13 activity books that can help fight kids' boredom during quarantine

Are your kids starting to suffer from boredom during the quarantine? These 13 activity books can help.

News 12 Staff

Apr 21, 2020, 2:26 PM

Updated 1,456 days ago

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13 activity books that can help fight kids' boredom during quarantine
Are your kids starting to suffer from boredom during the quarantine?
These 13 activity books can help:
Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work by Crystal Chatterton
Age level: 5-10
Science Experiments for Kids provides young scientists ages 5-10 with hands-on experiments that teach them how to apply the scientific method.
Project Kid: 100 Ingenious Crafts for Family Fun by Amanda Kingloff
Age level: 8-12
This book is packed with hundreds of step-by-step photographs and basic crafting lessons (from pom-pom making to fabric dyeing) to help kids build a DIY arsenal.
Kids' Backyard Activities and Games: 25 boredom-busting ideas for tons of outdoor fun! by Adams Media
Age level: 5-10
With Kids' Backyard Activities and Games, you’ll find plenty of ideas for activities you can all enjoy outside. This handy e-book will keep everyone happy.
Human Body Activity Book for Kids: Hands-On Fun for Grades K-3 by Ph.D., Katie Stokes, M.Ed.
Age level: 4-8
This book on the human body for kids ages 4-8 is bursting with on- and off-the-page play that gets young learners interested in what makes them tick. Featuring tons of cool facts and colorful drawings, this in-depth exploration of the human body for kids will give them a leg up on learning.
ChopChop: The Kids' Guide by Sally Sampson and Carl Tremblay
Age level: 8-12
ChopChop offers simple, healthy, and delicious dishes for children and parents to make together.
The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen Kids
Age level: 8-12
Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE cookbook every kid chef needs on their shelf. Whether you're cooking for yourself, your friends, or your family, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs has delicious recipes that will wow!
 
The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs by America's Test Kitchen Kids
Age level: 8-12
From breakfast to breads, from cookies to cakes (yes, even cupcakes!), learn to bake it all here.
My First Learn to Write Workbook: Practice for Kids with Pen Control, Line Tracing, Letters, and More! by Crystal Radke
Age level: 3-5
My First Learn to Write Workbook is filled with activities and practice pages that introduce your first-time writer to letters, numbers, and shapes using a real pencil and paper. Teach pen control, line tracing, first words, and more with engaging exercises your toddler will love.
School Zone - Big Preschool Workbook by School Zone (author), Joan Hoffman (author), Ph.D. Shannon M. Mullally (editor)
Age level: 3-5
Big Preschool Workbook has 300+ colorful exercises that make learning fun! An A+ adventure unfolds, as kids encounter sensational squares and rocking rectangles, a giant newt reading the newspaper and a dinosaur playing the drums. Bold, bright colors and illustrations ease little ones into learning without feeling overwhelmed. Lessons focus on must-know readiness basics, and help little ones learn colors, shapes, the alphabet letters, primary phonics, and pre-writing skills.
100 Animals for Toddler Coloring Book by Ellie And Friends
Age level: 2-4
Designed especially for tiny hands, a book that's packed with more than 100 animals for fun.
 
How to Draw 101 Animals Paperback by Dan Green
Age level: 5 and up
Simple step-by-step line illustrations make it easy for children to draw with confidence.
I Am Confident, Brave & Beautiful: A Coloring Book for Girls by Hopscotch Girls
Age level: 3 and up
The coloring pages encourage girls to think beyond social conventions and inspire conversations with adults about what it really means to be confident, brave, and beautiful.
The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids: 800+ Jokes! by Carole P. Roman
Age level: 6-12
The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids is chock full of knock-knock jokes, riddles, tongue twisters, and silly stats for endless hours of hilarious entertainment.


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