This Monday is TLAPD. That’s International Talk Like a Pirate Day, in case you were too busy getting keelhauled to check your calendarrrrrrr. We’ve been celebrating for years, of course and we’ve got the pirate underwear to prove it. But if you’re on board, we’ve got some great ideas for gettin’ yer grog on.
And they even have hot pink. Or you can always get some from the party
store and give the kids glitter pens and paint markers to personalize.
We love the custom pirate printables from Anders Ruff, as with all her great party favors. And this post of hers is filled with so many fantastic game and activity ideas, for your own little scurvy dogs, you’ll be busy til the ships come home.
for a complete persona– provided you’re an adult, since there are a
few racy questions. For the little ones, I suggest you just throw
some adjectives and piratey names in two hats and let them pick, as all the
pirate name generators we tried had some uh… unsavory pirate adjectives. Still, you can use them for inspiration. You can also check out the pirate related words on Wordnik. Sea dog, buccaneer, and corsair, anyone?
a tablecloth? Cover your table in kraft paper and use markers to draw
islands, ships, dragons, and an X marking the spot. Give yer mates some
crayons and markers and set them loose. Bingo! Colorful tablecloth that
calms the bairns! If you’re even fancier, here are some DIY pirate tablecloth directions for the truly crafty pirates among ye.
[photo above via super mom moments]