Top 7 Best Activity Books for 7-year-olds

Kids will love having fun, developing valuable skills and relaxing with these fantastic activity books. They'll be doodling, colouring, discovering and making magical memories in no time! See below for the best activity books for 7-year-olds.

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1. Where's Wally? The Treasure Hunt Activity Book

Martin Handford

Despite his elusive nature, Wally is one of the most beloved children's characters around. This bumper sticker and activity book will keep kids entertained as they join Wally and his friends Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard and Woof in some out-of-this-world adventures. The gang is on the hunt for treasure and must navigate dozens of searches, mazes, word puzzles, matching games, spot-the-differences, quizzes and riddles. This book is perfect for creative kids and young puzzle-solvers.

2. The Magic Show Book

DK

Has your child ever dreamed of being a magician? This book makes it possible with everything they need to put on their own magic show. Packed with advice on how to perform confounding tricks that will baffle their friends and perplex their parents, kids will love learning the marvellous art of magic from this bold, bright book.

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

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 beautiful 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, stylish and thoughtful pieces, children will be engrossed for hours.

4. My School Years!!!

This awesome keepsake album allows kids to record their best school memories in a brilliantly creative way. They can store photos, put school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things into the pages. There's heaps of space for kids to write about all their favourite things, from school trips to sports, subjects to schoolmates. Plus, they can get stuck into 25 fun activities and quizzes.

5. The Book of Beasts: Colour and Discover

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 complete with a mesmerising, gold-foiled cover.

6. Yoga for You

Rebecca Rissman

The calming and health-boosting art of yoga has been embraced by millions of adults worldwide - so why not encourage your kids to take part, too? With this appealing and friendly guide, specially designed for kids and teens, children can explore a wide range of yoga poses as well as build up their confidence and self-esteem. Both calming and energising, kids will love this beautifully-illustrated book.

7. 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.

  • My School Years!!! - Hardback - 9781474801652
    MYSY 6 years +
    6 years +
    • £3.49
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    Children can record their best school memories with this cool keepsake album. They can store photos and school stuff in the pockets, and cut and paste things in to the pages.

    There's lots of space for you to write about all your favourite things, from sports and trips to subjects and friends. Plus 25 activities and quizzes to fill in.
  • The Book of Beasts: Colour & Discover - Hardback - 9781780554297 - Angela Rizza
    BKBS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £4.49
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    With its gold-foiled cover, The Book of Beasts not only tells you everything you would want to know about fantastical creatures and mythical monsters but also gives you the chance to colour them in whatever style you want.

    A gorgeous hardback for anyone excited about seeing the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film inspired by J.K. Rowling's stories, it provides information on everything from snake-haired Gorgons to wicked werewolves and dangerous dragons.

    Part-encyclopedia, part-colouring book, this will introduce you to over 90 creatures that are inspired by myths and fables and take you on an incredible journey through ancient lands and civilizations.
  • The Magic Show Book - Hardback - 9780241251133 - DK
    TMSB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £6.49
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    Abracadabra! This book has everything your children need to put on their own magic show - including the chance to make their own magic wand.

    Full of advice on how to perform mind-boggling illusions, vanishing tricks with cards and coins and much more, it's a bright and bold guide to learning the tricks of the trade.

    Encouraging children aged 8 and over to practise the tricks until they're confident enough to perform them in front of the family, it's a brilliantly interactive book that will surely turn heads. The middle spread even features the 'Astonishing Slicer' - and there are instructions on how to work this.
  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • MWLV 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £3.99
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    Made with love, this book is full of activities for children to share and even comes with enough beads and thread for them to make two friendship bracelets.

    Perfect for tweens, the pages all feature appealing designs and the spreads are perfect for friends to complete together. Among the fun activities are the chance to colour the letters of each other's names and taking it in turn to fill a page with hearts.
  • WWTH 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Although he's always been hard to find, it's clear to see that Wally of Where's Wally? fame is one of the most popular children's characters around.

    This sticker and activity book allows children to join Wally and his friends Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard and Woof as they enjoy some out-of-this world adventures.

    The gang are on the hunt for treasure and there are hundreds of searches, mazes, word puzzles, matching games, spot-the-differences, quizzes and riddles to complete. This is a must for children who love Wally and who love being creative.
  • Yoga for You - Hardback - 9781784938154 - Rebecca Rissman
    YOFY 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £3.49
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    So many adults are embracing the health- and fitness-giving benefits of yoga, so why not encourage your children to master the exercise, too?

    This book has been written especially for children and teenagers and has a very appealing visual style. It will help them build up their confidence and self-esteem and explains all about two sequences and 35 poses.

    Fully illustrated, one sequence will get children pumped up and energised while the other will help them de-stress and relax.