A guide to choosing the right activity books for your children

Perfect entertainment for rainy days and long journeys Sticker books encourage language learning through image association and help develop fine motor skills.

Dot to dot books are great for developing number skills and developing manual dexterity (pencil control).

Puzzle books are fantastic for developing problem solving and lateral thinking skills as well as reading, counting & identification skills.

The great search puzzle books are also hugely informative, revealing a host of fascinating facts and expanding your child’s general knowledge and vocabulary.

Art and craft activity books encourage creativity; assist fine motor development (through cutting, colouring and sticking) and keep children occupied for hours.

In addition, the finished item gives the child a great sense of achievement and makes them feel very proud to have made something special for Mom!

Written by - Kirstin McIntosh from Sugar & Spice