Saturday, January 9, 2021

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Guest Post:

9 Activity Books to Keep Your Kids Occupied This Winter

by Jennifer Garry

Jennifer Garry

Jennifer Garry is a freelance writer and girl mom who loves reading the newest children’s books as much as she loves a good psychological thriller. She believes fiercely in the power of kindness, empathy, and really good quality chocolate. One day she hopes to publish a book of her own. In the meantime, you can follow her on Instagram.


The dead of winter is most definitely my least favorite time of year. Here in the northeast, it’s gray and cold and sometimes icy. While I’m all for trying to get the kids outside as much as possible, sometimes 20 minutes is all their rosy cheeks and frozen extremities can handle. That leaves a whole lot of hours in the day to fill. Come February, we can really use a little help in the indoor fun department.

These nine activity books are a fun way to keep kids busy and entertained in wintry weather.

Time to Play!: A Sticker & Activity Book

by Penguin Young Readers Licenses

Fans of the Australian hit TV series Bluey will love joining Bluey and Bingo as they play their favorite games. With a wide variety of activities like coloring, mazes, and stickers, there's no shortage of fun to be had.

(Ages 3 – 5)

150 Things to Make and Do with Peppa

by Golden Books

If you’re looking for an activity book that will delight young readers, look no further than Peppa Pig’s big book of crafts, games, recipes, and more. Keep up all the little piggy fun with the companion paper doll book, too!

(Ages 3 – 7)

Wreck This Picture Book

by Keri Smith

This book will blow kids’ minds. Unlike a typical book, readers are encouraged to explore this picture book through imaginative play. From bending pages to smelling them, the book encourages a reading experience that engages all five senses.

(Ages 5 – 8)

My Book with No Pictures

by B.J. Novak

If your family is anything like ours, The Book with No Pictures was an instant favorite. This fill-in-the-blanks version puts power into little readers’ hands as they make up ridiculous words that grown-ups will have to say when they read it. Complete with nonsense stickers for inspiration, kids will adore creating their very own book with no pictures.

(Ages 5 – 8)

Destroy This Book In the Name of Science! Brainiac Edition

by Mike Barfield

Consider this THE activity book for young science lovers. Filled with fascinating facts and hands-on projects, it’s the perfect book for kids who love learning new things.

(Ages 7 – 9)

Escape This Book! Race to the Moon

by Bill Doyle, illustrated by Sarah Sax

The Escape This Book! series offers kids a chance to be a part of history. In Race to the Moon, readers can join the space program as Flight Director, Flight Commander, or Moon Buggy Driver. Whichever adventure they choose, they'll have to doodle their way through challenges to safely reach the moon.

(Ages 8 – 12)

Maker Lab

by Jack Challoner

Are your kids budding scientists? This book is full of kid-safe STEM projects and crafts that are perfect for eight- to 12-year-olds. Using household items, they can make things like invisible ink, DNA models, soap-powered boats, and more — all while learning the science behind what they’re doing.

(Ages 8 – 12)

Learn to Letter with Luna the Llama

by Chalkfulloflove, illustrated by Kelsey Davis

In this creative book, Luna the Llama and friends teach kids the basics of lettering and calligraphy with traceable worksheets and fun projects. Eight- to 12-year-olds will improve their handwriting and learn a fun way to make homemade cards, signs, and school supplies a little bit fancier.

(Ages 8 – 12)

Coding Games in Scratch

by Jon Woodcock

With this step-by-step guide, game enthusiasts can learn how to build their very own computer games using Scratch 3.0. Beginner coders learn the basics of computer programming through practical tasks that teach them how and why computer code works.

(Ages 8 – 12)


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