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Cardboard Tube Nutcracker Puppet

Cardboard tubes can be turned into puppets that can be fun to make and even more fun to play with after.



Crayons, markers or colored pencils


Cardboard tube


Click on Printables and print out the Nutcracker pattern.

Color your nutcracker and then cut out.

Glue to cardboard tube. Fold arms on the dotted line before gluing.

Have fun creating your own playtime activity.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of MakingLearningFun.com.

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Cardboard Tube Crafts, Christmas Crafts, PreSchool Crafts

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“Cardboard Tube Nutcracker Puppet”

  1. Janice says:

    What a great idea!

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