Top 10 Best Children's Activity Gifts for 7-year-olds

Creative, crafty or just plain fun - these activity gifts are sure to delight kids and keep them engrossed for hours! See below for the best children's activity gifts for 7-year-olds.

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1. Grow Your Own Flowers for Kids

Green-fingered kids can grow their very own flowers with this wonderful beginner's pack. It includes a growing guide, a trowel, a fork, three mini terracotta pots, three packs of seeds and three wooden seed sticks. Children will be blooming with pride when they see their sunflowers, pansies and sweet peas grow, and the book not only provides easy-to-follow instructions for budding gardeners, but also offers brief histories of each plant.

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2. BrainBox: Roald Dahl

Test your knowledge of the world of Roald Dahl with this gloriumptious observation game! Suitable for one or more players, you must study a card for 10 seconds and then answer a memory question based on the roll of a die. Kids are guaranteed to have lots of phizz-whizzing fun!

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3. Horrible Histories: Secret Scrolls

Write like an Egyptian with this secret scroll set, inspired by Terry Deary's bestselling Horrible Histories books. This grisly kit includes a 6-metre paper scroll, pens, a ribbon and a self-inking Horrible Histories stamp. There are also foul facts and savage stickers to discover.

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4. Pirates Colouring and Activity Book

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This book features a cackling crew of rogues and ruffians to colour, from the cabin boy, the cook and the carpenter to the captain himself! Find out about life on a pirate ship - dine at the captain's table; slumber in a swinging hammock; endure mutinies and shipwreck; and take your share of the pirates' treasure. Kids can also design a pirate flag, draw pirates step-by-step, write a treacherous tale of pirate plundering, navigate a maritime maze and so much more, as well as discover lots of pirate trivia along the way.

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5. Avengers Pencil Case

This awesome Avengers pencil case is perfect for any young superhero enthusiast! Complete with a glossy cover, it features Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk and Thor on its front, and Hawkeye, the Black Widow and Falcon on its reverse. It contains eight vibrant colouring pencils, a ruler, a pencil, a sharpener and a large red eraser emblazoned with the famous 'A' logo.

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6. Colour Your Own Jigsaw: Through the Fields

This mesmerising kaleidoscopic jigsaw puzzle is sure to keep children and adults spellbound as they piece it together and colour it in. Perfect for relaxation and family bonding, it features a stunning horse design, which you can colour in however you like.

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7. My Chirpy Chick Sewing Kit

Creative kids will love this adorable sewing kit, which contains everything they'll need to create a cute chick-themed purse. It includes felt pieces, buttons, a handle, a plastic safety needle and some thread.

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8. DIY Board Games

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.

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9. Craft Factory: Chalk Games Kit

This cheerful chalk kit contains eight multi-coloured pieces of chalk and a how-to book that's bursting with information on how to play 11 fun-filled games. With simple step-by-step instructions for playing noughts and crosses, hopscotch and snake, the paperback book will help kids enjoy plenty of outdoor fun. Best of all, chalk can be washed straight off the ground once they're finished!

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10. Superman: Playing Cards and Dice Set in a Tin

Children can enjoy lots of baddie-busting fun with these Superman-themed playing cards. Presented in a stylish tin that features DC Comics' artwork of the Man of Steel, you'll find two sets of playing cards, a card games book and five dice to complete the super set.

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    Have super fun with these Superman-themed playing cards!

    Presented in a stylish tin that features DC Comics' artwork of the Man of Steel in a heroic pose, you will find two sets of playing cards (also featuring images of the iconic character), a card games book and five dice to add to the fun.

    Dimensions: 125 x 190mm
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    This fun and creative set not only contains eight multi-coloured pieces of chalk but also a how-to book that is bursting with information on how to play 11 games.

    With step-by-step instructions for playing hopscotch, noughts and crosses and snake, the paperback book will help your children enjoy a whole new world of outdoor fun. Best of all, chalk can be washed right off the pavement after they've finished!

    There are five pieces of colourful chalk and three pieces of amazing tie-dyed chalk for your children to create great art and play fun games with.
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    This title features a cackling crew of rogues and ruffians to colour, from the cabin boy, the cook and the carpenter to the cantankerous captain himself. You can find out all about life on a pirate ship: dine at the captain's table, slumber in a swinging hammock below deck with snoring shipmates, endure mutinies, marooning and shipwreck, and take your share of the pirates' plunder. Extra activities include designing a pirate flag, drawing pirates step-by-step, writing a treacherous tale of pirate skulduggery, taking part in a treasure hunt, navigating a maritime maze, and discovering lots of interesting pirate facts along the way.
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    Calling all superhero fans! This pencil case - complete with a glossy cover - is the one you've been waiting for. It features Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk and Thor on its front and Hawkeye, the Black Widow and Falcon on its reverse.
    Available for a super price, it contains eight colouring pencils, a ruler, a pencil, a sharpener and a large red eraser that has the famous 'A' logo emblazoned on it.

    Dimensions: 210 x 140mm
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    Green-fingered children will have the chance to grow their own flowers with this beginner's pack. It includes a growing guide, a trowel, a fork, three mini terracotta pots, three packs of seeds and three wooden seed sticks.

    The flowers that children can enjoy growing are sunflowers, pansies and sweet peas and the book not only provides easy-to-follow instructions but also brief histories of each plant.

    Ages 5 plus

    Box size: 250 x 250mm
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    7 years +
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    Children and adults will love piecing together, colouring in and then displaying this beautiful, kaleidoscopic jigsaw.

    Perfect for relaxing and de-stressing, the 736 x 584mm jigsaw features a stunning horse design, which you can then colour in to your heart's content. Six marker pens are also included.

    Dimensions: Box size - 225 x 350mm, Puzzle size: 736 x 584mm
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    Perfect for creative children, this sewing kit contains everything they'll need to make a cute chick-themed purse. The set includes felt pieces, buttons, a handle, a plastic safety needle and some thread.

    Ages 6 plus

    Dimensions: 195 x 150mm
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    Write like an Egyptian with this secret scroll set inspired by Terry Deary's bestselling Horrible Histories books.

    Including a 6-metre paper scroll, pens, a ribbon and a self-inking Horrible Histories stamp, there are even foul facts and savage stickers to add to the grisly fun.

    Dimensions: 300 x 300mm

    Ages 6 plus
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    This is a whoopsy-wiffling observation game based around the world of Roald Dahl. Suitable for one person or more, the rules of the game are each player studies a card for 10 seconds and then answers a memory question based on the roll of a die.
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    This box of goodies contains five games that are just waiting for children to colour, sticker and then play with. Including the traditional favourites Ludo, Backgammon, Snakes and Ladders, Draughts and Game of the Goose, it will provide hours of fun and enjoyment.

    With boards and counters ready to be coloured in, pieces to assemble, wooden dice and plenty of stickers, this is a wonderful introduction to the joy of board games. There is also a booklet with rules for each game - and this also contains handy hints on the best ways to colour and customise each one.

    Ages 4 plus
    Box dimensions: 180 x 335mm
    Colouring pens and pencils not included