Top 7 Best Activity Books for 9-year-olds

These brilliant books are sure to keep children busy for hours with engaging and creative activities, including colouring, writing, puzzles and more! See below for the best activity books for 9-year-olds.

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1. Usborne Art Colouring & Sticker Book

  • £4.99

Rosie Dickins

This wonderfully interactive book has been published in association with London's National Gallery and features some of the most famous masterpieces from their collection of paintings. Children are able to colour in the artworks and add some super stickers to them, whilst also developing a deeper understanding and appreciation of art. There are also fun puzzles to complete!



2. Escape to Wonderland: A Colouring Book Adventure

  • £6.29

Good Wives and Warriors

This extraordinarily intricate and stunning colouring book takes budding artists on a magical adventure, based on the spellbinding story, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It brings the tale to life in a unique and captivating way, depicting iconic scenes from Wonderland and its cast of curious characters, including the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts. With delicate patterns and spaces for individual design and embellishment, this original and exquisite colouring book is perfect for older children.


3. Astronaut Academy

  • £3.99

Steve Martin

Give your kids the chance to test their astronaut abilities to see if they could flourish in outer space! Children will face a variety of challenges and missions in this out-of-this-world book. Many of the activities are based around science and maths, and involve developing key skills such as hand-eye coordination and basic first aid. Kids will be enthralled by this interstellar book, which includes fun stickers, a board game, press-out figures and even a model space shuttle!


4. The Usborne Creative Writing Book

  • £3.99


Louie Stowell

Aspiring writers will love this wonderfully inspiring creative writing book. With lots of helpful advice and top tips, from choosing a genre to writing a screenplay, there are prompts for writing stories, poems, blogs and more. The book features plenty of interactive activities so your child will be writing literary masterpieces in no time!


5. Peanuts Doodle Book

  • £2.99

Perfect for fans of the series and for those yet to be introduced, this book stars the loveable characters Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts crew. From profiles of all Charlie's friends to a friendship map that shows how they all know him, kids will love adding their own personal style to this lively book by completing the funny pictures with doodles. Full of familiar faces, this book will encourage kids to get creative with lots of fun activities. Decorate Snoopy's doghouse, design Linus a new blanket and get everyone in the party spirit.




6. Zip It Up! The Best Friends Book About Us!

  • £3.99

This exuberant, interactive book allows children to compare themselves with their closest friends and discover why they get on so well! Full of activities that will show them lots about themselves - such as who will first arrive in Hollywood, who's the most outrageous and if they could be roommates - this is a wonderful book for friends to share and complete together. The book includes questions to get kids thinking, talking, debating and rating. Best of all, the book can be zipped up so everything inside remains a secret!


7. This Is Not a Maths Book

  • £3.99

Anna Weltman

This seriously cool activity book cleverly combines maths and art to make for an engaging and fun learning experience. Packed full of simple activity lessons, it's sure to engage even the most maths-shy children. Each page features a fun drawing activity with a subtle mathematical basis, coupled with incredible maths facts and so much more. Children will be creating beautiful designs in no time, including Celtic knots and fractal and anamorphic art, perfect for sharing with friends and family.