Pirate Cans

  • Difficulty Level
    Difficulty Level
  • Age
    3 to 6 years
  • Who`s crafting?
    Who`s crafting?
  • Theme

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The bandits of the sea

A peaceful idyll by the lighthouse, jolly dancing under the sea. Uh-oh, I can see pirates in the distance, I wonder what they're up to?


  • food cans
  • craft paper - red, green, black, brown, grey, apricot
  • striped construction paper - red, green
  • straw - blue, yellow
  • boggly eyes (1.6 cm)


  • black felt pen
  • Pritt PVA Craft Glue



Step 1

Cover the cans in green and red craft paper. Add some of the green and red striped construction paper.

Step 2

Cut out the heads, feed, eye patches, swords and hats from the craft paper as shown in the diagram.

Step 3

Attach the boggly eyes to the face and draw on the other features with the black felt pen.

Step 4

Attach all of the finished pieces, including  the hair, to the can.