One, two, three. The video camera starts recording and at the snap of a finger each child, by turn, immediately assumes the role of a pirate.
"Garrrr!!! I'm a pirate," said Andrew Granier, a Dunsmore Elementary School student.
"Now use the sword like a pirate," urged the cameraman.
Andrew began to defend himself from an imaginary bad guy in front of him. With a toy sword in hand, his agile body twisted, turned, jumped and stabbed at the air.
The cameraman, fascinated, watched the child's every move and encouraged him to do more. "Now, sing and dance to the pirate song. Very good."