For anyone who doesn’t live in Westeros, winter is still coming … which means busy weekends, holiday travel, and lots of indoor days. Prep for the upcoming moments (hours, days) when you’ll need to keep little hands and eyes busy with a few new activity books. From fun puzzles and games to a journal for beginning artists, keep reading to discover our new favorites. 

Stitch Up Some Fun

For any budding fashion designers or crafty kids, this new stitching guide from Jane Foster is a perfect introduction to embroidery. The book has 37 sturdy punch out sewing cards in fun shapes like owls, giraffes, flowers and more. There are easy-to-follow tutorials at the beginning, project and design ideas, and clever uses for the cards once the stitching is complete. There's even a background that's perfect for imaginary play!

Ages: 5 - 10

Available at, $16.95.<a

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— Gabby Cullen

All images are courtesy of the publishers.