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Week 4


In the novel "Treasure Island", Long John Silver had a parrot called Captain Flint. The parrot used to perch on his shoulder muttering, "pieces of eight," which referred to the gold doubloons (pirate coins.)


Make your own parrot using the instructions and template below.



Try learning the lyrics and actions to this song, and see if you can join in!

I would have loved to have tried this Clapping Game in our class - I think we could have done it even better than the children on this video! Watch the video below and practise with your brothers or sisters, or even rope in your Mum & Dad to see if they can keep up with you? 

Topic Related Activities


Ok me hearties! Put down your grog and clear the deck. We've come to the end of our Pirate topic, so it's time to check the booty and see how many doubloons you scurvy dogs have gathered. I hope none of our mateys end up in Davy Jones' Locker!

Yo, ho ho!

Audio Book

Listen to the retelling of the classic book, "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson.

(Accompanied by illustrations)


Watch the animated version of "Treasure Island".

(10 short episodes from BBC Teach)