When I was in second grade or so, I loved school so much I didn’t want the school year to end.
The assistant principal took me aside and gave me a stack of activity books to work on over the summer.
Best. Summer. Ever.
I liked playing outside and all, but I always loved spending time doing puzzles and brain teasers and mazes as a kid.
My kids love to play with workbooks too, so I thought I’d share this list of 20 super fun activity books for kids!
There are several different kinds of activity books in this list, so there’s something for everyone.
Read on to see the full list! And, don’t miss our list of 20 fun indoor activities for kids to do as well!
How to Use Activity Books for Kids at Home
In our home, we tend to use activity books for quiet play.
When we’re finished with our specific lessons for the day (usually around 11:30 a.m.), we have lunch and then set aside 45 minutes or so for quiet time.
Generally, the kids need a break from each other at this point. And I desperately need the house to be silent for a bit.
I let them choose an activity book from a stack and hand out the necessary supplies. And off they go!
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20 Super Fun Activity Books for Kids
Here’s our list of 20 super fun activity books for kids!
If you try any of these, I’d love to know which ones your kids liked the best!
Still in need of fun ways to spend time with the kids? Stop by to see these ideas!