Nutcracker Activity Sheets and Crafts for Kids

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Nutcracker Activity Sheets And Crafts For Kids

Nothing quite gets me into the Christmas spirit like going to see The Nutcracker ballet. I’ve made it a tradition each year to visit the theater with my family. What’s one of your favourite family Christmas traditions?

If you also love The Nutcracker ballet then you’ll want to bring the ballet home with you by downloading these fun nutcracker activity sheets filled with fun characters.

Nutcracker activity sheets for kids

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Nutcracker Crafts for Kids to Make

Keep the fun going by completing one of the Nutcracker crafts we’ve put together for you or plan to have a themed Nutcracker day. If you can’t make it to see the ballet, you can watch the movie or read the book.

Have you seen these fantastic Nutcracker puppets? I think they are pretty cute! How about you? 

NUTCRACKER paper craft

Create a keepsake Toy Soldier Ornament craft for your Christmas tree!

Toy Soldier Christmas Decoration

More Activities and Crafts Based on the Nutcracker Story

Still looking for more? Here are ten more amazing crafts to do if you’re as obsessed with The Nutcracker Ballet as we are!

the nutcracker crafts for kids

Here’s a festive DIY Nutcracker Giftbox by Red Ted Art. This craft is so clever and uses a recycled Pringles can! You could create these cans a day or two before purchasing tickets to see the ballet and add the tickets inside as a fun surprise.

Head over to Deep Space Sparkle to follow along with her Nutcracker Art Project lesson. These include templates and are about as gorgeous as you could imagine!

If you enjoy creating ornaments, you’ll want to make these amazing Nutcracker Popsicle Stick Ornaments by Fireflies and Mud Pies. The feather on this ornament really makes the entire thing pop! What color feather would you add to your Nutcracker?

This Paper Plate Nutcracker craft by Glued to my Crafts Blog is the perfect craft for toddlers and requires only a few simple supplies. Experiment with different colors and shapes.

Create these cute Clothespin Nutcrackers by Crafty Morning! Paint them in all different colors and decorate the entire house with this fun and versatile craft! The possibilties are really endless. These would be fun on top of a mantle.

Kidspot has created some gorgeous Ballerina of the Realms Paper Dolls. These would make great ornaments or even strung as a garland. The ballerinas tutu is made of a paper snowflake! So clever.

This craft is just delightful and fun and easy for little hands! Head over to Molly Moo Crafts to learn how to make The Nutcracker Handmade Stacking Blocks. Paint them in lots of different colors and swap them around for added fun.

If you’re looking for an interactive and fun craft, Paper Source has you covered! Create a Nutcracker Stage and have a small living room production. This could keep the little ones entertained for hours.

While this isn’t exactly a craft, we thought you’d really love these Nutcracker Soldier Rice Krispie Treats by Adventures of a Military Family of 8. They almost look too cute to eat!

The DIY Mommy really knocked it out of the park when she made these stunning Sugar Plum Fairy Clothespin Dolls. My daughter will have a blast whipping up dozens of these! They would also make beautiful Christmas ornaments.

Download Your FREE Nutcracker Activity Sheets Here! 

Busy now? Why not pin this fantastic post for later so it’s easy to find when you’re ready to print off your free toy soldier printables. 

Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy crafts here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!

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