Usborne is a leading specialist children’s book publisher, they are an independent, family business which creates engaging, innovative, accessible books for children of all ages.

They create fantastic books for children aged 5 to 7 including lift-the-flap information books, leveled reading books to help them become confident readers, activity and sticker books to keep them amused and wipe-clean books to practice key skills.



Here is an example of some of their lift the flap books that reveal masses of facts and amazing information.


Look inside what happens when you eat  Look inside seas and oceans  Look inside a hospital   Look inside how things work


They also produce an huge variety of activity books from fingerprint painting to really great sticker books.



Their Usborne Reading Programme is a collection of over 350 fiction and non-fiction books graded in eight levels for guidance. With lively writing and fabulous illustrations, the books are designed to capture the imagination and build the confidence of new readers.


The Usborne Wipe-Clean Key Skills provide support and practice to help 5 to 7 year-olds with the maths and English that they are learning at school.\


Adding practice pad 5-6 Wipe-Clean How Plants Grow 5-6Wipe-clean spelling 5-6Wipe-Clean Weather and Seasons 5-6Times tables practice pad 5-6


Take a look below at a selection of free activities to download and then after lockdown head to your local BB store to pick up some of your favourite Usborne books.

The Usborne Chess Book

Unipiggle colouring in sheet

Fill in the shapes

Flower stained glass colouring

Globe theatre colouring in book

Layered Liquid science experiment

Return to Earth maze

Spot the difference dinosaurs

Static electricity activity

Night sky activity

Pirate wordsearch

Wind power experiment