Four Nutcracker characters are in printable puppet form and ready for printing, coloring, and creative play.

Nutcracker characters to print….

Choose from Clara, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Nutcracker, and the Mouse King. These Nutcracker characters print on standard 8.5 x 11 paper, preferably card stock.

Supplies for making Nutcracker puppets…

The supplies for this printable Nutcracker craft are super simple. You’ll just need the printable Nutcracker characters, of course.

You’ll also need card stock, paper brads like these, a paper hole punch, and a way to add color!

Color your own Nutcrackers….

These Nutcracker figures print in black and white and are ready for you to add color in your own way.

Crayons, markers, or colored pencils are easy ways to add bright, vibrant color! Color before cutting to avoid the frustration of coloring off and on cut edges.

Assemble your Nutcracker puppets…

These Nutcracker puppets come in five pieces. After coloring and cutting the shapes out they’re ready to assemble.

Start by using a hole punch on the holes marked on each limb and the body.

The Mouse King puppet and the Nutcracker puppet each have a hole to attach each arm and leg separately. The Clara puppet and The Sugar Plum Fairy puppet each have only one hole in the body, where two legs will e attached. Overlap the leg pieces and attach with one paper brad.

Do you want these Nutcracker puppets….

These Nutcracker puppets are are part of a larger Day at the Nutcracker holiday unit. A Day at the Nutcracker includes everything you need for a Holiday art study. Here’s what you’ll get

  • Four printable Nutcracker character puppets
  • Three part Nutcracker directed drawing video lesson, downloadable
  • Nutcracker directed drawing printable lesson pack
  • Nutcracker directed drawing one page student guide
  • Four printable Nutcracker ornaments to color

You get all of these Nutcracker printable resources plus lifetime access to the downloadable Nutcracker drawing lesson for just $6!