Last Updated on November 28, 2022
Super Fun Kids Christmas Breakfast Ideas
One of the easiest ways to make Christmas morning special for kids is with fun and creative Christmas breakfast ideas. With a bit of imagination, you can turn pancakes, fruit, toast or even oatmeal into a fun Holiday character! Most of these cute recipes are easy enough for the kids to create, too. So while you're sipping on a
cranberry mimosa cup of coffee, you can let them go crazy making Santa's beard out of a can of whipped cream.
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See all of our Christmas Breakfast ideas in the video below:
1. Santa Pancakes
Fruit and whipped cream make these cute little Santa pancakes easy to whip up. And who doesn't want to eat a banana beard for breakfast? This is a great Christmas breakfast idea for little ones to help create. You make the pancake and let the youngsters decorate Santa.
2. Penguin Pancakes
Kind of like Santa pancakes except for you get another excuse to eat Nutella and powdered sugar for breakfast. Another great Christmas breakfast idea for little ones.
3. Christmas Wreath Bagels
Simply top mini bagels with cream cheese, and then decorate them with sliced kiwi and pomegranate seeds. So festive!
4. Owly Christmas Breakfast Idea
Owls love Christmas too, ya know? Create these adorable little guys with toast or pancakes! If you have older kids, let them decorate the owl for the little kids for a scrumptious owly Christmas breakfast.
5. Gingerbread Man Pancakes
Use holiday shaped cookie cutters to create unique designs in pancakes. These gingerbread pancakes are especially fun filled with Nutella! You can also sprinkle them with cinnamon or cocoa powder, and then decorate with sprinkles.
6. Snowman Pancakes for Kids Holiday Breakfast
Because round pancakes are so easy to make (unless you're like me and they look more like blobs), these little guys are a breeze to put together! Make the pancakes in varying sizes, and then let the kiddos do the decorating. Fun!
7. Reindeer Pancakes
Are you seeing a trend here? Yeah, pancakes are the easiest way to make Christmas morning fun and delicious at the same time. Pancakes are a staple for Christmas breakfast ideas.
8. Christmas Egg-in-a-Hole
Simply use small holiday shaped cookie cutters to create fun shapes in bread, and then cook scrambled eggs right in the bread cut-outs on a frying pan, or cook them separately in the cookie cutter shape of your choice for a cleaner look.
9. Christmas Morning Oatmeal
Top a bowl of oatmeal with fruit, coconut shavings, nuts, chocolate chips, chocolate syrup or anything else you can think up to make oatmeal festive and fun for the holidays. When you have little ones begging to open presents, this Christmas breakfast idea gets creative, yet can be very quick to make.
10. Christmas Tree Pancakes Christmas breakfast idea
Stack a variety of different-sized pancakes on top of each other (largest to smallest) to resemble a Christmas tree! I've also seen this done with a bit of green food coloring in the pancake batter, and then if you sprinkle it with powdered sugar it really looks like an actual snow-covered tree. Decorate your new masterpiece with fruit, chocolate syrup, whipped cream or sprinkles for the finishing touch.
11. Festive Christmas Breakfast Fruit Plates
Use colorful fruit to create fun holiday-themed characters and objects, and then watch the kids chow down on fruit like they never have before! They get a kick out of eating Santa's nose or Rudolph's antlers.
12. Christmas Pancake Art
A pancake pen (or even squeeze bottle with the tip cut to make it a little larger) is perfect for making detailed pancake art for any holiday, especially for Christmas breakfast ideas.
13. Cookie Cutter Pancakes
Large holiday shaped cookie cutters make it easy to whip up festive pancakes!
14. Surprise Inside Cheesy Egg Toast
I don't have to tell you, eggs & toast are breakfast staples. Add a little cheese to that and you have a tasty breakfast. Kids will enjoy this surprise-inside cheesy egg toast recipe. The Christmas surprises just keep coming! But This isn't any ordinary egg in a nest recipe. With a melty slice of cheese over top, the contents of the toast will be a pleasant Christmas breakfast surprise. Get step-by-step instructions, and tips for making this recipe over at Adventures of Mel blog.