Pancake Day – or Shrove Tuesday – is an age-old day of feasting before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Traditionally it was a time to use up all the rich ingredients in the home, and pancakes are a yummy way to do so.
Turn Pancake Day into a fun, creative way to keep your child learning and busy by downloading these fun free Pancake Day activities for Key Stage 1 inspired by our Pancake Pile-Up! Matching Relay Race Game.
When is Pancake Day 2021?
This year Pancake Day 2021 is on Tuesday 16 February. Shrove Tuesday always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday. The date changes every year because Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full moon date. Read more about calculating the Easter date.
Download your free Pancake Day activities
These fun Pancake Day activities for Key Stage 1 include a maze, colouring sheet, word game, maths game, and an idea for decorating pancakes. Click on the image below to download your pancake stack activity book!
Free pancake recipe for kids
Baking is a great way to help children see how maths applies to everyday life. This fun activity pack also includes an easy pancake recipe for kids that’s ideal for teaching children about measurement and volume.
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