The 10 Best children's activity books
Keep boredom at bay on long journeys or dull afternoons this summer with pages and pages of interactive entertainment
Wednesday 25 July 2012
The perfect children's companion to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, with puzzles and stickers.
Get ready to doodle yourself clever. This pad gets children fact-finding on all sorts of subjects, getting them to draw with confidence.
Some 96 pages of puzzles to solve, stickers to stick, doodles to draw, recipes to make and games to play.
Beautifully illustrated by Ina Hattenhauer, this book is a slice of heaven for girls who love doll houses.
This activity book sees pre-schoolers' favourite TV character going to a castle, funfair and jungle.
This resourceful, pocket-sized book is packed with oodles of creative, fun projects, ranging from drawing to crafts.
7. JCB Activity and Colouring Pack
Perfect for children who love diggers and is one of a collection of products for children by JCB.
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?
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
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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