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Tomorrow is national pancake day! Normally, I don't go all out for silly holidays, but we're talking about pancakes here. There is nothing silly about cake that is socially acceptable to eat for breakfast! I first found the recipe on the Kids Activity Blog, but have seen variations that include all sorts of different ingredients, so pretty much anything goes!

Peanut Butter Dough Recipe

  • 1 cup of peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup of honey (or I've seen people use marshmallows)
  • 1/2 cups of powdered sugar (or I've also seen dry milk used)

Peanut Butter Dough Pretend Pancakes: An edible, sensory invitation to play I set out a pan, plates, a couple spatulas and forks and let the kids get busy cooking their pretend pancakes! The dough isn't messy at all, which I loved. It is a bit oily, but that prevents it from being sticky, which I prefer.

Peanut Butter Dough Pretend Pancakes: An edible, sensory invitation to play Not only was this a great activity for sensory play and developing their imaginations, they also had fun practicing their pancake flipping skills!

Peanut Butter Dough Pretend Pancakes: An edible, sensory invitation to play Grayson was the first to figure out that the dough was edible... it wasn't long after before half the dough was gone! Now we'd better get outside and burn off some of that sugar!

*While this is an edible dough, please be advised that children under the age of 1 year should not eat peanut butter or honey. This is a great activity for those toddlers over 1 year who still put things in their mouths though!

For more sensory play ideas, check out my Pinterest board: Follow Brigette @ Life Lesson Plans's board Kids: Sensory & Small World Bins on Pinterest.


from Life Lesson Plans and The Gossamer Girl

Brigette was born and raised in Nebraska, but ever since her husband joined the Air Force, she has traveled around the world with him and their two young kids. First living in Hawaii, and then in Germany, their family has soaked up all sorts of cultural experiences that she loves to weave in to her writing. She and the kids are now back home and are rediscovering their roots. Recently, Brigette started writing a personal blog called The Gossamer Girl where she shares lifestyle stories about h ...

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