Top 5 Best Art Books for 3-year-olds

Little ones can let their imaginations run wild with these exciting and colourful art books! They feature plenty of colouring, doodling and artistic activities. See below for the best art books for 3-year-olds.

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1. Colour With Me Books

Budding artists will love adding their personal style to these bold, appealing colouring books. As little ones colour in, they'll also learn about numbers and can pore over engaging pictures of cool patterns, wild animals and more. Simply give them some crayons or pencils and they'll be having creative fun for hours.

2. My Farm Colouring Book


Younger children will have an a-moo-zing time colouring in cows, tractors, horses and more! Enjoy all the fun of the farm with this fantastic colouring book, packed full of fun stickers. Children will be enchanted by the bright and beautiful illustrations and can enjoy embellishing the book however they like.

3. Jumbo Activity Placemats: Peppa Pig

This fun-filled activity pad features 45 placemat-sized pages, perfect for keeping Peppa Pig fans busy at restaurants or before dinnertime. They can enjoy oodles of doodling and colouring fun and will have the chance to draw their favourite character, complete dot-to-dots and lots more.

4. Smart Art

Annie Simpson

This innovative lift-the-flap art book is bursting with beautiful illustrations and is sure to inspire children to get creative! It features fun flaps, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper, gatefolds and more, perfect for encouraging kids to use their imaginations and enjoy some exciting projects.

5. I Can Draw Series

Inspire a love of art in children throughout their early years with these engaging and vibrant art books. Children will be encouraged to hone their art skills, draw their favourite things, add designs to exciting scenes and follow the illustrated instructions to create masterpieces! With simple steps to follow and wonderful themes, including cute and cuddly animals, wild beasts and amazing machines, kids are sure to be enthralled by these riveting books.

  • SART 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £3.99
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    Bursting with stunning illustrations to inspire children aged 3+ to get creative, Smart Art is an innovative lift-the-flap art book that will help them harness their creativity and have fun!

    Packed with tons of features including flaps to lift, cut-through holes, tracing paper, newsprint paper and gatefolds, Smart Art's unique format will help them run away with their imagination. A perfect gift for creative kids!
  • KD9225 Toddlers
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    With over 45 placemat-sized pages, this oink-some pad is bursting with fun-filled activities to delight your little Peppa Pig fan.

    With bold images that are perfect for children aged 3 and over, every page is perforated and there is ample space for doodles and colouring fun.

    Children have the chance to draw their favourite character, complete spelling and connect the dots.
  • Colour With Me Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781785500992
    CLWM 3 years +
    3 years +
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    • Just £1.00 per book
    These first colouring books are ideal for budding artists. They have bold and appealing artwork that children will love adding some personal style to.

    There's a book which will help children learn about numbers; one full of cool patterns; a wild colouring book featuring wild animals; and a book bursting with first pictures.

    Give your children some crayons or colouring pencils and watch them enjoy hours of interactive entertainment with these four books.
  • AKBFA 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Colour in the tractors, cows, horses and much more! Have fun on the farm with this wonderful colouring book, packed full of stickers. Bloomsbury Activity Books provide hours of colouring, doodling, 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!
  • I Can Draw Collection -10 Books - Collection - 9781785983795
    ICND 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £9.99
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    Children aged 3 and over will be inspired to hone their art skills and draw some of their favourite things with this 10-book collection.

    An introduction to the joys of art, there are simple, illustrated instructions that children can copy on the practice pages and then there are exciting scenes for them to add designs to after they've mastered them.

    With simple steps to follow, among the themes included in the collection are cute and cuddly animals like ducks and rabbits; extreme animals like tigers; pets including cats and dogs; and fast and awesome machines including a rocket and a car!