Make breakfast fun for kids with these easy and whimsical crepe and pancake ideas

Kids love crepes and pancakes, but there are plenty of creative ideas to make their favorite breakfast even tastier and fun. By filling the patties with a good homemade spread and plenty of fresh seasonal fruit, you’ll succeed in taking kids’ meals to another level. One thing is for sure, by disguising pancakes as animals and turning pancakes into an unusual and colorful snack, you will encourage little ones to eat more variety while having fun. Read on and discover without delay our ideas for original crepes and pancakes that are sure to please your little foodies.

A cute pancake bear is prepared as breakfast for children

Pancake Teddy Bear topped with fruit is an easy breakfast idea for kids

Your kids will be delighted to start the day with a big plate of pancakes decorated in the shape of a cute teddy bear. The good news is that it is extremely easy to understand and you can even prepare your favorite pancake recipe. Start with one large pancake for the stomach, one medium-sized pancake for the head, and add four smaller pancakes for the legs. Add banana slices to make the ears and mouth, along with two blueberries for eyes and a grape for the nose. Cut up a strawberry to make an original bow tie and add a round slice of your favorite cheese for the filling. Kids will love the combination of fresh fruit and cheese with the delicious pancakes.

Easy and unusual pancake idea: Try this almond butter and banana roulade

Original Pancake Ideas for Kids Peanut Butter and Banana Roulades

The following idea will save you a rushed morning or afternoon after school. They make delicious and super easy roulades that your kids won’t be able to resist. In fact, they are rolled pancakes, topped with almond butter and banana slices. A delicious and filling snack that takes only half an hour to prepare and seconds to swallow. You can replace the almond butter with any homemade spread of your choice or choose other seasonal fruits depending on your kids taste.

Pancake-based tacos topped with yogurt and fresh fruit

Easy and Unusual Pancake Ideas for Kids Fruit and Yogurt Tacos

What better way to serve pancakes than with these delicious tacos full of color and flavor? This snack is healthy and fun for kids and adults. Fruit and Yogurt Stuffed Pancakes are quick and easy to make, but endlessly customizable.


  • 150 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 325 ml of milk
  • 2 tbsp. Melted butter in s
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c. c. Vanilla extract
  • the oil
  • 4 tbsp. Plain yogurt at s
  • 1 c. c. Maple syrup
  • 3 bananas
  • 3 handfuls of fruit


1. Add the flour, milk, butter, eggs and vanilla to the bowl of your mixer and mix until smooth.
2. Heat a large frying pan and oil the bottom.
3. Add 3 tbsp. s of batter, swirling the pan to spread the batter in a thin circle. Cook the pancake until golden brown, about 1 minute, then gently flip it over and cook for about 30 seconds.
4. Repeat with remaining dough.
5. Mix yogurt and maple syrup in a bowl and set aside.
6. Peel the banana and cut it lengthwise.
7. Place half a banana on each pancake, then add fruit of your choice. Top with maple yogurt and fold the crepe in half to form a “taco.” So!

Owl pancakes for kids

Pancakes stuffed with peanut butter and pieces of fruit

Looking for a delicious and satisfying breakfast idea for your kids? Our next idea will surely suit you. All you have to do is prepare your kids favorite pancakes which you will then turn into cute owls. Now the fun part. Spread the peanut butter pancakes. Cut 4 pieces of a banana and place them on top of the pancake as eyes and add two blueberries in the middle (per owl). Cut 2 strawberries in half (you need four triangles) – they will act as wings. Add 2 small strawberry triangles just below the eyes for the beak. Scatter about ten blueberries on the plate to add an extra serving of fruit.

Mini pancakes and fruit skewers for children

Mini pancakes and fruit skewers are party food and breakfast ideas for kids

These mini pancake skewers are healthy and easy to prepare. They are perfect for eating with your fingers which makes them perfectly suitable for children. Garnish with bite-sized fresh berries. The idea is creative and very satisfying and it can inspire you for your kid’s birthday menu or even kids party.


  • 1 medium egg
  • ½ cup all purpose flour/whole wheat flour
  • 1 c. Sugar at s
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 2 tbsp. s unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ tsp. c. Ground cinnamon
  • 1 c. c. Quality vanilla extract
  • 1 cup small strawberries, washed
  • ½ cup blueberries, washed
  • ½ cup raspberries, washed
  • 1 medium banana, thinly sliced


1. Prepare the pancake batter by mixing all the ingredients except the fruit.
2. Pour the paste into a squeeze bottle with a narrow neck. Squeeze the bottle to make mini pancakes which you need to cook in a suitable pan.
3. Once all the pancakes are ready, start skewering them on cocktail sticks, alternating with fruit.
4. Serve with maple syrup.

A bowl filled with mini cereal-style pancakes

Cereal Bowl Mini Pancakes Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Children just won’t be able to resist to look and chew on this delicious idea. Bowls of mini cereal-style pancakes are a great Saturday morning breakfast, not just for kids, but for their parents as well. The good news is that there are no rules to follow – the perfect recipe depends on your preferences and can even be customized each time you prepare it. Feel free to garnish your mini pancakes with seasonal fresh fruit, honey or maple syrup, peanut or almond butter, homemade jam, etc.

Fun easy crepe ideas for kids topped with pink chenille raspberries

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