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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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5 years + : Children's Activities

  • Lego - Harry Potter - Sticker Scene Book

    Centum Books Ltd

    Product Code: LHPS
    Paperback 6 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    A spellbinding sticker book featuring all your favourites from Hogwarts - in Minifigure form!

    This cool LEGO Harry Potter sticker book comes with over 250 reusable stickers of Harry, Hermione, Ron and all kinds of fantastic beasts and magical creatures.

    The scenes that your little wizard or witch can decorate include Hagrid's hut, the Whomping Willow and Christmas at Hogwarts. There's even a double-sided cut-out-and-keep poster of Hogsmeade at Christmas and a view of Hogwarts Castle from the Forbidden Forest.
    • £2.00
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  • Rev-Up Racers: Puggy Buggies

    Product Code: RRPB
    Other 6 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    A barking brilliant book!

    Have fun making the buggies, and then race, colour and puzzle your way through the pug-packed activity book.

    Contents: Foam pieces, 2 Rev-up racers, Certificate, Activity book.
    • £4.00
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Your Body

    Louie Stowell

    Product Code: AEUWQ
    Hardback 5 years +
    (2)
    This is a wonderful flap book introducing children to the way their own bodies work in a fun and informative way. It is a new, smaller format of the "Look Inside" series, perfect for little fingers. It is full of surprises to keep enquiring minds entertained, including flaps beneath flaps and a cheeky peek inside a toilet cubicle. Young readers' minds will boggle as they learn about how their brains work, what happens when they eat, how their lungs use oxygen and much more.
    • £9.49
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  • Usborne Look Inside: Space

    Rob Lloyd Jones

    Product Code: AEZYG
    Hardback 5 years +
    (4)
    This is a great fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system. Each double-page spread has a stunning colour illustrations, and several flaps to lift to find out more about what's going on in the scene - such as what goes on inside the International Space Station, how astronauts visited the Moon and what they did there, as well as the history of astronomy, from Galileo to the Hubble Space Telescope.
    • £9.49
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  • The Usborne Step-by-Step Drawing Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ALRXR
    Paperback 4 years +
    (3)
    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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  • i-Spy Birds: What Can You Spot?

    Product Code: ATBTG
    Paperback 5 years +
    This book is packed with beautiful photos of all kinds of birds, and features interesting facts about each one. Whether they're in a town or up a hill, children are sure to find plenty of the birds in this book - they'll have enough points to claim an i-SPY Creepy crawlies certificate in no time! From robins and finches to owls and eagles, you can find stunning birds everywhere from city ponds to lochs and woodlands. i-SPY Birds includes hundreds of feathery friends for you to spot, so keep an i-SPY out wherever you go! * spy it - up to 200 fun things to spot around you * spot it - tick it off when you see it * score it - score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Children will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
    • £2.69
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  • First Words Age 3-5 Wipe Clean Activity Book

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: BLMNJ
    Other 3 years +
    Introduce young learners to writing with this fun and engaging wipe-clean activity book. * Lots of practice opportunities to help children learn how to write first words.* Wipe-clean pages and pen so that children can try the activities again and again.* Colourful, motivating activities to help boost confidence.
    • £4.49
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  • i-Spy on a Car Journey: What Can You Spot?

    Product Code: ATBTB
    Paperback 5 years +
    It's ideally suited to car rides, however long they may take. With photographs of each feature to look out for, and details of where to spot them, it won't be long before they have enough points to claim an i-SPY On a Car Journey certificate. From road works and coaches to sparrows and birches, there are all sorts of exciting things you might not expect to see on car journey included in this book. i-SPY On a Car Journey includes hundreds of features to look out for on speedy motorways, winding country roads, and in towns and villages, so keep an i-SPY out wherever you go! * spy it - up to 200 fun things to spot around you * spot it - tick it off when you see it * score it - score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Children will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
    • £2.69
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  • Oh Dear! 35th Anniversary Edition

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: BMTUB
    Other Toddlers
    (1)
    Rod Campbell, the creator of the preschool lift-the-flap classic Dear Zoo, has been a trusted name in early learning for over thirty-five years, and Oh Dear! has been a firm favourite with toddlers and parents alike since it was first published in 1983.Buster's staying with Grandma on the farm. But where will he find the eggs for breakfast? Not in the stable - oh dear! Young children will love lifting the flaps as they turn the pages and follow Buster around the farm. With bright, bold artwork, simple, catchy text and a whole host of favourite farm animals, Oh Dear! is a classic story to come back to again and again, and the thick board pages, chunky cased cover and sturdy flaps make it great for small hands.
    • £6.49
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  • Usborne Fingerprint Activities

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: AMWZS
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    This finger-printing book includes simple, step-by-step instructions for lots of pictures and scenes to create using only fingerprints, and a multi-coloured ink pad is attached to the side of the book, so no extra materials are required. Encourages creativity and manual dexterity.
    • £9.49
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  • RSPB My First Book of Garden Birds

    Mike Unwin

    Product Code: AAHAM
    Hardback 5 years +
    A beautiful picture book about garden birds that will appeal to families with young children.

    Rachel Lockwood's wonderful illustrations will delight children aged 2-7 years old, and will help them to discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings

    Each bird is introduced on a right-hand page in an illustration where it is partly obscured or turned away from the viewer.
    • £6.29
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  • Usborne: Peep Inside the Garden

    Anna Milbourne

    Product Code: AMWZV
    Other 5 years +
    (1)
    A sunny garden hums, buzzes, creeps and crawls with life. Lift the flaps and peep through the delicate laser-cut holes to discover a whole host of butterflies, birds and bees, caterpillars, squirrels, frogs and other garden wildlife. A delightful information book for the very young.
    • £7.19
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  • Usborne: Lift-the-Flap Questions & Answers

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: AFGFQ
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    This is a beautiful board book, with over 60 flaps. It provides friendly, charming answers to challenging questions that young children love to ask. Bold, question word headings (Who? Why? Where? etc.) bring together an eclectic mix of subject areas, making it the perfect book to dip into. The illustrations are both entertaining and informative, and the text is written simply and clearly, with an added touch of humour.
    • £8.99
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  • Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers About Space

    Katie Daynes

    Product Code: ATGXJ
    Other 3 years +
    (1)
    This is an interactive book from Usborne, with over 60 flaps revealing answers to all kinds of questions about space.

    Children can lift the flaps to discover 'What's a cosmonaut?' to 'Where have people visited in space?', 'Why can't I see stars in the daytime?' and so much more.
    • £9.49
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  • See Inside Maths

    Minna Lacey

    Product Code: APNAE
    Hardback 5 years +
    (1)
    This is a brand new title in the innovative "See Inside" series, putting the often intimidating world of mathematics into simple, easy-to-follow language and showing how maths fits into readers' everyday life. It introduces mathematical concepts in the simplest of terms from basic addition and subtraction, through multiplication and division to square roots and algebra. As well as over 50 embedded flaps to lift, each page includes a host of puzzles and games for readers to test their newfound maths skills on, making the book an interactive and informative experience. It is illustrated in a fun and accessible style by Colin King.
    • £9.49
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  • Magic Painting Book

    Fiona Watt

    Product Code: ANDPG
    Paperback 5 years +
    Open this book to see stylish, black and white illustrations...then brush water over them using the aqua pen provided to see them change before your very eyes, as a rainbow of colours magically reveal themselves and bring each scene to life.
    • £5.89
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  • Mixed Up Fairy Tales

    Hilary Robinson

    Product Code: AAFHP
    Paperback 3 years +
    This fantastic split page book allows the reader to mix and match different combinations of fairy tales with hilarious results. What would happen if Goldilocks had two horrid stepsisters and fell asleep for a hundred years? Would she be woken by a hungry wolf or Little Red Riding Hood's Granny?
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  • i-Spy London: What Can You Spot?

    Product Code: ATBSU
    Paperback 5 years +
    Packed with interesting information about the variety of things you can find out and about in London, and with a close-up photograph of each, this book is the ultimate companion for a trip to the capital. With fun facts and tips on how to spot each iconic item, it won't be long before they have enough points to claim an i-SPY London certificate. From black cabs and double-decker buses to Covent Garden and Canary Wharf, there are all kinds of exciting things and places to look out for in England's capital city. i-SPY London includes hundreds of famous landmarks and symbols, so keep an i-SPY out wherever you go! * spy it - up to 200 fun things to spot around you * spot it - tick it off when you see it * score it - score points for each spot and send off for your official i-SPY certificate Children will love using this fun and fascinating i-SPY book!
    • £2.69
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  • The Kew Garden's Children's Cookbook

    Joe Archer

    Product Code: AUEMG
    Hardback 5 years +
    This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook, produced in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, contains step-by-step guides to show how easy it is to grow peas, beans, potatoes, carrots and more in your garden, in patio containers or in window boxes or on an allotment. Then transform your home-grown produce into delicious meals and desserts by following easy, step-by-step recipes. By having fun growing different plants, children won't be able to wait to try their tasty produce, encouraging great, healthy eating habits. Learn all about how plants grow, from seeds to seedlings, watering and weeding, to harvesting and composting. Information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow. Includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets.
    • £12.29
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  • Dear Zoo Noisy Book

    Rod Campbell

    Product Code: ACTCT
    Hardback 3 years +
    Lift-the-flaps and press the 8 interactive sound buttons to see what the zoo has sent: the perfect pet - in the end! This amazing, interactive play-along edition of "Dear Zoo" brings the classic story to noisy life: hear the lion roar and the puppy bark! Sure to keep your little ones entertained for hours this noisy book is a must for all "Dear Zoo" fans.
    • £13.49
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  • Pirate Pete's Potty

    Ladybird

    Product Code: AAJVJ
    Other 3 years +
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    Pirate Pete's Potty is a fun book to share with toddlers who are ready to move on from nappies to the potty. With a clever interactive button to press to hear a cheer, you can show little ones what to expect when they wave goodbye to nappies and learn to use the potty. Charming illustrations and simple, reassuring text are perfect for introducing potty training in a fun way.

    • £6.29
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  • Upper Case Letters Age 3-5 Wipe Clean Activity Book

    Collins Easy Learning

    Product Code: AXHTJ
    Other 3 years +
    Introduce young learners to upper case letters with this fun and engaging wipe-clean activity book. - Lots of practice opportunities to help children learn how to write letters. - Wipe-clean pages and pen so that children can try the activities again and again. - Colourful, motivating activities to help boost confidence.
    • £4.49
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  • Card Games to Play

    Phillip Clarke

    Product Code: APPAW
    Paperback 5 years +
    A comprehensive guide featuring the rules to 60+ card games with simple, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Includes Whist, Rummy, Pontoon and Chase the Ace. Also defines card-playing terminology, such as the names of the suits and words like 'hand', 'deal', 'discard' and 'stock'.
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  • Look Inside Food

    Emily Bone

    Product Code: ANLOF
    Hardback 5 years +
    From farm to fork, this Usborne book reveals where food comes from, what's in it and how it affects our bodies.

    It traces all the stages of food production with engaging text and eye-catching artwork.
    • £8.99
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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.

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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