We go to see the Nutcracker ballet every year as a family, and my girls have a particular fondness for the Christmas tradition, and love all things nutcracker. I see some of these crafts in their near futures.
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Turn clothespins into toy soldier ornaments with this simple tutorial.
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Aren’t these paper snowflake ballerina cutouts absolutely elegant? What a dreamy decoration for a Nutcracker ballet themed party.
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These Nutcracker ballet inspired silhouette cutouts on the stairs are such a simple, fabulous Christmas decoration. And easy to store for next year, too.
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I’m in love with these printable Nutcracker ballet puppets and puppet theater. My little one is going to LOVE playing with these.
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Get sparkly and festive with these DIY toy soldier Swarovski crystal earrings.
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These Sugar Plum Fairy gift jars (with printables!) would make a perfect favor for a Nutcracker Ballet themed party.
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Now this will make a statement! A life sized nutcracker decoration made on a budget.
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These felt stockings inspired by the Nutcracker ballet are absolutely charming. My favorite is the boot.
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More free Nutcracker ballet themed printables! These ones are gift tags.
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Do you have a little one who loves to play act? Make him or her this felt mouse mask and go to battle with the nutcracker!
Looking for a quick, crafty nutcracker activity? You can buy these plain wooden nutcracker ornaments here.