Activities

Inspire children to be curious and discover more about the world with our fun, colourful and quirky activities for families, teachers and bookshops.

Activities

  • Activity Sheets

    World’s Strangest Facts & Quiz

    Packed with quirky facts and astonishing facts, test your knowledge of the world’s weird and wacky creatures and places with this activity pack of the world’s strangest.

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    Design your dream outfit

    Take a stylish journey to discover the fashion, clothes and fabrics worn by different cultures, in Around the World Fashion Sketchbook and get creative by designing your own dream outfit.

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  • Activity Sheets, Teachers Resource Pack

    The Big Earth Book (UK)

    This pack will get you thinking like a real-life scientist at home and comes with a​​​​​​ lesson plan to support KS2 teachers with non-fiction writing: exploration and discovery.
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  • Activity Sheets

    Tiger Face-Painting

    Bring the jungle to you and transform your face into a terrific, terrifying tiger following these simple steps!

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    Pop-Up Safari Scene

    Inspired by Lonely Planet Kids pop-up books, create a pop-up safari scene to make these awesome animals come to life.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Edible Spiders

    Are you ready to get messy in the kitchen? Inspired by our book Backyard Explorer, follow the steps to make your own gooey mini beasts.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Cities event for book groups and bookshops

    Host a drop-in event for budding architects and engineers and create a buzz with a city-themed display.

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  • Teachers Resource Pack

    The Cities Pack UK classroom resource

    Cities are some of the most exciting and diverse places on Earth. This pack contains learning ideas for curious young explorers to discover the history, geography and the future of cities.

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  • Teachers Resource Pack

    Unfolding Journeys: Amazon Adventure UK classroom resource

    Use Unfolding Journeys: Amazon Adventure to inspire adventures in your local area and create your own journey display.

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  • Activity Sheets

    The Travel Book

    Test your worldly knowledge by matching the facts up with the correct countries, inspired by Lonely Planet Kids Travel Book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Pop-Up Cities

    Get creative and draw your favourite landmark or design your own and then tell us all about it. It can be anywhere in the world and you can do whatever you want with it. Inspired by our new Pop-Up books.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Design Your Own Planet

    Grab your colouring pens and let your imagination run wild by creating your very own planet, inspired by our How to be a Space Explorer book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    How to be an International Spy

    Become a secret agent and complete your very own top secret agent file, inspired by our How to be an International Spy book.

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    Let’s Explore

    Go wild and create some imaginative patterns by colouring in the animals. Inspired by our Let’s Explore activity books.

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    Boredom Buster

    Get the whole family involved and let your collective imagination run wild by taking it in turns to complete the story using words and pictures, inspired by our Boredom Buster book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    World Tour

    Put your thinking caps on and grab your colouring pens to complete this round the world tour.

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  • Activity Sheets

    You Rule!

    Dust off your crown and throw on those robes to become King or Queen of your very own country by following these steps, inspired by our You Rule! book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Flower Pressing: Festival of Roses

    Try your hand at preserving beautiful roses with this rose-pressing activity to celebrate the Moroccan Festival of Roses.

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    Junkanoo Street Festival Headpiece

    Grab some colourful feathers and any bright, sparkly accessories you can find to make a vibrant Junkanoo headpiece to celebrate the Bahamas colourful street festival in December.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Amazing World Atlas

    Test your geography knowledge with fun games and activities inspired by our book, Amazing World Atlas.

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  • Activity Sheets

    How to be a Space Explorer

    Prepare for an epic journey into outer space with fun games and activities inspired by our book, How to be a Space Explorer.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Adventures in Cold Places

    Get warmed up with fun and colourful games, mazes and more – all inspired by our sticker book, Adventures in Cold Places.

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    Adventures in Busy Places

    Get busy with fun and colourful games, mazes and more – all inspired by our sticker book, Adventures in Busy Places.

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    Adventures in Wild Places

    Go wild with fun and colourful games, mazes and more – all inspired by our sticker book, Adventures in Wild Places.

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    How to be a World Explorer

    Test your survival skills with fun games and activities inspired by our book, How to be a World Explorer.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Extreme Planet

    Discover a world of extremes with fun games and activities inspired by our book, Extreme Planet.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Adventures in Smelly Places

    Download our fun and colourful sheets with games, mazes and more – taken from our Adventures in Smelly Places book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Adventures in Famous Places

    Download our fun and colourful sheets with games, mazes and more – taken from our Adventures in Famous Places book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    Adventures in Noisy Places

    Download our fun and colourful sheets with games, mazes and more – taken from our Adventures in Noisy Places book.

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  • Activity Sheets

    You Rule! event for book groups and bookshops

    Download our fun and engaging You Rule! event to run in your book shop or with your book group. The pack includes everything you need to run an hour long session including templates, a script for the leader, and clear instructions. The event activities are aimed at kids aged 8 – 12 but it includes activities for younger children too.

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  • Activity Sheets

    You Rule! activity sheets (US spelling)

    Download our complete set of You Rule activity sheets. Young nation-builders will choose their country’s location, government, leader, name, values, rights, and laws, declare independence, establish borders, write an anthem and pledge, and design an emblem, flag, postcard, and passport.

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  • Teaching Guide (UK)

    Real Wonders

    Inspired by our weird and wonderful Not-for-Parents books including How to be a Dinosaur Hunter and Real Wonders of the World, this pack is filled with lesson plans, worksheets and exciting curriculum-linked activities to support KS2 literacy and humanities teaching.

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  • Teaching Guide (Universal)

    English Language Arts

    Address reading, writing, listening, and speaking standards by incorporating our books into your curriculum. This guide is packed with exciting activity and lesson ideas that specifically address English Language Arts guidelines.

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  • Teachers Resource Pack

    UK You Rule! Classroom resource

    This pack will help KS2 teachers use You Rule! to inspire curiosity about the world and its people. It includes resources to help you run a series of lessons or a themed day based on nation building. The fun, hands-on activities will get your KS2 pupils thinking about democracy and the differences between nations.

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  • Teachers Resource Pack

    US library / school event pack You Rule!

    Download our US library/school event pack aimed at kids aged 8-12. This is an inspiring, educational event where kids can build brand-new nations within your library or school! By choosing a government, creating laws, designing a flag, and more, kids will learn about civic education in a fun environment. Includes a flyer to promote your event, and raffle tickets.

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