FREE Printables About Pirates

August 26, 2020

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day is on September 19. A lot of local restaurants have always had fun freebies if you dress up like a pirate. When my kids were younger we would do an entire day of pirate unit studies and dress up to go out and get free stuff.

I am not sure that there as many fun free events available this year, however I still think it would be a lot of fun to make use of a silly holiday like this with free printables about pirates.

FREE Printables About Pirates with image of kids dressed up like pirates.

My kids have always loved learning about pirates. There is just something fun about dressing up, and talking funny pretending to be a pirate. They love watching the Pirates of the Caribbean, and one of their favorite Disney villains is Captain Hook. My son even turned our playground into a pirate ship one summer.

You could find our kids dressed up yelling from the top of the playground chasing each other with homemade pirate swords all summer long. They even at one point dug a huge hole in our yard to bury and old toy box for a treasure hunt they made up for each other. Don’t you just love imaginative play?

What is a pirate?

I like to call pirates the bad guys of the sea. Unfortunately, they weren’t as goofy and fun as some movies and television shows portray. Pirates were sailors that attacked other ships at sea. They stole their property and were always on the hunt for more treasure aka booty. Stealing property and robbing via ship is called piracy. Most pirate ships are known by the jolly roger on the front of the ship. This is a common identification of a skull and crossbones.

Your kids will be excited to learn that pirates actually exist, and they aren’t just something from an adventure story or movie. They will enjoy learning more about them with these free printable resources.

Check out these free printables about pirates:

Pirate Themed Color and Write Journaling Pages for BoysBen and Me

Download a free Pirate Coloring BookParadise Praises

Pirate Themed Early Learning PrintablesHomeschool Creations

Pirate Playdough Counting MatsLife Over C’s

Educational Pirate Pre-K PacketOver the Moon

Pirate Worksheet PacketThe Happy Housewife

Kids Pirate Treasure HuntShop With  Me Mama

Preschool Pirate Worksheet PackSurviving a Teacher’s Salary

Pirate Coloring Sheets for Kids123 Homeschool 4 Me

Learning Fun with PiratesRock Your Homeschool

Pirate Preschool PrintablesLiving Life and Learning

Get into your pirate spirit with these cute pirate preschool printables to practice counting and fine motor coordination

The Multi Taskin’ Mom has lots of fun themed printables:

A Pirate’s Life Pre-K Fun Pack

A Pirate’s Life Manuscript Handwriting Pack

A Pirate’s Life Elementary Pack

There is even more pirate fun over at In All You Do:

Pirate Emergent Readers

37 pages of Pirate Writing Activities

Pirates Mini Puzzle Unit and Activities

Pirate Coloring Pages

History of Pirates and Pirate Ship Printables:

If you are local to a shipyard or historical site, going on a pirate field trip is a great way to learn more about the history of pirates.

Find out how to make pirate field trips fun and educational from Paradise Praises.

How to have a fun and educational Pirate Field Trip

Pirate Facts and Worksheet Packet for EducatorsKids Konnect

Blackbeard the Pirate History ReadingESL Worksheets

The Anatomy of a Pirate ShipGracelad

Pirate Ships Unit StudyBrain Power Boy

Shiver Me Timbers Pirate Unit StudyOur Journey Westward

Learning the Parts of a Pirate Ship Gift of Curiosity

Pirate Weapons Unit StudyBrain Power Boy

Homeschool Lesson Pirate Study with printable pirate maps, nautical terminology and more – 

If your older kids want to learn more about pirates there are tons of books available. This is a great Middle School Unit Study from New 2 Homeschooling .


Free Printables About Pirates text with image of a group of kids wearing pirate costumes

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