Pat the Pirate – Sing Me a Story Song & Resource Pack (Digital Download)



About This Resource

‘Pat the Pirate’ is a story song for kids up to 8 years that kids LOVE by Susie & Phil. Come along on a pirate’s journey with Pat the Pirate! Audition for the crew on his pirate ship and help find the treasure of gold. Sing, move, dance and play your part in this swashbuckling, rip roaring adventure. ‘Aaaah me hearties’!

Enjoy this much loved musical adventure with a talking penguin, scurrying crab, swinging seagull and so much more in a world that is alive with movement and sounds. Actively participate through actions, singing, vocalisations (vocal sound effects), listening and role play. With simple props and costumes you can create a beautiful mini musical or performance piece. You can hear the story song on all streaming platforms – search for our names. Pat the Pirate is recorded on Beat Street

They pulled up the anchor, (Pulled up the anchor)
Reeled in the ropes, (Reeled in the ropes)
Hoisted up the mainsail, (Hoisted up the mainsail)
Looked through their telescopes,
(Looked through their telescopes)
If you want to search for treasure too,
Then join Pat the Pirate and his pirate crew.

This Story Song and Resource Pack Includes

  • A fully illustrated story book for kids up to 10 years (PDF)
  • Activity Guide (PDF) Containing:
    • Learning Outcomes
    • Lyrics
    • Activities
    • Music notation and ukulele chords
    • Pirate Paraphernalia
    • Pirate Jokes
    • Pirate quotes and quote cards
    • Pirate Crafts, props, puppets and treasure box game
    • Pirate stickers
    • Colouring pages for all characters
    • Animation video
  • A Link to a Digital Interactive Flipbook with Audio Narration
  • “Pat the Pirate” Audio Track (Mp3) – also available on Beat Street

Note: This product will be available to download immediately (.zip file) after purchase and will not be shipped to you.

Learning Outcomes

  • To actively participate in singing, actions, movement, listening and role play.
  • To develop beat, rhythm and pitch awareness
  • To learn about pirates, pirate quotes, pirate jokes and pirate treasure
  • To work together in small groups
  • To develop confidence and creativity
  • To play the percussion arrangement
  • To sing and play in 6/8 compound time
  • To sing and dance in a round
  • To play the melody on recorder
  • To play the accompaniment on the ukulele
  • To improvise over D lah pentatonic scale

About the ‘Sing Me a Story’ Series

Listen, read, sing, move, play instruments and improvise with our collection of story songs that are accessible for all young children (3-8 years).

Music is a powerful tool for learning. It can be used in teaching literacy (pre-reading, reading, writing and spelling) and other curriculum areas and at the same time help foster creativity, self-esteem and confidence in all children. These stories can be extended by expanding and developing the characters or creating new material, as well as developing mini musicals by including visual arts, textiles and design.

Our ‘Sing Me a Story’ series of rich, original and traditional story songs for children includes:

  • ‘The Dinosaur Who Lost His Roar’
  • ‘Pat the Pirate’
  • ‘Rocket Sam’
  • ‘The Tiny Caterpillar’
  • ‘Funkey Monkey’
  • ‘The Fireman’s Barbeque’

Each beautifully illustrated book comprises song notation and access to the teacher’s notes and audio track.


Sole-User License Information – Please Read

  • All of our digital books, activities & albums are licensed for a sole user which covers one individual teacher wherever they teach. If purchasing for multiple teachers at a school, we ask that you please purchase one copy per individual teacher.
  • Upon purchase, you are granted one (1) sole user license holder to reproduce the music and words from this book in quantities suitable for their individual non-commercial classroom use only.
  • All digital distributions to students must be behind a login or password and not publicly accessible.
  • Your honesty and integrity are appreciated to keep composers like us writing and recording.

By purchasing from this website, you acknowledge that you have read and understand this agreement.


Susie & Phil’s Philosophy

  • We believe that everyone can be a successful musical participant regardless of their background.
  • To present music in a range of styles from folk to rap, world music, pop, rock and jazz.
  • To enable the class teacher to easily reinforce the activities that are fun to implement
  • To use a multi-modal, multi-sensory and whole-body approach to help make the learning stick.
  • To encourage students to sing, move, dance, play instruments, create, explore, improvise compose and perform (It’s so good for their self-esteem, confidence and self-expression).
  • To enrich lives and connect ourselves and others to our hearts and inner beauty and potential to be creative and compassionate human beings.
  • To help students feel good about themselves, develop their self-expression and enhance health and well-being through the joy of music.
  • To build happy and healthy communities through inclusive music for all ages, abilities and cultures
  • To help raise the awareness of the importance of active music-making in schools and communities