Debbie Ridpath Ohi reads, writes and illustrates for young people. Every few weeks, she shares new art, writing and resources; subscribe below. Browse the archives here.

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What people are saying about I'M BORED:

"Read I'M BORED to children's choir last evening. They have never, ever laughed aloud so much! Reading Success!" - Twitter post by Marjorie Bowman


I'm Bored Bonus Page
I'm Worried
Broken Crayon Series

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Write a sequel to "I'm Bored". How will the potato convince the flamingo that potatoes aren't boring?

Design a new book cover for the sequel book (or a new cover design for "I'm Bored").

Create a TV commercial to encourage people to read "I'm Bored". 

What movie, TV show or other book does "I'm Bored" remind you of? Why? Explain in a paragraph.


How I'M BORED was created, Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 (includes related activities)

(Specifically geared toward younger readers)




Classes are welcome to write a letter to the illustrator. Details here.



Thanks to Allison Durno for help with these curriculum pages.