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Diary of a Wimpy Kid DVD packshot


During his summer vacation, ‘Wimpy Kid’ Greg Heffley, the hero of the phenomenally successful book series, hatches a plan to pretend he has a job at a ritzy country club – which fails to keep him away from the season’s dog days, including embarrassing mishaps at a public pool and a camping trip that goes horribly wrong.

Teachers' Notes

Designed for students of English and PSHEE aged 7-13, the resource uses film content from Diary of a Wimpy Kid 3: Dog Days to explore some of the themes and characters in the story whilst also offering an exciting competition with fantastic prizes based on reconfiguring the official trailer.


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Trailer transcript


Greg: I can’t believe its so crowded here… school isn’t even out yet… maybe we should come back…

Roderick: How about never? Does never sound good?

Mum: Boys… a family swim is a great way to kick off the summer

Dad: Lets not forget… opening day is free!

Girl: That was impressive

Greg: Woah… woah!



Holly: Hi Greg

Greg: Hey holly




Rowley: I feel like a gangster right now


Greg: Whats that supposed to be?
Fregley: It's a human head… and look, he’s smiling!


Chirag: I’ve been ensnared by my own handiwork!


Holly: Why don’t we play doubles? Patty and me versus you two…


Patty: [CACKLES] Yes! … I mean, sorry.


Greg: Nooo!
Manny: Washing my hands


Greg: When did you get a tattoo?
-Roderick: There’s a lot of things  you don't know about me Greggy…


Rowley: In case we don't make it, there’s something I have to tell  you… one time I went to the bathroom and I didn't wash my hands!
Greg: One time I used your toothbrush to get dog poop off my shoe.
Rowley: WHAT?!
Both: Arghhhh!!!