Tuesday, August 2, 2011

ARRRRRRR Matey, Pirate Fun for Preschool!

Creating Pirate costumes for Pirate week!

Creating telescopes!!

More fun & learning with the Pirate theme!
Look, I made an ocean!" (playdough with boats & pirates)

Outside we had these activities:
"Cozy Area w/ pirate booksPirate Puzzle
Counting coins and cash from the pirates treasure chest!
The friends also learned and had fun doing these activities:

Created Pirate Hooks, borrowed from www.busybeekidscrafts.com/Pirate-crafts.html

Outdoor treasure hunt with treasure maps (learning the letter X)

Used a plank of wood and a kiddie pool to, yep you guessed it, "walk the plank"

The friend dicated pirate stories then they decorated page with Jolly Roger stickers (we learned how the Pirate flag got its name from Roger, the Jolly Pirate)

We read these great stories:
Do Pirates Take Baths, Kathy Tucker (our favorite!)
Pirate Girl, Cornelia Funke, et al
, Roger, the Jolly Pirate, Brett Helquist

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