Image accompanying student project: Pirate Pals. Pirate Pals are a collection of sea-creature pirate friends with foam appendage inserts. A storybook of adventure tales accompanies the Pirate Pals. The Pirate Pals can be used both as a fantasy toy to act out adventures and as a construction toy in mixing appendages. Design Team: Cynthia Walker, Julie Arsenault, Dan Barclay, Jonathan Hsieh and advisor Mika Tomczak.