Whether you are planning a pirate themed party or just want some good old pirate fun, browse through this collection of projects and learn how you can easily make a pirate craft or two. You will find projects for all ages and abilities. Some of these pirate crafts are fast and easy and some take more time to plan and do. You certainly don't have to wait for a special event, such as Talk Like a Pirate Day to learn how to make a pirate!
Any pirate would be lost without his trusty sidekick, a parrot. Follow these directions and learn how to transform an ordinary sand pail into a cute parrot craft.
Use these directions and the pattern supplied to make a pirate eye patch using a craft foam sheet, yarn, and a few basic craft tools.
Follow the suggestions I shared on this project sheet and then use your own imagination to design and create your own unique flag.
Discover how easy it is to make a cool pirate hat. You can make them to fit everyone and personalize them however you like.
A visitor who is nicknamed nuts4lucy, explains how you can make a fancy feather plume using plastic bags and a chenille stem. You can transform any hat into a pirate hat using this plume.
Follow these instructions and learn how you can craft a ship out of a styrofoam tray, construction paper, and a straw.
Discover how easy it is to make a gem-filled pirate treasure chest that can be guarded by Polly the parrot.
Watch this how-to video and learn how easy it is to craft your own swords using items you might already have lying around your house.
Kate Pullen, the About.com Guide to Rubber Stamping, shared these instructions for making an invitation that features this skull and crossbones pattern.
I originally shared this craft project for you to make a keepsake box to set on you dresser but I think it would make a wonderful pirate treasure chest.
A visitor named Lahia explains how she easily made an amazing pirate costume for her son.
I think this parrot costume would work perfect for a pirate theme. A visitor named Amber explains how she dressed up her little cute as a parrot using a hooded sweatshirt, felt, and craft supplies.