Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Posted by:

Diary of a Wimpy KidJeff Kinney’s  Diary of a Wimpy Kid is almost ten years old! To celebrate the 10th anniversary of  this very popular series and the release of the upcoming Wimpy Kid film, Renaissance Accelerated Reader has shared the following FREE resources for your classroom. To download them simply complete the form on this page.

The resources contain:

  • A Wimpy Kid Teacher Resource Pack
  • A poster featuring a fun way of finding out which Wimpy Kid book you should read next!

PLUS – Your students can take a fun ‘super fan’ quiz featuring questions on every book in the series, and enter a prize draw to win a fantastic bundle of Wimpy Kid prizes!

Entries must be received before midnight on Friday 30th June, 2017.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a satirical realistic fiction comedy novel for children and teenagers written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. It is the first book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. The book is about a boy named Greg Heffley and his struggles to fit in as he begins middle school.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid first appeared on FunBrain in 2004, where it was read 20 million times.” ( Wikipedia )

Diary of a Wimpy Kid


Other Wimpy Kid Resources

There was a whole set of resources shared by Penguin Books in 2004.


There is a Wimpy Kid Club where there are downloadable resources for children and teachers.

Teach It Primary has a whole set of freely downloadable resources.

There is also a film trailer shared by Film Education with more teacher notes. These notes are about using film int he classroom:

This interactive teaching resource, aimed at Literacy / English learning for KS2 and KS3 students, provides teachers with pedagogical tools to explore this highly original interpretation of Diary of a Wimpy Kid. In keeping with the Wimpy Kid’s ‘Survival Guide to Big School’ style, the materials are designed to encourage the students to develop a similar skill set.” (Film Education)