Fun Activity Books for Quiet Time

Make downtime more engaging with these fantastic skill boosters.

Apr 17, 2024



Fun Activity Books for Quiet Time

Apr 17, 2024

There’s no better way to refresh your child’s mind and body than with a little bit of quiet time. Relaxing with a fun activity book is a great screen-free way to refuel and learn!

Workbooks not only engage your child with fun and interesting activities, but they also help your child acquire and maintain critical reading and STEM skills, keeping them fresh throughout the school year. It’s not just kids and parents that love activity books — teachers recommend them, too!

Many workbooks offer an opportunity for your child to learn relevant skills they would use daily like calculating money and telling time with Play & Learn Math: Time & Money. If you are looking for ways to help your child build an effective mindfulness practice, try the Scholastic Early Learners: My Mindfulness Workbook. Your child will learn how to process their emotions, practice gratitude, and develop a sense of inner peace. 

Featuring everything from early reading skill boosters and sight word exercises to multiplication, grammar, mazes, cursive, and more, these fun activity books are the perfect way for your child to learn — and have fun — after school and on weekends.

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