Children's Activities

Craft Books for Kids

  • CHPP 7 years +
    Lydia Crook
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Christmas is the perfect time to make some cracking papercraft decorations and this book will help you play, make and decorate!

    Every page in the book can be used as the basis of an activity, craft of game and all the tools you'll need are a pair of scissors, come colouring pencil and some glue.

    Revealing the hidden possibilities of a piece of paper, among the activities children can enjoy are making paper chains, a dancing angel, completing a Christmas dot-to-dot and even sending a letter to Santa!
  • GAMI 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £2.99
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    Learn how to make everything from kitties to foxes and even a cheeky monkey using the art of Origami with this fantastically crafty book.

    It tells you how to fold paper and make perfect presents. All eight projects have step-by-step instructions and printed Origami papers for each animal creation is included.
  • COPD 5 years +
    Fiona Watt
    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    This is a fantastically creative activity book for budding fashionistas!

    It comes with four press-out dolls and lots of clothes and accessories to cut out and decorate them with. There are even outlines of clothes for children to draw on as they create their own head-turning outfits.
  • Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring - Paperback - 9781409562320 - Fiona Watt
    BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
    (6)
    • £4.99
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    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • TNMB 9 years +
    Anna Weltman
    9 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    An awesome activity book that cleverly combines maths and art, This Is Not a Maths Book is packed full of simple activity lessons for engaging maths-shy children aged 9 and above.

    With each page featuring a fun drawing activity (with a mathematical basis) alongside incredible maths facts and more, they will soon be making beautiful designs - including Celtic knots and fractal and anamorphic art - to share with friends and family whilst learning (shh, don't tell them!) about the wonders of geometry.

    An innovative book that is as entertaining as it is educational!
  • Young Doll Dressing Collection - 4 Books - Other - 9781786702005
    KD9206
    • £3.00
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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.
  • I Can Draw Collection -10 Books - Collection - 9781785983795
    ICND 3 years +
    3 years +
    (1)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £39.90
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    Children aged 3 and over will be inspired to hone their art skills and draw some of their favourite things with this 10-book collection.

    An introduction to the joys of art, there are simple, illustrated instructions that children can copy on the practice pages and then there are exciting scenes for them to add designs to after they've mastered them.

    With simple steps to follow, among the themes included in the collection are cute and cuddly animals like ducks and rabbits; extreme animals like tigers; pets including cats and dogs; and fast and awesome machines including a rocket and a car!
  • Make & Create Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781784457747
    MACR 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £19.96
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    This inspiring collection contains four books packed with fun projects to create and handy hints and tips on how to make them!

    The four books will show creative kids how they can make exciting sock puppet friends; paint rocks and transform them into friendly characters; make lolly sticks look rather special; and master the art of finger puppets!

    A brilliant set of books for any child who likes to be arty.
  • DBSO 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Learn how to draw heroes and villains from the DC universe including Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor and the Joker with the help of this super drawing book.

    Alongside the step-by-step instructions to drawing the characters are facts that tell children a bit more about them and their backgrounds. There are even bonus drawing tips and hints on who to draw them facing up against!

    With over 50 full-colour drawing projects to choose from, this super books allows children to have hours of colouring fun.
  • DWDC 5 years +
    5 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
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    Draw What? is a fun-packed activity book that encourages children to use their imagination and enhance their creativity as they draw anything and everything in amongst the lively scenes!

    With robots, vehicles, skateboards, superheroes, Russian dolls and even Santa featured throughout the pages, young artists will be able to doodle, draw and colour away to their heart's content.

    A great boredom buster!
  • Star Wars: The Doodles Strike Back - Paperback - 9781405285124 - Lucasfilm Ltd
    SWDO 7 years +
    Lucasfilm Ltd
    7 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £9.99
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    So many children (and we reckon quite a few grown-ups) loved our last Star Wars Doodles book and now comes the sequel - The Doodles Strike Back.

    Perfect for young Jedi who have a creative side, this book has over 100 pages of Zack Giallongo's entertaining, out-of-this-world illustrations to complete and colour.

    It features heroes and villains from all the films in the saga so far and is sure to keep children happily busy for hours on end. Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is out this December and this book will just further whet your children's anticipation.
  • Junk Craft Activity Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780957156630
    JUNC 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £17.97
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    The Junkcraft Collection features three books that will show children aged 7 and over how to build five spaceships, five racing cars and five aircraft out of household junk!

    With simple step-by-step instructions, all the things children need can be collected from around the home. Once all the parts have been found, the cool vehicles can be built and painted so they are ready for action!

    Each book also comes with a bonus set of stickers and fascinating facts.

    Some adult supervision may be required.
  • SADA 3 years +
    3 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.
  • 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.
  • Homemade for Hamsters - Paperback - 9780857621511
    HMFH 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
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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.
  • Brick by Brick: 123/ABC set - Collection - 9781783424337
    BRAC 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £13.98
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    • 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.
  • DDGP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    Featuring giant pages that are perfect for little ones aged 3 and above (and adults, too!) to lose themselves in their creativity, this enormous doodle pad includes an original and creative doodle for each day of the year.

    With patterns to complete and exciting pictures to add their very own creative touch to, imaginative children will love tackling the hundreds of fun and boredom-busting activities in A Doodle a Day.
  • 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.
  • Classic Paper Planes - Other - 9781741848137
    CT0643 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £4.00
    • RRP £12.99
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    Enjoy hours of flying fun with this 64-page book and 25 sheets of folding paper.

    There are 20 sleek and stylish paper planes to create, all of which have step-by-step instructions. Written by Dean Mackey, curator of The Online Paper Airplane Museum, the designs range from the tried and trusted to exciting and new flyers.

    Ages 6 plus
    Dimensions: 270 x 350mm
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • OUTB 7 years +
    7 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.
  • CISA 7 years +
    7 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.