They've already made their pirate portraits:
Thanks to my husband, tomorrow I'll have a long board to take into the classroom that will sit atop some large pieces of blue butcher paper... we'll have to ~walk the plank~ each time we leave our classroom (and so will any visitors)!
Here's a link to my Pinterest board, "Ahoy Matey!" I've pinned links to crafts and coloring pages, including Story Time Katie's flannel pirate that inspired our own construction paper portraits.
One of our favorite pirate stories:
My crew loves to snack on some Pirate's Booty! (Sounds terribly silly, right?)
The best part? I'll get to hear "Aye aye, Captain" following all of my directions tomorrow!