3. Melissa & Doug English Alphabet Animal Colouring Pad: £4.48, Amazon
Mandala Coloring Book: A Kids Coloring Book with Fun, Easy, and Relaxing Mandalas to Color (Perfect Gift for Boys, Girls, Tweens, and Beginners)
Christmas Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book with Fun, Easy, and Relaxing Coloring Pages (Perfect Gift for Christmas Lovers)
They’re fun, they’re ‘wholesome’, everyone can join in and if you’re lucky they can buy you a bit of quiet time this summer. Galt’s Fun to Colour is the ideal introduction to the joy of a good colouring book for young children, though our favourite of the colouring books featured is I Love Animals because the wide appeal means it is perfect for all ages. However there is also something pretty special about seeing the sun shine through your designs from the Galt Stained Glass Colouring Book.
If cute animals and pretty patterns don’t float your child’s boat then these 90 pages of Marvel superheroes (and villains), focusing on Spider-man with appearances from his Team Hero friends, should do the job – all they need is a bit of extra colour to add to the excitement and sense of adventure. It’s not the best paper quality you’ll come across but our spider-man fan tester didn’t seem to mind. Age suitability: 3-10-year-olds.
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Toddler Coloring Book: 100 pages of things that go: Cars, trains, tractors, trucks coloring book for kids 2-4
Notebook Doodles Go Girl!: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) (30 Inspiring Designs; Beginner-Friendly Empowering Art Activities for Tweens, on High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper)
Jumbo Workbook Pre Kindergarten: Jumbo Preschool Activity Book Ages 2-4 (Activity Books for Kids)
Jumbo Activity Book for Kids: Jumbo Coloring Book and Activity Book in One: Giant Coloring Book and Activity Book for Pre-K to First Grade (Workbook and Activity Books)
7. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Colouring Book: £4.79, The Book People
Inspirational Coloring Book for Girls: Hours of Faith-Filled Fun
Mandala Coloring Book for Kids: Big Mandalas to Color for Relaxation, Book 1
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Trucks, Planes and Cars Coloring Book: Cars coloring book for kids & toddlers – activity books for preschooler – coloring book for Boys, Girls, Fun, … book for kids ages 2-4 4-8) (Volume 1)
5. Born Gifted A4 Personalised Colour In Activity Book: £12.99, Born Gifted
Cute Animals: An Adult Coloring Book with Fun, Easy, and Relaxing Coloring Pages (Perfect for Animal Lovers)
Toddler Coloring Book: 100 Things that Go | An Educational Baby Activity Book with Fun Vehicle Art for Preschool Prep (Toddler Books for Children Ages 1-3) (Early Learning Gifts for Kids)
We love this personalised colouring book which includes activities such as dot-to-dot as well as colouring in. Your child’s name appears on the cover and throughout the book meaning there can be no arguments about who did what page and went over the lines. Age suitability: 3-6-year-olds.
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My First Animal ABC Coloring Book: An Early Learning Activity Book for Toddlers and Preschool Kids to Learn the English Alphabet Letters from A to Z
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Chibi Animals: A Cute Coloring Book with Fun, Simple, and Adorable Animal Drawings (Perfect for Beginners and Animal Lovers)
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You’ve read the book (five million times), seen the puppet show, made the jigsaw and played the board game. But here is a Bear Hunt spin-off that they can actually do on their own. Now go and have a cup of tea! Age suitability: 2-5-year-olds
A colouring book and fact book in one, all the boring parts such as the large single colour backgrounds have been done for them already, and just the dinosaurs are left to colour in. Each page has a guide to drawing dinosaurs too, with space where they can try out their new skills. Age suitability:5-10-year-olds.
Toddler Coloring Book. Numbers Colors Shapes: Baby Activity Book for Kids Age 1-3, Boys or Girls, for Their Fun Early Learning of First Easy Words … (Preschool Prep Activity Learning) (Volume 1)
A beautiful book that taken as a whole could be an entire summer holiday homework project in itself, filled as it is with facts about Indian art and culture alongside lovely patterns to colour. The quality of the paper means this book is suitable for pencils, pens or paint, and if your child gets through the whole book there are plenty more countries in the series. Age suitability: 8-12-year-olds.
With the onslaught of adult colouring books it’s easy to forget that colouring in is usually an activity for children, but when you get to the stage of the summer holidays where you’ve run out of ideas for day trips, and the money to fulfill them, it’s time to fall back on this old favourite. We found the best colouring books for children (though grown ups can have a go too), that have good-quality illustrations combined with other points of interest, be it facts, activities or a firm favourite, the repetition of your child’s own name.
I Love Animals is one of those colouring books that works for every age. The many small sections lend themselves to intricate patterns or being ignored, depending on your skill in keeping between the lines and your penchant for realism. In terms of paper quality it’s not the strongest on the list, but it’s cheap, fun, and who doesn’t like crazily coloured animals? Age suitability 5-10-years-olds.
Notebook Doodles Amazing Me!: Coloring & Activity Book (Design Originals) 32 Inspiring Designs; Beginner-Friendly Empowering Art Activities for Tweens, on High-Quality Extra-Thick Perforated Paper
The second colouring book by Galt in this top ten but when it comes to fantastic designs that will please their audience, this is your brand. The stained glass designs range from fairytale castles to fishbowls full of fish (our favourite). The translucent paper means kids can stick their finished work to the window and watch the sun pour through it. Age suitability: From 3, though particularly gratifying for teens and adults when the sun pours in behind your designs.
This small book (just 24 pictures) is everything you remember about colouring books from when you were young. It’s made up of simple feel-good pictures including fairies, animals and vehicles, and is small enough to fit in your bag for emergency distraction tactics in cafes, on trains, or wherever needed. Age suitability: 3-6-year-olds.
2. Natural History Museum Dinosaur Colouring Book: £4.99, The Natural History Museum Shop
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The Melissa and Doug brand makes brilliant toys and arts and crafts sets that can’t fail to make you feel good with their user-friendly qualities and sharp design principles. This jumbo-sized book has multiple objects beginning with the letter of the alphabet corresponding to that page so sneaks in a touch of literacy to your arts and crafts activity too. Age suitability: 4-8-year-olds.
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Coloring Books for Toddlers: 100 Images of Letters, Numbers, Shapes, and Key Concepts for Early Childhood Learning, Preschool Prep, and Success at School (Activity Books for Kids Ages 1-3)
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Gothic – Dark Fantasy Coloring Book (Fantasy Art Coloring by Selina) (Volume 6)
Emoji: A Coloring Book with 50+ Fun, Easy, and Hilarious Coloring Pages (Emoji Gifts for Relaxation)
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Teacup Kittens Coloring Book (Design Originals) 32 Adorable Expressive-Eyed Cat Designs from Illustrator Kayomi Harai on High-Quality, Extra-Thick Perforated Pages that Resist Bleed Through
A modern take on colour by numbers, this clever book comes with its own numbered pens, and should appeal to future computer programmers and gamers. though their parents may appreciate the old-fashioned images reminiscent of early arcade games. Age suitability: 5-8-year-olds.