Do you need Pirate Activities for a preschool or kindergarten theme?
This Set is PACKED with all kinds of pirate themed learning fun. Kids will get to use their hands and play while working on counting, letters, patterns and shapes.
There are so many amazing ideas to fill your centers with happy, exciting learning.
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Pirate Activities for Preschool
Gem Color Patterns
Copy and create fun color patterns with these Gem Pattern cards. Use plastic gems or pom poms.
Sort shape buttons or foam stickers onto the matching maps or form the map shapes with playdough.
Cannon Ball Alphabet
Play this one with black playdough balls and smash the cannonballs or add tongs and pom-poms for some grip strength practice.
Jewel Dig Sight Words
Bury letters and gems in a sensory bin with sand or other sensory material. Use shovels to dig up the buried letters and form the sight words.
Pirate Treasure Counting
Count jewels and coins into the treasure chests for a fun, hands-on counting activity.
Pirate Alphabet Dig
Get some sensory fun while hunting for buried letters. We used sand in our sensory bin and beach tools would be a fun addition.
Roll, Count and Cover Coins
Roll dice and count the dots for some awesome early math practice.
Gem Color Hunt
Sort colors with these fun gem color hunt pages. Cover the correct gems or place an X on each one you find.
Alphabet Treasure Bingo
Play alphabet bingo with these pirate treasure themed cards. Use gems, rings, or pirate coins as bingo markers for some extra fun.
Count and Clip Pirate Ship
Count the ships on each card. Clip a clothespin onto the correct number.
Count the dots in each group and cover them with the correct number. Try it on a baking sheet with magnetic letters.
Pirate Map Tracing
Help the pirates find the buried treasure. Trace the lines using a dry erase marker or little manipulatives like black beans.
Cannon Ball Sort
Sort by size with this cannonball themed activity. We use pom poms in various sizes for our sort, but you could also use buttons or playdough balls.
Cannon Blast Patterns
Work on grip strength and fine motor skills with this fun activity. Punch out the patterns on each card.
Gem Dot Alphabet
Form the letters with mini buttons, pom poms, or even q-tip painting.
Count and Stack Loot
Try out this very visual counting activity where kids get to stack the correct number of coins on each number and easily see which ones are more and less.
Pirate Theme Worksheets
In addition to the hands-on pirate activities above, we also created 15 fun worksheets for you. These worksheets include tracing, counting, letter recognition and more.