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3 years +: Children's Hobbies & Interests

  • AIUUP 3 years +
    Michael Purton
    3 years +
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    Easy-to-make instruments for kids shown step by step. It features 16 fantastic projects on how to make, decorate and play your very own musical instruments. The ideas include drums and beaters, pastry cutter castanets, and a kazoo made out of a cardboard tube. Clear step-by-step photographs for every project make it easy for young readers to copy the techniques, learn from them, and delight in the results. It introduces very simple ideas in music theory and sound production, in an easy-to-understand way. All the projects use readily available materials and very basic equipment that you can find around the home. It is the perfect starter book for ages 3-7 years - for older readers to use with minimum supervision, and for younger children to enjoy with adult help. This book is specially designed to build on children's instinctive musical talent, by teaching them about a whole range of instruments to play, and new types of sounds to explore. They will learn how to make and decorate their own musical instruments from all manner of basic materials and odds and ends that are readily found around the home, and how to produce all kinds of noises from them. The projects include a bass made out of an old cardboard box, a bottle xylophone, and a bugle fashioned from a funnel and a garden hose.
  • ALHNV 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This book is filled with mixed activities to keep little children happy and occupied on holiday, on journeys and at home. Contains lots of puzzles, drawing, colouring, dot-to-dots, mazes, spot the difference and so on.
  • BUGH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
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    Children interested in nature and all kinds of creepy-crawlies will love learning the facts on display in this fun lift-the-flap book.

    It explains how a bug hotel is a home-made habitat where insects of all shapes and sizes can come to stay. It even encourages children to build one in their own back garden using common and natural materials including straw, wood and stone.

    Among the critters it features are bees, snails and ladybirds and it also offers simple explanations of their traits and behaviour.
  • BRDH 3 years +
    Clover Robin
    3 years +
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    The Bird House is a shaped lift-the-flap book that will help children learn more about our feathered friends.

    This book opens with an explanation about how bird houses can come in all shapes and sizes and how they are usually wooden. They provide safe shelter for birds who need extra protection of don't have a nest. It also reveals how humans can help birds survive.

    From the floating structures of duck houses to dovecotes and bird feeders and baths, this is a must for any young nature lover. It even gives simple explanations for the concepts of migration and tips on how to make gardens more suitable, welcoming and bird-friendly.
  • AKG2 4 years +
    Anne Giulieri
    4 years +
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    Minibeasts gives little nature lovers all the facts they could ever want about the creepy-crawlies and insects that share our world. It's a Red book-banded book packed with information and it will help children develop their reading fluency and enhance their vocabulary.
  • ADZ2 4 years +
    Anne Giulieri
    4 years +
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    Learn how to make chocolate banana pops with this Yellow band book. It has practical information and tips on making delicious treats and will help children develop their reading fluency.
  • APOJR 4 years +
    Fiona Watt
    4 years +
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    A pack of 50 wipe-clean cards with over one hundred doodling opportunities that can be used again and again. Doodles include designing a flight attendant's uniform, drawing a route so the train can get to the train station and doodling monkeys in the safari park. Includes a special pen to draw on the wipe-clean cards.
  • BGKXM 3 years +
    Parragon Books Ltd
    3 years +
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    Join Bob, Wendy and Leo for some amazing building adventures in this Bob the Builder Annual 2018. This annual includes over 60 pages of stories, activities, colouring, character profiles of Scoop, Bob, Lofty and the rest of the construction crew. Can we build it? Yes we can!
  • BGNPS 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join Bing and his friends in this brand-new fun-filled annual, packed with stories, keepsake pages and activities. Bing is back with a brand new annual for 2018, packed with stories, activities, games and make-and-do! This brand-new book based on the popular CBeebies show features a collection of keepsake pages throughout the book for recording memories, preferences and firsts as well as spaces to stick in photographs or draw your own pictures.
  • BGOZD 3 years +
    Julia Donaldson
    3 years +
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    The official Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2018 is bursting with fun stories, perfect puzzles and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters by the incomparable pairing of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. With sixty-four pages filled with crafts, recipes, quizzes, games, drawing, writing and colouring-in, it's enough to keep children busy all year round! The Annual features characters from the following classic titles: The Gruffalo The Gruffalo's Child Room on the Broom The Snail and the Whale Charlie Cook's Favourite Book A Squash and a Squeeze Monkey Puzzle The Smartest Giant in Town
  • AEAUZ 4 years +
    Michael Bond
    4 years +
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    A bear's eye view of London as told by the classic, best-loved character from Darkest Peru. Paddington unveils his adopted home as only Paddington can. From the station itself (the start of it all) and on through all the major London destinations (with some surprising detours en route) this is a guide certain to entertain and enlighten the whole family. With plenty of anecdotes and stops for refreshments along the way, Paddington's London will guide visitors and London dwellers alike, young and old, families, couples, friends and solitary explorers to a London that is rich, exciting, fascinating and fun.
  • ACGUL 4 years +
    Paul Nicholls
    4 years +
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    Perfect for any football-crazy child, The Football Sticker Book from Usborne is packed full of sporty scenes that can be filled in with over 350 colourful stickers. Scenes range from players working hard at the training ground, preparing themselves for the match and finally embarking on a victory parade. The book also contains blank football kit stickers for children to colour in with their favourite team's colours!

  • AAJWD 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
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    It's the day of the big cup final - and it's a very noisy match! Little hands won't be able to resist pressing the buttons to make all the football sounds in this exciting book. Strong picture tabs allow scenes to be located quickly and easily.
  • APOWP 3 years +
    Sam Taplin
    3 years +
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    Young football fanatics will have great fun using the stickers provided to fill the pictures with all the goals and glory of the beautiful game. With over 150 stickers of footballers, footballs and football fans to add to the busy scenes, this title helps children to develop their manual dexterity whilst having fun.
  • AJMIK 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Join the Mr Men and Little Misses as they put on their football boots, blow their whistles and go for goal in a crazy game of football! This is a game in which anything could happen, and does...With Little Miss Bossy as umpire, Mr Bump injured in hospital and Mr Greedy's huge half-time snack, this is football, Mr Men style! Choose stickers of your favourite characters to complete the scenes of football mayhem!
  • ATCHT 4 years +
    Clare Beaton
    4 years +
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    Build your very own table-top model by folding out the back cover of these delightful activity books. Then colour in and cut out the figures to complete the scene. There are also facts and stories, extra creative craft projects and a simple glossary. Exceptionally easy-to-make, these books provide hours of creative fun and are extremely popular.
  • AQXRV 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This exciting activity book is packed full of football things to do and hundreds of colourful stickers! Perfect for young football fans everywhere! Bloomsbury Activity Books provide hours of colouring, stickering and activity fun for boys and girls alike. Every book includes enchanting, bright and beautiful illustrations which children and parents will find very hard to resist. Perfect for providing entertainment at home or on the move!
  • ABDP 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This book is a must for any Disney fan - it reveals everything you could ever want to know about the beloved princesses including Ariel, Rapunzel and Cinderella.

    It's bursting with pictures, fun facts and even an exciting quiz for younger children to complete about the characters, their castles and kingdoms.

    With large illustrations and short sentences, this book is ideal for Disney fans aged 4 and over and has fun fold-out pages and an exclusive giant poster of Belle. It reveals what the princesses love and what they don't like, the magic they specialise in and what it's like to be part of an actual fairy tale.
  • AJNHB 3 years +
    Kate Lilley
    3 years +
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    Quirky, colourful and fun projects for pre-school kids and their parents to make together. Small children love crafting and creating, and it's educational as well as enjoyable - crafting can help develop fine motor skills and teaches small children to follow instructions and work alongside someone else. Kate Lilley's hugely popular blog, Minieco, grew out of her desire to teach her own kids to be resourceful and use what's around them for creative play. Parents and kids alike will love the 35 bold, colourful projects featured in the book and divided into sections that include Music, Nature, Sewing, Science and Recycling Bin. The final section contains a list of 50 quick boredom busters that harassed parents can pull out of the bag in an emergency!
  • AADEW 3 years +
    Claudio Munoz
    3 years +
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    No parent, teacher or nursery group should be without this classic treasury. There are songs, rhymes and games for every occasion, all chosen for their proven popularity with young children. Collected from all over Britain, the contents reflect the cultural diversity of the nation, making it an outstandingly rich and stimulating collection. Since the first edition of "This Little Puffin" was published over thirty years ago, it has been revised and updated, allowing it to remain the most invaluable book of its kind.
  • AMOYH 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A handy book full of simple craft activities for Easter, each with fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions, plus hints and tips on how to get the very best results. Projects include decorative Easter garlands, fingerprint bunnies, a hatching chick card, decorated eggs and lots more.
  • AKRHI 4 years +
    Sian Smith
    4 years +
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    This volume takes a simple look at homes that move, highlighting the diversity of homes that people live in around the world. The homes featured include Native American Tipis, Bedouin tents, houseboats, caravans, and more.
  • AKHLX 4 years +
    Sian Smith
    4 years +
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    This volume takes a simple look at city homes around the world, highlighting the diversity of homes that people live in. Homes featured include houses in Tokyo, US city apartments, UK terraced houses, and many more.
  • ALPAZ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Unique convenient fan design ensures cards can never be lost. Its compact size means Brain Factor is highly portable. It can be played at any time indoors or out. Entertain children in the car, in queues or waiting rooms, at home or on the go. Milly the mouse guides young players through the quiz introducing them to a wide range of day to day activities. Picture based format and simple text means older children can play with their siblings or children can work through the cards on their own. All questions have been reviewed by a teacher panel to ensure they support the development of Early Years learning goals. Parents can have confidence that their children are having fun, learning through play and strengthening key skills that will set them up for a confident happy start at nursery and school.