Top 7 Best Children's Activity Books for Spring

Spring is a seriously exciting time for kids, with more opportunities to go outdoors in the warmer weather and have fun! But if there's an April shower and there's not much to do, it can be hard to think of fun activities to fill the kids' time. But not to worry - we've put together a list of the very best children's activity books for spring, packed full of puzzles, colouring, doodles and more, great for keeping kids busy.

1. 101 Fun Outdoor Activities for Children

  • £4.99

Fiona Bird | 7+

Get out in the great outdoors and work your way through this excellent book of activities with your kids this spring. With an aim of improving children's fitness levels as well as getting them more familiar with nature, Fiona Bird provides a range of ideas for games and crafts your kids can complete while the sun is shining. 


2. Usborne Little Children's Travel Pad

  • £3.99

Usborne | 5+

If you've got any road trips or airplane rides planned over spring then this travel pad is sure to keep them entertained all the way to your destination. With just under 200 activities to try, including wordsearches, do-to-dots and other puzzles, this book is sure to be you and your kids' newest travel companion. 


3. 50 Easter Things to Make and Do

  • £5.89

Usborne | 3+

Enjoy a range of simple craft activities, perfect to complete as Easter approaches! Each activitiy comes with fully-illustrated, step-by-step instructions, as well as lots of hints and tips on how to get the best results every time. Create pretty Easter garlands, fun fingerprint bunnies, a hatching chick card, beautifully-patterned eggs and lots more.


4. Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Experiments

  • £3.99


If your kids are often inspired by their literary heroes then this fun activity book is a must! Join George and try out some really messy - but truly fascinating science experiments using items you'd find around the home. From making slime to concocting strange edible treats to creating your own volcano, there are plenty of experiments for you and your junior scientists try. 


5. RSPB Wildlife in Your Garden

Mike Dilger | 7+

If your kids are nature-lovers then this brilliant book from the RSPB will give them all the tips they need to know to encourage all of spring's critters and creatures into your garden. With facts and illustrations on all manner of animals, from birds to bugs and everything in-between, wildlife spotting will be easy with this handy guide.  

6. Travel Doodles

Travel Doodles - Paperback - 9781780554280 - Adrian Barclay
  • £2.49

Adrian Barclay | 6+

Perfect for the Easter holidays, kids can use their imaginations to complete a selection of travel-based scenes in this vibrant doodle book. Travel the world from the comfort of your own home on an icy artic adventure, to a cosy campsite, to the riveting rainforest and even to the treetops to design an epic tree-house!


7. Owltastic Sticker Book

  • £2.99


This owl-themed sticker book is packed with colouring and doodling activities to keep little ones captivated, and comes with over 100 3D puffy stickers for decorating the book (or anywhere else in need of a sticker!). The book also contains press-out bookmarks, door hangers, models, cards and postcards to colour and decorate. Full of fun and creativity, it's a hoot!