DIY Nutcrackers Figures

It’s all drama at our house, and I mean the good kind!  David took our daughter to the Nutcracker a few weeks ago and all she wants to do is role play the characters.  She eats and sleeps in a ballet costume and if Tchaikovsky isn’t playing thru the speakers, she’s humming her version of it.  E has been asking for a Nutcracker of her own and here is our quick DIY version.  I just covered a couple paper towel tubes with strips of colored construction paper.  Clear tape and sharpie finished the job with just enough details to identify the characters.

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5 Comments on “DIY Nutcrackers Figures”

  1. Annamarie Behring says:

    I love the Nutcracker too!

  2. auntie baPs says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this gorgeous, simple nutcracker…….in a child’s mind, the simple, the more compelling the invitation to imagine, non?

  3. Laurie LeBreton says:

    So is she going to be a dancer, a sculptor, a printmaker or a neurosurgeon?

  4. OMG Laurie you are a riot! If she follows in our eclectic footsteps, maybe she’ll be all of them!!


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