Week 5: Pirate and Mermaid Tales Week

Summer Reading Program – Virtual Edition

Ahoy Mermaids and Mateys! Use your imagination to become pirates and mermaids for a week and join us as we explore the briny deep!.

Today’s Video:


July 13th: Pirate and Mermaid Tales
Listen to Pirate Pete’s Talk Like a Pirate by Kim Kennedy and How to Catch a Mermaid by Adam Wallace.
Watch Pirate and Mermaid Tales Part 1
Watch Pirate and Mermaid Tales Part 2
July 14th: How to Make a Pirate Hook
Create your own pirate prop by making a pirate hook.
Watch How to Make a Pirate Hook Video
July 15th: Making Salt Dough Starfish
This is a great opportunity for a fun family activity. Learn to make starfish out of salt dough.
Watch Making Salt Dough Starfish Video
July 16th: Special Storytelling
Be entertained and amazed with a rip-and-tell story.
Watch Special Storytelling Video
July 17th: Challenges
Walk like a crab, talk like a pirate and tell mermaid stories. Challenge: do all three at the same time!
Watch Challenges Video

Recommended Reads Week Five:

Activity Bag Materials:

  • Stickers
  • Chenille Stem
  • Aluminum Foil
  • One Foam Cup

Materials to Gather at Home:

  • Markers
  • Crayons
  • Tape
  • Extra Paper
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Liquid Measuring Cup
  • Dry Measuring Cup
  • Baking Sheet
  • Parchment Baking Paper (Optional)
  • Pencil and Toothpick
  • Plastic Butter Knife and a Responsible Adult

Click to Return to Guide

 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @CitrusLibraries