Rainbow Pancakes | Still Playing School

Rainbow Pancakes

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 Store and Other Pancake Theme Ideas by The Educators' Spin On It

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  1. These are sooo cute! My daughter asked for hearts last week and I thought I was being all fancy. They would love to make these!

  2. So cool! We love making designs with our pancakes and I know this would be a huge hit with the kids!

  3. I love how the squeeze bottle is not only great for fine motor but also helps keep little hands away from the stove. The rainbow is a great idea and came out beautifully. Our kids would be in awe!

  4. I love this - I've never made pancakes any shapes other than ummmm pancake shapes and never done anything fancy with them. I think I am going to have to give it a go.

  5. Oh my goodness, these would be so fun to make on the first day of spring!