with three double-ended crayons to decorate the pages with.