Updated by Mary Bowen on March 19 2020
Yarr! Throw a pirate birthday party for the pirate fan in yer home. He’ll never forget it!
Bake a pirate ship cake with pretzel sticks as the ship's railing. Provide Goldfish crackers as snacks. Go on a treasure hunt. These ideas and more are explored below...
A pirate ship cake, or a cake decorated as a pirate. Or both is an obvious must.
You could serve any light snacks you wish - only remember you do not need to serve food at every party. To keep it light, provide some golden coin chocolates and mixed nuts.
Other simple snack ideas include:
If you are serving a meal, a square pizza decorated like a treasure map is a fun way to keep with the theme. Serving a pirate ship made from watermelon complete with paper sails and filled with fruit complements the pizza well.
Children will also enjoy root beer served in bottles. It's not rum, but the glass bottles are festive.
Yarr! Sure to please decorations include:
Have red, black, and white as your main decorating colors. Purchase some balloons and streamers.
A fishnet spread haphazardly over a table cloth sets the stage for a sea worthy display. Don't forget a treasure chest filled with party favors.
No party is complete without some fun activities. A pinata and a metal detector treasure hunt are fun at pirate birthday parties.
You're going to need a red or black bandanna to use as a blindfold and a "sword" to hit the pinata.
Some methods for yer pinata are:
Once you’ve decided which method you will use you can pick up your "cutlasses" and take a swing.
Another piraty game is a treasure hunt. All you need is:
To prepare the treasure hunt follow these 2 easy steps:
Yo-ho-ho! Thanks for reading this here page on the arrr-some theme of pirates. Blimey! I hope t'is the theme for yer lucky little pirate fan's next birthday.
Faustina Bowen is a founding member of industriousfamily.com. She is the second of ten children in a homeschool family. This high school Senior likes writing scripts for movies, helping mothers with their babies and playing the flute. She contributes to society at large by making wholesome movies and writing amazing articles and entertainment reviews.
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