Storytime Theme: Pirates



Books --

Pirate Island
Shiver Me Letters
How I Became a Pirate
Russell and the Lost Treasure
Don't Mention Pirates
Tough Boris

Story Extensions

  • Treasure Chests with Yellow Pieces of gold with objects on them
  • Treasure Hunt: Fill chest with peanuts, get mardi gras beads and coins, put picture on them match to object with a rhyming picture on either a coin or necklace
  • R words on dry erase board
  • Picture walk

Arts and Crafts

Pirate Hat
Black construction paper
Gold Sticker
Pirate Stickers

Treasure Chest


Sword (with sound effects)
Foam hat
Piece of Pirate Gold
Eye Patch


Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills