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Activity books from Usborne Publishing

Usborne activity books are packed with puzzzles, games and activities to keep children occupied on a journey, a rainy day - or any time!

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Big pencil and paper games pad

Big pencil and paper games pad

This giant pad is crammed full of puzzles and games that will keep children occupied for hours. There are 17 solo games and 13 to play with a friend, including classics such as 0s and Xs, word searches, matching games and Sudoku, as well as little known gems. The tear-off sheets are ideal for sharing and answers are included on separate sheets.

£6.99

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Rubber stamp activities

Rubber stamp activities

A book and rubber stamp set, with six colourful ink pads. The book is bursting with ideas for making pictures with the circles, triangles, squares and petal shapes on the stamps. Step-by-step instructions show how to make animals, robots, a princess’s ball gown and a castle and there’s lots of space for children to fill with their own pictures.

£11.99

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Magic Painting books

Brush ordinary water over the black and white pages and marvel as a rainbow of vibrant colours appears from nowhere – just like magic!

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Magic painting book

Magic painting book

A magic painting book like you’ve never seen before, with wonderful vibrant colours. Children will be amazed when they use the special brush to paint water over the illustrations and a rainbow of colours is magically revealed. Each page is full of beautiful, black and white illustrations, from butterflies and birds to a grand castle and a jungle full of tigers, which are transformed into colour when children carefully paint water onto the pictures. Includes a laminated flap to place behind painting to stop paint seeping through to next page and ensure perfect results.

£5.99

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This stylish, updated version of the magic painting books we all remember guarantees fun for creative kids Lancashire Evening Post review of Magic Painting Book

Fingerprint activities

Fingerprint activities

Fingerprint activities

A colourful book full of pictures to fingerprint and with its own inkpad of seven bright colours to paint with. Bursting with fun fingerprinting ideas, from decorating turtles’ shells and filling a vase with flowers to printing mice, a scary t-rex or a colourful caterpillar. With fingerprinting tips and extra pages for children to fill with their own fingerprint creations.

£9.99

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Fingerprint activities: Animals

Fingerprint activities: Animals

This book, with its own brightly coloured inkpad of seven colours, is bursting with ideas for fingerprinting animals from hedgehogs to crocodiles and koalas. Each page has step by step instructions, pictures to complete and lots of space for fingerprinting. With a spiral binding so the book lies flat to make it easy for children to create delightful pictures.

£9.99

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Wonderfully inventive... Parents and grandparents won’t be able to resist joining in. The Daily Express review of Fingerprint activities: Animals