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8 Activity Books for Half-Term

Here are our eight top picks to make this half-term the best one yet!

Are you looking for some fantastic reads to keep boredom at bay this half-term? Look no further! We’ve combed through all the brilliant books on our shelves and picked out the very best for you.From laugh-out-loud adventures to heartwarming stories, there’s something for everyone in this collection. So grab a cozy corner, snuggle up with a good book, and get ready to be whisked away on an unforgettable adventure!

National Trust: Blossom Origami

Written by Nick Robinson Illustrated by Clover Robin
7-9
Published in collaboration with the National Trust and showcasing enticing paper-cut artwork from Clover Robin, this stunning gift book is ideal for origami fans of all ages! Featuring clear step-by-step instructions for 13 plants and flowers, and fifty pull-out sheets of beautifully patterned origami paper, crafters can create their own…
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National Trust: Nature Origami

Illustrated by Clover Robin
5-7
This stunning gift book from the National Trust features enticing paper-cut artwork from Clover Robin, alongside simple instructions to make 13 different origami animals and objects, poems about nature, as well as 50 sheets of origami paper! Read the poem, enjoy the picture ... and then make the origami figure!…
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National Trust: Sunday Funday: A Nature Activity for Every Weekend of the Year

Written by Katherine Halligan Illustrated by Jesús Verona
7-9
A gorgeous gift book filled with 52 seasonal activities that families and friends can enjoy together, published in collaboration with the National Trust. Make every Sunday a fun day with an inspirational nature activity for every weekend of the year! From green-fingered gardening projects and outdoor obstacle courses to creative…
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National Trust: Getting Ready for Summer, A Sticker Storybook

Illustrated by Kathryn Selbert
2-5
A beautiful sticker storybook to keep children busy in the run-up to summer and during the holidays!</p It's summer in this gorgeous sticker book full of beautiful scenes. Use stickers to fill the woods with bees and butterflies, complete the strawberry-picking scene, add shells to the sand castle and sea…
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National Trust: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Special Occasions

Written by Nosy Crow Ltd
2-5
Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The 24 gorgeous designs include birthdays, New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, and Christmas, and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends. Take inspiration from…
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National Trust: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes – Summertime

Illustrated by Rebecca Jones
2-5
Get creative with this amazingly innovative colouring book, full of beautifully-designed cards and envelopes to tear out and colour. The twenty four beautiful summertime designs include seashells, flowers, dragonflies and more and are perfect for all ages to decorate and send to family and friends.
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National Trust: Big Outdoors for Little Explorers: Countryside

Illustrated by Anne-Kathrin Behl
0-2
Explore the big outdoors in these action-packed animal board books with sliders on every page. Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this brand new series of board books will inspire a love of nature in even the littlest of animal lovers. With vibrant artwork printed on white board, robust…
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National Trust: Big Outdoors for Little Explorers: Seaside

Illustrated by Anne-Kathrin Behl
0-2
Explore the big outdoors in these action-packed animal board books with sliders on every page. Published in collaboration with the National Trust, this brand new series of board books will inspire a love of nature in even the littlest of animal lovers. With vibrant artwork printed on white board, robust…
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