10 Magical Nutcracker Ballet Inspired Christmas Crafts

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.

10 Magical nutcracker themed Christmas crafts

1. Source: Kate’s Creative Space

clothes pin soldier nutcracker Christmas ornaments tutorial

Turn clothespins into toy soldier ornaments with this simple tutorial.

2. Source: Krokotak

paper snowflake ballerina cutout tutorial

Aren’t these paper snowflake ballerina cutouts absolutely elegant?  What a dreamy decoration for a Nutcracker ballet themed party.

3. Source: Lifey as a DIY Wifey

Nutcracker silhouette cutouts on stairs

These Nutcracker ballet inspired silhouette cutouts on the stairs are such a simple, fabulous Christmas decoration.  And easy to store for next year, too.

4. Source: Sarah Jane

printable nutcracker ballet puppet theater and puppets

I’m in love with these printable Nutcracker ballet puppets and puppet theater.  My little one is going to LOVE playing with these.

5. Source: Best Buy Beads

Toy soldier nutcracker beaded earrings tutorial

Get sparkly and festive with these DIY toy soldier Swarovski crystal earrings.

6. Source: Hostess with the Mostess

DIY sugar plum fairy treat jars

These Sugar Plum Fairy gift jars (with printables!) would make a perfect favor for a Nutcracker Ballet themed party.

7. Source: James Christmas Decoration Craft

large scale life sized DIY nutcracker Christmas decoration on a budget

Now this will make a statement!  A life sized nutcracker decoration made on a budget.

8. Source: Martha Stewart

felt Nutcracker ballet inspired Christmas stockings tutorial

These felt stockings inspired by the Nutcracker ballet are absolutely charming.  My favorite is the boot.

9. Source: Jones Design Company

free printable nutcracker ballet themed gift tags

More free Nutcracker ballet themed printables!  These ones are gift tags.

10. Source: Fantastic Fun and Learning

felt mouse mask for Nutcracker ballet mouse king costume for kids

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!

Paintable plain wooden nutcracker Christmas ornaments

Looking for a quick, crafty nutcracker activity?  You can buy these plain wooden nutcracker ornaments here.


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