Readapalooza 23: Pirates Past Noon

Welcome back to digital Readapalooza and Mary Pope Osborne’s Pirates Past Noon. Continue with us on our adventure through chapters 6-8. Then create your very own pirate treasure map. Don’t forget to log your time for summer reading in Beanstack!


Make a Pirate Map


  • Back or paper bag or sheet of paper
  • Markers, crayons or colored pencils


Step 1 – Carefully tear along all four edges to give the page a worn look.

torn brown paper brown paper rectangle with torn edges

Step 2 – Use markers, crayons or colored pencils to draw your map. Don’t forget to include a big red X to mark where to dig and a bit of water with your pirate ship for a starting point.

treasure map craft

Step 3 – To give your map an old worn appearance wad it up and then flatten it out several times.

wadded up paper ballcompleted treasure map craft

More Fun

Continue to explore with the author. Join Jack and Annie on exciting adventures—come face to face with animals in strange lands, do battle with warriors across time, get swept up by nature’s force, and win big alongside famous sports heroes—all from the comfort of your home!

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Arion is a youth services specialist. She enjoys helping you figure out how to use your technology to achieve your goals. She can also come up with some pretty fun and creative crafts. When she's not crafting she likes to read juvenile and young adult fantasy fiction especially anything about dragons.