Exploring pirates collection

Activites, role-play ideas and planning inspiration to help your primary aged children explore the topic of pirates

Tes Resources Team

Treasure Chest Full Of Pirate-themed Teaching Resources

Activities, role-plays and booklets to help your salty sea dogs say ahoy to this popular theme

Pirates is undoubtedly one of the most popular cross-curricular topics to explore in primary. So whether you're in school and planning to teach pirates for your next topic or learning from home and looking for a new project, why not explore this hand-picked collection of pirate themed resources? From literacy tasks and maths booklets to designing ships and discovering historical facts, we've got you covered.

EYFS resources

Pirate Songs
adele1968

Pirate Songs

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After searching on TES for pirate songs for a themed day - I made up my own. All sung to nursery rhyme tunes. Parents and Grandparents all joined and loved them!
Pirate spelling
teresa1978

Pirate spelling

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Look at the picture the pirate is holding. Spell the CVC word. Cards can be printed and laminated

KS1 resources

Make a Treasure Map
ruthbentham

Make a Treasure Map

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In this activity the children are asked to draw a treasure map on the grid and then look at the pictures to draw objects on their island. This activity could be used as an introduction to coordinates and maps or as a part of a topic on seaside. I have also uploaded the activity poster I put on the t...
Pirate Treasure Hunt
ganda

Pirate Treasure Hunt

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*A sheet to collect the clues. *A set of letters to be printed, laminated and hidden around the environment. I personally also numbered the clues so that the children wrote the correct letter in the correct square on the sheet, not numbering the letters would make for a much more tricky task! Per...

KS2 resources

Pirate Facts
bevevans22

Pirate Facts

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A PowerPoint, pitched at lower ability KS2 pupils, containing interesting facts and information about pirates. Good to use as part of a general pirate theme
PIRATES Drama Pirate Name Cards and Pirate Drama Activities
dramatrunk

PIRATES Drama Pirate Name Cards and Pirate Drama Activities

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Pirate Drama Cards (to create pirate names) + Drama Activities (including pirate scene scenarios, 2 short pirate scripts and pirate drama activities). Simple and fun drama learning with a pirate theme. DRAMA TRUNK DRAMA CARDS ARE A DRAMA TEACHER'S BEST FRIEND! Just print, laminate (optional) an...
Pirate Writing
missmonica1

Pirate Writing

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Who doesn't love pirates? This freebie includes decorated and differentiated pages to get your students writing creatively about pirates. This product contains the following items: 1 Idea Island for brainstorming 3 differentiated pages for easing students into the writing process 1 page...