Best Pirate Games, Books, Music, and Apps for Kids

Pirates have fascinated kids for ages. Despite their "bad guy" status, they've taken on a pop culture identity more associated with funny, outlandish behavior than anything truly criminal. This list will tempt young mateys with a taste of the pirate lifestyle and leave them with "shiver me timbers" on their lips.

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Rollicking pirate songs both kids and parents can enjoy.
By Captain Bogg & Salty
(2009)
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Too full of clever laughs to scare most young mateys.
By Jonny Duddle
(2010)
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Fun-filled series teaches social lessons to young mateys.
Network: Disney Channel
(2011)
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Deskplorers "Pirates" (Episode Two) HD App Poster Image
Fun adventure with learning and storytelling along the way.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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This classic works best as a read-aloud.
By J. M. Barrie
(2003)
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Quirky adventure is a puzzle-playing treasure.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2007)
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Explore all four movies' worlds, with unique LEGO humor.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2011)
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A swashbuckling high-seas adventure.
By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
(2004)
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The granddaddy of kids' adventures -- a classic.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
(2009)
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