Making a pirate map has never been so easy! Perfect for your little pirate's next party.
Approximate Time: 30 min
clean rag or washcloth
There are so many wonderful scrapbook pages to choose from at the stores! I chose one that already looked like a pirate map, but if you can't find one you can choose one something else and draw on what you want.
Mine didn't have a compass so I drew mine on with the N, S, E, W on it. You can also add the X marking the spot of the treasure or any other details.
To make it look authentic roll, fold, bend, and crinkle your paper a bit.
Burn your edges with the flame from a lighter. Have a clean rag or washcloth handy to stop or redirect the burnt edges as needed. To make holes in the center you may need to use scissors to start the hole, then burn the edges.
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Here are questions related to Making a Pirate Map.
I want to make an authentic looking pirate map, all aged and yellowed, and with burnt edges. Does anyone know how to do this? I looked online and saw the tea/coffee staining method, but I thought there was a way to do it using vinegar. All tips and methods are appreciated. I want my son's pirate costume to be complete with a map to find his hidden treasure! Thanks!