I love it when kids prepare a Mother’s Day or Father’s Day breakfast! (A birthday breakfast is wonderful, too!) Whether it’s in bed or at the table, simple or elaborate … it’s awesome!
Montessori Food Preparation Activities
Food preparation is an important part of Montessori practical life activities. If your child has been working on food-preparation skills, there are many breakfast items they can prepare, even as preschoolers. And toddlers can also help prepare a special breakfast. The level of difficulty will simply depend on your child’s age and experience with food preparation.
You’ll find lots of food-preparation activities in my “Montessori-Inspired Food Preparation for Preschoolers” post. You’ll find a number of breakfast ideas in that post, too.
Breakfasts Kids Can Make for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or a Parent’s Birthday
I looked for easy, healthy, and fun breakfasts kids can prepare at a variety of ages.
Smile-Face Breakfast from Edventures with Kids (Young preschoolers can prepare this fun breakfast!)
25 Toast Toppings from Super Healthy Kids
Toast and Fruit from Family Education
Toastimals Made with Bananas, Berries, Bread, and Spread from Mama. Papa. Bubba (fun for parents as well as kids!)
Bagel and Berry Flower from B-Inspired Mama
Breakfast Crostini from Parenting
Make Your Own Microwave Oatmeal from Mom’s Kitchen Handbook
Egg Breakfast Recipes from Peace…but not Quiet
English Muffin Egg Pizzas from Real Simple
Egg in a Hole with Berries and Yogurt from Real Simple
Bake-Ahead Eggs from Frugality Gal
Heart-Shaped Egg and Toast Breakfast from Motherhood on a Dime
Healthy Breakfast Recipes from Fit Body Full Life
Banana Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie from Kids Activities Blog
Fruit Smoothie from Dairy Council of California
Banana-Kiwi Breakfast Shake from Dairy Council of California
Homemade Granola from Real: The Kitchen and Beyond
Breakfast Sundae with Yogurt and Toppings from JDaniel 4’s Mom
Rainbow Parfait with Protein Granola from Lemon Lime Adventures
Healthy Granola Protein Parfait with Chia Seeds and Fruit from Moni Meals
Blueberry Parfaits from Peace But Not Quiet
Blueberry and Banana Breakfast Parfaits from Happiness is Homemade
Frozen Fruity Yoghurt Bites from Mum in the Mad House
15 Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids, including Frozen Fruity Yoghurt Bites with Cereal from Eats Amazing
Slow-Cooker Oatmeal from Dairy Council of California
Allergy Friendly Applesauce Baked Oatmeal from The: The Kitchen and Beyond
Fluffy Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancakes from Wordplayhouse
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Pancakes from Real: The Kitchen and Beyond
Banana Split Pancakes from Chocolate Covered Katie
Sneaky Healthy Chocolate Pancakes from The Seasoned Mom
“How to Make Breakfast in Bed for Mommy” (Crepes)
“French Toast with Peanut Butter – Quick and Easy Recipe for Father’s Day”
“Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipe for Kids and Teens” (Peek-a-Boo Egg)
Montessori-Inspired Place Settings
Have your child work with “Montessori-inspired table setting” activities to prepare a special tray or table for the breakfast.
Montessori-Inspired Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Ideas
You’ll find more ideas for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day here:
Mother’s Day: Montessori-Inspired Mother’s Day, Mother’s Day- and Teacher’s Appreciation Gifts for Kids to Give, Handprint Keepsake for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Grandparents Day, Rose Petal Treasure Basket, Sensory Bin, and Sensory Bottle, Thumbprint Keepsake Keychain Gift for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Teachers, Montessori-Inspired After Mother’s Day Flower Petal Transfer for Toddlers and Preschoolers, Kids’ Mother’s Day Activities Pinterest Board
Father’s Day: Montessori-Inspired Father’s Day, Talking with Children about Death: Creating an “I Remember” Book (with free printables for children who’ve had a special male relative die and for children from military families and other families separated by distance), Montessori-Inspired Father’s Day (2012), Handprint Keepsake for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or Grandparents Day, Father’s Day Ideas Pinterest Board
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