Pirate Party Props

So you now have invitations, happy birthday bunting, party signs, food labels, eye patches, flags, gift bags and a treasure hunt game time to create some props to decorate your room. This is great way to get your children involved in the party planning so why not get out the paints and get them to create anchors and ships steering wheels.  Once painted cut them … Continue reading Pirate Party Props

Pirate Party Gift Bags

Carrying on with the pirate party theme what children’s party is complete without party bags. Here’s a really simple solution – free printable labels that you can attach to ready made plain white bags. Free printable labels – Pirate Gift Bag Labels But if you’re feeling creative and have plenty of time you can make your own party bags.  Here’s a link to some Halloween bags … Continue reading Pirate Party Gift Bags

Pirate Themed Party Game

I was trying to think of games for a pirate themed party and what better than a mini treasure hunt so if you want to create a game for a party or just entertain your own children on a rainy day here’s a download for treasure hunt clue cards. If you’re not familiar with the game start the group off with the first clue, e.g. Look … Continue reading Pirate Themed Party Game

Pirate Party Invitation

A pirate party theme is great for creative invitation ideas You could create some mini treasure map scrolls Use thick paper, watercolour paper is ideal.  To age the paper start by tearing the edges , then to stain use either tea or coffee mixed in boiling water, you can use watered down paint but tea and coffee give a great aged look and the patchiness … Continue reading Pirate Party Invitation

Pirate Themed Birthday Party Pack

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate day so as noted in my blog on Saturday I am creating a pirate themed party pack which I’ll post over the next few days. All good birthday parties need birthday bunting and pirate signs so below you’ll find links to some free printables. The first download contains bunting signage spelling out HAPPY BIRTHDAY along with a selection … Continue reading Pirate Themed Birthday Party Pack

Pirate Ship Table Centre Piece

So Wednesday 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.  Last year I did a few pirate sketches to honour the theme, this year I thought I’d create a pirate themed birthday party pack which will come in useful as my cousin is planning a pirate themed party for one of her little ones in January. I thought I’d start with the decoration that takes … Continue reading Pirate Ship Table Centre Piece

Make a Hat Day

Apparently today is make a hat day so theme for today’s blog is……… How to make a mini hat. Completely impractical and technically not sure if they qualify as a hat but I thought they might be a nice alternative to the paper hats you get in Christmas crackers. You’ll need a toilet roll tube, card, coloured paper, double sided tape or glue, scissors and … Continue reading Make a Hat Day