PIRATE BIRTHDAY PARTY IDEAS

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CREATE A PIRATE BIRTHDAY PARTY

Shiver me timbers! We've got some tried and tested Pirate Birthday Party ideas for your little buccaneer! To help you on the big day, take a look at our easy step by step guides and arts and crafts. To help you, take a look at our brand new pirate video for lots of ideas.
FACE PAINT IDEAS

    Blue Pirate

  1. Base
    Base With a slightly wet brush and blue paint, draw a shape on the child’s forehead for the bandana. Remember to draw the shape of a knot on the side of the face. Use a slightly wet sponge to fill the shape with blue paint.
  2. Detail
    Detail With a small brush and black paint carefully outline the edges of the bandana on the child’s forehead and cheek. Then with a brush and white paint, draw some white dots or hearts on to the blue bandana.
  3. Finish
    Finish Add an eye patch to the eye opposite the knot. Draw a circle around one eye and a diagonal line towards the opposite eyebrow with black paint.

    Pirate Green Skeleton

  1. Foundation
    Foundation Using white paint and a wet sponge, paint the face white from the top lip upward.
  2. Colour-In
    Colour-In Using a slightly wet small brush and black paint, draw two circles around the eyes and a jagged line at the bottom of the white base. Colour in the top of the nose with black paint and a small brush, ending in two peaks at the top. Leave a small space open between the two peaks on the nose.
  3. Details
    Details Using a slightly wet small brush and black paint, draw two circles around the eyes and a jagged line at the bottom of the white base. Colour in the top of the nose with black paint and a small brush, ending in two peaks at the top. Leave a small space open between the two peaks on the nose.

    White and Red Pirate

  1. Foundation
    Foundation With a wet brush and white paint, draw the shape of a bandana on the forehead then draw a shape of a knot hanging down the side of the face. Fill with white paint.
  2. Colour-In
    Colour-In With red paint and a brush add red dots to the bandana.
  3. Details
    Details With black paint and a brush add 2 lines on the bandana along the side of the face, as well as outlining the bottom of the bandana. Lastly paint a skull-and-crossbones onto either one or both cheeks with black paint. If you want you can outline the skull-and-crossbones and add some detail with white paint and a small brush.
• MAKE AND CREATE IDEAS •

Pirate Sword

  1. Draw and Cut
    Draw and Cut Draw and cut out a shape that looks like the image in step 1 from a piece of cardboard. The shape should have a blade and a handle.
  2. Glue
    Glue Glue some kitchen foil on to the blade section of the sword.
  3. Paint
    Paint Paint the handle brown and gold. To put the finishing touches on the handle, take a black marker pen and draw around the outline of the sword.

Coconut Bowling

  1. Cut
    Cut Cut out six pieces of brown paper and roll them around an empty plastic bottle. Use sticky tape to secure the paper.
  2. Fill
    Fill Fill each bottle with a handful of dry rice.
  3. Decorate
    Decorate Draw and cut out eight leaf shapes from green tissue paper, push each leaf into the lid of the bottle. These are now your bowling pins! Stand them up and try to use a tennis ball to knock them over between a certain distance.

Telescope

  1. Draw
    Draw On the kitchen towel holder draw three lines dividing it into five spaces. Each space should be a different thickness
  2. Paint
    Paint Paint the two thickest spaces brown.
  3. Finish
    Finish Paint the remaining spaces yellow.