We are rainbow fanatics! We love rainbow sensory play, rainbow crafts, and even rainbow snacks! We made cheery rainbow pancakes and our preschooler helped with the cooking!
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This week's Playful Preschool theme is pancakes. You can always find our posts on Wednesdays by searching #playfulpreschool via social media! Lately our preschooler E has loved cooking in the kitchen more and more. Last week she made LMNO Peas Soup and yesterday we baked Apple Harvest Cake. We just had to try some pancake artwork!
We mixed up regular pancake batter with gel food coloring. We spooned the batter into our favorite squeeze bottles! E stood in our Kitchen Helper to reach the stove. She used her fine motor skills to draw the clouds and then supervised as I did the rainbow! You could easily whip these up in a classroom setting with an electric griddle.
Our toddler D was so impressed! He said, "A rainbow!" The pancakes were a bit difficult to flip all in one piece so we did the clouds separately from the rainbow. You could also use banana slices or whipped cream for the clouds! What a fun breakfast!
More pancake ideas from the Playful Preschool team:
Beginning Sound Pancakes from Growing Book by Book
Pancake Shape Toss by Rainy Day Mum
Pancake Class Recipe Book by Fun-A-Day
Pancake Counting and Addition Game by Mom Inspired Life
Mini Muffin Tin Surprise Pancakes by Capri + 3
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