Ahoy there me maties, Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up, on September 19th so I thought I would put together some fun activities for you to have fun with. As this year it is on a Sunday you can get the whole family involved!
I have included over 37 activities for you to enjoy on Talk Like A Pirate Day, although there is enough here for you to spend a full week talking like a pirate!! Shiver Me Timbers…..
What is Talk Like a Pirate Day?
Talk Like a Pirate Day was created by two friends John Baur (Ol’ Chumbucket) and Mark Summers (Cap’n Slappy), of Albany, Oregon, U.S, back in 1995. During a racquetball game between Summers and Baur, one of them reacted to the pain with an outburst of “Aaarrr!”, and the idea was born.
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Talk Like A Pirate Day Activities
As this year it falls on a Sunday, we will actually have a Pirate themed week starting the day after. I can’t wait! I will share with you as many lesson plans, films, books, and activities we can find in the hope that you also have fun!!
Pirate Picture Books
A Year on a Pirate Ship (Time Goes By) – Check out these eight action-packed scenes for a bird’s-eye view of the life and work of pirates on the open seas. See how the pirates attack a ship, deal with a whale, and handle a storm. Keep your eye on the calendar too. By spending a whole year with the pirate crew, you can watch events unfold as the seasons change.
The Pirates Next Door is a fantastic pirate book for younger children, and the pictures are really great.
Pirate Boy – After reading his favorite book about a pirate boy, Danny wonders what would happen if he sailed away on a pirate ship. Luckily, his mother reassures him that she would find him, even if she had to swim on a dolphin, battle sea monsters, and wield a bottle of pirate-shrinking magic spray to do it!
Pirate Books for Kids
If you like us have an older child, these pirate books for kids are probably more appropriate!
Pirates (Magic Tree House Research Guide, paper)
The Pirate World is a nonfiction book about pirates. Often romanticized in print and on the silver screen, real-life pirates were a brutal menace that plagued the high seas. In this book, Angus Konstam separates myth from reality, tracing the history of piracy through the centuries, from the pirates who plagued the Ancient Egyptians to the Viking raids and on to the era of privateers. He discusses the so-called “Golden Age of Piracy” and colorful characters such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd, before examining the West’s initial encounters with Eastern pirates off the Chinese coast and the phenomenon of the modern pirate. Highly illustrated with color images and specially commissioned maps throughout, this is a unique exploration of the pirate world.
Anne Bonny and Mary Read: Fearsome Female Pirates of the Eighteenth Century
Play Like a PIRATE: Engage Students with Toys, Games, and Comics
Education.com has lots of FREE pirate resources, including word searches, coloring pages, and math.
Printable Treasure Map
Pirate map coloring pages
10 of the Best Kids Pirate Movies
Pirates of the Caribbean of course is the best Pirate movie. But I have listed our top 10 kids pirate movies that kids will love:
- Pirates of the Caribbean
- Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy
- The Pirates
- Peter Pan – to make this more educational why not read the book first and then do a books vs movies report
- Walt Disneys Blackbeards Ghost
- Tom & Jerry Shiver Me Whiskers
- Scooby Doo Pirates Ahoy
- Walt Disney Shipwrecked
Pirate Lesson Plans
If you want a full FREE 10-day lesson plan on pirates I highly recommend this pirate unit plan this is what we will be using.
Talk Like a Pirate Day has also created lots of resources for junior pirates.
Pirate writing prompts there are 10 ideas on this blog post with free printables.
How To Talk Like a Pirate
There are lots of free how to talk like a pirate on youtube, but we like this one. Be careful if finding others as there are lots of “adult talk like pirate” videos too!
Live Pirate Class
Outschool yet again has you covered! The pirate related courses offered are as follows:
- So you want to write a pirate story
- Treasure Hunt Pirate Adventure
- Pirate geometry
- The real pirates of the Caribbean
and lots more.
Pirate Science Ideas
Science Sparks has lots of pirate-themed science experiments for younger kids.
Make your own working telescope
We hope you have fun on Talk Like A Pirate Day, let me know what fun you get up to in the comments below.
Last Updated on 18 November 2021 by homeschoolof1