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If you’re looking for a fun way to help your child learn their colors and numbers, look no further than these free printable pirate color by number worksheets.
With a focus on number recognition and color words, these sheets will keep your little one entertained for hours (or until it’s time to walk the plank). Ahoy!
These color by number worksheets are perfect for summer. Because they’re print-and-go, you can have these ready for your young learners in no time.
These preschool pirate theme printables are perfect for use by classroom teachers, homeschool moms, and children’s librarians.
For more pirate learning fun, be sure to check out our Pirates Love Underpants story sequencing printables.
Color by Number for Kids
Many people remember doing color by numbers as children. It was a fun and easy way to create a picture, and it also helped to develop basic skills like counting and matching colors. But what else can color by numbers teach?
For starters, it can help improve hand-eye coordination. Tracing the lines and filling in the spaces requires concentration and control, both of which are necessary for tasks like writing.
In addition, color by numbers can also help to develop problem-solving skills. Following the instructions to complete the picture requires planning and critical thinking, two essential skills for success in school and in life.
So the next time you print out one of our color by numbers, remember that it’s not just for fun. It’s also a great way to sharpen your child’s mind.
Pirates for Kids
Argh, matey! Preschoolers love anything and everything to do with pirates. From dress-up and make-believe to movies and books, there is something about pirates that just captured their imagination. And who can blame them?
Pirates are adventuresome, daring, and sometimes a little bit naughty – everything that preschoolers aspire to be. Plus, they get to have all the fun of pretend without any of the real world consequences.
So whether your preschooler wants to dress up like a pirate and “sail” around the house or bury treasure in the sandpit, be sure to encourage their imaginations.
After all, it’s only for a short time before they’ll be getting ready for kindergarten. Argh!
Preparing the Worksheets
This set of worksheets is print-and-go. This means, you just print them out and they’re ready for use with your preschoolers.
If your kids want to use markers or watercolors, you may want to print the pages on cardstock so they’re less likely to bleed through.
Completing the Activity
To complete these activity pages, your kids will follow the color code at the bottom of the page to reveal the hidden image.
If your preschooler isn’t ready to read and identify color words yet, set out only the crayons they’ll need to complete the page.
Use those crayons to color the color word on the worksheet. Then, preschoolers can use those as visual cues to decide which crayon to use.
BOOKS ABOUT PIRATES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool pirate books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
How I Became a Pirate – A young boy named Jeremy joins Captain Braid Beard and learns the finer points of living a pirate life.
Pirates Love Underpants – This laugh-out-loud Underpants adventure is full of pirates, sharks, and treasure. You’ll be yo-ho-ho-ing with hilarity until the pirates conclude their zany expedition!
Captain LaPlank: The Perfect Pirate – This rhyming pirate adventure tells the hilarious story of a pirate captain who demands perfection of himself and his crew—until one by one, his crew begins making minor mistakes and are quickly shown to the plank!
MORE COLOR BY NUMBER WORKSHEETS
If your children enjoyed these color by number worksheets, you’ll love the color by code worksheets featured below.
- Zoo color by number
- Little Red Riding Hood color by code
- Space color by number
- Ice Cream color by numbers
- Unicorn color by number printables
If you’re potty training your little pirate, he or she will love tracking their progress on this printable reward chart.
Pirate Funny Barrel is a fun game the whole family can enjoy. Who can put all their swords in the slots without waking the pirate?
Preschoolers can work on visual discrimination with these Pirate Printables: Same or Different.
Print these pirate handwriting practice pages so your preschoolers can practice their handwriting on Talk Like a Pirate Day.
Arrr, these pirate color by number pages be a great way to learn about colors and numbers. Download them now and enjoy a day of coloring fun!