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    16 Activity Books And Journals That Are A Great Way To Pass The Time

    Whether you want to colour, do origami, or just ~reflect~.

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    1. This activity book is perfect for anyone who loves David Attenborough (that's all of us then). It's full of fun quizzes, puzzles, and facts that pay tribute to everyone's favourite British icon.

    Firebox

    Price: £7.99

    2. Design beautiful mandalas with this sketchbook that'll guide you through the process before letting you create your very own. Once you're done designing them you can colour them in, which is a pretty wholesome way to spend an afternoon IMO.

    Not On The High Street

    Price: £10

    3. This woodland-themed colouring book is filled with floral forests and adorable animals, transporting you out of your living room for a bit.

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £12.99

    4. You can personalise this puzzle book so that it has your name on it – the cloth binding adds a ~luxe~ touch, and with 50 pages of puzzles you'll be kept busy for a while.

    Prezzybox

    Price: £19.99

    5. This Citygami book has everything you need to recreate the stunning Berlin skyline using origami! Alongside hours of fun getting stuck into your new craft project, the book provides loads of information about the history of the landmarks so you'll learn a lot too.

    Firebox

    Price: £19.99

    6. From your relationships to your finances and self-care, Slay in Your Lane: the Journal has exercises, worksheets, and tips to help you thrive in all areas of your life.

    ASOS

    Price: £9.99

    7. This colouring book based on the artwork of Bob Ross is one of the most wholesome things I've ever seen, and a great way to bring a little serenity into your day.

    Urban Outfitters

    Price: £12.95

    8. If you're a Star Wars fan, you'll probably love this origami book. It contains 36 rewarding paper craft projects and detailed, beginner-friendly instructions!

    Firebox

    Price: £12.99

    9. Take some time out every day to use this mindfulness activity and journal set – it comes with an assortment of exercises, some colouring sheets, and a plain journal for you to jot down your thoughts.

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £16.50

    10. While away the time filling in this colouring book that you can personalise with your name. It's got a high-quality 170gsm paper too, so if you're using felt tips they won't bleed through!

    Prezzybox

    Price: £9.99

    11. If you're a keen crafter, Harry Potter Knitting Magic will be right up your (Diagon) alley! It's filled with a variety of magical knitting projects, from home decor to clothing.

    Firebox

    Price: £22.99

    12. Filling out this One Line A Day journal is a low-commitment way to write more. Plus, as this is designed to be used for five years, it'll be interesting to look back on what you write!

    Anthropologie

    Price: £14.99

    13. Take some time each day to practice gratitude with this toolkit from kikki.K. It comes with prompt cards, a notebook and pen, and some thank you cards that are perfect for sending to the people you love right now to remind them how much you appreciate them.

    ASOS

    Price: £12

    14. The Anxiety Journal is designed to help soothe stress and identify negative thought cycles through a mix of CBT techniques and mindfulness exercises. The author is a psychologist and psychotherapist, and this journal is a well-thought out go-to for when things feel overwhelming,

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £9.99

    15. The designs in this Secret Garden colouring book are so detailed that it'll definitely take you a while to complete them (but it'll be so satisfying when you do!)

    Oliver Bonas

    Price: £9.95

    16. If you want to take this time to flex your creative muscles, 642 Things to Write is a fun way to get started. It has loads of prompts that you can get imaginative with, from writing an ode to an onion to telling a dying houseplant why it should live!

    Amazon / Via amazon.co.uk

    Price: £9.94