Children set sail for pirate-themed day
Children set sail to the imaginary seas at the Manjimup Family Centre’s playgroup last week as part of pirate-themed activities.
In honour of International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19, the activities from Monday to Thursday were based on pirates and children were encouraged to dress up to match the theme.
Over the week, about 50 children participated in the various activities, which included crafts, an obstacle course and a treasure hunt.
“It was a fun week of being pirates,” playgroup facilitator Fiona Browne said.
“Things we made included a pirate hat, eye patches and a telescope.”
The week’s activities finished on Thursday with a light obstacle course and treasure hunt which included all the children getting a small bag of lollies.
“We wanted to make it a bit of fun before the holidays,” Ms Browne said.
“It’s not a theme we do every year, but it timed well with Talk Like a Pirate Day.”
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