Kids Pirate Themed Crafts, Activities, Games and Ideas
Pirates are an awesome theme for kids to learn to craft. From pirate treasure chests to fantastic pirate ships, there are so many fun ideas to make when you begin to look at pirates as a theme for crafts and for birthday parties. That is why we started our craft blog based on pirates and pirate themed crafts.
Crafting is ability based. I have known children you at the age of five can safely use a craft knife and those who at the age of 25 still shouldn’t use a butter knife, let alone a craft knife!. By allowing your kids to express their imagination and creativity through crafts, you allow them grow and develop their experience and abilities. Although our crafts are divided into the ordinary age groups, we encourage you to try the teenage and tween crafts. Allow you child to do what he or she can and allow them to grow their craft skills and abilities.
With tons pirate themed crafts to choose from our crafts and pirate themed activities include:
- An awesome pirate ship craft for tweens and teenagers
- A cute toddler pirate ship craft for smaller children and preschoolers
- A lifelike moving pirate telescope craft for teenagers and tweens
- A toddler pirate telescope complete with jewels to see treasure wherever they look
- A Pirate Popsicle Puzzle craft which you can quickly make for your children to teach them numbers and colors
- Pirate Puzzles which you can download and print to teach colors and have hours of pirate puzzle fun
- A set of free printable pirate cards to play pirate themed games like pirate go fish, pirate memory game
- A pirate ship in a bottle craft for all ages to create an awesome underwater scene
- Pirate popsicle playmates which can be used as puppets, they can be added to the pirate ship crafts and also to the pirate puppet theatre for hours of fun
- A pirate puppet “punch and judy type” theatre. The pirate puppet theatre can help your child’s imagination as well as crafts skills
- Free Printable Pirate coloring pages for hour of color fun for tweens and preschoolers
- Pirate printable dot to dot puzzles to help children learn numbers with fun craft ideas
- A beautiful Pirate treasure chest for toddlers, preschoolers, tweens and teenagers to store your puzzles, popsicle pirate people and other crafts in
- Make a pirate hat – a super simple pirate hat to make. It takes less than 10 minutes to make the “mommy I want to play pirates now” version
- Make you own pirate gold coins – a play dough version of pirate gold coins – simple to make, dead cheap, and great for decorations for that pirate party
Some of these crafts will be suitable for pirate themed birthday parties too.
The craft pack includes both free and premium content: Pirate Games – Pirate Treasure Hunt, Pin the Patch on the Pirate, Ready Aim Fire Pirate Cannon Game, Pirate Popsicle Puzzle Game, Pirate Cards, Popsicle Pirate Playmates, Pirate Paper Dolls Pirate Crafts – Pirate Hat template, Sword Template, Coin instructions, Patch templates, Telescope and hook instructions and templates Pirate Party Ideas – Pirate party food, pirate party decorations, pirate party loot bags, shopping list, Party Invitations and stationery including invitations, loot bag labels, and thank you notes. Other Pirate fun: Coloring pages, Dot to dot puzzles, Printable puzzles, Popsicle puzzles, pirate ship in a bottle craft instructions.
Use the ideas – or register the program for just $1.99 to get access to all of the premium templates as well
Pirate Eye patches are the simplest thing to make for your pirate party The pirate party planner contains 2 different eye patches you can print our in 2 different sizes depending on your pirate party guests, but you can also make your own pirate eye patches quickly and easily. The key to a good pirate patch is to make it slightly large than the eye and also to reinforce your paper or cardboard so that the string or elestic you are using to attach the eye patch to the pirate, does not pull through the holes you have made We have found that...read more
This craft will show you how to turn white card stock and a paper or polystyrene cup into an awesome pirate hook. Once again the craft is part of our pirate party planner series and the hooks can be made in advance for all your pirate guests, or they can be made by the pirates when they arrive as part of the party crafts. They pirate hooks you make, make cure party favors and your pirates can take them home after the party. Remember to choose paper cups which are appropriate for the age of your pirates – bigger cups are needed for...read more
No pirate is complete without a pirate cutlass sword. How would he go marauding or swashbuckling without it. So here is a pirate sword template to show you how to make your very own pirate cutlass sword. Bear in mind that since most of our pirates are a little under-age, the pirate cutlass sword we show you how to make is a cardboard pirate sword of course – although it looks a lot like an authentic pirate cutlass. The pirate cutlass sword is party of our pirate party craft program. You can make these pirate swords from card stock or...read more
A party invitation is more than just a notice to attend a function. A good party invitation can really get your guests in the spirit and mood of the party way before the party even begins Our party planner contains lots of ideas on how to send out pirate party invitations that will have your swash-buckling guests yelling argghh from the time they receive their invitations. The planner contains 4 different styles of pirate party invitations along with ideas on how to present and send your invitations to create a piraty atmosphere right from...read more
What is a pirate party without a treasure hunt! And you can’t have a treasure hunt without a treasure map. Our pirate party planner has 4 different printable treasure maps to choose from – so you can print out the treasure map you need to create an awesome treasure hunt for your pirate party. We also have ideas on how to get the kids involved in making those printable treasure maps more spectacular by using different ways to make your treasure maps look old. For ideas on how to make your printable treasure maps look old, click...read more
A good treasure hunt needs a good treasure map. And making treasure maps for kids can be just as much fun as the pirate trasure hunt itself. You can show your kids how to make their own kids treasure maps or even pirate party invitations using the ideas below. Our Pirate Party treasure hunt game has 4 printable pirate treasure maps for you to use to create your own awesome pirate treasure maps to print. Here are some ideas on how to make treasure maps for kids: Print out the map you want to use and age the map using the following “aging...read more
Treasure hunts are a firm party favourite and a pirate treasure hunt is almost a given at pirate parties. The pirate party planner offers 4 different styles of tresure hunt maps as well as treasure hunt signs so you can prepare the percise hunt you want to for your pirate treasure hunt game. Ideas for using the Pirate Treasure hunt Maps in the Pirate Treasure Hunt Party Game: Always keep you audience in mind and try to tailor the clues to their level Setting up a traditional pirate treasure hunt party game: You can either make a treasure...read more
This is a new take on an old favorite party game – pin the patch on the parrot or pin the tail on the parrot is really simple to make and ready in a matter of minutes. The tails can be decorated by your pirate party guests as they arrive – crafts are a great way to calm children down and keep them busy until everyone has arrived. This craft is suitable for all ages – from toddlers to adults can decorate their own tails and play the game. Pin the patch on the parrot This is the simplest version of pin the patch on the parrot...read more
This is an awesome craft to make for a pirate themed party or pirate themed play day. Make two pirate cannons – instructions below. Then make two ships or as many ships as you want – one ship per team. This is part of our awesome pirate party planner craft series. This pirate game can easily be made by the children at the party – or prepared in advance for them to play with – each child can have their own cannon – depending on the number of children at the party or you can split the kids into teams to play. The cannon is...read more
We have designed a special template for you to make a simple pirate hat in no time flat! The template is free for download and you can send it to your friend, print it as often as you like and make as may pirate hats as you may need. Print the template to make the pirate hat and then use the templates as a party game for kids to make their own pirate hats. They have such fun decorating them. Materials Needed to Make a pirate hat: 1. Printer 2. White paper 3. An ordinary cereal box or cardboard – for the stronger version which lasts...read more