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Pirate Parrot Craft For Kids (Free Template)

Ahoy there, mateys! Did you know that parrots are often the trusty sidekicks of pirates on their high sea adventures? These colorful birds add a splash of tropical flair while keeping a keen eye out for treasure!

Keep the little ones entertained this summer with this colorful pirate parrot craft. Kids will have loads of swashbuckling fun as they create their vibrant feathered friend complete with a pirate hat and patch!

Join us as we explore a treasure chest of summer crafts for kids designed to spark curiosity and imagination in every child.

Parrot Pirate Craft Idea

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This activity is the perfect blend of creativity and skill building. They’ll choose the colors of their bird, work on scissor skills, fine motor skills, and ultimately use their imaginations as they bring their parrot to life.

To get started on this exciting voyage, all you need is to download our free template. By using just a few simple materials, you can transform your home into a pirate’s cove of creativity!

Supplies

Parrot cut and paste printable craft mockup

Directions

Start by downloading the parrot template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this bird to life!

Hand holding Pirate Parrot Craft template

First, guide your child to glue the eye patch and the eye on the head part of the bird.

Hand gluing eye patch of Pirate Parrot Craft

Next, encourage your child to draw two diagonal lines to the top portion of the eye patch. This will be the patch strap.

Hand drawing leather strap of Pirate Parrot Craft
Hand drawing leather strap of Pirate Parrot Craft

Now, help your child glue the black hat to the top portion of the bird’s head.

Hand gluing black hat of Pirate Parrot Craft

Position the skull and crossbones in the center of the hat and glue it in place.

Hand gluing pirate logo of Pirate Parrot Craft

Place the beak in between and just below the eyes and glue it in place.

Hand gluing beak of Pirate Parrot Craft

Now, glue the feet to the lower portion of the body.

Hand gluing feet of Pirate Parrot Craft

Glue the top part of the wings to the bottom part of the wings. Repeat for both sides.

Hand gluing secondary wing feathers of Pirate Parrot Craft

Next, glue the wing feathers to the side of the body.

Hand gluing wings of Pirate Parrot Craft

Finally, glue the tail to the back and bottom part of the body.

Hand gluing tail of Pirate Parrot Craft

Be sure to check out our animal crafts for kids while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun DIYs like this one!

Finished example of Pirate Parrot Craft

Summer Theme For Kids

Turn up the heat on your summer fun with a treasure trove of creative projects and activities! We have a bounty of DIY projects and educational activities tailor made for summertime fun and learning.

Grab your sunscreen and imagination, and join us below as we chart a course for the ultimate summer adventure, filled with activities that will make this season the best one yet!

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Summer Books For Kids

How To Catch A Mermaid is the summer version of the classic “How To Catch” series! It’s perfect for mermaid fans and summer lovers alike!

Gorilla Loves Vanilla is all about, you guessed it – ice cream! This silly book will have kids laughing and asking for you to read it again and again.

Goodnight Pirate is a fun bedtime book to read to kids all summer long! They’ll love the illustrations, story, and rhyming words.

Hand holding finished example of Pirate Parrot Craft

Kids Crafts For Summer

Jellyfish Sun Catcher Craft – Brighten up any room with a jellyfish sun catcher! Kids will love how it looks when it captures the shimmering light. Let your kids use their creativity to design their own colorful jellyfish, and create a stunning decoration to hang in the window.

Mermaid Puppet Craft – Dive in and swim with the mermaids with this cute puppet! We have a free printable template making it a breeze to create underwater magic for both mermaids and merboys. This puppet is perfect for any ocean themed adventures or summertime fun.

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Shark Name Craft – Are you excited for Shark Week? Get the kids involved with this fun and personalized project that features their favorite marine animal. Our customizable template and simple instructions make this project a breeze!

Paper Plate Ice Cream Craft – Summer – where every day feels like a sweet treat! Whether it’s vanilla, chocolate, or rainbow sherbet that tickles your taste buds, ice cream always brings joy. Bring that same happiness with this ice cream made out of a paper plate! It’s easy, adorable, and guarantees scoops of fun this summer.

Summer Printable Activities

Keep the summer learning going with our fun filled summer worksheets! These three engaging activities are perfect for young learners, including handwriting practice for the letter S, a letter S maze, and a finish the pattern sheet with summery illustrations.

After a day of outdoor adventures, these worksheets provide a seamless transition to learning, embracing the joys of summer in a cute and fun way. Let your kids explore, learn, and have fun all summer long!

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Looking for an easy indoor activity for the kids when they can’t play outside? These summer color by number printables are a no prep way to keep them entertained and secretly working on educational skills.

We love color by number worksheets because they’re fun and aid in learning number and color recognition, color words, and fine motor skills. These printables are geared towards preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten children and are perfect for summertime.

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Need quick, no prep activities to supplement your summer fun? Our summer do a dot printables are just the thing! Just grab some dot markers and you’ll be all set! This pack is ideal for toddlers, preschoolers, pre-k, and kindergarten children, and has over 20 pages of engaging activities.

Included are dot marker coloring pages, letter recognition printables, and worksheets for fine motor skills, counting, and patterns. These printables are great for keeping kids entertained and learning all summer long.

Hand holding finished example of Pirate Parrot Craft

Ready to turn learning into an ocean of fun for your little ones? Dive into these shark preschool line tracing worksheets! These activities are perfect for developing fine motor skills, hand control, and pencil grip to lay the foundation for neat handwriting.

These shark worksheets transform a simple task into a playful activity, all while having a splash of fun!

Share With Us

Did you make this activity with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s project featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

Hand holding finished example of Pirate Parrot Craft

Pirate Parrot Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Keep the little ones entertained this summer with this colorful pirate parrot craft. Kids will have loads of swashbuckling fun as they create their vibrant feathered friend complete with a pirate hat and patch!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Ruler
  • Parrot template

Instructions

  1. Download the parrot template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eye and eye patch on the parrot's head.
  3. Next, draw the leather strap above the patch that goes from one side of the parrot head to the other side of the head.
  4. Now, glue the black hat to the head.
  5. Position the skull and crossbones to the center of the hat and glue it in place.
  6. Place the beak in between and just below the eyes and glue it in place.
  7. Now, glue the feet to the lower portion of the body.
  8. Glue the top part of the wings to the bottom part of the wings.
  9. Next, glue the completed wings to the side of the body.
  10. Finish off by gluing the tail on the back and bottom part of the body.

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Karen

Tuesday 23rd of July 2024

where is the template?

Sam

Wednesday 24th of July 2024

Here's a video that can show you how this works ◡̈

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