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Top 10 Best Children's Activity Gifts for 5-year-olds

These fun and colourful gifts are sure to keep kids immersed for hours! Featuring games, stickers, colouring and more, see below for the best children's activity gifts for 5-year-olds.

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1. DIY Board Games

  • £9.99
  • RRP £19.95
  • Save £9.96

This brilliant box contains five fun games that are just waiting for children to bring them to life with colour and stickers, and then play with them! The games include traditional favourites Ludo, Backgammon, Snakes and Ladders, Draughts and Game of the Goose, all sure to provide plenty of entertainment. With boards and counters to colour in, pieces to assemble, wooden dice and lots of stickers, this is a fantastically fun introduction to board games. There's also a booklet for each game which contains handy hints on the best ways to colour and customise each one.


2. Tug of War

  • £6.99
  • RRP £12.00
  • Save £5.01

Perfect for energetic kids, get the whole family involved in a game of tug of war to see who's the strongest! This box includes a tough rope for six people to battle over, a chunky chalk and a red sash to put down on the floor. This is a great game for families to enjoy together, as well as ideal for sports days, garden parties and picnics.


3. Create the Look: Fashion Designer Sketch Set

  • £3.99
  • RRP £6.99
  • Save £3.00

Budding fashionistas can create over 100 fabulous looks with the fashion designer sketch set. All they have to do is choose a top, bottom and middle design plate, clip a piece of paper over them and rub over the plates with a crayon. A model outline will appear, waiting to be embellished 

with colour to create a stylish look. 

4. Sticker Astronauts

  • £1.99
  • RRP £6.99
  • Save £5.00

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This out-of-this-world sticker activity book is perfect for aspiring astro-adventurers. Kids will have the chance to dress the astronauts for their daring space missions and learn about the different outfits worn by astronauts, cosmonauts and taikonauts. Featuring more than 250 stickers, this activity book is packed with astronomical entertainment.


5. Tin Can Alley Game

  • £11.99
  • RRP £18.00
  • Save £6.01

Roll up, roll up, and knock down the tin cans in this brilliant game! Add up the numbers on the cans to see who's got the sharpest aim with this traditional, fun-filled game, which is sure to challenge and delight the whole family. This set includes three bean-bags for contestants to throw and ten tin cans to knock over. This exciting activity is ideal for family days, sports days, garden parties and picnics.


6. Cinderella: Magnetic Wooden Dressing-Up Doll

  • £5.99
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £4.00

Disney fans will adore this wooden Cinderella doll, who's just waiting to be beautifully dressed up! Discover an assortment of spellbinding outfits and use the 25 magnetic clothing pieces to make Cinderella look simply enchanting. 


7. GALT: Funny Faces Sticker Puzzles

  • £8.99
  • RRP £9.99
  • Save £1.00


Complete with reusable vinyl stickers, this arty set gives creative kids four fun puzzles to complete in a variety of entertaining ways. Children will be able to create a princess, a pirate, a friendly monster and a crazy clown!


8. The BFG: 24 Lead Pencils With Shaped Erasers

  • £4.99
  • RRP £12.99
  • Save £8.00

This simply gloriumptious collection of 24 full-size pencils - all complete with BFG-inspired pencil toppers - is sure to delight fans of the wonderful children's author, Roald Dahl. The BFG surely ranks as one of his most beloved creations, and the pencils here have a dream jar theme. Each eraser is adorned with either a magical quote or one of Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations. This set would make a truly phizz-whizzing gift and is also ideal for dividing into party bags or for classes.


9. Glitter Puzzle: Pony Parade

  • £5.49
  • RRP £8.99
  • Save £3.50


Come and join the most perfect party around - full of princesses, ponies and puppies! This 60-piece jigsaw puzzle features a traditional design, portraying the goings-on at a magnificent palace, and has plenty of things to spot. It's even embellished with sparkly glitter highlights.  

10. Minions Pencil Case

  • £4.99
  • RRP £6.99
  • Save £2.00

The brilliant and hilarious Minions have become hugely popular following their appearances in the Despicable Me films and their own self-titled spin-off. This glossy pencil case would make a ba-ba-ba-rilliant gift for any Minions enthusiast, and contains eight vibrant colouring pencils, a ruler, a pencil, a sharpener and a large blue eraser that's decorated with a picture of one of Gru's favourite little side-kicks.