Top 10 Best Art Books for 7-year-olds

Children can enjoy all kinds of arts and crafts with these wonderful art books, including colouring, painting, doodling, sewing and more! They'll also learn lots about artistic techniques and the beauty and history of art. See below for the best art books for 7-year-olds.

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1. Art Activity Book

  • £3.99

Sam Baer

Inspire a love of art in your child with this amazing activity book. It features a number of famous paintings, accompanied by exciting projects and puzzles that will help develop children's understanding of key elements in a fun and interactive way, including colour and composition. It also contains a selection of super stickers, making this a fantastic introduction to the world of fine art.



2. The Usborne Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring

  • £4.99

Fiona Watt

Children can let their imaginations run wild with this gorgeous and inspiring bumper book. Bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities, kids can colour in a range of unique and stunning scenes, finish lots of fun drawings, add unique details to doodles and infuse their pictures with their own special style. With endless ideas and opportunities to create modern, trendy and thoughtful pieces, children will be engrossed for hours.


3. Doodle Magic Book 

Doodle Magic Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781910916896
  • £9.99
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  • Just £1.00 per book

These fantastically fun books will have kids heading back in time to the land of the dinosaurs, blasting off into space, and having many more doodling adventures! The pages feature eye-catching designs and a range of exciting scenes, including a high street, fairies and princesses, sailing the high seas with pirates, going deep into the jungle, and lots more. They also help develop skills in dexterity and imagination and will provide hours of fun for creative kids.


4. The Children's Interactive Story of Art

The Children's Interactive Story of Art - Hardback - 9781783121304 - Susie Hodge
  • £2.99

Susie Hodge

Published in conjunction with the National Gallery, this comprehensive compendium will introduce young readers to the beauty and history of art. Endlessly engrossing, it covers the world's most famous paintings, focusing on the National Gallery's own incredible collection. There's even an exciting free app that allows children to create their very own virtual gallery from the comfort of their own home.


5. The Book of Beasts: Colour & Discover

  • £4.99

Angela Rizza

This magical book not only divulges everything you'd want to know about fantastical creatures and mythical beasts, but also gives you the chance to colour them in and embellish them however you like! Discover lots of fascinating facts on over 90 creatures, from snake-haired Gorgons to wicked werewolves and deadly dragons. The book comes with a mesmerising gold-foiled cover.


6. Made With Love

This book has truly been made with love, complete with enough beads and threads to make two friendship bracelets, and bursting with activities that will delight children. The pages feature appealing, bright designs and are perfect for friends to complete together. The exciting activities include colouring in the letters of each other's names and taking turns to fill a page with beautiful hearts.




7. Anti Journal

  • £3.99

David Sinden & Nikalas Catlow

This is no ordinary journal - it's an Anti Journal... and it provides kids with heaps of anarchic, therapeutic and creative fun. It encourages children to complete the pages however they like - the more imaginative and unconventional the better! Create only with your feet; describe yourself in colour; produce an image from your phone number - anything is possible. This unique book inspires kids to use a pen, pencil, paintbrush, or any old odds and ends found around the house, to create awesome artwork. Kids can even use their emotions as inspiration.


8. Best Friends Art

Best Friends Art - Hardback - 9781785985164
  • £2.79

This beautiful colouring book features mini heart-shaped felt-tip pens, captivating dual designs and a glittery cover. Designed to be shared, the pages feature identical patterns so kids can colour in simultaneously, complementing each other's art or creating something unique. This is a wonderful colouring book for best friends to enjoy together.


9. Pixel Planet

  • £3.99

If your child is a fan of computer games, they'll love the pixelated patterns in this cool colouring book. This bumper book brings back memories of retro games and encourages children to colour in the fun designs, square by square. From adorable animals to awesome dinosaurs and plenty of other crazy characters, this epic book will appeal to anyone who loves computer games and colouring.




10. It's Sew Me!

  • £3.99

This awesome activity book is full of quizzes and gives children the chance to write - and sew! - all about themselves. Its pretty cover includes six threads to sew, giving you the chance to perfectly personalise it. Great for creative kids who want to take up sewing, children can write about and sew depictions of all their favourite hobbies and interests. This interactive treat celebrates being unique.