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Talk Like A Pirate Day: Printable Costumes for Your Stuffed Toys

Sep18

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Talk Like A Pirate Day be upon us again me hearties! This year we have a quick and easy little black and white printable that you can color, cut, and stick with tape to your soft toys, turning them from teddies and dollies into a pack of scurvy sea dogs for hours of piratey play. Plus, make your toys a pirate hook with just a party popper and some tin foil!

Click here for your Talk Like a Pirate Day free printable: in regular letter sized paper and in A4 sized paper.

These pirate dress-up pieces are drawn in black and white so that kids can have fun coloring them the way they want, and even make opposing pirate gangs to swashbuckle.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

The extra thick and simple black outlines should make it easier for children to cut these out themselves too. The kit contains pirate hat, necktie, treasure map, cutlass, telescope, two different sized eye patches, stick-on beard, and a frilly cuff to put on your hook if you choose to make one. You can use either regular tape or double sided tape to stick these onto your toys and they should come off easily leaving no damage when you are done playing.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

All you need to make your toys a pirate hook are a few used party poppers (which by the way are excellent for making pirate cannon sound effects!) Just take all the paper bits off your used party popper, leaving the plastic case.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

Then take a little bit of tin foil and roll it around the neck of the party popper. Once it is firmly squished on, scrunch the rest of the foil into a solid pole.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

Bend it into a hook shape and glue on the little lace cuff from the printable. These will fit over your toy’s hands and can be taken off and put back on again easily without damaging toys.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

If you have extra party poppers, then you can cut off the bottom of the popper tube to make a clip on pirate hoop earring too.

talk like a pirate day costume and printable

At our house the Dread Pirate Polly Dolly and her buccaneers sail the bedroom floor making all the other toys tremble in fear. Blue Bear reads the maps, while Golden-Toothed Pikachu quite frankly freaks everyone the heck out. I mean just look at him!

talk like a pirate day craft printable

Happy Talk Like A Pirate Day, everyone! Landlubber scum beware!

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Lindsey Boardman

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Lindsey Boardman loves to share the messy art and crafting fun projects she concocts with the help of her two young daughters, her "filth wizards." She documents this fun on her personal blog Filth Wizardry.


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4 Responses to “Talk Like A Pirate Day: Printable Costumes for Your Stuffed Toys”

  1. Zakka Life Sep 24 at 11:41 am Reply Reply

    Love the printable beard! My daughter is always making accessories for her dolls so this will be perfect for her.

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