20 Easy Pancake Activities and Recipes for Kids

Pancakes are part of a family tradition and these pancake activities and recipes are on our list of favorites! Your kids will definitely enjoy it. Go ahead!

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Easy Pancake activities and recipes kids will love

When my husband is working late we usually have a pancake night while waiting. We mix up the batter together, read the Pig and a Pancake book, smother our dinner with syrup, and wipe out hands with napkins.

Enjoy these pancake activities and recipes with the whole family too!

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1. If You Give A Pig A Pancake Book

Read this book, If you give a pig a pancake by Laura Numeroff with your kids during breakfast!

2. Buttermilk Caramel Syrup

Buttermilk Carmel Syrup to smoother pancakes. Top with whipped cream for a dessert treat.

3. Edible Books

These Edible Book art have been made into books along with turnable pages – brilliant, yummy art idea!

4. Paint Your Pancakes

Get creative and add some food dye to your syrup then paint your pancakes. You’ll actually use less syrup this way!

5. Oatmeal Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

Make these Oatmeal Apple Cinnamon Pancakes in cookie cutters! Let your kids pour batter into cookie cutters for some shaped breakfast fun!

6. Pancake House Breakfast

Create a topping bar and have a pancake party house breakfast with the kids!

7. Homemade Pancake Mix Recipe

Teach kids to cook during Saturday morning’s lazy homemade pancake mix breakfast preparations.

8. Butter and Banana Pancake Sandwiches

Pancakes make fun sandwiches. We enjoy adding peanut butter and slices of banana for a more portable breakfast.

9. Invent A Recipe With the Kids

Help your kids get the fundamentals of cooking by letting them invent their own recipe.

10. Heart-Shaped Pancakes

I know Valentine’s Day is done and over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have heart-shaped pancakes year-round! Have fun cutting heart shapes from the insides of your pancakes with the kids!

11. Build with Jim’s Pancakes

Be inspired and crazy, build something with your pancakes! Jim’s Pancakes (unavailable) has plans you can copy.

12. Rainbow Pancakes

Get colorful! Add dye and create rainbows with the pancake batter with the kids.

13. Learning with Pancakes

Use pancakes to teach kids about ingredients and where our food comes from. I love how much learning can occur during meal times.

14. Edible Flapjacks

Flapjacks aren’t just for breakfast – make a dinner meal of them. Great “treat” for when Dad is working late.

15. Snowflake Pancakes

Get creative. Pour batter into a clean ketchup container and use it to make shapes, snowflakes, even letters of the alphabet.

16. French Toast Pancakes

French Toast Pancakes are super fun for the kids to make by themselves, well other than the flipping…

17. Yogurt Pancakes with Blueberries

Here is a yogurt-based blueberry pancake recipe. It mixes two of my daughter’s favorite things!

18. Panckes with Different Cultures

Experience different cultures. Try German Pancakes or French Crepes.

19. Gluten Free Pancake Recipe

A tried and tested pancake recipe that is dairy, gluten, and egg-free (unavailable).

20. Gingerbread Pancke Recipe

Gingerbread pancake Recipe (unavailable) is so yummy! Smells like the Holidays.

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So which easy and yummy pancake activity and recipe are you going to try today with the kids? Let us know how it goes!

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