The best activity books for children this Christmas


Christmas is coming and there are long car journeys to be made whether you are staying in a holiday cottage or going home to be with the family. Help your kids explore their creativity with this great selection of activity books from Pan Macmillan. From festive colouring books to adventures under the sea, there’s something for everyone. Here’s our top five!


The Nutcracker Colouring Book

Based on the most popular ballet in the world, this book has beautiful and detailed illustrations for colouring. This book comes with captions that tell the classic story, so if you’re looking for a seasonal activity book – look no further.

The Moomin Colouring Book

Everyone loves The Moomins, and this book features all of your favourite characters, as well as their most memorable quotes. The book features striking scenes and patterns just waiting for some colours to bring them to life, bringing out the creativity of your little ones.

Draw It! Beasts

Featuring over 100 pages, this activity book is great for letting active imaginations run wild. From colouring, to finishing off incomplete drawings, to inventing your own beasts, Draw It! Beasts is perfect for the animal lovers.

A Sea Voyage

Take your children on an underwater adventure with this dot-to-dot voyage of the sea. Bring to life a pirate ship, a majestic blue whale and even uncover a secret message in a bottle, these puzzles will charm and delight young ones.

Mindful Doodling

Every page features something beautiful for young ones to complete, and they will find as they progress through the book that their creativity is given a chance to grow with fewer illustrations and more freedom for their own drawings.

All of these cool books can be found to purchase at your local bookshop or from Pan Macmillan directly from here.

Posted by Ed Roberts on 21st November 2017