Keep boredom at bay on long journeys or dull afternoons this summer with pages and pages of interactive entertainment

1. London 2012 Games Activity Handbook

£6.99, johnlewis.com

The perfect children's companion to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, with puzzles and stickers.

2. Doodlepedia

£8.99, dk.co.uk

Get ready to doodle yourself clever. This pad gets children fact-finding on all sorts of subjects, getting them to draw with confidence.

3. The Usborne Holiday Activity Book

£7.99, usborne.com

Some 96 pages of puzzles to solve, stickers to stick, doodles to draw, recipes to make and games to play.

4. Doll's House Sticker Book

£4.13 waterstones.com

Beautifully illustrated by Ina Hattenhauer, this book is a slice of heaven for girls who love doll houses.

5. Peppa Pig: Amazing Adventures Sticker Book

£4.01, amazon.co.uk

This activity book sees pre-schoolers' favourite TV character going to a castle, funfair and jungle.

6. 100 Things to Make & Do

£7.99, usborne.com

This resourceful, pocket-sized book is packed with oodles of creative, fun projects, ranging from drawing to crafts.

7. JCB Activity and Colouring Pack

£3.50, farmtoysonline.co.uk

Perfect for children who love diggers and is one of a collection of products for children by JCB.

8. This Book is Totally Rubbish

£4.49, walker.co.uk

A fun book that contains plenty of things to make and do – all based on the topics of art and recycling.

9. Are we there yet?

£6, marksandspencer.com

Say goodbye to boring journeys with this exciting activity pad that's packed with games, puzzles, crayons and stickers all specially designed for being on the move.

10. Melissa & Doug Stained Glass Colouring Pad

£7.45, amazon.co.uk

See exciting wildlife pictures come glowing to life when you put them in a sunny window. Use markers to add colours of your choice.

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