Top 15 Awesome Activity Books July 11, 2018 – Posted in: Book News

Who’s already counting down the days until the Summer Holidays?

As we lurch (through rather a lot of rain) towards summer the thoughts of parents all around the country turn to how to keep your little people occupied during the long break from school.  Whether you’re at home or away, get ahead of the game with a few cool, new activity books. From sticker books to beautifully designed sketchbooks, we found something to appeal to everyone!

We’ve divided our activity book recommendations into 3 age groups; have a browse for loads of ideas to fend off “I’m bored” this summer…

15 AWESOME ACTIVITY BOOKS for Summer 2018:

My First Birds and Wildlife Activity and Sticker Book

Young wildlife explorers will love this! Help the hedgehogs through a maze, colour in the puffins, learn to draw a robin, and much more. With loads of colourful stickers as well!

Little Hands: Things That Go

Big fun for tiny tots with all sorts of transport stickers! With 75 vinyl reusable stickers and 24 pages of roads, construction sites, train tracks etc., there are no words at all, no instructions, no rules or set places for stickers to go... just loads of sticking fun!

Pencil & Paper Games

Old School Entertainment! From well-known classics to long-lost gems, this handy write-in, tear-off pad is full of fabulous 2-player games.

Nature Journal

An inspirational nature journal. With gorgeous illustrations, intriguing facts from the natural world and beautifully designed pages for your own notes and sketches.

Are We Nearly There Yet?

Perfect for journeys and holiday time! A handy sized book with loads of different activities to choose from, puzzles to complete, things to spot, pictures to colour doodles to create and lots more!

Flowers (Rub-down Transfer)

Beautiful, delicate and intricate. Complete the scenes of flowers from around the world with over 1000 rub-down transfers. Also includes colouring pages.

Fuzzy Animals

A stylish touch-and-feel colouring book with fuzzy outlines. Explore 7 different animal habitats as you colour some of the world's most spectacular animals.

Mosaic Sticker Book

With over 5000 geometrically-shaped stickers, which can be used to complete the gloriously colourful and patterned pages. Mosaic pictures include city lights, fireworks, under the sea and more.

Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers

An adventure of personal creativity and invention with Rosie Revere! Kids will have the chance to design a better bicycle, build a simple catapult, construct a solar oven, and more! This empowering activity book will teach problem-solving and creative-thinking skills crucial to STEM fields.

The Kid's Awesome Activity Book,

With bold, goofy artwork, a plethora of activities, and more than 400 stickers, this jam-packed offering from Mike Lowery lives up to its name...

Rubik's Children's Brainteasers

Test your wits against 60 mind-bending logic problems set by puzzle experts, from Sudoku and Hanjie to mazes and pattern-matching. Train your brain and take up Rubik's next challenge!

LEGO Make Your Own Movie

Make LEGO animations (or ``brick flicks``) quickly and successfully with your phone, tablet or computer. The ten ``Mini Movies`` walk you through making short, funny clips with step-by-step instructions.

Don't Eat This Book

For those of a rebellious nature or children with a book phobia, this book conquers the conundrum of the 'boring book'. Ignore everything you've ever been told about what NOT to do to books. Splat it, soak it, rip it, wear it, tear it, bling it, camouflage it, glue it, break it, stick it, bury it, whack it . . . Do whatever you want to it – just don't eat it!

EtchArt: Forgotten Jungle

With your stylus, reveal the wonders of the wild in 9 amazing wildlife scenes as you etch each piece and uncover jungle animals and other marvels hidden beneath stunning artwork made up of panels of special scratchable ink.

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