Objective of Pancake Pile-Up
The objective of Pancake Pile-Up is to be the first player/team to complete the current order card.
- Place all of the pancakes and pats of butter inside the bottom half of the box.
- If there are more than two players, the players need to divide into two teams.
- Place a plate for each player/team approximately 15 feet away from the bottom half of the box.
- Each team takes a spatula.
- Set the order cards face down next to the bottom half of the box.
Playing Pancake Pile-Up
To start the game flip over one of the order cards so the picture is shown. The picture will show a set of pancakes in a specific order. The players/teams have to recreate the stack of pancakes on their own plate.
One of the players will call out “Order up!” One player from each team tries to find a pancake in the bottom of the box that matches the lowest pancake in the picture. They will pick up the corresponding pancake with their spatula.
They will then try to move it onto their plate.
The player will then pass the spatula to the next player on their team. If there are only two players, each player plays as all of the members of their team. The next player then tries to pick up the second pancake from the order card and add it to their plate.
Both players/teams try to complete their stack of pancakes as quickly as possible. Once all of the pancakes are on the plate, you will add a pat of butter to the top of the stack.
Winning Pancake Pile-Up
The first team to successfully recreate the order shown on the order card, wins the game. Players should verify that all of the pancakes were placed in the correct order. If any of the pancakes are in the wrong order, the player/team does not win until they correct the order.
Pancake Pile-Up FAQ
If you have any questions about how to play Pancake Pile-Up, leave a comment below on this post. I will try to answer any questions asked as best and as quickly as possible.
- 10 pancakes
- 2 blueberry
- 2 strawberry
- 2 banana
- 2 chocolate chip
- 2 plain
- 2 pats of butter
- 2 plates
- 2 spatulas
- 10 order cards
- Griddle game board (inside of box)
Year: 2014 | Publisher: Educational Insights
Genres: Action, Children’s, Dexterity
Ages: 4+ | Number of Players: 2-12 | Length of Game: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate
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