If you love The Nutcracker ballet, you will definitely want to make these Nutcracker crafts for kids with your children! The ballet has never been so fun!
We’re a bit obsessed with The Nutcracker. Going to see the ballet is one of our favorite Christmas traditions. This year, we thought we’d take the ballet home and make some Nutcracker crafts for kids.
I was surprised to see that The Nutcracker isn’t a very popular theme for crafts. Other than a few Nutcracker-themed craft sets, I could only find crafts that were isolated. So, I put together this collection of Nutcracker crafts for kids and you can pick and choose several crafts to make together to complete a Nutcracker theme day, or just pick a craft to represent your favorite Nutcracker character.
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Magical and Fun Nutcracker Crafts for Kids of All Ages
These delightful Nutcracker crafts for kids would be perfect to make while listening to the ballet, as part of a Nutcracker theme study, or at a Nutcracker party! Here you’ll find a craft for all the major ballet themes: Nutcrackers and soldiers, ballerinas, Christmas trees, mice, and snowflakes.
Nutcracker Craft Sets
Clothespin Soldiers and Mice – Playground and Parkbench
Nutcracker Sensory Play – B Inspired Mama
Nutcracker Soldier Crafts
Clothespin Nutcracker – Crafty Morning
Paper Plate Nutcracker – Glued to My Crafts
Craft Stick Soldier – Fireflies and Mud Pies
Sugar Plum Fairy/Ballerina/Clara Crafts
Coffee Filter Ballerina – Happy Hooligans
Magnetic Ballerinas – Hello Wonderful
Egg Carton Ballerina – Crafty Morning
Paper Mouse – No Time for Flash Cards
Pom Pom Mouse – Mama Smiles
Wooden Spoon Mouse – I Heart Crafty Things
Christmas Tree Crafts
3D Paper Plate Christmas Tree – I Heart Crafty Things
Marbled Christmas Trees – Buggy and Buddy
Jeweled Christmas Tree – Housing a Forest
Pipe Cleaner Christmas Trees – Play Trains
Snowflake Wand – Playground and Parkbench
Coffee Filter Snowflakes – I Heart Crafty Things
Watercolor Snowflakes – Crafty Morning
Crystal Snowflakes – Adventures of a DIY Mom