The Pirate Look

Welcome to the second day of crafts with Aero! To become a pirate yourself, participate in this craft to achieve the pirate look. Be prepared to get creative for all three crafts including the pirate hat, pirate patch, and your very own very sword!

Craft 1: Pirate Hat

Materials:

  • Pirate hat template or construction paper 
  • Glue 
  • Scissors 
  • Pencil crayons or markers

Instructions:

  1. Print out the PDF pirate hat template OR create your own by drawing out an outline yourself 
  2. Begin decorating however you want your pirate hat to look
  3. Cut out the template and thin pieces of paper 
  4. Glue the thin pieces of paper to the side of the pirate hat. Add more pieces to the ends of the thin paper to be sized properly for your head and once the desired size is reached, glue to last two ends of the thin pieces of paper together 
  5. Now you have yourself a personalized pirate hat!

Craft 2: Pirate Eyepatch 

Materials

  • Construction paper 
  • Scissors 
  • Glue 

Instructions:

  1. Create your own pirate eyepatch by drawing out an outline of what you want it to look like then cut out the eyepatch and very thin pieces of paper 
  2. Glue the very thin pieces of paper to the top sides of the eye patch 
  3. Measure the eyepatch in place and once desired size is reached, glue to last two ends of the thin pieces of paper together and cut off any excess paper from the eyepatch 
  4. Now you have created a personalized pirate patch!

Craft 3: Pirate Sword

Materials

  • Cereal box 
  • Tin foil 
  • Glue 
  • Scissors 
  • Pencil crayons or markers

Instructions:

  1. Using the empty cereal box, open up the top and bottom to make it a flat box 
  2. Cut at the sides of the box to separate the front and back 
  3. Now using the inside of the box (looks like cardboard), trace out how you want your sword to look like and begin cutting out your sword
  4. Once that is completed, use the cut-out to trace onto the other piece of the cereal box and cut it out too
  5. Glue the two pieces onto each other so that both sides have the cardboard
  6. Trace the sword onto the tin foil, cut it out, and repeat for the other side
  7.  Glue the tin foil onto the blade portion of the sword on both sides 
  8. Decorate the sword handle as you desire it to be and now you have completed the whole pirate look! 
Download a PDF of the instructions
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