You will need:

•    An old Christmas bauble or polystyrene ball

•    A ribbon

•    PVA glue

•    Glue stick or brush

•    A printer

•    Some paper

•    A pair of scissors (always ask an adult for help when using scissors)

How to make it: 

1. Start by printing some of the Wimpy Kid extracts. Choose from The Getaway or Double Down. You could print them small or big, it’s up to you!

2. Cut the cartoons and extracts into strips, around 1cm wide. Brush PVA glue onto your strip and stick it on to your bauble. We ran our strips from top to bottom of the bauble overlapping slightly until it was completely covered, although you could collage across the bauble if you’d prefer

3. When the ball is completely covered, mix up two teaspoons of PVA glue with one teaspoon of water and mix together, then coat the bauble with the gluey mix

4. Leave to dry and finish with a colourful ribbon

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway (Book 12)

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid

  • The new hilarious story from Jeff Kinney is the best yet in the brilliant, bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series!

    Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town.

    With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family.

    But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun-poisoning, stomach troubles and venomous creatures all threaten to ruin the family's vacation.

    Can their trip be saved, or will this island getaway end in disaster?

    Whether a loyal fan already or new to the Wimpy Kid books, THE GETAWAY is the perfect book for young readers this Christmas. With engaging writing, hilarious illustrations on every page and an action-packed holiday-based plot, THE GETAWAY is a winner.

    Praise for Jeff Kinney:

    'The world has gone crazy for Jeff Kinney's Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Sun

    'Kinney is right up there with J K Rowling as one of the bestselling children's authors on the planet' - Independent

    'The most hotly anticipated children's book of the year is here - Diary of a Wimpy Kid' - Big Issue

    'Hilarious' - Telegraph

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