LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Interactive & activity books & packs

See below for a selection of the latest books from Interactive & activity books & packs category. Presented with a red border are the Interactive & activity books & packs books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Interactive & activity books & packs books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Make Teddy Better

Make Teddy Better

Author: Danielle McLean Format: Board book Release Date: 04/02/2021

Oh no! Teddy isn't feeling well. He needs a friend to take care of him. Can you help? The Funtime Felt series of sturdy, interactive books includes soft felt pieces to place in different play scenes. Little ones can help poor teddy with his whizzy, whirly tummy, scritchy, scratchy throat, and other familiar childhood bumps and scrapes!

Gigantosaurus: The Roarsome Colouring & Activity Book

Gigantosaurus: The Roarsome Colouring & Activity Book

Author: Cyber Group Studios Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Based on the Gigantosaurus TV animation. Explore the world of Cretacia with all your favourite Gigantosaurus characters, completing fun activities as you go. Use your stickers to decorate a classic Cretacian scene, fill in Dilo's colourful frill, and draw Cror and Totor's cunning plan! Travel from vast swathes of savannah to deep underground caves, taking in the sights of Cretacia along the way. Activities include colouring, drawing, word searches and crosswords, spot the difference, mazes and can-you-find. Plus, more than 200 stickers inside!

Pokemon: Pikachu Sticker Activity Book

Pokemon: Pikachu Sticker Activity Book

Author: The Pokemon Company International Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Pika, pika! Join everyone's favourite yellow Pokemon for puzzles, games and crafts. Learn all about Pikachu and discover new Pokemon as you spot the difference, complete sequences and stick over 200 super cool stickers! 2021 is the 25th anniversary of Pokemon - and also - the year of Pikachu! This is the perfect time for all Pokemon fans to celebrate our favourite yellow, Electric-type friend. Also available: Where's Pikachu? Search and Find, Epic Sticker Book, Pokemon Encylopedia: Updated and Expanded.

I Am, I Can: Affirmations Flash Cards for Kids

I Am, I Can: Affirmations Flash Cards for Kids

Author: Wynne Kinder Format: Cards Release Date: 04/02/2021

I am strong. I am brave. I can handle anything. These flash cards will empower your child by providing more than 70 inspiring affirmations. Children can pick up a card whenever they need a boost and read a different motivational mantra on each side of the flash cards. With a carefully selected themes such as positivity, calm, and adventure - children can build their self-esteem and resilience by focusing on what matters to them. Perfect for children aged 7 to 9, this box of cards not only educates, but inspires. Affirmations tied to certain key events from history provide motivation and encouragement. Learn about the Apollo 13 mission and discover how to stay calm under pressure. Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus links to the affirmation I stand up for myself and others. Mindful activities encourage children to try practical techniques to explore the affirmations further - creating a happiness jar helps kids come up with their own affirmations, building a coping wheel empowers children to manage stress, and making friendship bracelets helps enact the affirmation I am a caring friend. Affirmations have been proven to help overcome negative thoughts by reminding us of what matters. I Am, I Can Flash Card Affirmations for Kids uses beautiful illustrations to bring the daily doses of wisdom to life and encourage visualisation - a powerful tool in promoting self-belief and keeping anxiety at bay.

Never Get Bored Draw and Paint

Never Get Bored Draw and Paint

Author: James Maclaine, Sarah Hull Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Discover how to doodle a sloth, turn pencil shavings into pictures and draw in ways you never imagined. Then try printing, spattering paints and painting with dots. There are ideas for portraits, patterns, optical illusions and more, so you'll soon have enough artworks for your own exhibition - and this book will show you how to stage one too.

Early Years Wipe-Clean Alphabet

Early Years Wipe-Clean Alphabet

Author: Jessica Greenwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Perfect preparation for starting school, this fun book helps children develop pen control and practise essential reading and writing skills taught in the Early Years Foundation Stage. The engaging activities and friendly animals help build confidence in letter recognition, formation and sounds. There are things to spot and draw on every page and pictures and letters to trace over with the special pen. Parents' notes suggest how to support children's learning at home, and a useful fold-out lower-case letter formation page can be left open as they work through the book.

Early Years Wipe-Clean Ready for Reading

Early Years Wipe-Clean Ready for Reading

Author: Jessica Greenwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Perfect preparation for starting school, this fun book helps children develop pen control and practise essential pre-reading and reading skills taught in the Early Years Foundation Stage. The engaging activities and friendly animals help build confidence in letter, sound and word recognition. There are things to spot and draw on every page and pictures and letters to trace over with the special pen. The first part of the book focuses on pre-reading activities and then moves on to matching letters and words. Parents' notes suggest how to support children's learning at home, and a useful fold-out alphabet guide at the back of the book can be left open as they do the activities. There's also information about Usborne Quicklinks.

Magic Painting Bugs

Magic Painting Bugs

Author: Abigail Wheatley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

The latest in the bestselling series, simply brush water over the pages and watch all manner of familiar and exotic bugs burst into colour. Bring 16 different bugs to life, from dragonflies to scarab beetles to millipedes, with the help of a brush provided with the book and a little water. Use the laminated back cover flap to prevent water seeping onto pages below. Great for keeping children entertained indoors, and for practicing pen control.

Knights and Castles Sticker Activity Book

Knights and Castles Sticker Activity Book

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Lift the drawbridge and prepare the defences! Kids will love this sticker activity book complete with medieval colouring activities, matching, counting, mazes, 1,000 stickers and more. Young readers fascinated with kings, queens, knights, and princesses will love this fun and informative sticker activity book about medieval times around the world. Discover how castles were built and evolved over time to be the ultimate defence. Find out where people lived and worked within the castle walls and what everyday life was like in the Middle Ages. Kids will also learn about the process of becoming a knight, the code of chivalry that knights followed, and knights' weapons, jousts, and famous quests from history and literature. This smart and fun interactive title brings National Geographic Kids signature content to a sticker and activity book format. It's a great way for kids to go off-screen and learn while they play. It's also an engaging treat for a rainy day, car journeys, downtime, or anytime.

Early Years Wipe-Clean Ready for Writing

Early Years Wipe-Clean Ready for Writing

Author: Jessica Greenwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Perfect preparation for starting school, this fun book helps children develop pen control and practise essential pre-writing and writing skills taught in the Early Years Foundation Stage. On every page there are pictures and letters to trace over with the special pen. The engaging activities and friendly animals help build confidence in writing letter shapes and the correct lower-case letter formations.

The Extraordinary Book That Eats Itself

The Extraordinary Book That Eats Itself

Author: Susan Hayes, Penny Arlon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Read it, do it, save it! Every page turns into an eco project that helps you save the planet and recycles the book. A lot of small everyday actions can make a big difference. With over 30 eco projects, this is the perfect gift for inspiring the next generation of Greta Thunbergs and David Attenboroughs. Every morsel is reusable or recyclable, even the cover! Plastic-free gift bags, bug hotel 'rooms', apple seed planters and eco-friendly glue are just some of the brilliant, family friendly activities in the book. This inspiring, inventive and creative approach to environmental issues will keep children busy for AGES!

Magical Friends Dot-to-Dot Fun!: Count From 1 to 101

Magical Friends Dot-to-Dot Fun!: Count From 1 to 101

Author: Arkady Roytman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2021